Topic: Video

March 19, 2012

A fourth grader's perspective on ski jumping, and what we can learn from it. Besides ski jumping looking both terrifying and fun.

March 17, 2012

The O'Quinn family knows how to deliver on camera, even if what Norfolk State's Kyle and Terry "The Stepfather" O'Quinn have in common is finally nothing more than a last name, a flair for the dramatic and awesomeness.

March 16, 2012

TruTV: running crappy local ads, plugging "Topeka Pawn" and "American Hamtasters," somehow looking dimmer than the other NCAA Tournament networks, and otherwise making things better for all of us.

March 14, 2012

This lovely short film about the New York Giants and the vanished Polo Grounds is from the New York Story short film series, but any baseball fan, from anywhere, will know where it's coming from.

March 12, 2012

Dock Ellis, a very good Major League pitcher best remembered for very awesomely throwing a 1970 no-hitter while frying on acid, would have turned 67 today. As a gift, we present a great video about Dock's lysergic no-no, and news of a more ambitious Dock Ellis film project.

March 6, 2012

This was inevitable. Although that in no way gets South Carolina rapper Lul'Devoo off the hook for making the first hip hop song to deploy Sam Hurd—the (allegedly) yay-slanging NFL special teams ace—in its chorus.

March 5, 2012

Master P and the No Limit Soldiers have much to teach us about improving the NBA's All-Star Weekend, if only we listen to them. Or... actually you can still learn these lessons if you watch "Make 'Em Say Ugh!" on mute. Maybe do that.

March 1, 2012

There's no good reason why Toronto Blue Jays catcher J.P. Arencibia should have an imitation of ESPN's Tim Kurkjian. But he does, and the imitation is very good, and we're all richer for it.

February 22, 2012

For all the grumping about the need to "fix" the NBA All-Star Game, it will at least not match the playing-on-rollerskates goof-show that is the Chinese Basketball Association All-Star game. Whether that's a good or bad thing is up to you.

February 14, 2012

In honor of Valentine's Day, a line-by-line reading of the wildly imprecise basketball metaphor in Hall and Oates' "One on One."