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A Quite Interesting welcome to the 2012 Olympics from the British [video]

The 2012 Summer Olympics will officially open on Friday night, as millions of people around the world tune in for the Opening Ceremonies, mostly to mock whatever the British have decided to use to showcase their country. Dancing fish and chips! An ode to drizzle! Athletes being drowned in tea! A salute to haphazard post-colonial border determination! The anticipation is overwhelming.

Of course, given his visit this week

Jose Canseco kills Al Gore on Twitter

The Twitter feed of Jose Canseco is fantastic, but he took his unique brand of crazy, troll-worthy commentary to a new level by killing Al Gore this afternoon.

al gore was a head of his time .i miss him rest in peace buddy hug for u

— Jose Canseco (@JoseCanseco) March 28, 2012

“Jose Canseco ‏ @JoseCanseco
al gore was a head of his time…

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Boxer brothers arrested after fighting each other

Travis and Tarvis Simms are twin brothers who do everything together. Both got into boxing. And both allegedly beat each other up over the weekend after getting into a fight.

As if the punching each other wasn’t bad enough, a gun and a knife were involved, and Travis’ 10-year-old daughter was somehow bitten on the arm.

The most amusing part of the article is that it includes both…

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Iranian soccer official loses job thanks to New Year’s e-mail to Israel

israel-iran-flagsEvery office has one idiot who sends out e-mails to huge mailing lists without checking to see if all of the recipients actually need to be receiving that e-mail.

In Iran, that guy is Mohammad-Mansour Azimzadeh Ardebili, director of the Iranian soccer league’s foreign relations office. Ardebili’s office sent out a New Year’s greeting to every country that belongs…

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Kevin Johnson Robbed In San Francisco

kevin-johnson-mayorFormer Phoenix Suns star (and current Sacramento Mayor) Kevin Johnson was robbed over the weekend in San Francisco while trying to do a good deed.

KJ was helping an elderly man get to his destination, but made the mistake of putting his own bag down on the sidewalk while aiding the gentleman into a taxi. Johnson had ridden with…

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