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Epic Announcer Man does the classic Seahawks-Packers game

Is it the Best NFL Game of All Time? I’d say so. There might be games where teams came back from a more lopsided score. But not when the stakes … Continue reading

January 29, 2015 · 1 Comment

Two-point conversion: Hawktown Funk plus Bad Lip Reading NFL 2015

How bad is Seahawks fever right now? Crazy bad. Turn on the radio or pick up a newspaper and it’s all Seahawks, all the time. My wife steals the sports … Continue reading

January 28, 2015 · 1 Comment

BatKam, the Seahawks’ Dark Knight–plus the secret to football’s power

As I live in the Land of the Twelves, the heroics of BatKam are well known to me and my neighbors, and woe unto the wide receiver, running back or … Continue reading

January 13, 2015 · 2 Comments

Why TOO MANY COOKS blew up the interwebs

  There is no shortage of funny or strange videos on the Series of Tubes, and it takes no great talent to find them. HOWEVER: It takes some talent to … Continue reading

November 13, 2014 · 1 Comment

On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month

That’s when fighting stopped during the Great War, the War to End All Wars. And it’s why we celebrate Veterans Day on Nov. 11, whatever day that falls on the … Continue reading

November 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Was Episode 2 of GOTHAM an epic fail or glorious win?

The pilot episode of GOTHAM tried to pack three hours of characters, action and material into one hour, which is more like 42 minutes with all the commercial breaks. Did … Continue reading

September 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Why this video is intentionally bad and tremendously good

Those two things seem contradictory, don’t they? No. A book, movie or TV show can be technically good and awesomely boring at the same time. Example: every CGI-crazed “blockbuster” in … Continue reading

August 22, 2014 · 1 Comment

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