Welcome to the KSR Mailbag! The idea for this feature wasn’t born from the many, many mailbags associated with sports blogs and TV shows…oh, no, that’s way too cliche. The KSR Mailbag was born from the halftime break in KSR’s live blogs, during which I would take over for the guys while they went to use the bathroom or flirt with the lady in charge of the nacho cheese dispenser. During those halftimes, you and I talked about just about anything: life, love, the pursuit of happiness, Triscuits vs. Wheat Thins…you name it, we covered it. Heck, sometimes we even talked about sports.
So think of this as the “halftime” of your week. Starting on Thursday of each week, tweet your questions to me @MrsTylerKSR with the hashtag #ksrmailbag, and if they’re worthy, they’ll make the cut and will be posted on Wednesday’s KSR Mailbag, along with my response. Leggo!
Man, tough question. Both? If that’s not an option, I’d say Rupp for a big SEC game. It may not be flashy or luxurious, there is something special about Rupp, especially since a certain new banner is hanging in the rafters. However, you can’t go wrong with UK/Duke in the Dome in Atlanta. I’ll be there, and judging from my quick poll on Twitter, a ton of you guys are joining me. Tickets for the game don’t go on sale until next month, but UK has announced that they will be priced at $75, $95, and $125. And that’s not counting the pitchers of beer you’ll buy at Taco Mac.
My summer drink this year has been Hendricks and Tonic, which is pretty darn refreshing, but it’s hard to be a good beer when it’s hot. I know you guys don’t get it in Kentucky, but New Belgium has some of the best craft brews in the nation, with Somersault being my summertime fav (that reminds me…”Hoptober” is near…). Also, don’t forget to try my infamous bourbonade, which was the signature drink at our wedding. You won’t regret it. I’ll open this one to the floor for further discussion.
— Brow_Down (@brow_down) August 6, 2012
Hopefully Bookie will spend his extra time practicing football or studying, but I imagine he’s most likely:
A) Looking at Gucci belts online
B) Writing incomprehensible rap lyrics
C) Taking grainy self-portraits on Instagram
— Matt Walter (@matthewrwalter) August 8, 2012
Matt Walter, it is never too early to wear that. Just tell the kiddos that the first word is only okay when you use it to refer to the Cards.
That would have been Tweet Beat gold. Billy G does have a Twitter account at Texas Tech, but it’s pretty boring, although I do giggle at his frequent use of the #wreckemtech hashtag (you know he’s wrecked a golf cart or four). If he did have a Twitter account back in the day, I imagine it would mostly consist of drunkenly tweeted lyrics to random country songs (“Amaaaaaaaaaaandddddddddderrr….”) and winky faced emoticons. Sigh…we could only have been so lucky.
— Kevin Jones (@HumanKevinJones) August 7, 2012
Not only are they building a wing in the new academic center, but the actual walls will be made of memory foam! It’s brilliant!
— Marcus Woods (@Woods3030) August 6, 2012
No one deserves one more. Maybe if Anthony Davis and Team USA win gold, they can make little replica medals ala Kentucky’s NCAA Championship ring and give them to great Americans like John. Speaking of, did you see what Erin Calipari got?
Cal, you can send me mine anytime. You have my address (BTW, still waiting on that wedding gift. #9 will do just fine.).
Any day now, I imagine. In fact, considering the decline in sales, I wouldn’t be surprised if Joker made the freshmen personally deliver them to your door. In an earlier tweet, you also asked about Louisville tickets, you faithful fan you. There are a limited number available for sale through the ticket office for $78 each, so give them a call: 1-800-928-2287. They’d love to hear from you.
— Terry Settles (@TSettles) August 1, 2012
Although we all know Rick is quick to pull it out, I’m obviously going with Cal. Rick would end up shooting it down his leg or something.
— Dale Albright (@dalealbright) August 3, 2012
No offense to Michael Jordan, but didn’t his son get in some trouble with the law recently? Drunk and disorderly or something? Marcus Jordan seems like a fine basketball player, but I’d rather have his buddy Keith Clanton.
There’s only a few weeks left until football season starts and the #ksrmailbag goes into hibernation, so get your questions in while you can! @MrsTylerKSR