Chinese Leftovers: The Best Scraps From Beijing

Monday, August 25th, 2008

You've already seen our favorite memories from Olympiads past. Or if you haven't, you're going to now. And if you still don't, I have some friends in the Chinese government that will try to arrange things so you are more properly educated. This year's Olympics also provided us with a cornucopia ...

The Baker’s Dozen

Monday, August 11th, 2008

1. Olympic observation 9:56 A.M. EST. The Polish women's volleyball team is surprisingly hot. Much hotter than the Russian and Italian contingent. 2. Ben and Jerry's Cinnamon Bun ice cream is God's load frozen. By far the best ice cream I've ever had. 3. Having the bulb blow on your 57-inch DLP ...

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 ...