I'm serious. No smartass punchline coming. Because I know that the week of this game, a lot of our rivals to the south (eastish) like to stop in and see what the other side's saying about the upcoming clash in A2.
So check it out, leave a comment or two and enjoy.
The "M" in M Zone stands for Michigan. As in this is a Michigan blog. You're not going to change hearts and minds here. And, while I'm usually cool the other 51 weeks out of the year regarding over-the-line smack talk on the site, this week I'm going to be monitoring the comments like Hugo Chavez at an anti-government rally. So don't waste your time signing up for a Google account just to say something dickish. It will be deleted.
And also know, as a Michigan blog during M-Tosu week, we might also take some swings at your school and its fans. So if you're thin skinned, stay away.
Again, I honestly don't care if you criticize, talk some trash or proudly promote your Buckeye love here (check out Srudoff's Google account picture if you doubt me). That's what this week is all about. Furthermore, we have a number of Buckeye readers who add value to the site with their comments. Key words: add value. How do I define that? Well, it's like the old Supreme Court definition of porn: I know it when I see it.
And if any Buckeye fans think that's unfair or draconian,
First, there is MichiganSux.com - straightforward and to the point for all U-M haters. And how can you tell this is a clever, witty, first class blog (besides the cool spelling of "Sux")? Why from the quotes posted on the homepage under the heading "Recent Reader Comments"...
"Great site. LMAO.....I went to Michigan State....so I love to see the stinkerines get what they deserve. Imagine their embarrassment. Cheers" - JG
"Congratulations on an extremely entertaining web site. Although I’m a PSU fan, i never miss a weekly gander to see the latest Lloyd Carr pics. Hopefully, you’ll have another loss to enjoy this coming week. I am very happy that PSU is not OSU’s biggest rival. It would be painful to see you picking on old Joe!" - Tim Z.
"Life long Michigan fan. Sorry they embarrassed the big ten. Hopefully OSU will kick Michigan’s butts in November and that will be the final nail in Carr’s coffin. Good luck this year Bucks." - Mark S.
Yeah, I mean, no way such genuine affection for such a clever, witty site - from the name on - could be fake. I'm sure "JG," "Tim Z.," and "Mark S." are simply your typical "Sux"ey readers.
Plus, besides picture funnies, they have such links as "jokes" on the site with a whopping one - as in singular - joke listed. Ouch. My side. But at least it's all anti-Michigan.
Of course if that's just too highbrow, you can always peruse the genius that is MGoBlow.blogspot.com. This side-splittingly funny site doesn't look to have been updated since September. But sometimes it's not quantity, folks, it's quality.
And this site run by somebody named Matt is a real rib tickler. A copyright protected rib tickler as evidenced by the text at the bottom of his page stating that, when it comes to material on this blog, all rights are reserved - all four posts worth (although I don't know if that also includes the picture of the U-M students passed out outside the house on State Street which was sent to us by an MZone reader and first posted here).
Anyway, welcome, Buck fans. Just behave yourself. And if that's too tough, you can thank me later for pointing you toward the future - nay, the present - of Buckeye funny on the web.