Mr. Met

  • Art

    May 21, 2014
  • Blogs

    April 20, 2012

    Live: Lambchop And Yo La Tengo Bring The Quiet To (Le) Poisson Rouge

    Lambchop w/ Yo La Tengo (Le) Poisson Rouge Thursday, April 19 Better than: A slow, sensuous makeout session, punctuated by the occasional slow, sensuous yawn, which ideally is taken more as a sign of relaxation than boredom, but whatever, stop reading so much into it. Well here unfolded a lovely ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2012

    Lambchop Bare Their Inscrutable Hearts On Mr. M

    Lambchop are weirdos. Which means that theoretically, they should be flourishing right now: indie-rock is in the midst of a brief, fervent patch of weirdo adoration. But the long-running Nashville institution, which releases its 11th album Mr. M this week, handily demonstrates the profound gap separ ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    March 30, 2011


    Say a prayer for the New York Mets

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2009

    Local Papers Prepare for Series with Insults

    ​After a black kid was killed by young Italian-Americans in Bensonhurst in 1989, and recalling the similar Howard Beach incident of 1986, Pete Hamill put an article in the New York Post called "The Lesson of Howard Beach Was Lost on the Punks of Guidoville," filled with Hamill's ripe evocatio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2009

    Marist Poll: Yankees Fans Consider Yankees Better Team -- And So Do Mets Fans

    This week's Marist poll on local baseball (!) found that 51 percent of New York City registered voters consider themselves baseball fans, and of those fans 53 percent favor the Yankees, and "a little over a third" are true to the orange and blue. This is no shock, as New York is overrun by noobs who ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2009

    Mets Meet Furries on the Road, Announcer Freaks Out

    The Mets pulled one out last night despite scoring only one run, but God still hates them and sent a plague of furries to throw them off before their upcoming series with the Pirates. Thus far only Mets announcer Kevin Burkhardt is known to have been affected. He was disturbed to find that the Pitts ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 24, 2008

    Merry Mets Christmas, Kids!

    While the Yankees were out spending taxpayer money on superstars, the Mets were being nice to kids. Last week Mr. Met joined pitchers Mike Pelfrey, John Maine and new acquisition Francisco "K-Rod" Rodriguez at a holiday party for elementary school students from all five boroughs at the CitiCorp Buil ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2008

    Don't Fuck With Mr. Met

    Christien Hansen has pleaded guilty to harassment charges and been fined $500. His victims were a Shea Stadium guard, some kids he shoved in the fracas, and, most mediagenically, Mr. Met, whom Hansen was pestering at a Mets game when the guard intervened, receiving for his trouble Hansen's spit in h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2008
  • Blogs

    September 5, 2008

    Happy Friday: News You Can Lose

    Mr. Met, the ball-headed mascot of our National League franchise, will warn kids about online predators during Saturday's Internet Safety Day at Shea Stadium. The festivities will include an Internet Safety Quiz on the Jumbotron, and the distribution of 25,000 fake baseball cards carrying messages l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2008

    Q. Why Is Mr. Met So Sad? A. They Fired Willie Randolph

    Here's a hint to the New York Mets: Maybe if you want to not make a big deal out of something, releasing the news at 3:15 am is not the wisest way to go. When the organization announced the firing of Willie Randolph (very early) Tuesday morning, it missed the deadlines for Tuesday's papers. Scorning ... More >>

  • NYC Life

    February 27, 2007

    New York Nationals Lose Again!

    And why not? It's their job, as the official patsies for the Harlem Globetrotters

  • NYC Life

    September 26, 2006

    Mets and Yankees: If Neither One Wins It's a Shame

    Peering into the dugouts of the hometown heroes

  • News

    June 24, 2003
  • News

    June 10, 2003

    Horror Show

    A Monster Season From Our Unlovable Losers

  • News

    June 18, 2002
  • News

    May 7, 2002
  • News

    April 2, 2002

    Mr. Met's History Lesson

    Big New Weapons Don't Necessarily Mean You're in the Arms Race

  • Long Island Voice

    October 12, 1999
  • NYC Life

    September 21, 1999

    Christian Mitterbauer

    (Shea stadium vendor; student)