On September 22, 2010, a momentous moment will pass: the anniversary of the "I'm a man, I'm 40 rant." Mike Gundy's soliloquy is now in its third year, and may have improved with age like a wine aging gracefully. Mmm, notes of cherry-flavored rage, tobacco-scented instability, and a finish of--is that sleep deprivation? Why, yes, that's delicious and patience-shredding sleep deprivation in there.
Since that eruption the Oklahoma State media and Gundy have had what has been a mostly harmonious relationship. Gundy has done his part by being a more polite Gundy, even when his teams have suffered high-profile losses in the Big 12 South in the successive "This is the breakout year!" years Oklahoma State have played. He's been patient, affable, and the press have responded in kind by not printing anything that would offend the--
GODDAMMIT IF YOU'RE GOING TO HINT THAT WE'RE ALL HOMOSEXUAL THEN HINT THAT I'M A HOMOSEXUAL I'M A MAN I'M I'M 42 I HAVE KIDS SO I WOULD HAVE AT LEAST DONE MY PART TO DO THE STRAIGHT THING IF I WERE GAY AND GIVEN IT THE OLD COLLEGE TRY NOT THAT I'M GAY OR THAT THERE'S ANYTHING WRONG WITH IT WAS IT THE HAIR GEL? DAMMIT I JUST LIKE A NICE HOLD SO I DON'T HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT MY COWLICKS THEY'RE THE CURSE OF THE MEN IN MY FAMILY ALONG WITH SPLIT CUTICLES AND COMBINATION SKIN AND WELL THIS ISN'T HELPING NOW IS IT?
/drops newspapers on floor.
(H/T: Doc Saturday.)