Your Saturday Evening Open Thread

Last Saturday, I introduced you to the venerable Commodore Ballroom, Vancouver's finest concert venue. In the comments, a question was asked - "Hey Beerguy, why you no mention any Canadian bands you saw there?" Well, the short answer is that I usually went to the Commodore for visiting acts. There

Your “Different From Every Other Sport” Sunday Evening Open Thread

When I was a kid, my parents let me get comedy records from the public library. For a suburban Canadian public library in the 1970s, you had the usual standard fare: Allan Sherman https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9jjiWS__Mp0 Bill Cosby https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_5jKKN5v6yA Bob Newhart https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Y9xnj0zj3A Peter Sellers / The Goon Show https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VuVFFNvyUT8 and, because Canada, Wayne & Shuster. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ow5MqFywqSI As you can see,

Your “Check To See Who Poured Your Nog” Saturday Evening Open Thread

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7MFJ7ie_yGU Some of Montalbán's finest, non-Khan work. If people turn on "Fairytale of New York", https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j9jbdgZidu8 then I ... oh goddammit! Tonight's sports: NHL: Leafs at Bruins - 7:00PM | CBC / Sportsnet (seriously, both? FUCK THE LEAFS!) Pens at Sens - 7:00PM | Sportsnet360 / City Predatros at Flames - 10:00PM | CBC

Your “I Laid Off All The Limes” Saturday Evening Open Thread

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N9nySVFw6xs It's been a strange week, so let's start the night with a little bro-country. Cory Marks started as Cory Marquardt from North Bay, Ontario, but then he signed a US contract & now he's "Cory Marks". I'll let you guys discuss the merits of Country Music. Me - I enjoy some;

Your “Que Desafortunado Para Ti” Wednesday Evening Open Thread

NFL News: For those of you who live in the region: Chiefs-Rams tickets went on sale Wednesday. They are setting aside seats for the first responders fighting the fires and police who answered the Thousand Oaks shooting call. It'll be the first Monday Night game at the Coliseum since 1985.