Friday, October 23, 2020 – Snarky Friday

Friday, October 23, 2020 – Snarky Friday

It was a dark and stormy night. Actually, it is a dark and stormy afternoon. But the thunderstorms promise to bring perfect football weather for the weekend this evening and tomorrow.

Let’s see who is playing and who gets a Snark. At 2:30 we find the Baylor Bears playing against THE University of Texas in DKR-Memorial Stadium in Austin. You can see it on ESPN.

The bigger question for this game is “Will the Longhorn Band play ‘The Eyes of Texas’?” Band members, including the drum major, are upset that the school song has racist roots and was played at minstrel shows until the 1960’s.  Excuse me, young ones. THE University is known for its great protests, but your attempt at revisionist history is not one of them. If you do not like the school’s song, then do not attend that school. And certainly do not aspire to be in the band if you are not going to play the song.  Besides it ain’t Dixie and it ain’t The Battle Hymn of the Republic as in “Glory, glory to old Georgia”; If I recall the last line of that was once “The South shall rise again.”

You cannot change what is past. So either play the damn song or get out of the band.

Elsewhere in the BIG 12 (as if we care) on FS1 we have Kansas and Kansas State, OU and TCU at 11:00 on ABC, Iowa State and Oklahoma State on Fox at 2:30 and WVa and Tortilla Tech on ESPN@ at 4:30.

Since few of those games look appealing, one can turn to Auburn and Ole Miss on the SEC network at 11:00. Talk about some racist roots school songs.

Poor Alabama and Tennessee. At 2:30 on CBS we must either endure or mute Gary Danielson – the Biased Booth Mouth. Perhaps the TIDE will roll over him or maybe a Volunteer will offer their analysis saving us from Gary just being anal.

South Carolina and LSU kickoff on ESPN at 6:00. Tigers might appear sloppy again.  At least the screeching chicken will not be there.

Of course this is the week the teams from the Big 10 show up wanting to play. HWIT. Wow. This 2020 season is going to have many many asterisks. Three asterisks in a row is call a dinkus and can be used to censor an expletive. So what do I think about the Big 10 Conference schools showing up at mid-point? F***! Dinkus

Wear your mask. Be sure you vote. And the Aggies will be back next week to BTHO Arkansas!

Monday, October 19, 2020 – My Monday After College Football Awards

Monday, October 19, 2020 – My Monday After College Football Awards

Let’s kickoff the awards show with Tennessee. I give the Volunteers the Beach Shoe Award for Kentucky being a Flip and Tennessee being a Flop. Glad that I am not on Rocky Flop. Kentucky 34 – Tennessee 7

A Poopy Undies Award goes to the Auburn and South Carolina Fans – even the cardboard ones. South Carolina Gamecocks receive The Historical Award for their first victory over Auburn since 1933 (Yes, 1933, Herbert Hoover was the President.)

Auburn receives The Controversy Award once again this week for ending the game in a controversial, under review regarding intentional grounding and an complete or incomplete pass. Here, Auburn, take the Look at the Rule Book Trophy too. Auburn 22 and South Carolina 30.

One other award for South Carolina – It is the Shut That Damn Screeching Bird Up! It sounds as though alley cats are in heat.

To the Arkansas Razorbacks I give the Etta James Award for At Last, a victory. It’s time to put those red, plastic pig snout hats on and call the Hogs. Hogs 33 – Ole Miss 21. Get your Halloween on, Hogs and the Aggies will see you in Kyle Field.

Texas A&M and Mississippi State. Both teams receive a PETA Award for the animal rights activist being escorted off the field by the Mississippi State Police before kickoff. I am not certain if the protest was against Reveille or Bully.

I would like to present Emmanuel Forbes of Mississippi State with The Big Solid Award for intercepting Kellen Mond on a freak deflection interception and returning it for a touchdown.  Google the play if you did not see it. The ball went 15 yards forward, bounced off of a player and went 15 yards backwards.

To the Texas A&M Aggies, I give the Box of Raisins Award. Just because you are 3-1 with no ranked teams left to play, do not get above your raisin and get overconfident.

To Mike Leach: OK -The score was Texas A&M 28 and 14. One defensive squirrely score and one offensive score late in the game. I told you it would come down to the faster, better hands and fewer penalties.  Even the mouths at the half-time shows are wondering if the one play of Everybody Run and Somebody Try to Catch the Ball offensive will work in the SEC.  I give Mike the Jack Sparrow Award and present him with a link to the wishbone offense.

