• Olympics

    The Round Bus with Marty Sartini Garner: December 6th, 2013

    by  • December 6, 2013 • Dave Jaffer, Football, Hockey, Ian Orti, Marty Sartini Garner, Mike Spry, Olympics, Politics, The Round Bus • 0 Comments

    The Round Bus

    “Sport has the power to change the world…it has the power to inspire. It has the power to unite people in a way that little else does. It speaks to youth in a language they understand. Sport can create hope where once there was only despair. It is more powerful than government in breaking...

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    The Round Bus with Thierry Côté: August 23, 2013

    by  • August 23, 2013 • Baseball, Dave Jaffer, Football, Futbol, Ian Orti, Mike Spry, Olympics, Politics, Soccer, The Round Bus, Thierry Côté • 0 Comments

    The Round Bus

    We were off last week, and we missed you. The plan was to do a massive overhaul of the site, and return this week a lot prettier than we left. But someone brought a case of Dickel into the Barn offices, and then a barbecue got fired up and beef got rare, then someone...

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    Why Are We Dumping Stoli When We Should Be Dumping Coke?

    by  • August 1, 2013 • Features, Ian Orti, Olympics • 0 Comments

    @ Chantal Lefebvre

    “Fundamental Principles of Olympism #5. Any form of discrimination with regard to a country or a person on grounds of race, religion, politics, gender or otherwise is incompatible with belonging to the Olympic Movement.” – (from the International Olympic Committee’s Charter) IN A NUTSHELL: it is illegal in Russia to be openly gay and in...

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    The Round Bus with Quinn MacDonald: July 26, 2013

    by  • July 26, 2013 • Avi Goldberg, Baseball, Dave Jaffer, Football, Hockey, Ian Orti, Mike Spry, Olympics, Politics, Quinn MacDonald, The Round Bus • 0 Comments

    The Round Bus

    Usually we preface The Round Bus with inane banter meant to lull you into the mood of our tone. But, fuck it. This week’s Bus is a real beaut, it’s aged cheddar, a top shelf effort, right up there where nana keeps the smokes. Let’s get right to it…  Our guest this week is...

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    The Round Bus with Stacey May Fowles: December 7, 2012

    by  • December 7, 2012 • Andrew Forbes, Baseball, Basketball, Bryan Jay Ibeas, Football, Futbol, Hockey, Ian Orti, Mike Spry, Olympics, Soccer, Stacey May Fowles, The Round Bus • 0 Comments

    The Round Bus

    A brief snapshot of Canada as of this writing: the long, cold, brutal winter is en route (except for those in Vancouver, and that ain’t really Canada), our governments at all levels are either incompetent, corrupt, crazy, or evil, and it looks like we’ll finish up 2012 with no NHL. This may be the...

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    The Round Bus: August 17, 2012

    by  • August 17, 2012 • Alex Wong, Andrew Forbes, Baseball, Basketball, Bryan Jay Ibeas, Features, Hockey, Ian Orti, Media, Mike Spry, Olympics, Soccer, The Round Bus • 0 Comments

    The Round Bus

    This week, the Barnstormer stalwarts are joined by Alex Wong — creator of the sports blog Steven Lebron, who we highly recommend following on Twitter here — to discuss Dwight Howard, dissect the Olympic cadaver, commiserate over the possibility of no hockey, and consider the perfection of King Felix. DWIGHT HOWARD DEAL Forbes —...

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    The Round Bus: August 10, 2012

    by  • August 10, 2012 • Andrew Forbes, Bryan Jay Ibeas, Darren Bifford, Features, Futbol, Hockey, Ian Orti, Mike Spry, Olympics, Soccer, Tennis, The Round Bus • 2 Comments

    The Round Bus

    What did we learn this week? Well, that Kerry Fraser and figure skating don’t own a monopoly on bad officiating, that NBC has become their own unwatchable sitcom, the Second Amendment kills people, and that hate and ignorance don’t know the difference between Sikhs and Muslims. Darren Bifford, author of Wedding in Fire Country,...

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