Archivo de la etiqueta: bartender

Interview: Jean-Robert the bartender

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(One of us looks way happier than the other.)

How’s your night going?

Eh, good, hopefully better than last night, we didn’t finish until 2h.

You must work a lot of events, how does the six days stack up?

J-R. Good, the sporting events, cycling or supercross or whatever, are always fun.

D. Yeah, more than weddings or corporate christmas parties, right?

J-R. I dunno, at weddings we’re allowed to drink, and there’s girls to talk to…

D. … and I bet there’s some great parties in Grenoble too.

J-R. Yeah, it’s a very — how do you say? — punchy city, always changing.

D. It’s a pity that this is the last year of this race, I love coming to Grenoble to see it.

J-R. It’s the mayor, he just doesn’t see the value of it [so he pulled the city’s sponsorship].

D. What a dick.

J-R. Yeah.

Interview: Boro the bartender

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Boro takes great care of the bar, part of the crack team of caterers that keeps the Amsterdam six-day fans from getting thirsty. I took a liking to him immediately, mostly because he always had a couple of words for me every time I passed by on the infield.

 

You excited for tonight?!

Eh… [shrugs].

No?!

Well, there’s football tonight…

Yeah, Barça – Ajax. I live in Barcelona!

Hm, careful, there’s a lot of Ajax fans around here.

I won’t say it too loud. Who’s going to win?

Eh… 4 – nil, Barcelona.

 

[Editor’s note: Barça did win, but the final score was 3-1.]

Oh, yeah, if you’re looking for the bar, just keep an eye out for the sign:

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(Honey, where’s the bar?! I can’t find the bar. Why don’t they just tell you where it is?”)