Goatriders of the Apocalypse


Kurt Evans has been a Cubs fan for more than 20 years, and has been blogging about them for close to 5. He is a co-creator of Goat Riders of the Apocalypse, and is known best for his overly-verbose sentences and his abstract, fairly lame photoshops.

Kurt was born and raised in Western New York State, where he grew up watching the Cubs through the eyes of Harry Caray, who admittedly wore glasses that were thicker than Coke bottles. He attended his first game in '98, had his heart broken by the team for the first time in '03, developed his first frothing rage at the ineptitude of the management in '06, and came to wholly believe that everything would work out toward the end of '07. He now resides in Toronto where he spends his spare time practicing to become a Canadian citizen - which mostly consists of speech lessons in which he learns to finish his sentences with "eh" and pronounce "house" like "hoose."

Kurt Evans at Rogers Centre for a BlueJays vs Cubs game

Kurt recognizes that the whole purpose of Goat Riders is to proclaim the end of the world by way of the apocalyptic nature of a Chicago Cubs World Championship, and he anxiously looks forward to the day when the blog becomes irrelevant. He pledges to continue blogging about the Cubs even after they win, however, if only for the opportunity to say "I told you so" to all the cliff jumpers and broken-heart pessimists who would sooner slash their own wrists than allow for a baseball season to play out the way it always does - with ups and downs, wins and losses.

And Kurt plans to someday steal Jason's iPhone.

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