Archive for ‘sport’

December 12, 2018

Why aren’t they screaming and rolling around, holding their heads?

by allthoughtswork

(sigh) So much for verisimilitude. There really should be an international all-star team named the Munchausen Syndromes.

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December 9, 2018

I’ll take the bulls for ten

by allthoughtswork

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The Bulls are an American basketball team in Chicago. Male reindeer are also called bulls. It’s funny, damnit.

November 27, 2018

Look Before you Leap

by duncanr

a word of caution folks – it’s always a good idea to make sure your safety harness is securely attached to the hang-glider before take-off

November 11, 2018

Skateboards: How nature culls the herd

by allthoughtswork

October 5, 2018

Learn it, live it

by allthoughtswork

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“I’ve said it once and I’ll say it a million times: I’m 44 years old.”

Satchel Paige

October 3, 2018

Concussion exam

by allthoughtswork

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September 25, 2018

Surprise! Nike is Republican

by allthoughtswork

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For all their Kaepernick love, they are, have been, and will remain on Team Trump–a bitterly hysterical irony in the wake of all the racist shoe burnings goin’ down.

I live close to the Nike World Headquarters (which they call a “campus,” presumably to evoke sweet college frat memories of raping and pillaging), and I can tell you: locals hate them.

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August 12, 2018

Rock climbers vs. pole dancer

by allthoughtswork

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July 30, 2018

The Portland Adult Soap Box Derby

by allthoughtswork

The drunken revelry, the weapons grade water guns, the smell of your own flesh cooking under a hot August sun like a chicken fajita–this is the most Portlandly Portland thing to do in the dog days of summer. 

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June 30, 2018

Ouch !

by duncanr