What up blogger? So last night I am watching college football on TV switching back and forth between that and the MLB playoffs. Oh yeah the Cards choked last and Ithink taking out the closer was a mistake. So anyhow I am watching the the UCLA VS Arizona game and out of nowhere a guy dressed as a ref runs onto the field and blows a whistleand stops the play. Now at first I thought that was funny but then the game breaks into a big ass fight. A few players started jawing at each other and usually the refs break it up but they were watching the streaking so the fights start and with that the benches clear. Now you got a all out brawl going on and guys throwing punches. Here is my problem is that I thought the streaker was funny at first but then it was his fault that the fight happened. I know that was not his intent but this is a good reason to stay off the field. Leave the playing surface to the players.
What up blogger? Man its getting chilly out there even for my big hairy ass. So I love tweeting now that I am on twitter and think thatit is so cool that if anyone whats to get at me they can on twitter and BAMM I can hit them right back. Now sometimes i think should I tweet this or not. It's like facebook where you have to think is this worth posting or is this just going to annoy people. Side note you don't have to work in radio to post too much on facebook as some people post there every move they make. Now while I like these tools i wonder sometimes is this too much info. I love my Sounders FC but do I want to know the El Flaco just pooped? I do BTW. Here is what i am thinking now though is maybe all the access we have to athletes and famous people well let us see that they are just like us. I think in the end will as a people will figure out what is good and bad and how to use these tools but its going to take some time. In the mean time please follow me on twitter @TheeTedSmith and like my fan page on facebook
What up blogger? So man what a long and fun weekend I had last weekend. I left on a red eye flight Thursday night and did not go to sleep till after midnight on Friday night so I was a tired guy but it was worth it as my cousin Pat got married in New York state. The last night after the wedding we stayed up late as hell as well but hey I only get to see the people I love every so often so lets party together right.
Now other thing I love besides my family on the east coast is the grocery store. Yeah I like to go on Tuesday nights for no other reason then hitting the store then relaxing in the hot tub is a nice Tuesday if you ask me. I don't know where my love of the store started but probablystarted with the fact i am a fat and love food so why not go to the place with all the food right. I also think that my love got deeper as i learned not to eat all the bad food in the world so I like to look at it. I like to take my time at the store and see all that is in and how good it all looks. You know I am buying chicken and honey-crisp tonight
What up blogger? So this year and every year I go to weddings. Now I am a 30 year old man so in the last few years most of my friends have gotten married. Now I have been to thirteenof them in the last few years and been in nine of them. I am a loyal guy so I always go back for these weddings and weddings can be a lot of fun. I will say this about weddings though, and that is people are crazy at them. For some reason people feel it is OK to just go crazy at weddings where-as I am not sure they would be that way other times. I think a big part of it is how emotional weddings are. Its human nature when you are sitting there watching other people get married to start looking at your relationships and such. Now I am guessing that's why so many people hook up at weddings. It could also be that since that movie everyone thinks they can just whore it up at weddings. They can be a ton of fun and they can be filled with drama. I have been to fun ones and ones that had drama and were not fun at any point. Sometimes to I think at weddings a lot of girls just see what they think is a fairy tale happening right in front of them and want it for themself. I have the same feelings of love and emotion when I see my favorite sports team win.
What up blogger? So the rain is baaaack but as I write this the sun is back so what the hell? So I was just watching a interviewwith Tracy Morgan on the David Letterman show about his comments he made during a stand-up act about gays and killing his son if he was gay. Also just last week ESPN got rid of Hank Williams Jr. for what he said. Now here is my take on some of this stuff which is it's just words. Do I have a problem with gay people and gay marriage? No but yes I have made gay jokes in bad taste for a laugh. Do I think Hank Williams Jr is fun on MNF? Yes do I care what he says no, not one bit. Here is the thing is you saw either of these guys say this in front of you and you were offended then OK you were offended but for the mass of people they just see on the Internet that someone said something and now we have to do something. I am lucky to waork in a place where I can say what I feel here on the Men's Room and on KISW but on the same token people should be able to say things and not have to say I am sorry. Tracy made a bad joke but I don't think he has to say sorry to everyone and if you sit around waiting to be pissed off and looking for something to set you off you will find it. I did that for years and was just angry about stuff for no reason and its no way to live. Why are we so sensitive these days I don't know, but we have to calm down and let people speak there mind. The KKK is a bunch of jackasses so if they want to do a speech about how Jews are bad people let them and then pay them no mind. The more we make a big deal out of nothing allows real evil people to speak their crap because we are too busy worrying about what a comedian and a radio DJ say. So as you can see I will be blogging a little more about whatever these days not just TV so I hope your ready for the mind that is Ted. Now I am off to made classless jokes on the radio so get ready to be mad
What up blogger? I usally start out this blog talking about weather and the weather is a changeing so i thought hell I will write a whole blog on this. The weather clearly changes every year around this time and it's get's a little darker and a little colder. Now some people I think just start getting depressed because it is gray and a little darker out but I love the fall and I love change. The weather is no differnt than you or me and we need changes in our lives so we don't stay stuck. With that idea I think that sometimes mother nature needs a change as well and so the seasons happen. I personally think we should stop bitching and let her do her thing and change.
Now not only does the weather change but you get all the awesome sports in fall you love. College and Pro football, playoff soccer and MLB playoffs. Maybe you say hey Ted I don't like those sports since I am from Canada well good news my brother from up north is that NHL hockey starts today. So with all that going on and snowboarding season right around the corner how could you not like fall. Its also awesome to rock a soft warm hoodie in the fall. Maybe even a fire....yeah you like fall just like I do.
What up blogger? Man am I fired up today for some soccer. Now I know some of you are sick of hearing me talk about soccer and the Sounders but lets be honset its the only game in town that is winning and playing games that count. You know what i am wrong on that one as the Husky football program is winning and had a big win in my mind last week at Utah. I though honstly that Utah was going to give it to the the Huskies but they played a good game and handled the Utes. I not going to forget you cougs out there as your boys got a win over Colorado and generally I have had more fun hangin with cougs.
So onto the point of this blog and that point is that tonight is a big game for your Seattle Sounders FC. The US open cup is a cool, exciteing torneyment that allows club teams or all levals to compete. For instance the Sounders beat the Kitsap Pumas in a early round of the open cup. Now the Sounders have won the last two open cups and have made the torneyment more popular then it used to be. Thsi is good because it give the open cup the respect it derseves but at the same time it makes it harder because other MLS teams now care about winning the cup. In soccer its all about one thing and thats hardware. We already got our hands on one peice of hardware in winning the Cascadia cup which I am sure has been named George. Now tonight we should set yet another record for people to watch a open cup final and if we win we will be the first team to win three open cups in a row ever. Not sure about that stat but just go with it folks. So tonight I will be there and Ben will be there and I hope you all are there and ready to go crazy.