"The face of the operation is Briatore (referred to exclusively in the film by his colleagues and angry, chanting detractors as "Flavio"), an anthropomorphic radish who spends most of his time at QPR plotting to fire all of the managers."
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|2 weeks 4 days ago||Bama mediocrity||
Doesn't matter if they jad lost for 20 years, there'd be plenty of fanatic 'bama bagmen to throw money around. People down there are 100% fucking nuts about the Tide. You can't apply normal, rational thought here.
|6 weeks 10 hours ago||7 years old?||
That you, Mr. Forcier?
|6 weeks 2 days ago||Your bigger point stands, but||
Burgess and Watson topped out at 'good,' but mostly stayed at 'solid.'
|6 weeks 2 days ago||Great moments in bust history||
That was Kelly Baraka.
Grady's went down a bottle.
|6 weeks 3 days ago||Jesus||
That kid moves like a TE. A really good TE. And he seems to like to finish his blocks just a little bit.
|6 weeks 4 days ago||I personally don't think||
I personally don't think Malzone will be a starter, unless these other guys fail to develop. He's got the lowest ceiling, I think, even though he may also have the highest floor. Gentry and Viramontes are the opposite, with Peters somewhere in the middle.
With the kind of coaching QBs are gling to het here, I wouldn't be at all surprised to see Viramontes become a star someday. He's a much better runner than Gentry, and he's got raw arm talent - if the mechanics can be fixed, look out. Also, his level of HS competition is the highest of anyone we've got on the roster, no?
|7 weeks 8 hours ago||James Franklin hype||
If you look at his record, he has maybe one really impressive win at Vandy, beating #15 ranked Georgia at home. His only top-25 win, if I'm not mistaken.
Making Vanderbilt decent, which he did, is not something to sniff at. But Franklin is far from the worldbeater he's made out to be. Looking at his last season as OC under Friedgen, his offense didn't seem to score much against any of the non-tomato can teams they played.
I'd take Jerry Kill over Franklin, even if I didn't factor in the latter's Douchebag Multiplier, which is substantial.
|7 weeks 8 hours ago||Obvious answer||
He just wants to be coached by dynamic offensive mastermind Mike Debord down in Knoxville. What top recruit wouldn't?
|7 weeks 1 day ago||Yeah||
Everyone's really drinkin' the kool aid (sweet tea?) with that one.
Of course, it would universallly be dismissed as bullshit if we weren't recruiting in the South and someone else said it.
|7 weeks 1 day ago||Yeah, cosign||
He's a beast in press coverage, loves to hit, amd seems to have a great deel for the game.
But his backpedal and his change of direction seem subpar. Choppy, awkward footwork. Hard to tell what his straight line speed is from the video, but it doesn't appear to be bad by any means.
Maybe he projects best as a safety? Any expert opinions out there?
|7 weeks 3 days ago||My question is this:||
Who needs to toughen up: the undergrad who finds a lot of things offensive, or the guy cowering in fear about Putin, the Chinese navy, and some dudes with Kalashnikovs (and women and children!) running around in the Middle East.
It's analogous to hand-wringing about terrorism: you're far more likely to die from a lightning strike, so stop being such a little bitch about it.
|7 weeks 3 days ago||This is especially funny when||
This is especially funny when you imagine Kenny Loggins saying it.
|7 weeks 3 days ago||As schticks go,||
this one sucks.
|7 weeks 3 days ago||Concern trolling||
It's good to see you've broadened your base, Kass - from wringing your hands about the terrible discrimination faced by Christians to the plight of white guys generally. You just keep on fightin' the good fight for the little folks, sir.
|7 weeks 3 days ago||Preach, brother||
I, too, have experienced the daily pain and oppression of being a white man in America. WE WILL NO LONGER SUFFER IN SILENCE! THERE WILL BE TRIGGER WARNINGS PRIOR TO ANY TV APPEARANCE BY WEIRDLY SKINNY AL SHARPTON, OR BY GOD THERE WILL BE A REVOLUTION.
|7 weeks 3 days ago||Not my experience.||
As someone currently lodged in academe, I can say that I haven't talked to any faculty in my department who have found this to be a notable problem. This is at Northwestern, no less, where poor Laura Kipnis and her completely ridiculous article have ruffled a few feathers.
