Curse Yeeeewwww, International Breaks (and White Male Privilege) Open Thread

I still stand by my decision to turn the teevee off Thursday night.  But, oh how I enjoyed some Friday morning schadenfreude.  Yeah, the "uber-smart" G.O.A.T. (Fucker)...forgot what down it was during the final, failed drive.  But what that funny little moment really did, to my mind? Illustrate the insidiousness of

JV Raging Semi #2 (and Open Sabado Noche Thread) – 2019 Playoffs

No 2nd Jim Mora clip, I will just play my personal best song of 2019: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xt9xg8niutY Clemson (-2.5) v. tOSU (Qardinals Base Camp, 8:00, ESPN) I told myself maybe I would moneyline bet whoever is the underdog, but this is a straight-up coinflip and I don't wanna.  Interesting philosophical dilemma for the class

JV NFL Raging Semi #1 – 2019 Playoffs

Yes, yes, let's get it out of the way... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U7fjDS0jKiE Oklahoma (+13.5) v. LSU (Megatron's Butthole, 4:00, ESPN) This here line seems excessive to me, with all the Bayou Bengals (hey, perfect for Joe Burrow and Team WKRP!) questions at running back.  And make no mistake about it, the game-breaking threat of Clyde

Conference Title Saturday (and Lesser Matters) Open Thread

Welcome to the last full, meaningful Saturday of wall-to-wall footy.  Cherish it, as September is a long-assed time away. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pOFWHty4XFQ That was theme-free Kurt Vile.  You will RESPECT him. Everton finally ripped off the band-aid and gave Marco Silva the sack.  It is indeed very depressing to be in 18th position, entering a

Drop That Bass Line Lesser Footy and JV NFL Open Thread

In honour of the Iron Bowl (MOAR below), check out this amazing new tune by the Cats who gave you 2018's Hippo Song of the Year ("Tinseltown Swimming in Blood"): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9mFTgJQtCPk Isn't that righteous?  I haven't heard awesome bass like that since Peter Hook (Joy Division and New Order).  It sure sticks