Tom Emanksi is an Effete Loser
There was a time when an over-bearing father hoping to turn his embarrasment of a son into a journeyman, league-minimum major league ballplayer had only one place to turn. The welcoming arms of Fred McGriff and his employer - the great Tom Emanski.
Emanski's wisdom spread far and wide. Fantasy baseball teams were named in his honor. ESPN dedicated the short-lived ESPEMANSKI to showing his commercial around the clock. McGriff put one of the worst hats in the history of headgear on his mellon. It was a glorious age. Honestly, what could possibly top this?
Well, PopChronic will tell you what can top that.
As of tonight (or whenever the ad started - we just saw it tonight), fathers everywhere secretly harboring dreams of freeloading off embittered professional athletes of their own creation have a new Glorious Leader. Mr. Emanski, your reign of terror is over. Mr. McGriff, doff your cap for the new king of the (abusive?) middle school training video. We give you...
Coach, what can you tell us about your video?
Hi, I'm Bill Parcells, your head coach for Backyard DrillsThat's fantastic! And it's not just the Coach. If you buy the videos, check out the world-class staff he's assembled:
"Over the years, people have paid me a whole lot of money because I know how to develop a winning attitude in young men. I know that together we can do the same with your son."
Danny Wuerffel - BYD® Leadership
New Orleans Saints, Green Bay Packers, Chicago Bears,
Most Important Role: Father of 1 son
Danny Wuerffel? Seriously? Well, I guess Heath Shuler is too busy running for Congress.
If you must, check out the full site for the videos here.
Mr. Emanski, oh great guru of late-night commercials and esoteric headwear, what say you about this new challenge to your authority?