Posts tagged "Olympics"

The Ms Crankypants Goodbye Olympics Awards

The Olympics are done, just in time since they were running out of minor sports that you’ve barely heard of. Just when I became saturated with single-minded athletes who have devoted 4, 8, or 12 years to the pursuit of a medal that they can miss out on in less than 10 seconds, they shut... Read more »

Ms Crankypants reviews the 2012 Olympics

Opening Ceremony: Well-populated, historic, incoherent, cinematic, nice flame. Women’s gymnastics coverage: Too cutesy-pie and emotional. These girls are there because they are athletes, not girlfriends. The right guy in the right job: Bob Costas Most mystifying hire by NBC: Ryan Seacrest as special correspondent. Don’t they know that there are other youngish media types they... Read more »