Kickoff time is 6:30 p.m.
Kickoff time is 6:30 p.m.
I watched part of the Alabama-Clemson game Monday partly because ESPN had various formats for viewing. I chose the student section view, which consisted of a large stream at the top of the game with two smaller streams underneath of the student sections for Alabama and Clemson.
Not a big college football fan, so I tuned out after a quarter, which admittedly was action packed.
It wasn’t until today that I was aware of the huge controversy surrounding the game.
That’s Ciara, someone I never heard of (I’m old, what do you expect), who’s the girlfriend of Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and the singer of the National Anthem at Monday’s game. Critics say she showed too much skin.
OK. Not to mention this:
Seriously? She showed too much skin? This is nudity?
But no complaints about this:
Why is Academy Award winner Adrien Brody in this? Why is Kevin Spacey producing it?
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Here’s something light, given things have been so heavy these past few days. But, you see this could have been so close to a “bug on the windshield” disaster. That adjustment at the building was really fortunate.
The news out of Paris is horrific. Religious fanatics with guns and bombs have killed at least 120 people. It’s an attack by Islamic State psychopaths.
The best television news coverage has been on France 24.
President Francois Holland gave this speech soon after the attack on the Stade de France, where he was one of the fans at a football match between France and Germany:
And President Obama had this to say from the White House:
But the French are in solidarity. Football fans sang the national anthem as they left the Stade de France after the attacks:
And, of course, someone stupid has something disgusting to say about it all.
What can you do when you have a seven-hour layover between flights?
That’s the Louisville Women’s Swim Team, stuck at the Raleigh-Durham airport recently.
I prefer to be stuck at an airport with a Centurion Lounge, where I can eat and drink myself into a coma.
This is what they were doing before I was born:
And here’s what they’re doing today: