Ever email your constructive criticism to a sportswriter, only to receive a crappy, needlessly hostile response? Forward the emails to us at email@example.com, subject: Crap Emails.
After Phil Mushnick of the New York Post had written something about Don Imus a few years back, a man named Iain wrote Mushnick to tell him he was "constantly rude, insulting, and just generally a miserable person that does nothing but complain." Several days later, this was the reply Iain received (and forwarded to us in the wake of Mushnick's latest implosion):
Subject: RE: Imus
Date: Sun, 22 Apr 2007 10:32:01
From: Phil Mushnick
IS - Shouldn't you be out shooting up a college campus, or something? I didn't write that Imus should be fired. In fact, you moron, I wrote the opposite. Now get lost and stay lost.
(The shootings at Virginia Tech occurred on April 16 of that year.)
Update: Here's the entire email Iain had initially sent to Mushnick:
Sent: Tue 4/17/2007 11:28 PM
To: Phil Mushnick
If Imus should be fired - You should be fired. You are constantly rude, insulting, and just generally a miserable person that does nothing but complain - incessantly about the same things over and over. Oh and you have never, ever been even remotely funny or informative. We would all be better of if you weren't allowed to publish your venomous mini-articles and the world would be a better place if you never had been born. Please do us all a favor and for once choose the noble path and resign immediately or if your feeling particularly benevolent just kill yourself.
-A Big Fan