Joe Paterno

Damage Control: Zombie Edition

The Glove didn’t fit – Wick Sollers Chewbacca – Johnny Cochran Basically, We love Joe so you’re misreading the evidence, mr. report.  The emails to Joe didn’t mean Paterno, they meant Piscopo. Or the Plumber.  Somebody said something different, so your argument is invalid. I have a few thoughts: HE’S FUCKING DEAD. This is about […]

Hang your head

In today’s bit of Irony, the PSU president said this: I now believe that, contrary to its original intention, Coach Paterno’s statue has become a source of division and an obstacle to healing in our University and beyond. For that reason, I have decided that it is in the best interest of our university and […]

Depends

So Full of BS

I am absolutely devastated by the developments in this case. I grieve for the children and their families, and I pray for their comfort and relief. I have come to work every day for the last 61 years with one clear goal in mind: To serve the best interests of this university and the young […]

Joe Paterno Throws Up His Hands

There’s No Joy In Mudville

I am on record as not a fan of pressbox coaching and calling for Joe Paterno to step down.  He’s fired and dead now, but neither brings any joy.  The Freeh report basically says that the worst possible facts are the ones that are true.  Penn State knew.  Joe knew.  They protected the program.  They […]

The Zombie Apocalypse Begins

Fired Penn State coach Joe Paterno dead at 85 – Yahoo! News. STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Joe Paterno, the longtime Penn State coach who won more games than anyone in major college football but was fired amid a child sex abuse scandal that scarred his reputation for winning with integrity, died Sunday. He was […]

Time to go, Joe

If Jerry Sandusky allegations are true, Penn State and Joe Paterno deserve part of the blame – The Washington Post. According to the attorney general’s office, in 2002 a graduate student assistant went to Paterno’s home the day after he saw Sandusky sexually assaulting a boy in the shower late at night at Lasch Football […]

Dear Zombie King

Disconnectedly wandering along the sidelines during football games, muttering to yourself about all “those goddamned kids on my lawn” is not, strictly speaking, “coaching.”  Tell the truth.  You’re just waiting to stick a straw into one of those concussed players.  It’s like Ensure for Zombies when their brains get all shook up and mushy. Joe […]