Tag: olympics

  • Teenagers are incapable… until they aren’t

    Gabrielle Douglas is 16 years old. This week she won 2 gold medals at the London Olympic games. She will be a junior in high school this year. Missy Franklin is 17 years old. She also won 2 gold medals in London and owns 2 world records. She’s entering her senior year in high school. […]

  • 10 Ways to Make Olympic Sports More Interesting to Watch

    The commercials have begun. The summer games are coming and we have a moral obligation to care. Soon you will know what the official toilet paper and sports drink is of the 2012 Olympic Games. But let’s be real. For 3 weeks NBC is going to pretend like these are sports the average American cares […]

  • President Bush is the Man

    OK, so I’ve firmly established that I am writing GW Bush in as my vote in November. Patti pointed this out to me over at the NBC Olympic site, you’ll probably be seeing this on Jon Stewart for sure on Monday. Quick reminder about why we love the President. He’s all dude. The kind of […]

  • Boycott the Olympics?

    In the next few weeks there will be a growing public outcry for the United States and many other major nations to boycott the Olympic Games in Beijing. It bears refreshing our memory that China is, indeed, one of the worst human rights violators on the planet. Up until 2008 China was on the State […]