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Any place for sports on FanFare?

I'd like to consider having Fanfare threads for major sporting events like the World Cup, Olympics, Super Bowl, NBA Finals, etc. [more inside]
posted by skewed on Jun 11, 2015 - 19 comments

Podcast: Welcome to Night Vale: 60 - Water Failure

The water isn't working at the radio station, which is super annoying. Oh, also it seems the sun is multiplying. Plus, a college football update, a request for some time off, and controversy with the local TV news. [more inside]
posted by DevilsAdvocate on Jan 15, 2015 - 11 comments

Podcast: Judge John Hodgman: I Pledge a Grievance to the Flag

Should a couple install a sports team's flag outside their home?
posted by ocherdraco on Dec 11, 2014 - 9 comments

Movie: Foxcatcher

Wrestler Mark Schultz forms a relationship with his new sponsor, millionaire John du Pont, as they train for the 1988 games in Seoul - a union that leads to unlikely circumstances as both men feel inferior to Mark's revered brother, Dave. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Nov 13, 2014 - 10 comments

Movie: Rocky Balboa

Thirty years after the ring of the first bell, Rocky Balboa comes out of retirement and dons his gloves for his final fight; against the reigning heavyweight champ Mason 'The Line' Dixon. [more inside]
posted by nubs on Oct 7, 2014 - 7 comments

Movie: Rocky V

Reluctantly retired from boxing and back from riches to rags, Rocky takes on a new protege who betrays him; As the champ's son must adjust to his family's new life after bankruptcy. [more inside]
posted by nubs on Sep 29, 2014 - 3 comments

Movie: Rocky IV

After iron man Drago, a highly intimidating 6-foot-5, 261-pound Soviet athlete, literally destroys Apollo Creed in an exhibition match, Rocky comes to the heart of Russia for 15 pile-driving boxing rounds of revenge. [more inside]
posted by nubs on Sep 21, 2014 - 10 comments

Ping Pong the Animation: Smile Is a Robot  First Watch   Season 1, Ep 2

Coach Koizumi has started working Smile hard, and he definitely doesn't appreciate the extra attention. Available on YouTube! More about this amazing show in the first episode's post. [more inside]
posted by The Devil Tesla on Sep 18, 2014 - 2 comments

Ping Pong the Animation: The Wind Makes It Too Hard to Hear  First Watch   Season 1, Ep 1

Two old friends go to spy on a new table tennis champ at a rival high school, but meanwhile their own team is falling apart. This is the first episode of the most recent anime series by Masaaki Yuasa, who recently guest directed the Adventure Time episode Food Chain. US distributor Funimation has put the entire series on YouTube, so watch this episode there! More, spoiler-free information about the series inside. [more inside]
posted by The Devil Tesla on Sep 15, 2014 - 4 comments

Movie: Rocky III

Rocky has been holding the title as the heavyweight champion until he is defeated by a brutal challenger, and now must regain his fighting spirit through a big rematch, trained by an unlikely ally: his old nemesis Apollo Creed. [more inside]
posted by nubs on Sep 13, 2014 - 11 comments

Movie: Rocky II

Rocky struggles in family life after his bout with Apollo Creed, while the embarrassed champ insistently goads him to accept a challenge for a rematch. [more inside]
posted by nubs on Sep 6, 2014 - 3 comments

Movie: Rocky

A down and out amateur boxer from Philadelphia's tough neighborhood gets the chance of a lifetime, while at the same time he finds love in the arms of a shy, reclusive girl who works in the local pet store. [more inside]
posted by nubs on Aug 30, 2014 - 12 comments

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