AFL Beat – 2018 Round 10

This week, You may be wondering what those three pictures mean.  Well, the big news this week is that the Docklands stadium currently known as Etihad Stadium will, starting next year, be sponsored by Marvel and be known as Marvel Stadium.  If they don't do a Deadpool tie-in, people should be

Your It’s Not The Charlotte 600 Because It’s Not Porn Sunday Night Open Thread

This is one of the rare Sundays I get to enjoy fully.  Tomorrow is Memorial Day,  hence no work and no going to bed early. Will I spend the time fruitfully? Well, I'm watching NASCAR, so you be the judge. As I mentioned last year,  today is the GREATEST DAY IN MOTORSPORTS

TGISF…In Repose

re·pose1 rəˈpōz/ noun noun: repose 1. a state of rest, sleep, or tranquility. "in repose her face looked relaxed" synonyms: rest, relaxation, inactivity; More sleep, slumber "a face in repose" composure. "he had lost none of his grace or his repose" synonyms: peace, peace and quiet, peacefulness, quiet, quietness, calm, tranquility More "they found true repose" composure, serenity, equanimity, poise, self-possession, aplomb "he lost his

Goddess II – Epilogue

EXTERIOR, Balls' beach house, pool deck, San Felipe,  Baja California,  México The sun is slowly setting on the mountains at Balls' back leaving streaks of pink, orange, and yellow across the cloudy sky. In front of Balls, the Sea of Cortés is calm and reflects the light of the bluish-purplish sky as

House of Pain: Dabbin’ on Them Sauces

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a7PqyopzNPo No, not that one. Definitely not that one. Even if it is Squidward doing it. This one. This is The Last Dab. Background time! Hot Ones is a webseries hosted by Sean Evans where he asks celebrities questions as they eat progressively spicer chicken wings. The first wing is relatively mild (depending on

2018 World Cup Team Preview – Australia

This week, Welcome to Balls of Steel's AFL Beat Australian World Cup Preview! I put Tim Cahill pics up because the story of successful Australian fútbol in the last few years is the story of one Timothy Filiga Cahill.  He is Australia's highest goal scorer of all time and has led the

AFL Beat – 2018 Round 9

This week, *** Round 9 The Round started in Adelaide in what was expected to be a blowout.  What was not expected were the rainy conditions that typically spell out a close low-scoring game.  Well, we got both a low-scoring game AND a blowout.  63-26 to the Crows in a game that really

TGISF… Wet Sand

Yep.  I'm half-assing this one.  Sorry, not sorry. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-66h7hHWx8Q I'm at the beach.  Sorry, not sorry. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RtBbinpK5XI This is the view out of my window right now as I'm writing this... So, as you can easily see...  I want to be out there .  NOT in here . So this post is getting written quickly and

Goddess II – The Conclusion(?)

[The Outskirts of  Las Vegas, Nevada, 7:38am] tWBS guides the van past the last completed housing development on this particular road, then takes the next right, pulling into a development which was abandoned during construction as money and luck ran out. There are no residents just yet. tWBS:  This should do. He drives

AFL Beat – 2018 Round 8

We are back and I would be remiss not to thank my good buddy tWBS for filling in for me last weekend!  It's been, what, three weeks since I've done this?  I used to fill these with pictures of hot Australian girls, didn't I? If not, I do apologize.  Now, where

TGISF… Talking Baseball

I like baseball.  That's not exactly a secret, I suppose. But what you folks might not realize is that I like baseball just for the sake of baseball itself.  What I mean by that is that I enjoy watching baseball even when I don't have a particular rooting interest.  Weird, but