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Happy Father’s Day!

Don’t know what to get your Dad for Father’s Day? Don’t worry. We got a ton of events coming up for Father’s Day that will get him out of the house and away from the La-Z-Boy. He doesn’t need a new tie, he needs to go see a comedy show, go to a bacon feed or maybe a roller derby bout. Whatever he’s into, we got events that will surely brighten up his special day.

Saturday, June 18

Father’s Day Comedy SpectacularAuburn, WA Here is one Comedy Show not to miss! Two headliners for the price of one! The Fathers Day Comedy Spectacular, featuring two great fathers, Brad Upton and Kermet Apio. Come and here stories of fatherhood that will have you laughing so hard you will cry. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on June 17, 2011 in Seasonal


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Bob Noxious’ Hair Reports from Derby-Land!

Josh Gates opens his show, “Destination Truth” by saying: “In my travels, I’ve experienced some unexplainable things, and I’ve done some things I can’t quite explain.” So, I’m going to us that as the perfect opening for this blog post and an overall description of my derby career.

A rich and anecdotal history revolves around today’s topic… my hair. Specifically, the lack of it. I’m my own hair stylist! I know, it’s hard to tell. Early on, I was renown for flamboyant (a fancy word for “stupid”) hair cuts that changed with every bout. I’ll admit, I got tired of the effort and my kids were tired of hiding from Daddy. So, it’s on a rare occasion that I do anything unusual to my hair these days. This is the set up for a recent rare occasion. With my hair being the focal point of this post, I think a little “history of the hair” is in order. This isn’t even close to the sampler platter of the “Atrocities to Bob’s Head” menu.

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Posted by on April 11, 2011 in Roller Derby, Sports


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A Brief History of Roller Derby

Brown Paper Tickets loves roller derby! Derby coach and announcer Bob Noxious, our derby liaison told the Chicago Tribune: “A lot of us involved in derby find a certain level of acceptance inside this subculture.” Brown Paper Tickets is an integral part of the derby community, ticketing hundreds of derby events around the country every year. We even have a roller girl working in our Client Services call center. We call her Michelle but her derby name is Sunny Wytha Chansapain 100% – she rolls with the Tilted Thunder Rail Birds, the only banked track league in the Pacific Northwest. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on January 28, 2011 in Roller Derby




Hey everyone, meet Bob Noxious our Alternative Sports doer extraordinaire. He’s out there hitting the pavement, providing support to all the amazing derby teams that we work with around the country. We wanted you all to get a chance to meet him and to get a glimpse inside the world of Roller Derby. So, without furter ado, Mr. Bob Noxious! Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on December 27, 2010 in Roller Derby, Sports


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Here’s a shot of Michelle who works in Client Services, rockin’ it out on the banked track with the Tilted Thunder Rail Birds. She’s the one in purple in the center of the shot. She says, “In this photo, I was knocking the opposing jammer into the infield. Oh yeeeeaaahh! What a feelin’! My team won, by 1 point in the final jam!!” Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on December 20, 2010 in Roller Derby, Sports


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