Latest On Beijing Olympics 2008

  • Michael Phelps Vs. The Golden Girls

    The gold medalist has delivered NBC with some huge ratings, but he’s yet to trump The Golden Girls, which continues to hold the record for Saturday night numbers. People might like watching Michael Phelps in a Speedo, but nothing beats Bea Arthur in a mauve pleather pantsuit. There’s just no contest. Read More ›

    Eliot Glazer 6 years ago 2 responses

  • Henry Cejudo

    Young wrestler Henry Cejudo, the son of unauthorized migrants, has just won the gold for the U.S. American nativists want him deported. Thanks to the Olympics, I’m having an epiphany that there are a lot of really racist people in the world. Read More ›

    Peggy Wang 6 years ago respond

  • Ara Abrahamian

    Disgusted with losing on points in the semi-finals against the later gold medalist Andrea Minguzzi, Abrahamian tossed his bronze medal onto the wrestling mat after receiving it and left. And then he pouted and harrumphed off to his room with his arms crossed. Read More ›

    Peggy Wang 6 years ago respond

  • Yang Peiyi

    She’s the voice behind the patriotic anthem sung at the Opening Ceremony, performed by a cuter, more TV-friendly lip-syncer named Lin Miaoke. People are up in arms about this, but it’s not news that the world is a superficial place. Hasn’t anybody ever seen that movie The Truth About Cats and Dogs??? Read More ›

    Peggy Wang 6 years ago respond