Monday, August 6, 2012

Likes And Dislikes: London '12 Olympics



LIKES
  • Opening Ceremony
  • Twitter's priceless commentary
  • Great Britian's Jessica Ennis delivers
  • Usain Bolt is the truth
  • personal stories behind athletes
  • legends are born
  • Michael Phelps storied career
  • Dominique Dawes teary-eyed commentary on Gabby Douglas
  • BBC's educational coverage
  • the thrill of victory
DISLIKES
  • fake nationalism
  • we'll have to wait to see which athletes tested positive for steroids
  • we'll have to wait another 4 years before next Summer Olympics
  • U.S. Olympians taxed for medals, will owe IRS thousands
  • Gabby's hair drew enormous criticism 
  • no one really cares who wins Silver, Bronze
  • yet to catch a single Team USA men's basketball game
  • controversial clock malfunction robbed South Korea's Shin A Lam
  • NBC's delayed, fluff-filled coverage
  • the agony of defeat