Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Rainy Days and Tuesdays

Going out to the 2008 Minnesota Twins, and my onset depression...

Thursday, September 25, 2008

Twins Sweep Chicago; Mayhem Ensues

Hot damn that was an awesome baseball game.

That was easily the best Twins game since Game 5 of the 2002 ALDS vs. Oakland, and over the last 3 days - my MLB DirecTv Season Package has more than paid for itself.

Tonight the Twins completed a thrilling amazing scintillating comeback after being down 6-1 early, to finally seize victory 7-6 in the 10th inning - and sending the Twins faithful into a polite Midwestern mayhem.

Really, all you need to know is that I, a grown man, was jumping around my apartment like an 8 year old on more than one occasion this evening. It was one of those games where everything was going wrong, and there was really no sense that this one was going to come back around. Then things started happening....

Hot damn that was an awesome baseball game.

We don't have the pennant yet, but now we control our own fate going into the final 3 games of the season...and I like our chances.

And now a video montage tribute this evening's events:

In a word...

The Tearjerker...

The Inspiration...Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now!

Sunday, September 21, 2008

Completely Gratuitous

In honor of the Vikings first win today (and because I wanted to get that picture of the dancing dork off the front page) - here is a look at a few of this year's Minnesota Vikings Cheerleaders.

Saturday, September 20, 2008

Your 2008 Minnesota Twins: A Video Interpretation

This video compresses the Twins 162 game season into a short 60 seconds:

So close. Right up until the end.

I'm still holding out hope.

Monday, September 15, 2008

Digital Shorts: The Space Olympics

The year is 3022, and this galactic sporting event is having some financial difficulties.

As I mentioned before, if not for Andy Samburg - there would be almost nothing worthwhile about SNL. Michael Phelps as host was wretched. He's like an awkward stoner that's never been out of small town USA. See what happens when he meets the big city lights. Rated R.

Saturday, September 13, 2008

The 4 R's of Saturday

With the Marathon only 21 days away, today was my longest training run of the program - 20 miles. It was a steaming 82 degrees for most of the run, but cooled off later into the afternoon. Somewhat amazing (alarming?) the things you have time to ponder while you're running alone for 4+ hours.

I lost 6 pounds during the run. Went through 4 bottles of water and 2 Gatorades. Sucked down 4 Energy Gels, and had to hurdle one giant* snake that took up residence in the middle of the path.

The aforementioned run burned around 2,500 calories (about 2 days worth) - thus I treated my emaciated frame to a gut-busting dinner at Famous Daves. Aside from Chipotle, there may be no greater combination of carbs and proteins for the young male. As an added bonus - I can still smell the barbecue sauce on my fingers hours later.

Ron Jeremy
Later in the evening, I decided I wanted some dessert - so I strolled up to an Italian bar/restaurant up the street from me. While I was standing at the bar enjoying a delicious Budweiser, I look up - and see Ron Jeremy standing next to me. Yes, that Ron Jeremy. Fittingly, he was with some chick that was WAY to hot for him - which, I applaud. Turns out there's a major Porn Convention in the next city over - and all the 'big name' pornstars are staying at a fancy hotel here in my city.

The season premiere of SNL was also tonight - and Tina Fey opened the show with a spot-on impersonation of Sarah Palin. Given that Tina Fey started the whole 'hot girl in glasses' trend - it was a fitting role. Aside from 'Digital Shorts' and Weekend Update, the rest of SNL is almost unwatchable. Michael Phelps was the host - and I think we all enjoyed him destroying the world in the pool this summer - but let's be honest, he's a douche. Some things are better to be seen and not heard.

And more Tina Fey, just because I can.

*giant snake may have been no more than a foot long, but at the time it looked like a damn Anaconda. (Insert Ron Jeremy Joke)

Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Leaked RNC Convention Footage

CNN has just released this previously un-aired footage of John McCain getting BarackRoll'd at the RNC Convention earlier this month.

I can't stand the "O-Bama' chant - but east coast mark and John McCain can laugh along with a good joke. Laugh all the way to the White House.

BRB - I have a mooseburger on the grill I gotta flip.

Wednesday, September 3, 2008

Get Some

"I guess a small town Mayor is sort of like a Community Organizer....except that you have actual responsibilities."

- Sarah Palin, delivering the bitch-slap to Obama on Wednesday night