To help ring in the playoffs, TBS had the crew from its studio baseball show do a new version of the famous "Boom Goes The Dynamite" highlight disaster. It's a pretty well-struck parody.
We've been on top of Brian Collins's career for more than five years now, but it surely must be a highlight of his life for him to hear NBC sportscaster Jimmy Roberts use his catchphrase "Boom Goes The Dynamite" to describe dynamite going boom. [NBC]
His name is Brian Collins. He is the unfortunate soul above that we have come to know and love. First, he was a student sportscaster at Ball State University. Then, he worked at a television station in Waco, Texas, and eventually Alexandria, Minnesota. We thought the last chapter in his story was this display of…
This post is, of course, half public apology to the friends of Deadspin I may have offended last week, when I did not really know who Daniel Tosh was and, accordingly, did not give him due respect when Manny Pacquiao punched him in the face.
There is a lot going on in this America East basketball report from the University of Hartford's student-run TV station — so much, even, that tipster Christopher declares it "the next boom goes the dynamite." There's no instant catchphrase in this 30-minute segment (we've cut it down to the real highlights, but the…
On Dec. 19, 1995, Matt Lorch, a fill-in sportscaster for KHQA in Quincy, Illinois, endured nearly six minutes on-air with malfunctioning videos, unplanned catch-phrases, and one of the most heartbreaking sighs ever sighed. Fifteen years later, we remember Lorchcast.
Charlie Clinton is the sideline reporter for University of Michigan hockey games, guys. He's actually fairly knowledgeable about the sport, but his delivery is just a little awkward, guys. Needless to say, Brian Collins has some competition, guys. H/T Landon, guys.
And the Oscar for best unintentionally hilarious sports catch phrase goes to ... the "Boom Goes the Dynamite" guy! (Applause). Here's Will Smith to present the award.
Brian Collins, the flustered college sportscaster thrust into internet infamy thanks to his woeful "Boom Goes The Dynamite!" display, has finally seen his hard work and humiliation pay off for him in the best way possible — an actual on-air job. The 2008 Ball State graduate has apparently latched on full-time with…
Of course, when you're struggling like this, it's always helpful to have a couple of smart-ass girls in the studio mocking you relentlessly.
If you've ever wondered what happened to the people who star in those internet videos that make you laugh, the answer appears to be, well, nothing good. Brian Collins, he of "Boom Goes The Dynamite" fame, talks about his experience here.
Yes, yes, we know this is old — seven months old, in fact — but we only recently saw it, it's a slow holiday weekday and, besides, it's tremendously, brain-hurting funny.