Morons in the News

Morons in the News

We all do dumb things. The two individuals I am about to mention, take it to an entirely new level. Arsenio Hall coined the phrase “things that make you go hmmmm”. I actually have that phrase as a category here. Check out these morons in the news.

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Thanks for the Memories – Cleveland Indian Highlights



Some Tribe Highlight Videos

Cleveland Indians photo
Photo by ThisisCLE

Before I even get to the post, Cleveland Indian highlights, I wish to say kudos to The Chicago Cubs. Unlike some of my fellow Clevelanders, I am not that upset with the loss. This season was a wonderful ride and I would like to thank “The Tribe” for more great memories. And for you Cubs fans who wanted to rub it in, shut up already… it is not going to take us over a century to be the champions. ūüėõ

When I first thought of doing this post, the Cleveland Indians were in game 6 of the 2016 World Series. Originally, I was going to look for 2016 highlights. When I began searching Google and YouTube for highlights, found a many, many great clips from earlier years. While I intend to do a 2016 highlight post in the future, today, I am going to focus on seasons further past.

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The 2016 World Yo-Yo Contest

Modern yo-yos.
Modern yo-yos. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

While most of my fellow Clevelanders are fixated on Cleveland Hosting 2016 Republican National Convention, I happened on news of another huge event to be hosted here as well.  A worldwide competition last year hosted in Japan,  The International Yo-Yo Foundation has decided that Cleveland is to host the 2016 World Yo-Yo Contest.

Personally, I think that this better¬†than the RNC… after all it is pretty hard not to have good memories of yo-yos. ¬†Not the same can be said for many a politician.

Almost all of us have played with a yo-yo. They are nearly a universal toy, at least as common as the top. ¬†Almost every culture has yo-yos. ¬†They were a bit of an explosive fad in the 70s with the, now famous, Ducan Butterfly… every kid wanted one. ¬†I was among those kids. ¬†I still have two Duncan light up yo-yos in my dresser drawer.

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