“Game Changer” — Roller derby’s transitional period

A new style of play in the roller derby world is making itself known, dividing teams and building tension. I really enjoy roller derby matches (ah, to be young and watching the Atlanta Rollergirls again) so this was a somewhat fascinating read.

“Game Changer” — Roller derby’s transitional period

Flaying of the Corrupt Judge Sisamnes by Gerard David, 1499.

If a picture says a thousand words this one says “OHHHHHHHHHHH NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO” repeated 500 times.

Christian Allegory by Jan Provoost, 1510.

“Hey, Jan? Just caught your newest work, that Allegory one; shit’s dope. But listen, I’m a little confused. Is that sheep with the staff supposed to be God? I mean, it’s a pretty dignified sheep but I just need some clarification. Also, what’s on the floor? I like All-Seeing Eyes as much as anyone else, but the hands and the— Whatever, I’m sure you’ll explain it. Okay hit me back sometime, brother.”

I completely forgot that Scary Movie 3 made fun of the Coors “Here’s To Love Songs” commercial. For a moment, though, I thought this was Scary Movie 4— in which case, making fun of it three years after the fact would have been even better.