Archive for the ‘Beijing 2008’ Category

Michael Phelps Makes Me Feel Terrible

Wednesday, August 13th, 2008

Yep, just terrible. I'm not going to get into the specifics or anything, but he's giving me a complex. So far the only thing I've really accomplished in life is being college educated. Yep, got the 'ol diploma from a fine public institution. Michael Phelps, on the other hand, is just about ...

Around the Olympics: What You Missed Since You Don’t Care

Monday, August 11th, 2008

In case you were under a rock for the entire weekend or can't remember much of it because you spent it all sleeping after an exhausting work week (riiight), the Olympics up and started, beginning with a heinously long opening ceremony Saturday. Aside: Part of the reason it's hard for me ...

Let The Games Begin

Friday, August 8th, 2008

So, after another four-year wait, it's finally time for the Olympics. And I know all you modern pentathlon fans out there are super-stoked. But before any of the events could begin, we had to make time for the Opening Ceremonies. And though I am in no way, shape or form homosexual ...

Phelps Shies Away From Press, Publicity

Monday, August 4th, 2008

Michael Phelps showed up in China today and basically sneaked into the country unnoticed. He avoided hundreds of fans, reporters and cameras Monday as he took a side door out of the airport to a waiting bus while his teammates walked through the arrival gate in Beijing. Then he went ...

Finally, A Reason to Watch the Olympics

Monday, July 21st, 2008

Well, its Monday, and you know what that means. No, it's not time to go back to work. It's time to objectify beautiful female athletes!So, in that great spirit, I give you perhaps the only reason you'll need to actually sit down and watch the upcoming Olympics in Beijing.Is it ...

Oscar Pistorius Disappoints

Wednesday, May 21st, 2008

Oscar Pistorius doesn't want to run against your world's elite track and field sprinters yet. I wasn't sure who Oscar Pistorius is, but then I found out I posted about him nearly a year ago and even went into some depth about his "situation."His "situation" is he has no legs, ...

Try and Get the Torch Now, Protesters!

Thursday, May 8th, 2008

We all know it's been a pretty rocky journey for the 'ol Olympic torch, what with all the demonstrations and what not. Bringing it to San Francisco, its only stop in the States, proved to be a fiasco, and it's been pretty unpleasant in other parts of the world.So, how ...

So, About Those Olympics…Should Be…Interesting

Wednesday, April 9th, 2008

I'm going to step away from the light-hearted, tongue-in-cheek stuff I usually like to talk about and tackle something a little more serious. Bear with me.In the humble opinion of this blogger, it's not very often that sports and politics cross paths in any meaningful way.Sometimes domestic lawmakers will meddle ...