NASCAR AND AVATAR: IN PERSPECTIVE

There’s no racing on TV. As a result, I’m stuck spending time with my wife. That recently included a trip to see the movie "Avatar." Much like Talladega, it was a visual show with a crappy story. Turns out "Avatar" is a lot like NASCAR when you put things in perspective. Here’s how:  Sigourney Weaver is Dale Earnhardt Jr.Both are big names. Both haven’t done much in awhile. Both have new endeavors that might lead to a comeback. Weaver’s ...

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I’D SAY THEY’RE ABOUT READY TO HAVE A BABY

Chad Knaus and Chandra Johnson square off for ESPN The Magazine to see who knows Jimmie Johnson better. My money was on Knaus, but that is only because it is my firm belief that he constructed Jimmie Johnson in his castle laboratory.Houston Texans fan sign FAIL (YouTube)Alabama girls vs. Texas girls - a gallery (Holy Taco)'Best of Pride' host Kenda Perez (Cage Potato)Howard Stern announces Tiger Woods mistress beauty pageant (Camel Clutch Blog)'24' season eight trailer and featurette (Screen Jun ...

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NASCAR’S SEXIEST MUSTACHES OF 2009

Dear readers, It's Mike Helton, president of NASCAR (no, it's not) and current title holder of the previous year's "Sexiest Mustache." The fine folks at All Left Turns have asked me to count down the sexiest mustaches of 2009. Here's a look back at "the year that was" with my top-five sexiest mustaches.Fifth place: Tony Eury Jr.If this mustache had legs, they would be tired, because this 'stache has been running through my mind all season. Eury Jr. consistently has one of the ...

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CORTNEY SAUTER PICS

I had no idea who Cortney Sauter was before The Sporting News released its 50 Most Beautiful People of NASCAR list. Turns out she is very deserving of mention on the list, unlike The Sporting News's inexplicable choice of Clint Bowyer, whom I respect as a driver, but not as a visual advertisement for the human race. (Does he look like a driver? Hell, yeah. Is he beautiful? Hell, no.) Sauter is married to Camping World Truck Series driver Johnny Sauter. The former Cortney Owen was Miss Wisconsin ...

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FIVE BEST NASCAR MOMENTS OF THE 2000S

The last ten years have produced many ups and downs in NASCAR. Here is a list of the five best moments of the decade.1. Network television contract. Prior to 2001 NASCAR had no television broadcast deal. Each individual speedway negotiated the rights to air its events. The historic 1979 Daytona 500 began an accelerated growth in popularity. Ten years later, 1989 was the first season in which every then-Winston Cup race was televised live. The 90s continued the increase in viewers and fans, and t ...

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