As a single dude, I sometimes find my mind sizing myself up to other guys. Could I get the girl over him, could I win in a fight… You know the drill. The other day while watching a Lakers game, I was comparing myself to a dude who has known mental disabilities, rage problems, and who’s assumed to be an overall dumb ass by most of the world. He’s basically a six year in a 35-year-old’s body, yet I still consider him the better man out of the two of us. And if I were comparing you, I’d probably consider him the better man out of the two of you, too.
I’m talking about Ron Artest.
Probably one of the most underrated basketball players of all time Artest is killer at what he does, but more importantly he’s killer at being a complete fucking idiot and getting away with it.
If you’re having doubts that #15 isn’t better than you, here are the 8 solid reasons he is:
He applied for a part-time job at Circuit City
When my brother-in-law lost his prestigious job at a law firm after the economy crash in 2010, it was thirteen months before he found another job. Do you know how much debt you can rack up in 13 months when you’re used to living the high life? I’d ask him every week why he didnt’ just take a temporary job somewhere shitty until he was back on his feet, but buddy’s pride wouldn’t let him do it. But Ron Artest, one of the most famous basketball players on the most famous basketball team of all times, didn’t have a problem wanting to stock shelves when the going got tough (read: He wanted the employee discount)? That’s a real man right there.
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