I think this is almost entirely a media-inflated Potemkin crisis.
|7 weeks 3 days ago||I call bullshit.||
Everyone knows it's only white men who have to watch what they say in front of potentially disapproving audiences.
|7 weeks 3 days ago||But, but||
She's a lady professor who pissed people off for a sexist article?! How silly is that??
|7 weeks 6 days ago||Freddy J||
Let's take a breath. Ian Gold was very, very fast - fast enough to make the Pro Bowl as a 220-lb linebacker. No offense to Thomas, who looks like he could be a very good player, but I'm not seeing anything like comparable athleticism here.
|9 weeks 3 days ago||On a Rascal.||
Well Blazer already rolled up to a FIFA Executive Committee with a bugged keychain, providing much of the evidence from which these arrests were made.
He already done rolled.
|10 weeks 5 days ago||I'll take your word for it --||
I'll take your word for it -- I haven't read the books.
I definitely agree with you that cartoonish is a good way to describe how Dorne-related stuff has been treated in the show.
Except for Oberyn. And free-lovin', pre-head squashing Ellaria. Those two were boss.
|10 weeks 5 days ago||Sand snakes||
The name alone makes me suspicious that they're pretty cheesy and campy in the books too. And the idea sort of lends itself to one-dimensional presentation: "Look! Little girls, but they can fight! Neat!"
Also I think it's just gonna be hard to choreograph fight scenes between large adults and 100 lb mites unless the latter have martial arts training or something. But I agree that those were some lame sequences.
|10 weeks 5 days ago||Shitty episode||
1) The stuff with the Sparrows feels like a real stretch designed to keep Cersei relevant. Maybe the incredible rise to lower of the Church Militant makes sense in the books, but it seems rushed and far-fetched in the show.
2) The sand snakes -- and really, Dorne more broadly -- are embarrassingly campy. The costumes for Dornish guards look like they were raided from the Lion King musical rack. B-movie fantasy plot and dialogue abounds in Dorne for some reason.
3) Tyrion (and Jorah) being abducted and Tyrion talking his way into being kept alive feels like a variation of a theme we've seen many times by now. Maybe the whole point is to get the band back together with Varys, which is a worthy goal I suppose. But it felt forced.
4) Ending with Sansa's rape is making the creators of the show start to look almost sadistic towards viewers.
I like Baelish more and more as a character - he's slimy as hell, but he might be the smartest individual in Westeros. And the House of Black and White stuff was really well done. (The hall of faces - holy shit!) But overall this was not an enjoyable episode at all.
|10 weeks 5 days ago||???||
Who the fuck had any sympathy with Ramsay Bolton at any point?
Maybe the writers should also put lots of scenes in where Tyrion can't reach things on shelves to make sure there's no shred of doubt that he's a dwarf.
|10 weeks 5 days ago||Fascinating||
It used to be the case that it was de jure impossible to rape one's wife. A wife's body was essentially a possession of her husband's, and the act of marriage meant implied consent for life. Or, in other terms, marital sex was a legal right for husbands that could not be withheld by their wives.
I've never seen someone in the modern day defend that position before. So, uh, congrats.
|13 weeks 3 days ago||Sure, sure||
|15 weeks 6 days ago||One point only||
Completely aside from the procedural problems related to university tribunals, this is an utterly wackadoo scenario.
What if there was a rape conspiracy concocted for the purpose of getting some poor sap expelled? This was a stupid plot line in Orange is the New Black, let alone in real life. And the honeypot/victim-seductress is keeping her comrades up to date with texts all along! BUT HOW DO WE GET OUR HANDS ON THOSE TEXTS?
|16 weeks 5 days ago||Morris||
I was pleasantly surprised with Morris, who had a few good plays beyond the fades to Darboh that were worth mentioning. He could easily have had 6-7 more completions if his receivers could hang onto the ball. I don't care how hard the ball is coming in - if you're a WR or a TE and the ball hit you in the hands (or the torso, or the helmet), you should've made the catch.
|19 weeks 2 days ago||Man||
You MBAs sure have a way with words.
|19 weeks 5 days ago||If the fellas at RCMB were capable||
of satire and abstract thought, this kind of bullshit is what they'd write to parody MGoBlog.