Monday, May 4, 2009

"Lemieux threatens to throw Crosby out of house"

Yes, you probably had the same reaction I did when I read that headline and even after I read the article!!

But I believe what I stumbled upon on The National Sports Review was a work of satire* by Bob Birge who, it says, is a "veteran sportswriter with 25 years of experience in the New York metropolitan area who loves the New York Yankees, New York Rangers and Notre Dame football."

This article is a "gem" and sums up pretty much every speculation that one has ever had about Crosby's residence at the Lemieux house, so read it in the manner it was written in (or so I believe) - as a true piece of satire*.

Thanks for the laugh, Bob (and nice try at shaking up the hockey world)!

CLICK HERE TO READ THE ENTIRE ARTICLE, "Lemieux threatens to throw Crosby out of house" AT The National Sports Review.

* Sidenote: Satire, as defined, is a technique of writing which basically ridicules its subjects in a way that is supposed to be funny and witty. For Merriam-Webster's definition of satire, CLICK HERE (also see "wit").

4 comments:

Life_As_A_Redhead said...

I thought I was going to get "rug burn" on my chin, when I read the title.

I honestly don't think this will EVER happen, at least not till Crosby's 40.

mapleleafs_37 said...

I like freaked out once I first saw the title.

He's like a live in nanny, he can't get kicked out.

EHisCDN said...

he can basically add nanny to his resume lol. I actually laughed so hard from just reading the title. It was well appreciated especially after have to write my first of eleven exams today (I have 5 more in the course of the next two days)

Cat said...

Thanks for the laugh! The article was great fun to read, but we all know it isn't true. Mario will never let his "mini-me" leave him.