:: Having gone to college in northern Iowa, I interacted with more than a few Minnesotans, all of whom had elder relatives who insisted on trotting out lutefisk every year. This despite the fact that no one in their right mind could possibly want to eat the stuff. Here's a description. I'd sooner eat haggis than that.
:: Don't look at this article if you're in any way squeamish! The 10 Most Horrifying Sports Injuries is just that. Faces pulverized by objects in flight, limbs bent in directions they're not supposed to bend and in places they're not supposed to be bendable, and one that longtime Buffalo Sabres fans will almost certainly remember.
I was actually watching the Monday Night Football game in which Napoleon McCallum destroyed his leg. I recall that it wasn't clear what the injury was until ABC put up a replay, no one having any idea of what had happened -- and all three guys in the booth (this was during the Al Michaels, Frank Gifford, and Dan Deirdorf) simultaneously going, "Ooooohhhh...." You can hear that moment in the YouTube vid over there. If you want. It's pretty gross.
:: If ever we needed evidence that some folks out there have way too much time on their hands, I give you...shudder...a Seinfeld/Star Wars mash-up poster.
I feel dirtier just looking at that.
More next week!