I once drank so much weight-gain powder that I couldn't go 40 minutes without peeing. I was an intern in San Francisco, trying to play rugby with the big boys, and working part time clearing tables. Whoever designed Mass XXX surely did not intend for it to provide 50 percent of my daily calories, usually alongside… »
Writes tipster Ryan W., "The Rugby World Cup finals are on currently airing NBC. I took a break from watching terrible NFL games to catch some of the finals between France and New Zealand (aka the 'All Blacks'). During a shot of the New Zealand crowd, I spotted this charming young man on the right side of the screen." »
On Sunday, Australia meets South Africa in the Rugby World Cup quarterfinals. The pundits are nattering aplenty. Perhaps the least conventional viewpoint is the one expressed above: that the Aussie team needs to "harden the fuck up" and get a "bit of mongrel back in the game" by adding snipers to its contests and turning… »
After the Irish rugby team beat Australia last week at the Rugby World Cup, members of the Irish diaspora in Australia and New Zealand went deeply into their cups and an inborn sentimentality for all things green and peaty.
Your morning roundup for Sept. 10, a day when it's apparently illegal for wannabe vampires to bite homeless men outside the neighborhood Hooters. Got any stories or photos for us? Tip your editors. »
Chris Benz and Dave Shireley will be filing dispatches from the Rugby World Cup in New Zealand, in the odd moments that they are sober. »
The Rugby World Cup is set to get underway this week in New Zealand. It's expected to attract some 95,000 visitors to a land where the toilets flush weirdly. (Here's a story about the sporting aspect of the event.) »