Another LOLz Post

There are plenty of Bama-Kentucky laughs after the jump…

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Drinking the Kool-Aid

Your team wins in impressive fashion. You feel that no other team in the world could take you down. In fact, anyone who thinks that your team isn’t the best is simply a hater and must be punished! How dare they try and find flaws in our performance!? WE TAKE NAMES AND KICK BUTT!

This type of thought is commonly referred to as “Drinking the Kool-Aid”, which refers to believing what the out of touch fans tell you. We’ve all heard it before, using it daily when it comes to sports. Still, one has to wonder where the heck this term came from?

13 & 0!!! Leigh Tiffin for Heisman!!!

Do the Kool-Aid manufacturers walk around with tin foil hats, claiming that purple men from Saturn killed JFK? Do people who have out of touch views prefer this cool beverage after typing 200 message board posts reflecting their thoughts? Where did this come from!?

My “research” (by research, I mean Google) took me to a strange encyclopedia without any pages (also known as Wikipedia), where I found my answer.

If you’re old enough to remember the Jonestown massacre, which I am not, you may remember the fact that the radical zealot Jim Jones led his followers to their doom. How did he kill them? By serving Kool-Aid laced with potassium cyanide:

The saying “Do not drink the Kool-Aid” now commonly refers to the Jonestown tragedy, meaning “Do not trust any group you find to be a little on the kooky side,” or “Whatever they tell you, do not believe it too strongly.”

Having “drunk the Kool-Aid” also refers to being a strong or fervent believer in a particular philosophy or mission — wholeheartedly or blindly believing in its virtues

Man, I am going to get some crazy Google search hits for this one…

If you happen to have a conversation with an over-zealous fan about how awesome the totally awesome ball boy happens to be, just remember that this term may not resonate the actual accusation you’re trying to make. I doubt anybody would argue with you if you claimed “Hey dude, stop drinking the beverage of death”

In short, uhhhhh………… just……….. just drink a Coke.

Tom Arnold Stays On Point

Tom Arnold has a message for you…. yes you!

Thanks for the endorsement!

Yeah, I figured I play the last bit of Tom Arnold…ness that Alabama has experienced last week. In fact, ever since he stepped foot on campus, I’ve been seeing him all over the place in his older movies (True Lies, Austin Powers, Coneheads, etc). It’s not like I’ve been trying to find him, he just seems to find his way into my line of vision.

This can only mean one thing… Tom Arnold has gotten into my head. Get out of my head, Tom! GET OUT OF IT RIGHT NOW!

Football Season = LOLz!!!1!1!!9!!

Day Off

After the rather shocking success of yesterday’s post, I’m afraid it will have to be followed by a rather unimpressive post since I have a full schedule. I guess I’m a bit of a failure today.

Sound it out

I’ll have something better up tomorrow, but today there isn’t much to really pull from, unless you want to go nuts over some Saban tirade that people will never remember by the weekend. For now, here are a few videos of practice:

Fran The Radio Man

There is news that former Texas A&M and Alabama head coach Dennis Franchione will do the Color Analysis for ESPN Radio during the Alabama – Clemson game in the Georgia Dome. If there are enough fans buying beer at the concessions during the game, I imagine any altercation with Fran would go a little something like this….

Dave Barnett: We’re live from the Georgia Dome! Welcome to the ESPN Radio broadcast of Alabama vs. Clemson, an exciting match-up for the opening of college football. My name is Dave Barnett, and I’m joined by this man sitting to my right, Coach Dennis Franchione. Welcome, Coach!

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Tony Franklin’s America

  • In Tony Franklin’s America, we enjoy freedom as Americans. Our forefathers fought for our right to be able to speak freely.
  • In Tony Franklin’s America, we eat nails and spit bullets as Osama and his gang quiver like sissy men in their caves. Why must we do it? In the TF America, we answer that by asking who else has the balls to do so?
  • In Tony Franklin’s America, we mock other coaches for their rough edges and ability to rub people the wrong way, even though we appear to be guilty of it ourselves*. We are Americans after all.
  • In Tony Franklin’s America, we send our fans to brag about our ability to score against the likes of Oklahoma State and Georgia, even though a Mike Shula playbook scored 31 points and we lost thanks to costly turnovers.
  • In Tony Franklin’s America, we recruit the best, while the rest run away in fear**.
  • And finally…. in Tony Franklin’s America, we bring a dynamic style that will revolutionize the world. For $275, you can too.

*See Kentucky tenure and “Fourth Down and Life To Go”

**Rest may actually include arrogant, over the top “All-American” babies.

This post is in fact a poor attempt at satire, but I have things to do and so little time to do it in.