What's the message of these ads? That if you eat enough Chicken McNuggets you'll become a Olympian? That taking a bite of fast food is somehow as thrilling as receiving the highest athletic honor awarded on an international stage?
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Fifty years ago last weekend I sprained my neck. I was a hyper seven-year old sitting on the floor in front of our black and white console television throwing my head in circles, tossing my long hair around to the beat of "I Wanna Hold Your Hand."
Is it time to crawl under my desk yet? Like the ice and snow in Sochi, can't we have a thawing of our relationship with Russia? The continued undermining of the Sochi Games and trying to miscast Putin's Olympics as a $50 billion ego trip really needs to stop.
It would be unfair for the world to judge the artistic merit of the ceremony on the basis of this one technical fault, as the rest of the staging was flawless. Art may deserve a bit more flexibility in terms of how we evaluate success, compared to sport, where only perfection matters.
Who are these bizarre, futuristic snowflake ladies escorting each country? They sported bizarre headdresses and two hoops around their chest with the country's name written in English and Russian.
How many rejection letters can one person take? They are our version of the torn Achilles before the big game, the participation medals and last place finishes. But still, like that flying tomato boy, we go on.
Like a lot of Americans, I'm watching the Olympics from time to time. I do wish I could still hear the music for the skaters while muting the endless,...
One staple of Clark's workout routine is Hamstring Swissball Curls, which build glutes, quad and core stability while boosting balance. Working these body parts helps her keep control of the board and manage those icy bumps.
Russian security forces fear that as many as three female suicide bombers may have infiltrated their security parameters and may be hiding in the Olympic zone at Sochi. These bombers could wreak havoc by setting off their bombs amongst the crowds of athletes and spectators.
You are free to go home and eat half a sheet cake, or rip out that ugly fireplace or make fun of Joe Namath's coat, but in the meantime, you get to take this opportunity to congratulate someone else for his or her good fortune.
In the chase to be a celebrity composer, the checkpoints are a bit blurry. Whether musicians sketch out notes and then hire composers to write what ...
I love songs that have a high tempo and lyrics that I can make into motivating phrases in my head.
What traits do athletes have that can translate to sales? Quite a few, actually. They know that they have to put in the work at practice to see results in the games. Salespeople have to show the same attention to detail in their accounts.
I am inspired by the Olympics. Champions deserve to be celebrated. This week, Voices for National Service will honor our own champions who, in my eyes, demonstrate tremendous resilience and tenacity in their efforts to fight for national service.
Whoever would believe that New York's The Metropolitan Opera would break new ground with contemporary social commentary in presenting a new Opera? ...