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Jeff Meyer · Wednesday May 13, 2009
10. “I had dinner at Brian France’s place the other night. I thought the oregano in the spaghetti sauce smelled funny!”
9. “I gave Shane Hmiel a ride home the other night and you know the old saying… grass, gas, or ass, nobody rides for free! Well, he was broke and I wasn’t about to… well, you know!”
8. “They must have mixed my pee up with one of my crew guys.”
7. “I suck at tests.”
6. “They were serious about that?”
5. “All I did was have a poppy seed bagel!”
4. “Damn that Carl Edwards!”
3. “My wife slipped me something in her scheme to take over my team.”
2. “Rest assured, I will be filing a complaint with the BBB against that web site that sold me that urine. It was guaranteed “clean.” I want my money back!”
1. “I didn’t study.”
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What a piece of hooey! Drug use isn’t something to make fun of. I think the Frontstretch and Meyer have gone into the gutter by printing this one. Remember the Grubb tragedy from last week. Are you going to do a top ten list about his reasons for suicide?
Always love your stuff, Jeff, and I think I have a great sense of humor, but I don’t think we’re ready for this one yet.
I tend to agree with Nora and Ed; this is truly in bad taste Jeff. Should this turn around to Jeremy’s favor (and I sure hope it does) you might be having to write a Top Ten List of apologies.
YOur sense of humor is only surpassed by your lack of class. I have said before, you need to leave the funny stuff to Foxworthy and Ron White. You just ain’t got it.
I’m not getting the point of what the rest of you are saying. I thought it was funny. Are we supposed to feel sorry for Jeremy Mayfield? How is this connected to Kevin Grubb, other than both drivers having been suspended for failing a drug test?
I thought it was funny…
This is someones life you are talking about …you don’t even know the facts of everything..very tasteless …and for the people who asumme he’s guilty before knowing the facts you are a bunch of morons ..would you think it was funny if it were you that lost your lively hood for testing positive for something as simple as claritin d if that in fact is what happened
Ray, did you care this much about it when several crew members were suspended and lost their jobs?
Racing is a dangerous sport. I’m not insisting Mayfield is guilty, but if someone is in a racecar while on some methamphetamine, I think someone making jokes should be the least of your worries.
He, he… I thought it was funny… I mean, everyone needs to “pull the twig out” and quit being so serious… Ricky Williams in the NFL, EVERYBODY in the MLB, and now Jeremy Mayfield in NASCAR. This was not a dig @ HIM PERSONALLY people! Just a little ha, ha in light of the incident. If someone’s got a Coke or Mary Jane problem, get em the hell outta the sport, but if it was purely accidental, or even something like Claritin or Tylenol, then it will all be worked out in the end. But until NASCAR puts on their big boy pants & starts letting the fans (and media) in their little trusted circle of info, it’s all gonna be speculation, so lets at least have a giggle or two about it… Funny stuff Jeff!
Jeremy is way too busy to worry about if what Jeff Meyers writes is funny or politically correct. But he will need every ounce of his sense of humor to get him through this episode.
The hundreds of articles with mis-information, half truths and assumptions will do much more harm than a humor piece. You all need to get real.
Wow, you guys really have to learn to lighten up. This isn’t meant to be a news report.
At least I don’t think it is. Is it Mr Meyer? Because if it is then, yeah, I think you’ve breached the boundries of professionalism. But if it’s humor, then at worst, you’ve just missed on a few. Nine was great though. Shane Hmeil deserves whatever is thrown at him.
The only thing JM is getting out of this mess is publicity…He’s had more attentiion than his whole career in racing..He has never been given a break on anything, why would we expect now….SAD
To Carl in PA,
No, this is NOT a news item, just your standard run of the mill Top Ten list that we’ve done for years here on FS.
Guess I better start doing PC lists and jokes, eh?
Orange you longing for the days when people had a sense of humor or common sense!?
Maybe next week I can do a top ten of drivers favorite colors. But then again, I spose if the color white was in there, I’d be a racist nazi or something!
Don’t let the uptight people with no sense of humor get to ya Jeff. It was great! I like it!
The list wasn’t too bad, but I see that there was a “Mike influence” with #4! Give it a rest!
Funny you pick on Shane Hmiel when he truly has turned his life around.
But the rest of the list had me laughing out loud.
First, I am no fan of Jeremy Mayfield, but you know the state of NASCAR, and the arrogance of Brian France and company. Even if they make a mistake, they will never admit it. Ol’ Jeremy may be as guilty as sin, but until we know the facts, we should not hold judgement day. As for Jeff, this is just another unfunny piece. He should be used to the digs back by now. I have had good friends who fell prey to their own devices and lost everything they had to drugs. There is a family involved here and this is not a pretty or a funny picture. Now if somebody had a picture of him, like they did that ol’ swimming guy at the Olympics, I would laugh
This is very tasteless-lets hope no one in the circuit is diagnosed with a fatal disease, you’ll be working overtime with your stand up comedic act. NASCAR is changing their policies and story each day, Jeremy’s story has stayed the same, who is guilty? If you have a pulse, I think you could figure this out.
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