Speaking of Mouths, once again Gary Danielson of CBS receives the PLEASE Do Not Speak Award! Let’s all contact CBS with criticism. When the Big Names in college football talk about His Awfulness, and his biased calls of games, I know it is not just me. Just Mute Gary!

To Georgia I give an award for It was Fun While It Lasted. Alabama receives the Rebound Award for returning after the half with a vengeance. Alabama/Georgia 41-24.

While there were many candidates for the Exploding Head Coach, with Jimbo and Muschamp always contenders, the award goes to Nick Saban. Glad you are OK Coach.

Wear your mask. Vote.

October 16, 2020 – Snarky Friday in Spite of COVID

October 16, 2020 – Snarky Friday in Spite of COVID

There are so many games postponed that Snark decided to postpone Snarky Friday until the afternoon.

Tonight we have SMU and Tulane on ESPN @ 5:00 followed by BYU and University of Houston. This is as of the afternoon. Go Ponies! Go Shasta!

For Saturday, who’s playing and who’s postponed?

First from the Big 12

Baylor and Oklahoma State game postponed.

Texas Tech, TCU, and Iowa State appear to be off this weekend. With OU and TU having a wound licking, defense hunting bye week, that leaves West Virginia and Kansas on Fox @ 11:00.

Maybe if there were actually 12 teams in the Big 12 there would be more games.

To the SEC

LSU and Florida postponed.

Vanderbilt and Missouri postponed.

But we do have I dream of Jeannie with the light brown air – aka Auburn – playing South Carolina at 11:00 on ESPN. I hope SC wears those black uniforms again. I hope Auburn misses the bus.

Or there is Kentucky and Tennessee at 11:00 on the SEC Network. Blue checkerboard squares versus faded orange checkerboard squares.

At 2:30 the Arkansas Razorbacks take on Kiffie and Old Miss on the SEC Network. Tusk? Watch for sign stealing; exploding Head Coach Kiffie, blind referees and please bring a substantial defense. Soooey Pigs!

At the Almost Happy Hour, but Five O’clock somewhere time of 3:00 it will be game of maroon and white with Mississippi State Bulldogs and the Texas A&M Aggies on ESPN. Will the cowbells ring? Now, Mike Air Raid. The entire SEC knows your one play, so this will be a case of who is faster, with better hands, and no interference penalties.  

And, Mike? For the number of times Michael Crabtree and Texas Tech beat almost every team in the Big 12, including TAMU years, in a last minute touchdown play to spoil their season and/or bowl selection — I hope your receivers miss the ball at least that many times (for Texas, Baylor, A&M and Oklahoma State) and then some. Revenge is often served cold.

Georgia and Alabama at 7:00 on CBS. Oh crap on a cracker! That means Gary Danielson – Worst ever! Never stops talking! We don’t care what you say! Just shut up, man!  Other than Motor Mouth this will be a good one. Just Mute Gary!

We do wish Coach Saban and AD Burns speedy recoveries from their recent COVID testing positive. We also wish a speedy recovery for the Alabama defense and hope they are for real this week. ROLL TIDE!

BTHO Mississippi State

Wear the mask. Stay safe. And DON’T FORGET TO VOTE!

Monday, October 12, 2020 – My Monday After Saturday College Football Awards

Monday, October 12, 2020 – My Monday After Saturday College Football Awards

Goodness, gracious, great balls of fire. From the college weekend football games that Defense forgot. It was upsets and near upsets.

First of all, what is with Ohio State, Penn State and Oregon being in the AP Top 10? You have not even played a down, let alone a game. You think you can run the 100-yard dash by starting at the 50-yard line? Big Assterick by your name.

Let’s begin with our first award, by giving The Decibel Level and Deception Award to Florida Head Coach Dan Mullins for complaining of the loud crowd noise and crowd size in Kyle Field. You think The 12th Man is loud when the stadium is as ESPN reported 27,709 in attendance? That is not even Yell Practice attendance preCOVID. Rather use the crowd noise as your excuse, perhaps you should examine your defense.

Florida QB Kyle Trask receives the trophy with a long name for If You Are Named After Kyle Field, You Don’t Win In It Unless You Wear Maroon.

