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Uncle Menno

  • joined Feb 11, 2011
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Staff Writer, Moderator, and Poet Laureate at Cartilage Free Captain.

Late-30s geek from northern Indiana. Classically-trained musician and musicologist. My day job is in arts administration at a small Indiana liberal arts college. I home-roast coffee, play the banjo, love board games, craft beer, and sci-fi/fantasy novels.

I like all those SPORTBALL teams over there on the right.

A Fan Of...

  • NFL Pittsburgh Steelers
  • NCAAB Indiana Hoosiers
  • NCAAF Notre Dame Fighting Irish
  • FIFA USA
  • EPL Tottenham Hotspur
  • MLS Chicago Fire
  • Soccer C.D. Saprissa (Liga Costarricense)
Recent Activity
WAR DAMN FOOTBALL LEAGUE
Commented on Tottenham Hotspur vs. AEL: Lineups and match thread on Aug 21 2014, 3:25p
Overly castigat'd.
Commented on Tottenham Hotspur vs. AEL: Lineups and match thread on Aug 21 2014, 2:33p - 1 reply
WHOA MAN
Commented on Tottenham Hotspur vs. AEL: Lineups and match thread on Aug 21 2014, 2:10p - 1 reply
This is a pretty silly thing to get annoyed about.
Commented on Tottenham Hotspur vs. AEL: Lineups and match thread on Aug 21 2014, 1:56p - 1 reply
No, you need to tone it down.
Commented on Tottenham Hotspur vs. AEL: Lineups and match thread on Aug 21 2014, 1:48p - 1 reply
You know
Commented on Tottenham Hotspur vs. AEL: Lineups and match thread on Aug 21 2014, 1:41p
Roll Tide.
Commented on Tottenham Hotspur vs. AEL: Lineups and match thread on Aug 21 2014, 1:40p
HERE I AM
Commented on Tottenham Hotspur vs. AEL: Lineups and match thread on Aug 21 2014, 1:38p - 1 reply
I am Groot.
Commented on Tottenham Hotspur vs. AEL: Lineups and match thread on Aug 21 2014, 1:35p - 1 reply
I get that.
Commented on Tottenham Hotspur vs. AEL: Lineups and match thread on Aug 21 2014, 1:35p
Wow, you're fun.
Commented on Tottenham Hotspur vs. AEL: Lineups and match thread on Aug 21 2014, 1:34p - 1 reply
HE CAN'T SCORE, HUH?
Commented on Tottenham Hotspur vs. AEL: Lineups and match thread on Aug 21 2014, 1:33p - 3 replies
RickRoll'd
Commented on Tottenham Hotspur vs. AEL: Lineups and match thread on Aug 21 2014, 12:21p
Try tottenhamhotspur.com
Commented on Thursday Morning Hoddle Of Coffee: Tottenham Hotspur News And Links For August 21, 2014 on Aug 21 2014, 11:36a
Dier.
Commented on Thursday Morning Hoddle Of Coffee: Tottenham Hotspur News And Links For August 21, 2014 on Aug 21 2014, 10:16a - 1 reply
Best jersey ever.
Commented on Thursday Morning Hoddle Of Coffee: Tottenham Hotspur News And Links For August 21, 2014 on Aug 21 2014, 10:14a - 1 reply
No Subject
Commented on Wednesday Morning Hoddle Of Coffee: Tottenham Hotspur News And Links For August 20, 2014 on Aug 20 2014, 8:27p - 1 reply
Well, now, I might not say that.
Commented on Several Tottenham players not traveling to Cyprus on Aug 20 2014, 7:26p - 2 replies
Yes:
Commented on Chatting about DeAndre Yedlin with a Sounders reporter on Aug 20 2014, 3:41p - 3 replies
Going all out in the Europa league ≠ sending a full-strength starting 11 to Limassol.
Commented on Several Tottenham players not traveling to Cyprus on Aug 20 2014, 2:01p - 3 replies
Comment hidden.
Commented on WDR - It's happening again! on Aug 20 2014, 11:59a - 3 replies
Good night... and fuck off.
Commented on WDR - It's happening again! on Aug 20 2014, 11:58a - 2 replies
I got second-hand emphysema after listening.
Commented on WDR - It's happening again! on Aug 20 2014, 10:55a - 1 reply
for Townsend is who he is and his game isn't going to get any better
Voted on Aug 20 2014, 10:53a
YOU DON'T KNOW, MAN! YOU WEREN'T THERE!
Commented on Wednesday Morning Hoddle Of Coffee: Tottenham Hotspur News And Links For August 20, 2014 on Aug 20 2014, 9:00a - 1 reply
Leave it to Chelsea fans
Commented on Monday football open thread on Aug 18 2014, 3:30p - 2 replies
You're allowed to acknowledge the existence of said streams in general terms.
Commented on Monday Morning Hoddle Of Coffee: Tottenham Hotspur News And Links For August 18, 2014 on Aug 18 2014, 3:06p - 1 reply
Which we are not to talk about cough cough cough
Commented on Monday Morning Hoddle Of Coffee: Tottenham Hotspur News And Links For August 18, 2014 on Aug 18 2014, 1:48p - 1 reply
LOL
Commented on Spurs still going after Schneiderlin on Aug 18 2014, 11:46a
Gary Rootbeer, m8
Commented on Spurs still going after Schneiderlin on Aug 18 2014, 11:46a - 1 reply
And I'm saying that it's over the top. I'm also not saying I agree with it.
Commented on Tottenham Hotspur vs. West Ham United: Final score 1-0, an incredible escape on Aug 17 2014, 8:44a
Well, it was three feet from the goal.
