Author Archive for: ‘John Vinson’

Game of Thrones March Madness, Fill Out Your Bracket

Don’t you just love it when someone with a bit of creativity comes up with an idea meshing two amazing things into one? A Game of Thrones fan has done just that, pitting characters from the book/show against each other in a March Madness style bracket. It’s Westeros Madness! The bracket creator describes the tournament, “It’s March Madness, Westeros style. …

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Casper Ware & Long Beach State Jerseys Impress Fans

#TheBeach is one of those Twitter trends that started out about something specific, and like these trends leads to everyone chiming in…even people who have no idea that Long Beach State exists. In the image above you can see that the Long Beach State 49’ers have a simple statement strewn across their jersey. Twitter erupted with praise, showing support for …

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Louisville Pulls Away From Davidson In Second Half, 69-62

There will be no 13 seed over 4th seed upset in the west region of the NCAA tournament, as U of L holds on to beat Davidson. U of L’s defense stepped it up, only allowing Davidson to shoot 33% from the field. Davidson is known for their high scoring, and Louisville was able to snuff them with their zone. …

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Long Beach St. vs New Mexico 2nd Round NCAA Tournament Matchup

The No. 12 – No. 5 matchup in the West region of the NCAA tournament looks to be another game between a great defensive team and a potent offensive club. Here’s how the teams have performed in the history of the tournament. New Mexico #5 Tournament Appearances: 12 Tournament Wins: 7 Final Four Appearances: 0 National Championships: 0 Long Beach …

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Louisville Leads Davidson After Messy First Half, Twitter Reacts

The first half of the game ended up playing right into U of L’s hands. It was messy, scrappy, and Davidson missed many of their 3-point attempts. Here’s a quick breakdown of the important stats of the first half… Davidson is cold from 3-point land, shooting 18% with 2-11. Louisville is still up after playing extremely sloppy, giving up 9 …

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Louisville & Davidson NCAA Tournament Second Round Match-Up

The early match-up between Louisville & Davidson looks to feature some interesting storylines, along with style clashes between the two teams. Here’s a look at the history of both teams in the NCAA Tournament: Louisville #4 Tournament Appearances: 38 Tournament Wins: 60 Final Four Appearances: 8 National Championships: 2 (1980, 1986) Davidson #13 Tournament Appearances: 10 Tournament Wins: 8 Final …

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Invisible Children CEO Answers Questions About Financial Scrutiny

“Kony 2012” is the hottest viral video of 2012, and with it came a long list of criticisms involving the charity behind the video – Invisible Children (IC). In response to this criticism, IC has released a video featuring their CEO, Ben Keesey. It’s an 8 minute video which goes a bit more in-depth into the financial questions being raised …

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2012 NIT Tournament Bracket Features Strong Teams

Winning the regular season of a power conference isn’t enough to get you into a tournament these days, as Washington is on the outside looking in, despite being Pac-12 champions. Instead, they’re the #1 seed of a NIT bracket that features some staunch competition. Considering the amount of bubble bursting that took place over the weekend, this might be one …

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Cee Lo Green’s Cat Purrfect, Latest TV Star, 34,000 Twitter Followers

There’s plenty of C-B star power on The Voice, but there’s one feline who’s becoming the breakout sensation and her name is ‘Purrfect’. Showing up in Cee Lo’s lap like a new version of Dr. Evil, Purrfect has captured the attention of The Voice viewers. (image) Purrfect was introduced in this promo video, with the cat seeing its debut in …

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Doonesbury Comic Satirizes New Abortion Laws, Pulled From Comics Page

Doonesbury is a long running comic strip, written by Garry Trudeau for over 40 years. Never shying away from hot political topics, Trudeau has caused some controversy with today’s strip. It’s in regards to the hot button issue of requiring women seeking abortions to undergo ultrasounds before going through with the procedure. I won’t even bother summarizing it, as you …

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Peyton Manning Courted By Miami Dolphins Fans In Funniest Way Possible

There are few things as funny as ridiculous sports fans. The silly measures people go to to represent their team, talk smack, and depending on the time of year, try to impress potential free agents, always brings a smile and giggle. There hasn’t been a bigger free agent in the history of the NFL ahead of Peyton Manning. The man …

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NCAA Basketball Tournament Brackets 2012, Who’s In Your Final Four?

It’s in the air, you can feel it growing. If you live in Lexington, KY like I do, you can’t help but feel the craziness of March Madness. Even if you’re a loner living hermit up on a hill, when you come down to pick up supplies, someone will undoubtedly get you wrapped up in it. It’s time for the …

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