Hey, when do the Olympics start?
Oh, really? Well, don’t say anything. I’m recording them so that I can sit down and watch them in one sitting whenever my schedule clears up. Maybe later this year or early 2013.
I’ll spare you my biennial Olympic rant and leave you with a link that does a wonderful job of encapsulating why I hate the Olympics so much. A South Korean fencers years of training are no match for technical glitches and suspect judging: An Olympic Fencer Refuses To Leave The Floor After Getting Screwed www.buzzfeed.comIn the match that would decide who would fence for the gold, Germany’s Britta Heidemann landed a match-clinching touch. But was it in time? South Korea’s Shin A Lam didn’t think so. So …
Ah, the pursuit of excellence. And tasty, tasty flesh: Greek Olympian says competitor bit her in fight
Which brings to mind: Top 10 Summer Olympic Controversies Throughout History
Yep. Nothing quite like the celebration of amateur sports…for those lucky enough to get tickets…and actually use them: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/olympics/london-2012/9434744/London-2012-Olympics-Empty-seats-on-the-opening-day-prompts-investigation.html
Start planning for the 2014 Games: The 7 Easiest Olympic Events to Win a Medal In
Hmmm. Interesting: NIELSEN Sued for Allegedly Manipulating TV Ratings…
Upcoming Science Fiction and Fantasy Movies That Aren’t Remakes, Sequels or Prequels Yes, apparently there ARE some.
I bet it smells like that crappy dinner I had in Kits last year: Company unveils first weight-loss fragrance ever
And they keep forgetting to rewind their videos after viewing: Who still uses AOL dial-up Internet service?
Take a moment to help save this dog: BC Provincial Court Kelowna, Regional District of Central Okanagan: Rule against euthanizing innocen www.change.orgThis dog is been kept in inhumane conditions in solitary confinement for 17 months. Diesel is being accused of being aggressive and dangerous….
And this dog and potentially many more: Case of Wicca raises serious concerns about … – SPCA Montréal
My mother’s favorite author, Maeve Binchy, passes: Maeve Binchy, Writer Who Evoked Ireland, Dies at 72. Last year, blog regular Shirt’n’Tie was kind enough to arrange for my mother to receive a signed copy of one of her books. Thanks, Paul.