Señor Grumblecakes (jervo) wrote,
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The New York Press's "50 Most Loathsome New Yorkers".

My personal favorite:

19 Peter Vecsey, Sportswriter

The proverbial one bad apple that causes jocks—and a lot of other people—to hate all sportswriters. Pontificates about athlete behavior and front-office management as though discussing grave issues of national nuclear policy, and is capable of complaining, in total seriousness, that three-time NBA champion Shaquille O’Neal "dogs" it on the court, as though Vecsey himself could score in the low post against a blind girl on a tricycle. Kudos to Charles Barkley, who said of Vecsey: "I can always lose weight, but he’ll always be ugly."
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