Worst Golf Scores Or Worst Video Game? You Decide

There's no doubt in my mind today's recommendation should be the world's worst video game, Cheetahmen II, because if you decide to play video games instead of finding out what happens in the British Open, you deserve to play something horrible. The story behind this is that 1,500 copies of the unreleased game were… » 7/20/08 12:00pm 7/20/08 12:00pm

TV Or Command Line Baseball? You Make The Call

Aside from the British Open, you're probably best not watching TV unless your son/cousin/girlfriend is playing in any of the televised games. Instead, here are your marching orders: find a copy of the old DOS game Major League Manager, plug in any of your successful fantasy teams from this year, start a league that… » 7/19/08 12:00pm 7/19/08 12:00pm

At Least One Jew Went On To Become A Video Game Superhero

There might be a perfectly reasonable explanation behind my false sense of superiority. I blame today's retro video game pick, Solomon's Key. You see, every five levels or so were grouped together by a sign of the Zodiac. It started with Aries and moved forward. Aquarius, my birth mascot, was one of the last series of… » 5/24/08 12:00pm 5/24/08 12:00pm

The Future Of Baseball, As Told By Japanese Programmers

Today's TV has some quality games, plus a little bit for everyone. Some hockey, basketball, NASCAR ... but no baseball. So if you need your baseball fix, why not try Super Baseball 2020 for the Genesis or Super Nintendo, where there's no such thing as foul territory beyond the first and third bases. Your other option… » 3/02/08 12:10pm 3/02/08 12:10pm

NBC's Gift To Me Is Curling On Television

1:00 p.m. — Pool: Women's 9-Ball Championship, Lincoln City, Oregon. If you go on a date with a girl and she beats you in pool, it's probably a good idea to either never call her again. [ESPN]
2:30 p.m. — Curling: Korbel Elite Challenge, Rockefeller Center Ice Rink. Why there's a televised curling event in the… » 12/23/07 1:00pm 12/23/07 1:00pm

They Don't Snowboard In Bikinis, So Ratings Suffer

12 noon — NCAA Basketball: Georgetown at Memphis [ESPN]
1:00 p.m. — Papajohns.com Bowl: Southern Miss vs. Cincinnati [ESPN2]
1:00 p.m. — Movie: Planes, Trains And Automobiles [Comedy]
2:00 p.m. — NCAA Basketball: UCLA at Michigan [CBS]
2:30 p.m. — Movie: Goodfellas [Spike]
3:00 p.m. — NCAA Basketball:… » 12/22/07 11:45am 12/22/07 11:45am

It Would Take Your Mother One... No, Two... Hours To Watch Bowling

12:30 p.m. — Movie: Napoleon Dynamite [Comedy Central]
1:00 p.m. — Bowling: PBA Great Lakes Classic [ESPN]
1:00 p.m. — Movie: White Men Can't Jump [A&E]
2:00 p.m. — Skiing: FIS World Cup, tape delay [NBC]
2:30 p.m. — Golf: V Foundation Celebrity Classic [ESPN2]
3:00 p.m. — Golf: Father/Son Challenge [NBC]
» 12/02/07 12:40pm 12/02/07 12:40pm