That's a word a lot of people have used to describe the idea of Bobby Valentine managing the Red Sox. The veteran manager has gained a reputation as a vocal and entertaining guy, which should be intriguing to watch in a city where the fans are passionate and the media attention is intense.
But it's that personality that also makes Valentine a perfect fit in the eyes of much of the national media. He'll likely have a different approach than Terry Francona had, and only time will tell whether it translates into wins. But we should be in for a wild ride.
Check out what some members of the media had to say about Valentine's arrival in Boston in the video above.