seeing as most of the world is watching or paying attention to the olympics right now, only makes sense to devote my first opinionated blog on the one thing that might get the most hits… the olympics. 🙂
is it just me or have this years olympics for the most part been…. “sub par”…. I mean even after all the spoilers (thanks MSN, YAHOO, CNN, RADIO, TWITTER, FACEBOOK…pretty much everybody i talk to)….. there is no excitement… Living here in America, the olympics are on live, from like 6 in the morning till about 3 or 4 in the afternoon…. (the time the majority of America is at work….) then by the time we all would like to sit down, munch on some popcorn in our snuggie and get ready to watch some gymnastics…. we already know the outcome, so by the time 10 o’clock comes around we already know that Michael Phelps won gold, or that Gabby Douglas did not…. we stop watching or fast forward our DVR to something that hasn’t gotten as much attention like synchronized diving. (at least we don’t know who won!) . It has been four years (well two years since the winter Olympics)… and we can’t have the excitement or drama that Olympics always brings… I fell there should be some sort of FCC law prohibiting news outlets from spoiling outcomes until after we can watch them first. To me, that would be best for everybody involved, the Station gets higher viewing and ratings, advertisers can actually have their commercials watched and not DVRed through… and everyone can experience the joy and drama that the Olympics always brings!
but the olympics haven’t been all too bad this year i mean there are things like the Missy Franklin and the US swim teams you tube video singing “Call me maybe”…
Missy Frankin and the US woman’s swim team kicking @$$ in everything, Michael Phelps breaking olympic records (Ryan Lochte is kind of a douche though..) US women winning Gymnastics gold… The basketball teams, the woman’s soccer teams, the volleyball teams…(none of who get any televised time for some reason) and after reading a SI article about everyone in the olympic village partying and having sex… makes these athletes a little athletes a little cooler than just your spoiled rich kids whos parents send them away for years and years of training just for 2 weeks of televised competition.
One thing is for certain, the US who’s mainly made up of early twenty somethings and teenagers, 2016 in Rio should be epic. The 2016 games shouldn’t be on tape delay, should be live, and just like Rio itself should be a party!…. even though Rio is a sh**hole and not sure how they are going to be able to afford all the olympic venues and make them nice and extravagant like they should be… guess we’ll have to wait and see….!!!!