Hair Balls Viral Video Box Set, Early June Edition
Monday morning is a time for two things -- assessing what you accomplished (or didn't) over the weekend, and commencing time wasting by watching viral videos.
YouTube.com Whiffle ball, more danger than you can imagine.
Before we get to the latter, I decided to do a little bit of the former.
I knew that I watched a LOT of sports this weekend (nothing new), but wasn't totally sure what sports I spent the most time watching. So I looked back at Saturday. I took in most of the Houston versus Texas college baseball game during the afternoon, segued seamlessly into the first half of U.S. against Nigeria in a "friendly" soccer game, flipped the channels briefly to watch California Chrome not win the Triple Crown (more on this momentarily), and finally watched roughly four hours of pulse-quickening Stanley Cup action on NBC.
So, if you're keeping score at home, that's college baseball, soccer, horse racing, and hockey.
Not one of the "big three" major (football, basketball, Major League Baseball) sports. Point being, I am totally evolving in my old age. Like when I finally started eating sushi at age 41. Beware of my growth, people.
Now, onto the vids...
WHIFFLE BALL NUT SHOT (6/3/14)
Rule number 361 of being a guy -- it's always funny anytime somebody gets hit in the nuts so long as a) that person isn't you, b) you cringe like it actually did happen to you when it does happen, and c) you outwardly show sympathy if you're in the presence of the victim, even though inside you're dying of laughter. So, here you go, a nut shot on an umpire (Bonus! Suck it, Authority!) in a wiffle-ball league in Michigan (yes, wiffle-ball league!)
WEDDING PARTY DOCK COLLAPSE (6/3/14)
First off, as someone whose first wedding (yeah, I'm in the "working on multiple weddings" club) had way too many bridesmaids and groomsmen (8 aside, if I recall correctly), this wedding party has way too many bridesmaids and groomsmen. That said, if you're going to ask your entire graduating class to be in your wedding party, make sure that wherever you take the group picture, it a) can hold a ton and a half of humanity, and b) is not over water. Oh dear....
WALK OFF SOFTBALL STRIKEOUT (6/3/14)
Is this video a bad look for softball? Maybe. I was just shocked that it was played in Montana and the temperature looks like it's actually above thirty....
THIS GUY SHOULD'VE DIED. WOW. (6/3/14)
The other day on my radio show, my co-host Ted Johnson and I were choosing how we would die if we were Game of Thrones characters. (Mine? Beheading in the middle of sex.) I have no point other than I'm pretty sure nobody on earth would choose "death by banger car." This guy almost did....