the otherwhirled

where nothing is real, and nothing else is sacred.

Reached its peak.

(AFP/Michal Cizek) “Unexpectedly, it appears that the sport of skateboarding reached its peak today, with the sudden implosion of Tony Hawk’s head while performing yet another 360 oldschool nose grab.”

photo credit: AFP/Michal Cizek

2007.07.16 Posted by | humor, snark, sports | Leave a comment

Curve it like Beckham…

(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis) “…because when your filthy-rich superstar athlete husband isn’t working for you, it’s time to resurrect your boobs…er…former ‘career’.”

photo credit: AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis

2007.06.29 Posted by | public figures, snark, sports | 1 Comment

There’s always one in the crowd.

(REUTERS/Denis Balibouse) “Infuriated triathlon participants race off after the one bastard who peed in the pool.”

photo credit: REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

2007.06.17 Posted by | humor, sports | 2 Comments

The price of entry

(AFP/Franck Fife) I’m told that participants paid an arm and a leg, and sometimes more, to enter this race. The winner finished by a head.

photo credit: AFP/Franck Fife

2007.06.17 Posted by | sports | Leave a comment

Sister Axe

(AP Photo/Eric Gay) “Seven nuns from the Salesian Sister of Mary Immaculate Province were not excommunicated today when the Pope found out they praying and cheering for members of the San Antonio Spurs. In a brief statement, the Pope did not declare, ‘We’ll have nun of that, sisters!'”

photo credit: AP Photo/Eric Gay

2007.06.07 Posted by | humor, religion, sports | 1 Comment

Check under the seats, too, Kobe.

(AFP/Getty Images/File) “Kobe Bryant checks the skies for incoming lawsuits prior to a game last April. ‘Ya just never know when one’s gonna hit,’ the basketball star complained. Bryant is looking to be traded out of the Los Angeles Lakers because ‘the chicks out here is just weird, man.’ “

photo credit: AFP/Getty Images/File

2007.06.07 Posted by | public figures, snark, sports | Leave a comment

The Olympically Challenged…

(AFP/Shaun Curry) “…win the ‘Crappiest Logo in the Universe’ award. Congratulations, ‘Great’ Britain….”

photo credit: AFP/Shaun Curry

2007.06.05 Posted by | opinion, snark, sports | 4 Comments