Wednesday, March 22, 2006


You reckon?

Some teams have tried to take the storytelling a little too far. The French team at the Atlanta Olympics, for example, were planning to tell the story of the Holocaust to the music from Schindler's List. They wisely decided that the subject matter was in danger of being trivialised by a five-minute routine and changed their plans.
Hands up if you like synchronised swimming
The Observer, Sunday March 19, 2006

Yes, of all the art forms that are unequal to portraying the holocaust, I think synchronised fucking swimming is a particularly shining example.

The article I've linked to is defending the wretched charade; feel free not to read it.


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