Rumors And Rants: YES WE CAN! (We Hope)

January 5, 2009 – 6:56 pm by Ryan Phillips

Ladies and gentlemen, we just wanted to let you know that we’re nominated for Best Sports Blog at the 2008 Weblog Awards. Now, normally we wouldn’t ask anything from you aside from a witty comment or two, but this is a special case. We need your vote. Here’s the link to the voting page, you can vote once every 24 hours, so do it dammit if you enjoy this blog we’d be humbled to receive your vote.

Now, the wonderful blog Kissing Suzy Kolber is the two-time defending champion of this here popularity contest. And while they’re an excellent blog that features great writing, angry rants and the creative use of profanity we so ardently support, we think that 2008 was a year for change and it’s time for that change.

We couldn’t quite figure out just what slogan to use for our get out the vote campaign, so here are just a few of the rejected slogans that came to me from our writing team:

Rumors and Rants would kick these other blogs’ asses at Double Dare!

Rumors and Rants: Fighting against man-scarves since 2006.

Rumors and Rants: None of those creepy minorities of women-folk here.

MacGyver reads Rumors and Rants.

A vote for Rumors and Rants is a vote for moustaches, chest hair and wearing shorts year-round.

Rumors and Rants: The only blog that can defeat the Ko-Dan Armada.

Do you like Barack Obama, The Dark Knight, Wall-E or breasts? Then Rumors and Rants is your candidate!

Vote for Rumors and Rants and we’ll give you drugs, alcohol and women!

If you love your parents you’ll vote for Rumors and Rants. Yes, that was a threat.

A vote for Rumors and Rants is a vote against Communism and childhood obesity.

Rumors and Rants: The only blog with the balls to say the Nazis are evil.

Do you like Scientology? Then don’t fucking vote for Rumors and Rants you freaks.

So yeah, those were the rejected slogans we could post. There were others but frankly we like to keep it classy around here (sort of). So vote early, and vote often, we’ll be indebted to you forever.

And since KSK is posting pictures of hot chicks in their post to encourage people to vote, we’ll do the same. Enjoy Megan Fox, an ardent Rumors and Rants supporter*.

*Not verified.

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  1. 6 Responses to “Rumors And Rants: YES WE CAN! (We Hope)”

  2. Whoa whoa whoa…

    what the fuck was that about Double Dare?

    By Unsilent Majority on Jan 5, 2009

  3. I feel kind of like Chris Klein when he is in the voting booth in “Election.”

    By Hick Flick on Jan 5, 2009

  4. Hey, I’m just saying we can dominate at Double Dare. I’m throwing down the gauntlet, you want some? Come get some. Let’s set it up.

    And you best believe we’ll boycott if you get anyone but Marc Summers to host.

    By Phillips on Jan 5, 2009

  5. Marc Summers is way too busy washing his hands to host Double Dare.

    By Unsilent Majority on Jan 6, 2009

  6. Dammit. Foiled again by OCD.

    By Phillips on Jan 6, 2009

  7. You still don’t want any part of us. We dominate the physical challenges! Plus, Kobe Bryant and Ken Jennings might just happen to be interning for us that week.

    By McD on Jan 6, 2009

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