Former NHL coach and current CBC commentator Don Cherry tends to speak quickly, and it doesn’t help that his suits talk over him, but Reddit user Doopus16 provided a service to the public by transcribing two of Cherry’s Coach’s Corner segments. The result might not be that beneficial, but the replay value is strong.
The first few syllables don't even sound human.
Sure, the man looks incredibly stupid, but if Don Cherry likes bears, he's cool with us.
Don Cherry, quite possibly the single greatest example of an empty suit, went off on a sexist tangent tonight where he told viewers he thought women should not be allowed in a men's locker room.
Don Cherry loves his fish. We know this, because back in January he went on a multi-Tweet rant about the little guys. One of them "[hadn't] been acting right for a month, swimming sideways at the top," and Don was worried. So he "[wondered] if he would like warm water." A little warm water in the tank, and the fish…
With a little more free time thanks to the NHL lockout, staunch Canadian nationalist and colorfully dressed "Coach's Corner" co-host Don Cherry sat down for a Q&A with The Globe and Mail's James Mirtle. The best revelation from the interview, by far, related to his joining Twitter:
Last year, an academic study tapped Don Cherry as the new face of Canadian Nationalism. The world recoiled in horror, not least of all Canadians themselves. (I know. I asked them all.) But Grapes's geographical jingoism is something you kind of have to tune out, because at least it doesn't affect his hockey analysis.…
On the most recent episode of Don Cherry's personal megaphone, Coach's Corner, the flamboyant Cherry addressed some concerns he had about Brian Burke's recent dismissal of Maple Leafs' coach Ron Wilson.
A lot of television personalities talk with their hands and bang their fingers on the well-lit lucite before them. It's the larynx-friendly method of conveying outrage. They think no one is watching, but they are wrong—as evidenced by this clever YouTube user's "Don Cherry's Piano Desk." You have been put on notice,…
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For some reason, Don Cherry was invited to speak at Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's swearing-in ceremony. He had some choice words about...well, fuck if I know.
Not that you didn't know this already, but our buddies at Orland Kurtenblog posted this excellent superimposition. Have they considered the possibility that he's a chameleon?
The besuited one lost his shit this weekend over Hockey Night In Canada reading fan emails blasting Jaroslav Halak. We're unsure if this is because the criticisms are unwarranted, or if he just thinks email is dark sorcery.
The CBC's bombastic and colorblind analyst swore up a storm at a young radio reporter, and was taken to task by another station's producer. Guess which got suspended? All you kids out there...it wasn't Cherry.