Monthly Archives: August 2011

Video: Top 5 Old School Michael Jordan Commercials

Tweet In a normal year we’d be amping ourselves up for the rapidly approaching NBA season openers. But of course this year the NBA has about as much chance of starting on schedule as a Lil’ Wayne concert. Since we’re … Continue reading

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Video: American Gladiators’ Malibu Takes A Most Excellent Hit

Some day when aliens take over Earth and look for human artifacts, one of them will stumble upon some old VHS tapes of American Gladiators.

At that time, guys like Sabre, Laser, Nitro, and Turbo will be looked upon just as we look upon the legendary warriors of Ancient Greece.

When they find this clip, however, they will unquestionably know that Malibu was a king among men. Please enjoy. Continue reading

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Baseball Has Always Been Full Of Cheaters…Let’s Keep It That Way

There’s nothing wrong with a little good old-fashioned cheating. If you disagree with this statement, you can’t call yourself a baseball fan.

By now you may have heard about the controversy surrounding the Toronto Blue Jays. They’ve been accused of employing an elusive “man in white” to sit in the center field bleachers and relay signs to home plate.

According to the article by Amy K. Nelson and Peter Keating for ESPN, an anonymous pitcher claimed that he and his bullpen buddies noticed the man placing his arms over his head for curveballs, changeups, etc.– basically anything other than a fastball. This allegedly allowed the Toronto batters to know whether a fastball or offspeed pitch was coming. Continue reading

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Brett ’40 Hands’ Lawrie To Make Blue Jays Debut Tonight

Friday, August 5 will inevitably go down as the greatest day in Canadian history. Not only is Canadian Ryan Reynolds’ revolutionary body-switch comedy The Change-Up debuting in theaters today, but the long-anticipated Blue Jays debut of Canadian prospect Brett Lawrie will also take place this evening.

While I originally thought The Change-Up was a biopic about Jamie Moyer, it turns out that the film has nothing to do with baseball. What does have to do with baseball, however, is that Brett Lawrie is considered one of the top prospects in baseball, and the Jays dealt Shaun Marcum in the off-season to acquire the Canadian third baseman… Continue reading

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YouTube Clip of the Day: Awesome Bloodsport Montage Mentos Commercial

I’m not usually a big fan of YouTube spoofs. There’s nothing worse than showing your friend a hilarious YouTube video (like this classic) only to have them say, “Oh I have to show you this one– it’s soooooooooo funny!” Then they direct you to some atrocious Rebecca Black “Friday” spoof which is stupid and horrible and you have to pretend to laugh.

So needless to say I was skeptical when I was looking for a specific Bloodsport montage and I saw “Bloodsport Mentos Commercial” instead. Turns out, just like pretty much everything, YouTube spoofs have exceptions to the rule… Continue reading

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