I’m just getting over our withdrawals from the games themselves and now I’ve reached a second-level of deprivation: I need my anthemic, motivational, tear-inducing commercials. Because if a historical, athletic achievement isn’t enough to break you down, a magnificent paper towel commercial sure is.
The best/funniest/weirdest moments from London in nice, little, animated packages.
These are the moments from the 2012 Olympics that you’ll still be hearing about at the 2064 Olympics.
Not over the Spice Girls Reunion? Neither am I.
A strong showing for the out Olympians. 2 of 3 openly gay men medaled!
There were quite a few moments when ceremony’s entertainers looked a bit like the tributes on parade during the 74th Hunger Games.
Third place is a third wheel.
The opening and closing ceremonies in Sochi, Russia, are likely to feature a lot of trashy local pop stars. Here’s what to expect.
The Closing Ceremonies were a mish-mish of every famous Brit who could so much as keep a beat on a trash can lid or walk to and fro on cue. Obviously the most important people summoned for the cause were the Spice Girls and the supermodels. Which was more fab?
The US may have beat the world in medal count, but the Brits always dominate in music … even lip syncs.
GOLD’S WHAT MAKES YOU BEAUTIFUL.
LeBron danced, James Harden stole the mascot, and even Coach K got excited.
Tilt-Shift photography uses a special lens to create a shallow depth of field, and make the subjects of a photo look like toy miniatures. Here are some striking examples from the Olympics.
The Olympics are over today, which totally sucks, but that also means: it’s Spice Girls day! They’re performing at the Closing Ceremonies and to celebrate, let us review and relive.
American wrestler Jordan Burroughs defeated Iran’s Sadegh Goudarszi in freestyle wrestling to win gold. After the match and medal ceremony, Burroughs tweeted this photo.
Now we know what it would be like if a member of One Direction won a bronze medal.
Farah becomes only the seventh man to win the 5,000m and 10,000m in a single Olympics. See the finish here.
After the 4x100m relay was over, Bolt was like, “Here you go!” and held out the baton. “NOT.”