Today’s episode is a salute to one of my personal heroes, the legendary Frank Mahovlich, King of Sass.
If you like what you hear and want to help your girl buy a new pair of winter boots, you can donate to my Patreon here. For just three bucks an episode, you can help your favourite Leafs-loving human disaster keep making podcasts.
I met James Reimer once. It was at last year’s outdoor practice and all of a sudden he was maybe two feet away from me and I had to say something. Except I didn’t know what to say so I said “You’re very popular with lesbians.” He started laughing really hard and I didn’t know what to do so I started laughing really hard and we both stood there in -30 degree weather laughing until we both started coughing from the cold. He smiled the now-famous crooked smile and said “Thank you” and his face was that fire engine shade of red that it gets during shootouts. It was awesome.
It’s true though: he is very popular with lesbians. Well, bi girls, ace girls, and non-binary people mostly, but my brain had entered Emergency Shutdown Mode and the only word I could come up with was “lesbians.“And our weird little encounter is something I’ve thought about a lot since, mostly because he seemed so genuinely delighted to be very popular with lesbians. Continue reading
CW: Suicide, sexual abuse, sexual assault
R.A. Dickey is no longer a Blue Jay.
I’m kind of heartbroken.