Over at the great “If Charlie Parker Were A Gunslinger…….” blog they have posted a terrific picture of Wyatt Earp in his old age, round about the time I suspect he was a “consultant” on Hollywood movies. Is that what they called it back in the teens and twenties? Anyway, back when he was trading lies with John Ford … Continue reading Print The Legend
This from the Guardian: ” (A) Chinese TV reporter is shaping up as an early media star of the tournament. Consider her question to Raymond Domenech, the France manager. “When a frog is put in boiling water, it doesn’t feel the heat until it gets too hot,” she said. “How warm is the water for … Continue reading How It Should Be Done
In 1950, in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, the United States with a team of semi-professionals and journeymen, defeated England in a World Cup group game. It is considered one of the greatest upsets ever, in professional football. Continue reading Football — It’s a Funny Old Game
….I just saw this tonight. I laughed……it’s all pretty cool. So is the follow on ad. Continue reading Arise Sir Wayne…….
As I said above, jaundiced and I hope pithy, so don’t expect in-depth analysis of Switzerland, Slovenia and South Korea. Also includes drinking game pointers — if the commentator says it, you drink. Place the cursor over the photos for captions. Let’s get to it: The Contenders, Pretenders and Serial Offenders are as follows: Brazil … Continue reading A Jaundiced Guide to The 2010 World Cup (with added alcohol)