Month: February 2014

Mark Wahlberg comes home…

Mark Wahlberg comes home…

Dorchester has missed you buddy…welcome back Dot Rat! http://youtu.be/Onf8Xd19h-M http://youtu.be/3alDL5F8C6M Follow Dan Van Kirk on Twittah! www.twitter.com/danielvankirk

The fastest car on the planet is American…

The fastest car on the planet is American…

Say it with me…..America makes the fastest production car in the world. Doesn’t that just feel good? Look at this sexy beast… Now, I’m sure there’s a few of you not into this sort of thing. But you have to consider the engineering behind getting…

Dodge Ball Time!

Dodge Ball Time!

I know….there’s something flat out sexy about watching someone eat a 70 mph fastball. You can keep telling yourself  “I just love to compete” or “I like to exercise”…. but lets face it…Dodge Ball without the headshot is like Hockey without the fighting. You need…

Coffee with a Tenor…

Coffee with a Tenor…

Years back I end up crossing paths with this burly Irish kid from Lynn. Being the prototypical young Dot Rat, I didn’t care much for people outside my own neighborhood but this kid was different. It seemed no matter what he did, it was with…

The Zumwalt is coming…

The Zumwalt is coming…

Just in case it didn’t already suck to be a Somali pirate. The nation that brought you the simultaneous triple sniper shot from the back of at listing ship has decided to change the game again….why?   And you thought Maine was full of a…

MVP…

MVP…

I just wanted to send a shout out to fellow Dot Rat Kevin Hayes for capturing the Beanpot MVP with 2 goals during the tourney. Fietelberg from Barstool Sports wrote that this tip by Pat Brown was possibly the filthiest he’s seen. I would have to…

Semper Fi Dot Rats…

Semper Fi Dot Rats…

So I reached out on FB a few weeks back asking everyone to let me know if they had a loved one in the military. I want to give each and every one of these amazing young adults a little spotlight here on the site.…

Keep fighting!

Keep fighting!

Fight Training from Dot Rat on Vimeo. Cool video right? There’s something about watching fight training that digs at your core and motivates you. The boxing scene around Boston has been buzzing over the past couple of months starting with the premiere of The Fighters…

Boycott Coke?

Boycott Coke?

Oh…you thought I meant the drug? By the time I finish writing this, the topic will have been mulled over 3 million more times over the internet. I try and stay away from topics that get beat down….but why is everyone offended with this? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RrvcnbSoz-c…

The Bieber effect…

The Bieber effect…

Ever wonder how middle aged Italian guys feel about Justin Bieber? (Language Warning)