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>New Blogger in Anchorage?

19 February 2007

>I was reading the Anchorage Daily News today (as its one of the dozens of newspapers I read cover to cover on a daily basis, so I can keep up on what’s going on in the Narrow World of College Hockey), and I came across an ad for a new blogger for the Seawolves. I didn’t know they were looking, as I thought Donald had it covered, but apparently not.

You see, apparently when I interviewed Donald for The Gauntlet back in November, I inadvertently made public a potentially damaging fact about him. You see, Donald was not born in the United States. He is, at his own admission, “100% Scottish blood.” I guess he didn’t realize that this admission would come back to haunt him.

Months later, Donald’s blogging visa is expiring (he is currently working under an H1-Blog visa), and he needs to apply for a green card to keep on blogging. However, the Internet needs to prove that there aren’t any United States citizens who are also qualified for and interested in the job. I think Donald probably assumed he was safe, since he has been doing such a great job covering the Seawolves.

However, UAA athletic director has to prove that Donald is uniquely qualified for the job, and prove why the other applicants are unable to meet the job’s requirements.

Other applicants include:
Dirty (unqualified, Craig Dahl-like candidate)
Frank Bretti (revenge)
Troy Ward (more revenge)
Puck Swami (possible dark horse)
DGGoddard (also a foreigner)
Dude Love (totally unqualified, must have opposable thumbs and walk upright in order to apply)
Rabid Husky (ditto)
Walsky’s mom (possibly going to bring down the blog from the inside?)
John Hill (revenge, the third)
RWD (as a joke)
Doyle Woody (Donald’s archnemesis)

Since there are so many applicants, and they are spread far and wide, the interview process will most likely be a lengthy one. Donald had better come out with some good posts in the coming weeks, if he wants to keep his job.

I’ll keep you posted, folks.

9 Comments leave one →
  1. 20 February 2007 12:01 am

    >Now you’ve mucked up my April Fools joke ….sigh …

  2. 20 February 2007 12:04 am

    >What kind of foreigner is DG?

  3. 20 February 2007 12:18 am

    >England’s Former Penal Colony.

  4. 20 February 2007 3:18 am

    >DG’s genetics explain much … I can understand the rest of those yayhoos applying but I’m not sure why Puck Swami would go all “Troy Ward” on me …

  5. 20 February 2007 6:09 pm

    >Great job RWD! LOL.

  6. 21 February 2007 1:17 am

    >I swear I didn’y apply.

  7. 22 February 2007 6:32 am

    >Hey, does anybody know of a website that has a video stream of bulldog games, cause the anchorage cablwe channel is only airing saturday’s game on tv.

  8. 22 February 2007 10:43 pm

    >UMD does not broadcast any games over the internet, sadly.

  9. 23 February 2007 10:00 pm

    >I could never replace Donald. Originals like him are irreplaceable.


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