Wednesday, March 31, 2010

A Trip Down Memory Lane

In a time when the right is hearing it from the left about the tea partying and the ridiculousness of their demonstrations, I thought this video did an excellent job of highlighting how much hypocrisy still exists among the left.

Way To Go Nets!!

With their win over the San Antonio Spurs, the NJ Nets secured their 10th win this season, meaning they won't be the all-time worst team in NBA history.

Saturday, March 20, 2010

Round 1 NCAA Rundown

Alright so the 1st round of action was over last night and there were a lot of big upsets. Here's how the brackets shake out after round 1, remember that some of the incorrect picks may also continue to be incorrect picks in future rounds...

Mr. Awesome's Bracket
: 20 correct vs. 12 Incorrect
ESPNs AccuScore Bracket: 19 correct vs. 13 Incorrect
LRMC Bracket: 24 correct vs. 8 Incorrect
Obama's Bracket: 25 correct vs. 7 Incorrect

Thinking About Going to the World Cup?

If you were thinking about going to the World Cup this year in South Africa, don't forget to buy your Protektorvest to keep you from being stabbed. This is a real product. Soccer fans are CRAZY. Ever seen the movie Greenstreet Hooligans?

I wonder if it is fireproof:

Friday, March 19, 2010

Argentina Province Approves Castration for Rapists

Cant say I disagree.

Argentina province OKs chemical castration for rapists [CNN]

On another out Kobe.

Clint Dempsey Chip Shot

Pretty amazing shot by Clint Dempsey, the American who plays for Fulham.

Thursday, March 18, 2010

I can't BELIEVE I Forgot to Post This Yesterday!

Luckily it's funny neough to post the day after St. Patrick's Day as well:

Sarcasm is Bascally Awesome

Intelligent + witty + funny = Sarcasm.

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

This Shouldn't Surprise Anyone

John Daly started a pizza company. This shouldn't surprise anyone, what should surprise people is how long it took to actually happen.

John Daly Pizza

Yep, the same guy who is often seeing peeing off the side of the course during play, tried to sell some golf clubs along the street on the way into the masters, is always drunk, and teed off a beer can in a pro-am event:

Only in Alaska...

Trooper makes 2 DUI arrests in a single Fairbanks traffic stop [Anchorage Daily News]

Obama's NCAA Brackets

Looks Like B. Hussein Obama doesn't REALLY believe in the underdog. He released his brackets today and his champ is the #1 seed, he clearly doesn't believe in the American Dream.

President Obama makes March Madness picks; Plays it safe with NCAA bracket's Final Four [NY Daily News]

Here they are (please let me at least beat him)...I will add this bracket to my Mr. Awesome bracket challenge group.

Barry's Brackets

Not Only...

is this one of the best spin moves I have ever seen, but it's against one of the best defensive players to ever play in the NBA. WOW!

Happy St. Patrick's Day

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Tyreke Evans Higlight Reel.

I meant to post this a few days ago, but couldn't find it. It's a nice highlight reel of Tyreke's 1st year in the league:

What are you St. Patty's Day Plans?

I wrote a list of mine...

My 2010 March Madness Bracket

Ok, Here it is. I may change right before games start, but this is what I have.
Kansas, Syracuse, Duke, and West Virginia in the Final 4.

Kansas to win it over Duke in a score of 76-70.

My Picks:

March Madness - Bracket Challenge

It's that time of of my favorite times. March Madness, it's almost the equivalent of christmas to me. I talk a lot with friends that I rarely talk throughout the year about the brackets the chances the 17,000 pools I am in. etc etc.

Now that I have a blog, I thought it would be cool to show my actual bracket (although I'm in multiple pools, I submit just one bracket). I can't stand when people enter 50 different pools and fill brackets out differently in each, it's the ultimate fence sitting. You're bound to have called that "crazy upset" in one of your brackets.

So, I will put my picks up in the next post, but I also wanted to track the computer generated brackets to see if they do better than me. I will track 2. One that was generated via accuscore on the ESPN website and the other using a Georgia Tech professor's program called LRMC

I haven't studied LRMC brackets, but did notice they have the same Championship game as me and the same final 4. The ESPN one, is not even close to my brackets.

Here are the brackets for each,


Sunday, March 14, 2010

Your Tax Dollars at Work.

The IRS went after a local Sacramento business for unpaid taxes. 4 cents worth.


IRS visits Sacramento carwash in pursuit of 4 cents [Sacramento Bee]

Flight of the Conchords

This show was recommended to me, looks funny, so I put it on the list:

This Clip is hilarious, and on another note I highly recommend Aziz Ansari's comedy as well.

He's on Fire!!!!!

This takes me back to childhood. Don't know when it comes out, but hopefully soon:

Here is the original one:

Bang, Bang, Bang

This is great commentating.

Saturday, March 13, 2010

Jeep Shot

Did Mark Sanchez Look in the Mirror and say, "Damn, I look good"?

Dude, Mark Sanchez, lose the glasses.

Friday, March 12, 2010

Know what today is?

Player of the Year?

You will note that in a recent post, I said Evan Turner of Ohio State should be the NCAA Player of the year...this was today in the Big 10 Tournament:

Why Does a Salad Cost More than a Big Mac?

Another reason I'm a free market purist. A free market would set the price for each of these. It's the government that helps to create an obesity epidemic. Here's a healthcare plan, stop subsidizing.

Challenge: Let’s do something with these 3-D pyramids [Flowing Data]

Thursday, March 11, 2010

JayZ Breaks Ground

JayZ broke ground on the Nets new arena in Brooklyn. Next on the list, winning more than 10 games next year.

