I watched some of the opening ceremonies from London. Some of it was cool, like the cascade of lights falling from those big gold rings in the sky. But I gave up not long after Mr. Bean accompanied the orchestra on the theme song from Chariots of Fire.
I decided if I was going to watch spectacle, with big throngs of people, lots of lights, and explosions of sound, I should at least watch something with good fuckin’ music going on. So I watched these instead:
Number of British troops currently in Afghanistan? Around 9000.
Number of British troops currently involved in the Olympics? Around 18’200.
I hate, hate, hate, hate, hate the Olympics.
(The Hypocrisy video made me all sentimental, it was my first death metal band *sniff*)
I need my “Eraser” fix on a regular basis or I start to get the shakes.
I always get disappointed in the Summer Olympics when I remember that curling isn’t a summer sport.
I don’t get it.
I think Ben is saying that the Olympics is a great drain on resources. That seems to be the main criticism that I’ve seen made of the London Olympics by British people. I don’t think Ben is saying that he’d rather the military be sending its troops to Afghanistan. Though I could be wrong. It happens quite regularly.
The jury returned with the verdict…..Gorjia sucks big black cock (not that there is anything wrong with big black cock…..the band just sucks it, is all)
Haven’t seen anything from the Olympics yet – I haven’t been home much this week and without cable, I can’t watch when I’m there, since I can’t get a decent signal for the NBC affiliate. Not sure how much I’m going to watch this time around anyway.
But I did find this, and I was amused.