Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Don't Call Him Shirley - Leslie Nielsen eulogy

Don't Call Him Shirley

A nice eulogy of comedic actor Leslie Nielsen.

Brett Favre Gets What He Deserves

Brett Favre gets sacked by the Patriots - too bad his jaw wasn't actually broken as he feigned in being carted off.

1994 Patriots comeback win vs Minnesota

One of the most important games in New England Patriots history was this 1994 comeback win over the Vikings. Despite a missed FGA in the fourth (not shown) Drew Bledsoe set NFL records with 70 passes and 45 completions with three TDs in a grinding 26-20 win.

Thursday, November 25, 2010

Inside the NFL - Colts vs Patriots 2010

NFL Films clip on 2010's edition of the Patriots-Colts rivalry, the bitterest in football. The way the game went explains why.

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Spencer Tracy: His Final, Finest Hour

Delivered by anyone else this closing monologue to Guess Who's Coming To Dinner would not work. Delivered by Spencer Tracy, it is a monologue that stops time, stops in the tracks, and conquers the soul.

Tuesday, November 09, 2010

Tobacco settlement — a pinnacle of corporate-government collusion — faces challenge in Supreme Court

Tobacco settlement — a pinnacle of corporate-government collusion — faces challenge in Supreme Court. Interesting that this deal is now under attack. One should hope it is overturned for the good of competition.

1979 Daytona 500 Finish - Call by MRN

MRN's call of the sport's turning point in its history. Jack Arute and Barney Hall are in the main booth while the turns are handled by Mike Joy, Gary Gerould, and Eli Gold.

1978 Texas World 200

This is the original CBS telecast of USAC's 1978 200-miler for Indycars at Texas World Speedway. AJ Foyt, of nearby Houston, is the focus.

Two Views On $600 Billion

The Fed printed $600 billion worth of money recently, and it has brought forth two interesting views - concern that the Fed is repeating mistakes made by Italy and a silver lining view.

California’s Multiplayer Version of Chicken

California’s Multiplayer Version of Chicken - proof positive that if a state in the US deserves to fail, it's California.

Friday, November 05, 2010