BBC Snowboard Bros Strike Again, Drop Some Knowledge On Lingo

It's possible that you are watching snowboarding for the first time—or are, at best, a casual viewer of the sport—and have absolutely no idea what anyone is talking about. If you fall into this category of viewer, we hope you're watching the BBC feed because not only are Tim Warwood and Ed Leigh entertaining, they're… » 2/12/14 11:02am 2/12/14 11:02am

All The News That's Fit To Analogize Ridiculously To Food

Your food metaphor of the day, courtesy The New York Times: "We all know the cliché that a prosecuting attorney can persuade a grand jury to indict a ham sandwich, but Clemens — and Barry Bonds, with his trial scheduled for next March — are not mere ham sandwiches but rather the prime beef of baseball." » 8/20/10 1:40pm 8/20/10 1:40pm

Basketball, As Seen Through The Prism Of A Chipotle Burrito

UWM's James "Big Lumber" Eayrs: "[Rice] is the point guard to my burrito, holding everything together. Next, my main ingredient, double chicken. It fills my stomach like a center should fill the lane. Next in line, my salsas..." [HZN, via] » 12/14/09 12:30pm 12/14/09 12:30pm

A Children's Treasury Of Rick Reilly®'s Heat-Related Similes

Rick Reilly®, who yesterday brought word that Colt McCoy's girlfriend is "hotter than shrimp vindaloo," has long shown a fondness for thermodynamic analogy. We've collected a few examples, with helpful visual accompaniment. » 10/15/09 3:00pm 10/15/09 3:00pm

Your Food/Finance/Heavy Construction Metaphor Of The Day

"[W]hen a team gets on a postseason roll, it usually produces a steamroller effect. Sometimes the roll goes stale, but if you get a fast bite after it leaves the oven, it still tastes good and pays dividends." [] » 10/15/09 10:15am 10/15/09 10:15am

Rick Reilly®'s Hornball Simile Propels Colt McCoy's Girlfriend Into…

Colt McCoy, Rick Reilly® writes, "has a girlfriend hotter than shrimp vindaloo, Rachel Glandorf." The first thing you'll notice is that he's analogizing a woman to Indian cuisine. The second: He names her, awkwardly. And now look what he's done... » 10/14/09 4:30pm 10/14/09 4:30pm

Food Metaphor Of The Year

"In the Boston cookbook, most of its tasty concoctions based on defensive ingredients, Kessel is viewed as that little sprig of parsley that makes the plate look better but really doesn't factor into whether the meal is a true success." » 9/16/09 12:00pm 9/16/09 12:00pm