TGISF… Finally Getting My Bell Rung There's not going to be a lot of the talky talky this week.  I'm all talked out for one week.  I realize that for most of you this is probably good news.  I further realize that I do sometimes tend to ramble. Plus, I started drinking early today for a lot

Goddess II – Episode 4

[Sky View Suite, Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, Dusk] When the elevator doors open..... tWBS:  Holee... Leticia:  ...Shit. balls (giggling):  Hee hee.  Told ya. Leticia:  da Fuq????? Vanessa:  Right????? balls:  Welcome to the Sky View Suite.  Thanks to Leticia and Vanessa spotting that Old Bag's bullshit, we're comped.  Let's get crunk. tWBS:  You guys go ahead.  Imma hit

Coach Carroll’s Weird Mysteries: The Reincarnation of Omm Sety

Oh, men. MEN. I took a trip with Coach Ryan this past week; he seemed intent on going somewhere where he could walk barefoot without having to worry about stepping on anything, so we ended up in Egypt. And hot DAMN, did I ever find a strange one this past

Balls of Steel’s AFL Beat – AFLW Round 3 + AFLX!

This week, But first, we have all of the AFLW Round 3 results, an update on our tipping contest, and a recap of the AFLX experiment.  All of this and more on Welcome to Balls of Steel's AFL Beat! AFLW Round 3 The Round started on North American Friday Night with a hotly-anticipated clash

Your Daytona 500 Sunday Evening Open Thread

Does anyone else gets annoyed by those Happy Daytona Day ads? Luckily, I'm not the only one: Listen, today is a big day because it's the "Official" start of the NASCAR season (even though we had two Duels on Thursday and a Clash last Sunday).  The Clash was an exhibition race between

TGISF… Looks Like I Picked The Wrong Week To Stop Sniffing Glue

What a weird fucking week!!!!!  FFS!!!!! Oh well, I'm not gonna preempt this special "by request" theme another week like I did last week.  Though I probably should. Because it's gonna suck.  Sorry. Also, there will be no weirdness wrap up this week.  Sorry.  I'm short on time.  But all of you were

Goddess II – Episode 3

[Mandalay Bay Poker Room, Almost Two Hours Later] The tournament has whittled its way down to only three.  balls, tWBS and yes...the OBfP.  But OBfP's stack of chips has dwindled over the past few hands and she's becoming desperate.  The dealer shuffles and begins dealing the next hand. Just then, tWBS feels

Coach Carroll’s Weird Mysteries: The Somerton Man

Olympics, Olympics, Olympics. Looks like it's cold as shit in Korea right now. After months of cloud and fog and dampness in the Pacific Northwest, I'm not about to go gallivanting over to Asia right now to ask the Chinese what they know about 9/11. I need to warm up

Balls of Steel’s AFL Beat – AFLW Round 2

You know, I really like how Jeremy Clarkson does the intros each week for The Grand Tour.  In that vein, this week: And In reality, lots of things happened this week and will happen in the week coming up. It was another week and another loss for the defending champions, the AFLX

TGISF…Let The Games Begin!!!! (errrrrr…continue, I guess?)

Because I miscalculated the interest you weirdos would have in the Winter Olympics, this week's TGISF theme was originally supposed to be a "by request" theme for one of our good peeps, with only some brief mentioning of the Olympic goings on.  But you guys obviously zigged when I thought

Goddess II – Episode 2

[Sedona, Arizona, The Following Morning] Leticia (banging on bathroom door):  Hey!!!!  Have you got all your things ready?  The bellhop will be here for our bags soon.  You're already gorgeous anyway.  Hurry the hell up, would you? Vanessa (from inside bathroom):  Almost done.  Just a another minute!!! Leticia:  *sigh* There's a knock at the

Coach Carroll’s Weird Mysteries: The Stone Balls of Costa Rica

Hi folks - I know a lot of you plan on watching the Super Bowl this weekend (well, perhaps maybe not a number of the denizens of this website) - I know it may sound sacrilegious to say this, especially as a highly regarded NFL coach, but instead of crunching