Was There Lotion in the Making of Bodies in Motion?

bodies-in-motion-montageThese are the words that came to mind as I watched this video:

  • Icky
  • Creepy
  • Peeping Tom
  • Exploitation
  • Men edited this

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The super slow-mo’s on ass & crotch-shots, the numerous ass shots, the girls hugging while patting each other’s ass shots, and the creepy porn soundtrack made me wonder how many NBC executive erections this soft-porn-disguised-as-Olypmpic-footage video went through before airing.

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Blade Runner

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Oscar Pistorius

Does a runner with no legs have an advantage over other runners?

Hang on.

Runner with no legs?

Isn’t that an oxymoron?

Not if you’re Oscar Pistorius, the world’s first double-amputee athlete to compete at the Olympics.

But if you do happen to be Oscar Pistorius, don’t expect everyone to cheer you on. And don’t count on prosthetics to be your saving grace in the 2012 London games. Those life-altering prosthetics may turn out to be your downfall.

Says Rick Morrissey of the Chicago Sun Times, “I think those blades give the South African runner a competitive advantage, and that he shouldn’t have been allowed to participate in the Olympics.”

Morrissey is not alone in his criticism of the use of prosthetics in the Olympics.

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Linsanity Spreads Beyond the Court

jeremy_linIf we’re under the impression that Asians aren’t tall enough to play basketball, the new star point guard for the Knicks is proving us dead wrong.

Jeremy Lin is making basketball history.

As reported by Salon, “Whatever screen you’re watching on, your phone, computer or TV, it’s the Jeremy Lin show now, and the whole country is tuning in.”

Says Salon reporter, Alexander Chee, in his article The Jeremy Lin Show:

The NBA, much like America’s conversation about race, has been something of a black and white ball — and Asian-American stars were simply not invited to the dance.”

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