Monthly Archives: October 2009

Mr. Pants Ice Bath/Running Q and A

despite popular demand, mr. pants takes on a diverse number of running subjects, offering customized, individual advice for each. let’s begin. Q. Hi, Mr. Pants. Is there a good way after my long runs to limit the damage to my … Continue reading

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tempo day

on my running schedule, today is tempo day. because of flu, my tempo is around 101. hahahaahahahahaha. i amuse myself. or maybe it’s just the nyquil talking.

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one flu over the cuckoo nest

as it turns out, apparently you cannot actually hack up a lung. i thought i saw part of a spleen go by at one point, but it may have been a hunk of tofu from the Thai soup. one bit … Continue reading

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is stephan pastis a terrorist?

let’s look at the facts: 1. pastis, creator of the comic “Pearls Before Swine,” recently made a secret trip to Iraq and “other” middle eastern countries with a group of decidedly shady characters. 2. photos are new popping up on … Continue reading

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tongue-thai’d

two things  you never want to hear : — “I just tried making Thai soup and i think it’s a disaster.” — “But maybe you’ll like it.” if this is the last post that ever appears here, at least you’ll … Continue reading

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boston: what’s the big deal?

my friend Carlo has been running a couple years and has gotten really strong. he has several marathons under his belt and a proper respect for the history of running, except for one thing. he doesn’t get Boston at all. … Continue reading

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Mr. Pants Hairstyle/Running Q and A

Mr. Pants has been running for 30 years, during that ENTIRE period, he has had hair (except for to times when he accidentally shaved his head), making him the perfect authority on hair-related running questions. let’s begin:   Q. My … Continue reading

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