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Category Archives: sports

Too Big to Fail: The WWE No Mercy Double Main Event

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I keep thinking that one day I will grow out of my pop culture pursuits; comics, movies with aliens and explosions, action figures, and the one that gets the most side eye from other serious adult people: Professional Wrestling.

I know its “fake,” I know its lowbrow, I know that watching two grown men in tight stretchy pants getting sweaty and pinning each other to a mat is kind of suspect, but the thing is… I just don’t care.

If you had tickets to a Maple Leaf Stanley Cup final game in one hand and tickets to NXT TakeOver in the other, let’s just say that you would still have Leaf tickets while I was running out of the room trying to catch people with a classic “too sweet” high sign.

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Holiday Gift Ideas 2016: Have You Tried Parkour?

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I have nine grandchildren, but three of the boys are fully invested in the sport of Parkour. The older boys used what they learned from the sport to excel in the military, while the youngest brother has to wait a few years to join the Marines. When our fearless leader, Andy Burns, asked for some cool Holiday gift ideas, I immediately thought of a membership to Pinnacle Parkour Academy as one hell of a cool gift for the family. What is Parkour and is it for everyone? Let’s take a running leap to find out. Read the rest of this entry

The GAR! Podcast: Sports and Racism

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Biff Bam Pop! presents The GAR! Podcast, the Glenn Walker and Ray Cornwall weekly podcast where they talk unrehearsed about whatever happens to come to mind. It’s an audio-zine for your mind, a nerd exploration of a nerd world, coming to you from across the vastness of suburban New Jersey via Skype. This week, we’re talking about sports, racism, and just a little bit of television too, along with all the usual stuff. See and hear more after the jump.

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Loretta’s Favorite Super Bowl Commercials

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Super Bowl Sunday is the only time people watch the commercials and ignore the program, depending on the teams playing. Companies spend millions for 30 second spots because millions of people watch the spectacle that is the Superbowl. Which ads connected for a touchdown while others fumbled?

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The GAR! Podcast: The Sports Episode

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Biff Bam Pop! presents The GAR! Podcast, the Glenn Walker and Ray Cornwall weekly podcast where they talk unrehearsed about whatever happens to come to mind. It’s an audio-zine for your mind, a nerd exploration of a nerd world. This week, we’re talking about sports, yep, believe it or not, nerds talking sports – from the Super Bowl to Deflate Gate to steroids to the Royal Rumble, along with all the usual stuff. See and hear more after the jump.

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