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Tuesday, June 19, 2007

JT the Brick Alert: Here Comes Stupid

Posted By on Tue, Jun 19, 2007 at 5:03 PM

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It’s bad enough that Giants fans have to watch a team whose play evokes the Apollo I launch-pad test while the ongoing disgrace that is Ol’ Moon Head chases Hank Aaron’s home run record. But this weekend, a day at the ballpark will suck even harder: Fox radio ’tard JT the Brick will be hanging out, rooting on his beloved Yankees while spewing his brain pus at unsuspecting ears.

Granted, sports radio isn’t known for attracting the best and the brightest; KNBR’s Damon Bruce proves nightly that one need only a healthy hyoid bone to host a call-in show. But listening to the Brick, aka John Tournour, is like having hot fat poured on your brain. Trust us: If the ATF could have blasted his show at the Branch Davidians in Waco, the poor bastards would have run from the compound with hands over their ears, begging for mercy.

We’ll give the Brick credit for his ceaseless bashing of Bonds over the steroids scandal. On the other hand, as Deadspin pointed out last year, when presented a chance to raise the ’roids issue during an interview with then-Giant Steve Finley, JT uttered not a single question about it. So listen up, Brickster: You might despise Jim Rome, the guy who launched your career, but at least he doesn’t insert his entire head up the ass of his interview subjects. Speaking of which, maybe that’s why your face so often looks ruddy and chafed. -- Martin Kuz

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