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02.20.10 Bucky Turco

Snowboarder Scotty Lago apologized to the Olympic Committee and the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association after photographs of him celebrating his half-pipe victory by allowing a woman to put his bronze medal in her mouth and give it a fake blowjob were posted on TMZ. Anyway, he agreed to leave the Games after saying sorry. […]

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02.18.10 Cajun Boy

Anticipating a whole lotta boinking would go down in the Olympic Village over the course of this year’s winter games, organizers distributed 100,000 condoms to the 7,000 or so athletes assembled there. That’s 14 condoms per person. The curlers even got their own custom-made condom, pictured at left. I knew I should have taken up […]

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Kari Ferrell

Have the Olympics always been so god damn long? Seriously, I don’t recall 17 terrible days of mind-numbing non-sports being “played” by small men in ill-fitting S&M gear. Also, have the Winter Olympics always been so god damn boring? I can’t see how one could legitimately be interested in some of this shit. We all […]

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02.17.10 Bucky Turco

The city of Vancouver says Anti-Olympic demonstrators can keep their protesty tent village for now. Photo: Stephen Hui […]

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Bucky Turco

Last year, NBC contacted photographer and blogger, Doc Searls, and asked if they could use his ice crystal photos as part of their Vancouver Olympics title screens, and he agreed…for free. While one part of me applauds someone on flickr not hoarding their images and being open source about them, the other argues that a […]

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02.12.10 Bucky Turco

Lots of people in Vancouver are very excited about the start of the 2010 Winter Olympics and then there’s the vandals. See what else they’ve been saying. Photo: insurgent photo […]

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Bucky Turco

Earlier, US Speedskating opened its Twitter floor to Sport Psychologist Nicole Detling Miller and so, after saving their team from a huge loss (of pageviews), I asked the doctor a question on the minds of many Americans: “Is Stephen Colbert really mentally fit enough to be included on the team?” Well, she answered, and the […]

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Bucky Turco

Fake TV show host and real US Speedskating team member, Stephen Colbert, unveiled his official Winter Olympics poster designed by none other than Shepard Fairey, proving that while the AP might own the rights to the ‘HOPE’ image, the graphic designing tycoon still owns the monopoly on that signature colorway. It’s available for download (PDF […]

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08.24.09 Will Sherman

A group of volunteers for the Vancouver Public Space Network set out to count and map every surveillance camera in the downtown district in hopes of measuring the increase in preparation for the 2010 Winter Olympics. When China hosted the Olympics last year, 300k new surveillance cameras were installed in Beijing, but one Vancouver official […]

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