Gazing Into Balls’ Crystal Balls – Week 14

This is my weekly outlook as to who will make the playoffs,  who won’t,  who will win,  and who won’t. As promised,  I’m keeping track of what I say week to week so you can call me out on any bullshit you may see. At the end of the season,  I’ll recap

Gazing Into Balls’ Crystal Balls – Week 13

This is my weekly outlook as to who will make the playoffs,  who won’t,  who will win,  and who won’t. Essentially,  it will be an exercise in pissing Hippo and Moose off. Also,  as promised,  I’m keeping track of what I say week to week so you can call me out on any

That’s the Joke

Disclaimer: This is absolutely not NFL-related. It's not even sports related. But it is joke-related. Continue at your own discretion. Or go back to working like a chump or reading something other than [DFO] while you sit on the can. Whatever. All- As many of you are aware, my wife and I

Boots On The Ground – “The Summer of 50” Part 1: A Veneer of Respectability

So, this summer I turned 50. Not a big deal to most, as average life spans are now at the highest they've ever been, as long as you aren't an Iraqi refugee or a black man from Chicago. But still, given the ulcers I developed at age 7 due to

Welcome New Commentists! Or, I have to do what now?

Hello new person!  Last year, tWBS drew the short straw and did the introductory post to any of you that are just now discovering our little corner of the world. BTW, DFO is ranked in the 400,000s in terms of websites around the world, so that's... something! We do know we

Your Why Are You Not Out Watching Deadpool 2? Open Thread

So, yesterday I left work a little early and caught a 4:00 PM showing of Deadpool 2 at my local mall/multiplex.  There are a lot of things to unwrap: I paid $20 USD for a fucking movie ticket at fucking 4:00 PM!  Granted, it was a Dolby cinema with fully

Your Tuesday Vuelta Champions League Quarters Preview

While it may seem that the ties are already decided, as with many things in life,  you never fucking know.  Heck,  it was only last year that Barcelona turned around a 4-0 away deficit into a 6-1 home win to advance against Paris St. Germain. Does anyone this year have a

Champions League Lesser Footy! 13 February Fixtures Roundtable

King Hippo: I have been chosen to kick off festivities, which means you will get the simplest of formatting.  Lucky youse. *** Manchester City @ FC Basel (2:45 EST, FS2)   King Hippo: Easy preview first - teh snuff film.  FC Basel ain't even in first in the goddamned Swiss League this season, whilst Man City is

It’s a New Sexy Year Friday!

Sort of. Work with me here. The timing of the holiday is such that this is the last Sexy Friday of the year of our Lord 2017. And yeah, go fuck yourselves with that CE crap. Taking away the religious angle, the commonly accepted chronology is based on the estimated birth

The Definitive Top Ten Monster Energy Drinks aka NASCAR season review

For those of you that are rednecks, Mexicans, or fellow racing aficionados, this will be old news. However, for those of you that look down on us NASCAR fans, I'll be recapping this year's Monster Energy Cup season's top drivers/moments whilst at the same time giving you the definitive top