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Attention Cornhuskers

Update:9-17-07
follow up to previous story here
be sure to watch the videos of his trip as well

Nebraska fans, lend him your ears — and more
T.J. Simers:
July 31, 2007 I am writing this now to give the overland stage time to get it there.USC will be playing in Nebraska on Sept. 15, and I will be joining the greatest football team ever assembled as they strike out into the wilderness.If possible, I’d like to spend time boarding with some corn cobs, maybe getting a smell of what it’s like to be around livestock — then leaving Lincoln to move around the state and spend a few days here and there.A stop in Wahoo at the Wigwam Café is probably a good start, but I was thinking it’d be interesting to stay with a real-live-boring Cornhuskers family somewhere out on the prairie so I can feel what it’s like to have nothing to look forward to in my life other than a Saturday afternoon football game.
I’ll be going to Nebraska early in the football week, and while I’m not sure what corn cob hospitality is like, I’d like to remind folks that when they came to L.A., I tried to help.Remember when the Cornhuskers came to the big city to lose in the Rose Bowl? Everyone here knows there are no individual seats — just long benches for the skinny people who live here.I was looking out for the corn-fed porkers, of course, including all their big-butted women, when I told them that if everyone sat down after the anthem, there were going to be people falling atop each other at the end of each row.A number of corn cobs e-mailed to say they were unhappy with Page 2 but thrilled now to have their very own Internet machines.……continued

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2 responses

  1. That’s hilarious……the Midwest as a whole is pretty boring unless you live in Chicago.

    August 9, 2007 at 2:51 pm

  2. Winston from Nebraska

    I’ve been to USC, It is in the Ghetto! And my mama cried.

    September 10, 2007 at 12:13 pm

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