Elayne Riggs' Journal (for Leah)

Sunday, August 05, 2012

Silly Site o' the Day

So yeah, synchronized swimming is still A Thing at the Olympics. Which I don't think it should be, as it's only women. As promised a few days ago, here are Harry Shearer and Martin Short in an old SNL bit demonstrating the inherent silliness in the "sport":

Overall I'm quite enjoying this year's Games, despite NBC's always-jingoistic and micromanaged coverage. Love that the Brits are in third place medal-wise! Now back to the Stupid Bikini Sport; I liked beach volleyball much more in the colder weather.