It’s difficult enough to have a profession that ensures you remain closeted, but creating a queer character who doesn’t know anyone like them is extremely harmful.Read More
Funny how the most horrifically racist things are so often done by the self-proclaimed least racist people you know, huh?Read More
After commentating on the Super Bowl all evening with live improvisations, Jordan Peele and Keegan-Michael Key headed over to The Late Show with Stephen Colbert to revisit one of their classic sketches: the tale of McCringleberry.Read More
Apparently some sports talk show radio hosts didn't think much of the Buffalo Bills' hire, because was only a matter of hours before they were ranting and raving into their microphones about how dumb they thought this move was.Read More
University of Missouri president Tim Wolfe has resigned from his position after numerous protests against him and the school had sprung up as a result of racial tensions at the university.Read More
It's just... why?
Okay, not cool.Read More
TBF his "Science Guy" side doesn't often seem *de-*activated
Saturday found New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick making a scientific pronouncement to reporters re: the air pressure inside footballs as it relates to a pre-game tradition. It was a moment that resulted in Belichick being called "Bill Belichick the Science Guy."Read More
Whoooo's ready for some goth rock???
No doubt you've probably seen many of the often surreal GIFs that come out of the Madden Giferator, a marketing campaign by EA for the latest Madden 15 that allows you to add your own text to looping images of the game's players. Now intrepid internet users are stating to make music videos out of the GIFs, and the songs they've picked so far are nothing short of genius.Read More
The force is strong with this figure.
We learned it from watching you, okay?? WE LEARNED IT FROM WATCHING YOU.
It's known internationally as football, because of course it is—it's a game where you kick a ball around with your feet. But in 'Merica, it's called "soccer," and we get an endless amount of heat from the rest of the world because of it. But it's not our fault, guys! As always, it's England's fault.Read More
I See What They Did There
God needed another 2,000 pound camel angel.
Sports fans everywhere might not realize that for the past twenty years, the success of their favorite football teams was dependent on the will and predictions of an unlikely source: a 2,000 pound camel named Princess.Read More
I don't think this is what they usually mean by "shots on goal."
A Bosnian man played a full soccer match with a 9mm bullet in his head this past weekend, and only discovered it when complaining about a headache. While some soccer players are masters of making dramatic flops, he managed to make getting shot in the head one of the least dramatic injuries on record. And he only let up one goal, too.Read More
Adding robots to things is a pretty good way to get my attention. Although I usually don't have any interest in college football, this week a coach at the University of Tennessee wanted an overhead view of his team, so he rented a drone to get it done. It's difficult to tell from the Vine coach Butch Jones posted on Twitter, but I think we've seen this particular drone before.Read More
We don't typically pay much attention to sports news here at Geekosystem. Our friends at SportsGrid do a great job of covering that stuff, but this is a prime example of worlds colliding. The Detroit Lions just signed YouTube sensation Havard "Kickalicious" Rugland as their new kicker. They'll really clean up this season if the NFL changes its rules to include casually kicking a football with the back of your foot into an open garbage can.Read More
ESPN Sportscasters Pack as Many The Princess Bride References Into Their Half-Hour Show as Possible. And it’s Glorious.
Aaaaaas Yooooou Wiiiiiiiiiiiish
We don't post all that much football-related stuff on The Mary Sue—that's more sister site's SportsGrid's beat—but when a trio of sportscasters pack a good 18 The Princess Bride references into a half-hour show… well… how can we resist? Buzzfeed put together this compilation of all the references from Sunday's NFL Kickoff on ESPN, and I've gotta say, it's pretty impressive. They kept it to two "Inconceivable"s and even worked in the ROUSes. That's dedication.Read More