Eric Wilbur On The Adam Jones Show: Boston Sports Forever A Strong Point For The City

July 2, 2013 12:59 PM
Eric Wilbur On The Adam Jones Show: Boston Sports Forever A Strong Point For The City
" This week, Vice Magazine published an article that celebrated the positives of Boston’s terrible sports week, saying the city can focus on better things outside of sports.

Boston ’s Eric Wilbur didn’t agree with the story and wrote his own retort, titled, “The week that was doesn’t define Boston.” Wilbur joined Adam Jones on Monday night to discuss it.

“It doesn’t make a lot of sense to me because the writer, his premise was basically that Boston was better when no one cared about sports teams, which … I don’t really know when that was. I’ve been here for 39 years, I don’t know when Boston fans didn’t really care about sports teams,” Wilbur said. “[The writer argued that] he counter-culture of nightclubs, and rock clubs, and comedy clubs really came to fruition in the ’90s, when Boston teams weren’t at their best. OK, great, that’s a premise you have but it doesn’t make much sense. It doesn’t have to be one or the other. You can can enjoy sports, you can enjoy comedy, you can enjoy music "

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