To the Florida team I am awarding The Beer Trophy because it was Spiller Time in Aggieland.  Texas A&M 41 Florida 38.

LSU receives the Hurricane Delta Award for moving their game from the 2:30 afternoon slot in Baton Rouge to 11:00 in the morning in Missouri. The Tigers get A Great Goal Line Stand Award for holding on in the final seconds. That would be the Missouri Tigers. Missouri 45 and LSU 41.

Kentucky and Mississippi State – The Bulldogs receive the Yogi Berra Award for Deja Vue All Over Again. Mike, I told you the SEC is smarter, and the SEC knows your one play. Yes, even Kentucky. I am only an old while lady who has never coached, but I am thinking blaming your players for the loss is not positive.

The Ugly Uniform Award this week goes to TCU. Just because your mascot, a Horned Frog, is able to spurt blood from its eyes, it does not mean you should wear red on your uniform. Your colors are purple and white. I looked it up on your page. Besides, those uniforms looked as thought you borrowed them from SMU. K-State 21 and TCU 14. K-State is 3-0 in the Big 12.

The Heartbreak Hotel and Threaded Incline Plane Awards go to the Arkansas Razorbacks. Razorbacks 28 Auburn 30. It was a fumbled snap, not grounding in the final minute.

Alabama and Ole Miss – I am giving both teams the Michael Jackson Halloween Award because it was a Thriller. Both teams receive a Defense By-Pass Award because the defensive units on both teams by-passed the game allowing the offense to rake up a whopping SEC record score of 63 to 48 and 723 yards for Alabama and 647 for Ole Miss. And that was in regulation and more points and yards than some teams score in three consecutive games.

Both teams’ alum will send their Cussing Jar Money to their respective alma maters to ensure their defensive units take the bus to the next game. Any extra funds can be used for the purchase of new underwear.

Speaking of overtimes. It was THE University of Texas 45 and OU 53 in Four Overtimes. I award THE University of Texas and Oklahoma University The Ballerina Award because both of you now hold records of 2-2 as in tutu. When is the last time neither one of those schools was in the Top 25?

THE University of Texas receives the Maud Mullins Award from the poem of the same name by John Greenleaf Wittier.

“For of all sad words of tongue or pen,

The saddest are these: ‘It might have been!'”

And to TU Head Coach Tom Herman, I award a Gift Certificate to a Headhunter and Resume Service. Coach Herman? Have you thought about forming a band with a group of Hermits?

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Friday, October 9, 2020 – Snark on Snark Friday

Friday, October 9, 2020 – Snark on Snark Friday

Let’s do the Big 12 first and just get them out of the way.

Our Saturday will begin at 11:00 am when THE University of Texas and Oklahoma University play in the Embarrassment Game. At least one of these teams will get to say “Well, at least I beat TU/OU” This games airs on Fox.

In an air assault on the big time ABC at 2:30 we find the Texas Tech Tortillas and the Iowa State Cyclones.  While Tech certainly know about cyclones, this one could be a good, but long game and down the wire.

At 3:00 on Fox the Big 12 fans turn to Kansas State and TCU in the purple game. I hope TCU wears those uniforms with the purple shark looking teeth round their neck. It brought them luck last week. I also hope Gary Patterson body slams a referee like he did last week for a penalty.

Moving to the conference that just means more, at 11:00 we find LSU thankfully playing at Missouri and avoiding Hurricane Delta.  Tigers tigers burning bright.

On the SEC Network don’t look for Uncle Will Muschamp’s head to explode against Vanderbilt at 11:00.

And the Gators of Florida and the Fighting Texas Aggies kick off at 11:00 in Kyle Field on ESPN. It will be either a Willie Nelson Bloody Mary Morning or a Jimmy Buffet Margaritaville start of the day.

Following the Aggie/Florida game on ESPN at 3:00 is Arkansas and Auburn. A factoid to store away for trivia night is that the business school at Arkansas was accredited in 1946 when the school became an university. When did the Auburn business school become accredited? Jimmy Carter was president.

Will, Jimbo and Gus? Rumor has it that there is a shortage of Bic lighters in your towns due to the fact that SC, A&M and Auburn alums are thinking of hot seats.

Tennessee and Georgia kick at 2:30 on CBS. This means you will need to mute Gary Danielson’s biased, rambling, no one cares what you say, announcing. Go Dawgs!

