An Old Friend Comes Home

INTERIOR - SOFI STADIUM LOCKER ROOM, LOS ANGELES, CA  - SUNDAY AFTERNOON [LOCKER ROOM DOOR FLIES OPEN] DR. DAVID CHAO: [Visibly stumbling] HI [hic] EVERYSSBODYSSS! [The locker room is empty and offers no response] DR. DAVID CHAO: Oh, a little [hic] alonesh time for the [hic] Doctor and hsssh patient! [Pulls out flask and

The English: Are They Human? Case Study 5: The Battle of Fishguard

Despite controlling one-third of the world's landmass and one-quarter of its population at its peak in the late 19th century, one really has to wonder if the English are even civilized in the first place. As Indian historian and MP Dr. Shashi Tharoor stated in a 2015 speech at Oxford

The D of S, Cerchio Due

Place: Just outside the Castle of Limbo Time: A few minutes after TWBS and BALLS leave the Castle of Limbo. TWBS and BALLS are walking away from the castle and down a dark slope TWBS: So, he was an asshole, right? BALLS: Listen, I'll grant you that I prefer Euclid,

AFL Beat 2020 Season Round 18

This week... We have finished the regular season and are now ready for finals! Welcome to Balls of Steel's AFL Beat! Here are the results and highlights from Round Eighteen: Thursday, September 17, 2020 North Melbourne Kangaroos 34 v West Coast Eagles 49 at Metricon Stadium The Eagles took care of the Roos, as expected, and

The English: Are They Human? Case Study 4: On Whale Sovereignty

Despite controlling one-third of the world's landmass and one-quarter of its population at its peak in the late 19th century, one really has to wonder if the English are even civilized in the first place. As Indian historian and MP Dr. Shashi Tharoor stated in a 2015 speech at Oxford

The D of S, Cerchio Uno

Place: A dark forest Time: A few minutes after TWBS got kicked out of St. Peter's gates TWBS and BALLS are walking along a path in the dark forest. BALLS is catching TWBS up on what's happened since he's... left. TWBS: Wait, so Beastie started writing HRTN again?!? BALLS:

AFL Beat 2020 Season Round 17

This week... We have finished the second shitload of games in a row and we have almost finished the regular season:       Welcome to Balls of Steel's AFL Beat! Here are the results and highlights from Round Seventeen: Thursday, September 10, 2020 St. Kilda Saints 50 v West Coast Eagles 65 at The Gabba The Saints had

Nobody’s Chargers 2020 Season Preview: No Control

INTERIOR – NONDESCRIPT DOMICILE, CARSON, CA – EVENING [A MAN sits alone on a couch in his living room, completely fixated on the TV in front of him, despite the fact that nothing particularly interesting is on it. His gaze is so intent, that he hardly blinks and certainly doesn't hear

The English: Are They Human? Case Study 3: Henry I and the Eel Dinner

Despite controlling one-third of the world's landmass and one-quarter of its population at its peak in the late 19th century, one really has to wonder if the English are even civilized in the first place. As Indian historian and MP Dr. Shashi Tharoor stated in a 2015 speech at Oxford

AFL Beat 2020 Season Round 16

This week... We are getting close to the end of the second shitload of games in a row:       Welcome to Balls of Steel's AFL Beat! We have another game tonight, so we can't dilly dally! Here are the results and highlights from Round Sixteen: Saturday, September 5, 2020 North Melbourne Kangaroos 42 v Port Adelaide Power