The Champions: Bob Jornayvaz (Back), Alejo Taranco (Chevy), Guillermo Terrera (Deuce) and Adolfo Cambiaso (Ace).
From the International Polo Club at Palm Beach, Valiente defeated Orchard Hill for the 111th U.S. Open Championship! Valiente – the Valiants – had been to the title match in 2013 and 2014 as well and avoided becoming 3-time losers with this victory.
The 1st Chukker saw Orchard Hill – the Clubmen – get out to a 3-1 lead but in the 2nd Chukker they went cold from the field AND when shooting penalty shots, missing no less than FOUR from the penalty line! That ultimately proved to be the difference in the match but neither team knew it yet. This sextant ended with Valiente pulling one goal closer at 3-2.
Chukker number 3 was a comparative orgy of offense as the score went from a 4-2 Clubmen lead to a 4-4 tie and finally to a 5-4 Orchard Hill edge going into Halftime. Continue reading
THE MUSLIM SACRAMENT OF BEHEADING.
The Islamic State, spawned by Barack Obama’s premature withdrawal from Iraq, continues to terrorize more and more countries. The Muslim fanatics engaged in the mass beheading of at least 30 Christians in Ethiopia after raiding their churches and destroying their objects of worship.
As usual with Muslim savages they were very, very proud of their handiwork and released a video of the event, promising to kill all Christians who cross their path. What else would you expect from a religion founded by an insane child rapist? I contacted Muhammad for a comment on all this and he replied “Islam’s ambition is to be to the 21st Century what the Nazis were to the 20th. Those gutless hypocrites called American Liberals are our biggest supporters and they enable every one of the deaths we inflict! What irony!” Continue reading
Six new college sports teams will be joining the NAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics). Those teams, in descending order of nickname awesomeness, are:
PROVIDENCE (CA) CHRISTIAN COLLEGE SEA BEGGARS
Location: Pasadena, CA
Comment: How can you not love a nickname as cool and unique as Sea Beggars? And when you combine that nickname with this terrific logo it’s a safe bet PCC’s teams will become nationwide favorites in no time. Continue reading
Balladeer’s Blog resumes its examination of the macabre 1868 French language work The Songs of Maldoror. WARNING: This part is not for the weak of stomach.
A THRONE MADE OF EXCREMENT AND GOLD
This stanza starts out with the supernatural being Maldoror describing the visceral reaction he has to the sound of a human voice singing. His eyes are filled with the flame of his loathing and his ears feel assaulted as if by cannon fire. By comparison when he hears the sounds of musical instruments unaccompanied by voices he feels ineffably ecstatic.
Those observations provide a segue-way into yet ANOTHER contradictory account of Maldoror’s past. I will say it again: Maldoror lies, then lies about the lies.
This time around our malevolent main character tells us he was born deaf and didn’t learn to speak for several years and even then it was with great difficulty. He was beautiful in his youth (or was born with his horrific facial scars if you believe his previous accounts) and that beauty was admired by everyone who encountered him. Continue reading
Disgraced “journalist” (LMAO) Sabrina Rubin Erdely
Disgraced Rolling Stone reporter Sabrina Rubin Erdely, best known for her UVA rape hoax, has broken another story wide open! Erdely reports that Bigfoot has raped Mothman and did it in the Bermuda Triangle no less! According to Erdely and her sources Haven Monahan and a woman known only as “Jackie” one out of every five cryptozoological (in other words “non-existent”) creatures experience rape. Though that statistic has been proven wrong over and over again Erdely – keeping true to the standards of her UVA rape hoax story – keeps citing it as if it was the truth. Continue reading
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TURTLE MOUNTAIN COLLEGE MIGHTY MIKINOCKS
Location: Belcourt, ND
Conference Affiliation: Northern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Comment: This tribal college was established by the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians. Continue reading
Balladeer’s Blog resumes its examination of the macabre 1868 French language work The Songs of Maldoror.
In this stanza the supernatural being Maldoror contemplates a beautiful human hermaphrodite sleeping in a forest near Paris. This portion of The Songs of Maldoror really emphasizes the oneric nature of Ducasse’s writing. Stanzas like this one and The Philosophical Gravedigger always make me wonder if the French horror film director Jean Rollin was influenced by the Count de Lautreamont.
This interlude with the hermaphrodite reminds me of Rollins’ Two Orphan Vampires and the way the title figures have brief encounters with the mad wolf-woman of the train yard, the haughty matriarchal vampress and the she-ghoul. The mystery surrounding the exact nature of the orphan vampires, who may or may not have been around since the Aztecs, is reminiscent of the enigmas surrounding Maldoror himself. Continue reading