Mike and Mississippi State are happy to be in Kentucky and away from any deltas including the Big Delta Hurricane too. Game airs at 6:30 on the SEC Network. Go Dogs!

ESPN 6:30 on ESPN. Alabama and Ole Miss in the Geritol Game. Kiffin? Did your Mama not raise you right? It is not polite to make fun of old people. As my Mama used to tell me “Shut up! You gonna be like that yourself one day.”

You challenge an “elderly” (your words) person to a challenge.  You said you could beat Saban one on one. You are 45 years old. Nick Saban is 68.

Kiffie, you Snark? You have about 5 more years before everything hurts when you wake up in the morning. Your knees go out. Your shoulders hurt and all moving joints just don’t seem to move as they used to. This does not even include internal body happenings.

Saban is smart enough to realize your challenge was stupid. HWIT, the weight of Saban’s championship rings weight down his hands and would impede his speed. ROLL TIDE!

BTHO FLORIDA!

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Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

I felt like doing a little Shakespeare today. So here from the balcony of Inverness we have the Thane of Glamis himself, Macbeth.

Life’s but a walking shadow; a poor player, that struts and frets his hour upon the stage, and then is heard no more: it is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.

Act VI Scene 5

Monday, October 5, 2020 – My Monday After Saturday College Football Awards

Monday, October 5, 2020 – My Monday After Saturday College Football Awards

Let’s begin with awarding The Lone Star Award to TCU. The Horned Frogs were the only football team in Texas to win against their opponent.

Wait there is a flag on the play. I award THE University of Texas and TCU The Flag Football Award. In the first 11 plays of the game, there were nine penalties.

TCU receives The Moo Award for milking the clock and defeating THE University of Texas 33-31.

Baylor and West Virginia both receive The Ugly Game into Double OT Award.  21-27 West Virginia. Maybe if Baylor did not wear their practice looking uniforms it would have been a better outcome for the Bears.

The Ugly Uniform Award goes to Memphis for looking like a Zebra against SMU.

And now the big awards.

The History Award goes to THE University of Texas and Oklahoma University for both losing on the same weekend. I have not yet found the last time, but it has been a long time.

Additional History Awards go to OU because the last time OU had back to back Big 12 Conference losses was 1999!

The Big History Trophy goes to OU because the last time Iowa State defeated OU in Aimes, Iowa was 1960! 1960 – I was not even in high school. 37-30 Cyclones. And Iowa State receives the Good-Looking Uniforms by wearing all black and not the usual ugly red and yellow ones.

Oklahoma State did win big over Kansas 40-7 so let’s give them the ordinary Good Job, Well Done Award for defeating Kansas.

Let’s just go ahead and give the teams of the Big 12 Conference the White Out Wipe Out Award. Kansas State may win the conference.

I have not given a Rotten Announcer Award so far, but this Monday it goes to Gary Danielson. Gary, in addition to Rotten Announcer, you get The Put a Sock in Your Biased Mouth Award plus The Hoover Award because you suck by your continued blabber talk and calling a biased game. Don’t believe me? Look at social media. Not just my opinion.  Man just shut up!

Georgia and Auburn 27-6. Georgia wins the Bad Moon Rising Award while Auburn receives the Falling out of the Top 10 Award. Is it true that one would rather have a sister in a whorehouse than a brother who graduated from Auburn?

Ole Miss receives The Hotty Totty Award for defeating Kentucky in 42 to 31 in OT. Ole Miss also wins the Wait ‘til the Sun Shines, Nelly Certificate for when you actually play a good team.

Mississippi State receives a Hunting License for Feral Hogs to be used next season. Arkansas receives The House of the Rising Hog Award for defeating State 21-14.

The Mask on your Snout Award goes to the Head Coach of Arkansas. Probably thinking it is one of those pig noses.

Mike L., I just wanted to remind you that you are playing in the smartest football conference – both on and off the field. Run and Gun Offense may not carry you through the season. Most teams will figure it out.

LSU receives a Good Job Well Done Award for beating Vanderbilt 41-7.

The Treasury Secretary doppelganger, Steve Munchin wins The Referee of the Week Award.

Alabama and Texas A&M 52-24 – The Texas Aggies receive The Environmental Hazard Award because when the TIDE rolled over you, you looked like dead fish washed up and rotting and stinking on the beach.

