AFL Beat 2019 Round 5

This week, That's apparently not a push in the back, That's apparently not a wet man holding another wet man, And apparently Dr. Evil grew a mullet and plays for Carlton. Welcome to Balls of Steel's AFL Beat! Round 5 Recaps and Highlights The schedule was a bit weird this week with games starting on Australian

Your “Easter Egg Hunts Prove That Your Lazy Kid CAN Actually Find Things When They Want To” Friday Evening Open Thread

It's Easter Weekend. Jesus was a pretty cool dude.  I'm not a particularly religious person, but I truly do mean that I think Jesus was pretty awesome.  I don't necessarily think he was created out of  "Divine Intervention" per se.  In fact, I think Mary might have....ummmm....never mind. But he was a

AFL Beat 2019 Round 4

This week, A man grabs boobs, not balls, An umpire wears green and points, And a challenge was accepted. Welcome to Balls of Steel's AFL Beat! Round 4 Recaps and Highlights I've mentioned this before: For some reason, the Sydney Swans play better on the road than at home lately. I don't know why.

House of Pain: X Gonna Give it to Ya

Motherfucker… it's not… a fucking… game. So around October or so, which tells you how long this has been waiting in the wings, THIS finally came in from the Heatonist website. Yes, House of Pain is back, even though Senor's laptop still goes unreplaced (seriously Senor, how hard is it) and there is

Your “My Goal Is To Be As Good A Person As My Dog Already Thinks I Am” Friday Evening Open Thread

I've got nothing much to talk about this week.  So I'm not gonna. Trust me, that's a good thing.  And you're happier this way. And in all honesty, I have been so distracted the past few weeks that I couldn't think of a theme for this week.  So this week's theme is

Marty Mornhinweg’s Wacky Weapons: Project Habakkuk

Spring is here, which means that it's time for me to whip my high-school team into shape for the upcoming football season. Never too early to get started, really - who cares about baseball? It just gets in the way of Oklahoma drills. As the winter ice melts, my excitement

Temptation Island Talk – Season Finale Part 2

Welcome back to Temptation Island Talk! Kids, as I write this, I am still basking in the afterglow of what was a glorious Season Finale of Temptation Island. As I take a deep draw of that metaphorical cigarette and take a sip of my literal fine aged

AFL Beat 2019 Round 3

This week, The number of the beast causes havoc So close yet so far NFL says put him back in! Welcome to Balls of Steel's AFL Beat! Round 3 Recaps and Highlights We are back again for another exciting week of AFL Footy! For some reason, the AFL loves their Australian Thursday night matchups, which sucks

Your “Tell Me What You Want, What You Really Really Want” Friday Evening Open Thread First off, just so SonOfSpam  doesn't "Dude" me incessantly tonight (he probably will anyway)...Full Disclosure.... I was not a fan of The Spice Girls' music.  Of course for a while there, one couldn't help but be exposed to it regardless of whether they wanted to be or not.  So I am

AFL Beat 2019 Round 2 + AFLW Grand Final

This week, Crows kick ass 53,034 people saw the AFLW Grand Final And are the Lions finally better than their AFLW counterparts? Welcome to Balls of Steel's AFL Beat! Round 2 Recaps and Highlights We are back again and better than ever! Richmond started off the season with a handy win over Carlton, but it cost