Commented on Tottenham Hotspur vs. West Ham United: Final score 1-0, an incredible escape on Aug 17 2014, 8:42a - 3 replies
Rose wasn't awful. He was actually a pleasant surprise.
Commented on Tottenham Hotspur vs. West Ham United: Final score 1-0, an incredible escape on Aug 17 2014, 8:31a - 1 reply
By rule, that's an intentional hand ball and a red card
Commented on Tottenham Hotspur vs. West Ham United: Final score 1-0, an incredible escape on Aug 16 2014, 8:29p - 2 replies
Hypnotizing.
Commented on The Mario Gomez button is back on Aug 16 2014, 7:15p
It wasn't harsh at all. It was the right call.
Commented on Tottenham Hotspur vs. West Ham United: Final score 1-0, an incredible escape on Aug 16 2014, 7:11p - 3 replies
This is not an unreasonable opinion.
Commented on Tottenham Hotspur vs. West Ham United: Final score 1-0, an incredible escape on Aug 16 2014, 3:05p - 1 reply
Best animated film of the year so far.
Commented on Tottenham Hotspur vs. West Ham United: Final score 1-0, an incredible escape on Aug 16 2014, 12:18p - 2 replies
Motion approved. All in favor?
Commented on Tottenham Hotspur vs. West Ham United: Final score 1-0, an incredible escape on Aug 16 2014, 12:16p - 4 replies
Uh, yeah, we still need Musacchio.
Commented on Tottenham Hotspur vs. West Ham United: Final score 1-0, an incredible escape on Aug 16 2014, 12:15p - 3 replies
I just watched that for the first time today!
Commented on Tottenham Hotspur vs. West Ham United: Final score 1-0, an incredible escape on Aug 16 2014, 12:14p - 1 reply
Um. Well. No.
Commented on Tottenham Hotspur vs. West Ham United: Lineups and match thread on Aug 16 2014, 12:09p
Less of this please
Commented on Tottenham Hotspur vs. West Ham United: Lineups and match thread on Aug 16 2014, 10:54a
for Aaron Lennon
Voted on Aug 15 2014, 9:11p
for Sandro
Voted on Aug 15 2014, 2:50p
I like Christian, Son of Erik.
Commented on Pochettino will decide on fitness of 7 players on Friday on Aug 14 2014, 10:06p - 1 reply
Well, we actually have THREE solid options at th...
Commented on Who should start as Tottenham's center forward? on Aug 14 2014, 2:09p - 1 reply
for Roberto Soldado
Voted on Aug 14 2014, 11:46a
for Mousa Dembele
Voted on Aug 14 2014, 11:06a
Naaah.
Commented on WDR - A wild season preview podcast appears! It's super effective! on Aug 13 2014, 5:01p - 5 replies
Yuuuuup.
Commented on WDR - A wild season preview podcast appears! It's super effective! on Aug 13 2014, 4:57p
Because success in the Championship has little to no predictive ability to how a team will do in the EPL.
Commented on Premier League predictions: High on Chelsea, low on Aston Villa on Aug 13 2014, 4:42p - 1 reply
Let's not.
Commented on Wednesday Morning Hoddle Of Coffee: Tottenham Hotspur News And Links For August 13, 2014 on Aug 13 2014, 1:05p
ICONS, MAN.
Commented on WDR - A wild season preview podcast appears! It's super effective! on Aug 13 2014, 10:25a - 1 reply
I look forward to your podcast.
Commented on WDR - A wild season preview podcast appears! It's super effective! on Aug 13 2014, 10:05a
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Commented on Tuesday Morning Hoddle Of Coffee: Tottenham Hotspur News And Links For August 12, 2014 on Aug 12 2014, 2:50p
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Commented on Michel Vorm transfer being investigated by FIFA on Aug 12 2014, 2:46p
You're the worst.
Commented on Tuesday Morning Hoddle Of Coffee: Tottenham Hotspur News And Links For August 12, 2014 on Aug 12 2014, 1:47p - 2 replies
I'd pay £10m just for his beard.
Commented on Silly rumor roundup: All the hilarious links that will go nowhere on Aug 12 2014, 1:38p
Tim Sherwood?
Commented on Tuesday Morning Hoddle Of Coffee: Tottenham Hotspur News And Links For August 12, 2014 on Aug 12 2014, 10:28a - 1 reply
Can we all collectively untwist our undies?
Commented on Tuesday Morning Hoddle Of Coffee: Tottenham Hotspur News And Links For August 12, 2014 on Aug 12 2014, 10:01a - 7 replies
BO-RING
Commented on Tuesday Morning Hoddle Of Coffee: Tottenham Hotspur News And Links For August 12, 2014 on Aug 12 2014, 9:58a
Wow, I made this .gif like two years ago!
Commented on Barcelona sniffing around Kyle Walker on Aug 11 2014, 4:57p - 1 reply
Bacon fat or GTFO.
Commented on Monday Morning Hoddle Of Coffee: Tottenham Hotspur News And Links August 11, 2014 on Aug 11 2014, 4:54p - 1 reply
Not nearly as creepy as when this guy kept showing up.
Commented on Monday Morning Hoddle Of Coffee: Tottenham Hotspur News And Links August 11, 2014 on Aug 11 2014, 3:33p - 1 reply
Sad rec.
Commented on Join the CFC Fantasy League! on Aug 11 2014, 2:49p
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