Author Archives: Grimstad

Carson Palmer Awarded Key to City of Charlotte

Carson Palmer Awarded Key to City of Charlotte by Mayor Jennifer Roberts.

Things That Don’t Need to Be Said – Volume VII: Simms Edition

“I put the Eagles offense as one of my bottom five. Why did I do it? Not that they are one of the worst five units in the NFL. It’s because, ‘It’s going to be one of the fastest units we’ve ever seen. What are you going to do to stop it? . . . […]

Dynasty Warriors 8 Cast Charged with War Crimes

By G. Grimstad | This Week In Video Games 85 Chinese nationals accused of war crimes and crimes against humanity committed during the Three Kingdoms Period (220-280 A.D.) made their initial appearance Monday in front of the International Criminal Court at The Hague. The entire cast of Tecmo Koei’s Dynasty Warriors 8 face a myriad […]

Apparently They Do Things Differently In D.C.

Yep.

No Point Crying Over Spoiled Movies

People tend to freak out when I discuss the plot points of recently released movies that they have yet to see. These people need to relax. AFI has a list of the 100 Greatest Movies. The most recent one was Fargo in 1996. I was born in 1986. Before I could ride a bike I […]

Jason Babin Trapped in Sisyphean Nightmare

Jason Babin was meeting with members of the Associated Press today regarding his recent release from the Philadelphia Eagles when news broke that he had been claimed off waivers by the Jacksonville Jaguars. Philadelphia beat writers asked Babin how he felt about his new team. Babin, who studied Classics at Western Michigan University, responded: “I […]

Doping Allegations against Sonic the Hedgehog

By G. Grimstad | This Week in Video Games The racing world was shocked today when the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (“USADA”) released a 600 page report regarding an elaborate blood doping conspiracy headed by five-time Green Hills Marathon champion Sonic the Hedgehog. Dr. Ivo Robotnik, the USADA’s lead investigator, stated that the evidence conclusively established […]

Petraeus Affair – Things That Don’t Need to be Said: Volume VI

In light of the Petraeus scandal, CNN posed the question of why men in positions of power continue to “risk exposure and punishment” by having extramarital affairs. Where to start? I suppose I could answer that question by talking about the dynamics of power and how it affects the mind. I could weave you countless […]

Teammates React to DK Trade Request

By G. Grimstad | This Week in Video Games Earlier this week, Donkey Kong, one of the most popular Nintendo characters, reportedly asked to be traded or released by the Japanese company. “We were all disappointed with how the team performed this season. I don’t think it’s that surprising that he would voice his displeasure,” […]

Sources: Donkey Kong asks for release from Nintendo

By J. Montrose and G. Grimstad | This Week in Video Games Donkey Kong met with Nintendo president, Satoru Iwata, on Saturday and informed him of his desire to be traded to Sony or released, according to sources with knowledge of the situation. This was Iwata’s first meeting with the tie-wearing, barrel-throwing gorilla since the […]