Oddly Enough Blog
News, but not the serious kind
Okay, Blog Guy, it’s been two weeks since you wrote about any stupid sports. You must have something by now.
Hey, rugby may be foreign, but it’s not stupid!
It is when you play it naked, like the Nude Blacks of New Zealand.
Naked rugby! Who do they play against?
Last weekend they played a female Spanish team. The women wore clothes, as you can see here, and they played before a crowd of 1,500 people.
Yikes! That does sound really stupid. I’m curious, how many news photos of something as insane as that would you send out?
I stopped counting at 30. All of them were pretty carefully framed, so as not to reveal the….no, I’m going to resist the temptation to use the very obvious sports puns you’re expecting.
Blog Guy, you used to do a better job of covering really stupid sports. Isn’t that still a part of your beat?
Indeed. Have a look at the recent “Race of Beer,” down in Brazil. It’s a 1.2 mile race in which runners carry 12 cans of beer each. The goal is to cross the finish line with the cans empty. It turns out…
Blog Guy, what would you say is your best sport, personally? Rock climbing, Ironman? Fight Club?
Napping. You mean like just closing your eyes and sleeping?
It’s so much more than that. Oh, any idiot can just flop into bed at noon and call it a nap, but the competitors are always finding new places, mapping new napping.