The First Fists Open Up Friday Linkage

Three-fourths of the First Family hard at play on the Gulf Coast:

“What coast?  GULF COAST!”

The other fourth? She’s probably too busy focusing on her future presidency (a preview here) and has no time for such trivialities as putt-putt.

Here are the week’s links:


Residents of Sac-town, hide your kids, hide your wife, there are zebras on the loose… Mark Driscoll’s helpful  thoughts on Anne Rice’s departure from the shores of Christianity…  You gotta use Starbucks’ designated size names (Tall, Grande, Venti) or face getting the boot like this prof did…  Ann Coulter?  She’s complicated…  Chicharito made his Man U home debut last Monday and was greeted with “rapturous applause”… A Houston teenager is slain by a tag team consisting of a permanent resident and an undocumented alien, her uncle “would like to see what they’re doing in Arizona done here” so clearly, he must clearly be a racist…This week’s entry into the “Best Illustration of Romans 1:21-24”  sweepstakes.  A contest which unfortunately we have all submitted an entry to…

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Kobe Bryant Retroactively Owns a Horse

Not in a race track kind of way, but in one-upping a member of the Earth’s equine community.

Everyone remembers “Man vs. Beast” that ridiculous show that Fox aired (insert joke here) where the producers pitted human beings against animals in various competitions.

In a politically incorrect event, 44 little people lost to an elephant. The contest? See who could pull a commercial jet a certain distance in the shortest (no pun intended) time. Here’s a shot of the action:

weird

In another ‘event, a world-class sprinter ran a 100-meter dash against a giraffe and a zebra. (FYI: Beat the giraffe but got smoked by the zebra.)

A couple of years ago, Kobe Bryant jumped over a moving car, here’s the video:

More recently, in Galilee of all places, a horse tried to do the same thing and well epic fail. Here’s the telling shot:

horse fail

Here is the rest of the story.