Shawn Mahaney

Last Updated: 11/21/2009

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Gender: Male
Status: Single
Age: 38
Sign: Cancer

State: South Carolina
Country: US
Signup Date: 5/22/2005

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Sunday, November 01, 2009 

Current mood:  distractable
Category: Life
[One of the few things I miss from when I used to listen to broadcast radio are Budweiser ads, from the lizards to the Real Men of Genius ads, which feature Pete Stacker reading copy and Dave Bickler adding vocals.  I thought of a new ad while running a half marathon last weekend.  It was the first long race I've tried without headphones on, and I couldn't help but notice all the distractions 'supporters' add along the way.]

Here's to you, mister running race cowbell ringer.

You camp all day at your mile marker, calling home the cows as runners turn up their headphones.
They burn off a Powerbar every ten minutes, and you're sitll working off that double cheeseburger from last Tuesday.

 Ring those calories off!

Oblivious to sporting conventions older than your hairstyle, you blow a whistle too,
Making runners think they're eligible to take a penalty shot.

 Fifteen yards and a free throw!

When they print names on the race bibs, you add to the event by calling them out.
Proving to everyone: You can read.

  Mister running race cowbell riiiing-er!

Currently listening:
Maximum Cowbell
By Various Artists
Release date: 2006-04-11
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