Speaking of beaches, next week the Aggies play Florida. This could be a Sand in my Pants Trophy even though the game is in Kyle Field.

Pac 10? You want to come play now? By playing six games? No! No! NO! Just stay on the beach and surf.  You cannot play for the COVID Championship Trophy!

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Friday, October 2, 2020 – Snarky Friday

Friday, October 2, 2020 – Snarky Friday

Time for the previews of Saturday College Football among the COVID.

Let’s welcome the Big 10 Conferences and schools. NOT! Ohio State? Michigan? You think you can jump in any time and play a few games and still be eligible for the Big Asterisk Championship Trophy?

Let’s start with the 11:00 Brunch a Bunch 11 games.

Baylor at West Virginia on ABC – Yawn. The Bears and the Backpackers. Backpack is another word of mountaineer.  Remember when West Virginia wins, they burn couches. I don’t know why. Probably some hillbilly tradition from way back in the hills. SIC ‘EM BEARS!

TCU and Texas on Fox – THE University of Texas, Banjo Boy and the Horns will do some Frog gigging on TCU. Horns need to ensure Banjo Boy does not test positive for COVID. A two-week quarantine will take you out of any contention.

There are other games from the Big 12 Conference, but really? Who cares?

South Carolina and Florida on ESPN – A Tisket, a Traskit, Muschamp gets a blue and orange basket. Gamecocks cannot rise to the occasion.

Missouri and Tennessee on the SEC – whatever and whoever wins. Possible ugly uniform contestants.

These games allow plenty of time to prepare for the afternoon and evening games which will be much better.

At 3:00 on the SEC Network we have the Shades of Blue Game with Kentucky and Ole Miss. This could be a good cat and dog fight.  I forgot to post this last week. I am not sure if this is made from old pop tops from beer cans, office binder rings or what.

In the evening we find the 6:30 time slot on the SEC Alternate with Arkansas and Mississippi State. This is the opportunity to see which team is real and which team is Memorex. Who knew Leach’s Run and Gun offense would work in the SEC. Well, we shall see if it really does.

LSU and Vanderbilt on the SEC Network at 6:30 – Here is some advice for the Tigers. Do not run the ball out of the end zone and watch out for the safety – not that position; the 2-point score.

Auburn and Georgia ESPN at 6:30. This could be another cat and dog fight. Go DAWGS!

It seems as though I have forgotten a game.  If only it were the big game to turn the corner. At 2:30 on CBS the real Texas A&M Team (not the one from last week) kicks off against Alabama.  With the game starting at 2:30 you should have plenty of time to get snacks from the store; alcohol from the liquor store and smelling salts from the pharmacy.  

Remember that chicken wire fence at the bar in The Blues Brothers movie? Here’s what I’m thinking. I am going to surround the TV with chicken wire and place a bucket beneath it to catch the glass shards. This is so when I get mad and start throwing beer bottles toward the TV, I will not endanger the TV. It is not the TV’s fault. How much money are we paying you, Jimbo?

BTHO ALABAMA!

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Thursday, October 1, 2020 – Sad

Thursday, October 1, 2020 – Sad

RIP Mac Davis. It was hard to decide which Mac Davis song to post. He had many good ones and wrote many good ones for others.

I know most of you thought I would post It’s Hard to be Humble. But I thought as we are traveling along today’s rough and rocky roads, I thought we should all Stop and Smell the Roses.

If you know me, you know I had no trouble in selected a song from Helen Ready. “I am strong; I am invincible…” RIP and thank you for the theme song. “If I have to, I can face anything…”

Digging those 1970 bell bottoms! Vote! Mac and Helen would want you to.

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 – Thirty Days Hath September

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 – Thirty Days Hath September

Thank goodness another month in this crazy 2020 is gone. Here’s what I’m thinking.

When did we as Americans become so rigid in our thought processes? When did we decide to stop critically thinking and just follow what anybody says if they agree with me on my issue(s)?

Today I saw a post on Facebook wishing people would think before posting asinine comments. He further opined that opinions were one thing, but to present them as factual is another issue. This is very true.  The inability to distinguish opinion from fact is a critical thinking skill. It is taught throughout public schools and tested via multiple standardized tests.

However, then the same individual posted as fact, information from a website that when checked is not credible and can be “tested” for multiple bias on multiple bias testing websites.

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