Medvedev to Russia: Win more medals… OR ELSE.

After having some time to think it over, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev came to the conclusion that inventing Olympic medals is cold comfort for faring worse than previous years in said games. The Russians left Vancouver with fifteen medals (three of them gold), coming in 11th place overall against other nations. Several of Russia’s top … Continue reading

America's Cup: Why Hockey Rules in Canada (and why we just don't get it)

Hey America, Venuist here. You still ballin’? Thought so. Catch that Canada/Team USA cage, err, grudge, err, championship match last weekend at the Olympics? Same here. It was pretty awesome. And here’s why you thought it was awesome, because for around 70 minutes, the best players in the world of hockey (if there is, indeed, … Continue reading

Evgeni Viktorovich Plushenko IS figure skating!

The previously reported Men’s Figure Skating Pout-A-Thon continues… There’s an old proverb that has been at the heart of Russian culture: “In Soviet Russia, medal makes you!” And seeing as how the medal makes the man, Evngi Evenge Evgeni Plushinenko Plusn Plushie decided winning Silver in Men’s Figure Skating was not good enough. Mostly brushing it … Continue reading