Posts tagged “mascots”



Former Notre Dame head coach and current ESPN college football analyst Bob Davie was a guest on Mike & Mike in the Morning today talking about the Kentucky game. It was the first time I heard any talking head discussing the absurd ‘should Tebow have been benched prior to the injury’ debate who had actually

Help Albert Win

Help Albert Win

Please put in your vote to help Albert the Aligator win the Capital One – National Mascot of the Year award. He deserves it.

Evil Coffee Nerves

From The Orphange of Cast-Off Mascots: Case #752: Mr. Coffee Nerves Not a popular mascot. This poor reproduction doesn’t do justice to the hideous domestic discord he delights in wreaking. While employed, his job was to exhibit glee over the violent effect of caffeine consumption …


PETA asks USC to drop its team nickname, citing glorification of cruelty, violence “It’s a safe bet that officials at the University of South Carolina would never dream of calling their athletic teams the Dogfighters, the Wifebeaters, the Looters or the Road-Ragers,” Phelps said. What does she suggest as an alternative? “The Gym Socks or

What Is This? is the personal weblog of me, David Vincent Gagne. I've been publishing here since 1999, which makes this one of the oldest continuously-updated websites on the Internet.

A few years ago I was trying to determine what cocktails I could make with the alcohol I had at home. I searched the App Store but couldn't find an app that would let me do that, so I built one.


You can read dozens of essays and articles and find hundreds of links to other sites with stories and information about Ernest Hemingway in The Hemingway Collection.