“We don’t need remakes of movies we loved as kids, we don’t need rereleases of old Nintendo games, and we sure as hell don’t need Peter Forsberg sullying his wonderful legacy.”—Ryan Lambert of Puck Daddy, who also just coined my new favorite term: “Nostalgia Porn.”
“… [Pearl Jam Twenty] will also come with a soundtrack album and book, which you can stain with your fat tears as you reflect on the fact that it’s been almost 20 years since you first heard Ten and that death grows nearer every day.”—The Onion’s AV Club brings us news of Cameron Crowe’s Pearl Jam documentary due later this year.
“Hiding behind your Twitter avatar and telling the world how terrible everything is is pretty easy. … Putting yourself on the line and making something original is really hard work.”—Jason Zimdars of 37 Signals, commenting on Read the fucking HIG.
“The highlight for me was two sections filled with Caps fans and Pens fans and they looked at each other and they started chanting ‘Flyers suck.’ It’s like they bonded around something.”—Washington Caps owner Ted Leonsis, on the atmosphere at the 2011 NHL Winter Classic.
“You’re very observant. Luckily I’ve noticed it, and I’m not taking it out on my wife.”—Ricky Williams, upon being told he looked “angry and pissed” during his season post-mortem on his weekly radio show.
“My dad came in at one point and said, ‘Well, there’s always the Canadian league.’ I told him to get out of my face.”—Arian Foster, reflecting on the circuitous route he took to winning the NFL’s rushing title. (And, helping me win one fantasy league and go to the playoffs in another. Not that that matters.)