Day: February 28, 2009

David Beckham and David Garnett

I’m not sure why this is so popular, but it is one of the videos that have blown up over the last couple of days. What I learned from this video is that David Garnett, who is a great basketball player, really can’t kick a soccer ball. David Beckham, one of the most celebrated soccer stars of the last 15 years, can kick a soccer ball. That’s what I learned. What did you learn? Watch the vid:

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Art Blakely and the Jazz Messengers

Art Blakely was more than a great drummer. He was where many great jazz musicians got their start. He would season them. This is a 1961 recording of Dat Dare by Art Blakely and the Jazz Messengers.

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Joe the Plumber wants to shoot someone in Congress

Like a bad penny, he just keeps showing up. Isn’t his 15 minutes of fame over yet? From TP: On Wednesday, Joe “the Plumber” Wurzelbacher said that if he were in Congress, he would “probably be in jail” because he’d be charged with “slapping some member.” He added, “And that’s not [bull] either.” ThinkProgress asked Joe at CPAC yesterday which members he would most like to slap. “Pretty much anybody that’s stood there and said anything bad about our troops, pretty much anybody who sat there and talked treasonous talk about America,” Joe said. He then implied that some members of

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.

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