Here's is what the new Barclay's Center is supposed to look like [Barclay's Center]

Dunk you very much

Here is a sweet picture of it:

Spencer Hawes Loves Tyreke.

Hey, It's a Tough Economy

Armed woman robs 11 people, gets $6 [The Press Enterprise]

And he's humble?

My buddy Jimmy writes for and wrote this article about last night's game.

My favorite quote from Tyreke: "When asked [about Reke ROY night and the hoopla around it], Evans said it was a bit embarrassing but he had fun looking up at his many faces in the crowd."

Sacramento's got a keeper.

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Reke ROY

Tyreke got his first career triple double on 'Reke ROY night...

19 Points/10 Rebounds/10 Assists

And the shot posted below:


Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Health Care: have to pass the bill to find out what's in it

We have to pass it to find out what is in it? Yeah I'm sold.

What the hell is wrong with our process?

Nancy Pelosi needs to take her over-botoxed witch face somewhere else.

Sounds a little too much like this:

I Miss These Days:

Monday, March 8, 2010

Kobe vs. Toby

Clearly, both Kobe and my dog Toby have a couple similar characteristics...they both have a killer instinct, but more importantly, they both like to hump legs.

2 of the best inventions ever?

Ladies and gentlemen I present to you: The Beer belly and the wine rack. AWESOME!

This is perfect for all the venues that sell $10-$15 beers.

NCAA 1st Team All Americans

This is my guess, let's see how close I am:

1st Team:
G: John Wall (Kentucky), Scottie Reynolds (Villanova)
F: Evan Turner (Ohio State), Deshaun Butler (West Virginia)
C: DeMarcus Cousins (Kentucky)

2nd Team:
G: Sherron Collins (Kansas), Greivis Vasquez (Maryland)
F: Wesley Johnson (Syracuse), James Anderson (Oklahoma State)
C: Greg Monroe (Georgetown)

Player of the year: Evan Turner (Ohio State)
Coach of the Year: Jim Boeheim (Syracuse)
Freshman of the Year: John Wall (Kentucky)

There are really only 2 I would bet my house on: Coach of the year and Freshman of the year.

Sunday, March 7, 2010

Useless Knowledge

The Earthquake in Chile was so large at 8.8 that scientists have determined it shifted the earth's axis by 3 inches, shortening a day by 1.26 milliseconds.

Carry on, sorry for wasting your now even more precious time.

Chile Earthquake May Have Shortened Days on Earth [Yahoo]

Best High School Dunker Ever?

This is Deuce Bello, he's only 6'3", I think he's one of, if not the, best high school dunkers I've ever seen.

Looks like James Harden got a Boom Beard

Looks like James Harden bought a Boom's Beard

One of the Best Dunks of the 2009-10 season

This really makes me think I could play with Lebron. Delonte West threw an oop, nowhere near the hoop, but Lebron is a beast:

This is Why I Hate Matt Barnes

I played with and against him in summer leagues and camps. This is why I hated him so much...he's an arrogant piece of crap, with no respect for the game.

P.s. I'm not he only one that thinks it either: NBA Offseason

Friday, March 5, 2010

Thursday, March 4, 2010

Guess who hosts SNL this week

Boom's Beard

I think I'll get one...

Dalai Lama is on Twitter?

Dalai Lama has recently entered the world of twitter. Come on Pope Benedikt, get with it.

Here he is trying to learn what the hell twitter is, how to tweet, retweet and find trending topics.

Follow him here: DalaiLama

The Dalai Lama appears on Twitter — and ‘tweets for a better world’ [Times Online]

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Instead of Drag Queens or Murderers, Children Should Lookup to Rapists

Wow...this article talks about 3 teachers being suspended for having kids carry pictures of Dennis Rodman, RuPaul and OJ Simpson in a black history month parade. Fair enough.

But what kills me is when the LA School District spokesperson says "the teachers, who are white, could have chosen more appropriate choices such as Oprah Winfrey or Kobe Bryant. "

KOBE BRYANT?!?!?!?! Really? They should look up to a rapist instead...nice job lady. Maybe Tiger Woods? No?

Three teachers suspended for honoring O.J. Simpson [San Diego 6]

OK GO...New Video

From the guys who brought you the treadmill music video comes a new one with about 3 minutes worth of Rube Goldberg machine. Can't imagine how many takes this took!

I Want to Live in the Red Area

I want to live in the Red-Zones, where there are more bars than grocery stores...that's all.

Where Bars Trump Grocery Stores [FlowingData]

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Lindsey Vonn Stripped of Downhill Medal

Did you hear that Lindsey Vonn had to give her gold medal back?
Turns out they reviewed the tapes and the committee was forced to give the medal to Obama. He flew downhill much, much faster than Vonn did.


Monday, March 1, 2010

New Website For Tyreke Evans

New site for Tyreke Evans:

Why Didn't the Bachelor Get This One for His Bride-To-Be?

A 507 Carat diamond just sold for $35.3 million...Kobe Bryant: take note.

507-carat rough diamond sold for record $35M [USA Today]

Warren Buffett would scrap health care bill

Warren Buffet (the best investor of the modern era), has advised Obama to scrap the current healthcare proposal and focus on cutting costs in the next one. This coming from someone who supports Obama.

Warren Buffett would scrap health care bill []

Ouch! My Pride...

This is Jason Richardson in Sunday's game...yep the two-time dunk contest winner. This must hurt his pride.

He used to be able to do this: