Clearly, John Daly should be hauled into the dean’s office. Or in this particular case, the commissioner’s sanctum. If Tim Finchem has an ounce of fortitude, he will stare across the table at his news-making problem child and bark in a harsh parental tone, a la Dean Wormer, ‘Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life, son. – Steve Elling, Sportsline.com, March 11, 2008
The late John Vernon, playing Faber College’s Dean Wormer in the 1978 comedy Animal House, said it about as well as it can be said.
John Daly apparently didn’t see that movie, or if he did, he thought it was about someone else. – Cam Cole, Camwest News Services, March 13, 2008
Fat, drunk and stupid is no way to go through life, son. Deadspin commenter “econdave”, March 13, 2008
Dean Werner may have been an a-hole in “Animal House”, but his most famous line from that movie certainly applies to John Daly, “Fat, drunk and stupid is no way to go through life son.” , Activegolf.com commenter “Philleo”, March 12, 2008
“Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life young man.” USA Today commenter, “Richard”, May 2, 2006