This week on the show that definitely holds water, we discuss the 2016 Rio Olympics -- but only very tangentially. Is swimming the fastest really that impressive? And the fans rally to force John to watch a disgusting video of a weightlifter snapping his arm in half. PLUS: After the raucous reaction to last week's Limp Bizkit material, John's Nü-Metal Nook casts its watchful eye on Linkin Park and Korn.
Saturday's game between the Dawson Creek Junior Canucks and the Slave Lake Wolves was always destined to be a strange one. They always are.
When we made our first trip to Slave Lake last season, we were in some ways fortunate to arrive on a semi-historic evening for the both the team and the town they play for. It was the Wolves first home game in their return to the NWJHL, and a tall drink of water for a community thirsty for junior hockey, having gone a year without it in the wake of the terrible fires that had ravaged Slave Lake the previous summer. It was an emotional evening, for some perhaps too emotional -- as in the third period, when an intoxicated fan dissatisfied with my call of the game offered to take my job off my hands, so that, in his words, he could tell the folks back home just how bad the Junior Canucks really were. When I refused, he offered to fight me instead. I was able to talk him out of all of this, live on the air, in what is still the most bizarre incident I've been a part of as a broadcaster.