When I think of Oakland, California, a certain sense of fright comes to my mind. Maybe I’ve watched too many of Discovery Channel’s “Drug Wars,” but this city just makes me think of violence, racial and economic tension, and high crime rates. Or, maybe it’s because when I searched “Oakland” in Google, here’s what comes up:
Not only is it Friday, I also have a colouring book here at work, so I am a happy camper. Do you not want to give all of the princesses the stereotypical beige colour, with bright red lips, and neon yellow hair?
Lincoln, Nebraska- home to probably the most well-known inflatamascot there is, Lil Red.
Today’s mascot comes from the internet search ‘weird professional football mascots.’ Thank you, Yahoo, for finding what completely matches this description. This is Styker, of the AFL’s Arizona Rattlers.
In 1990, Italy hosted the World Cup and watched their team finish third overall, losing to Argentina and West Germany (the Berlin Wall didn’t come down until 1991!). This World Cup was known for defensive play, with few goals scored, and dependency on shootouts. There were also a record number of red cards awarded to those who don’t care to follow the rules. But the real red card should have gone to whoever created this mascot:
It’s pretty much half of a busted Rubix Cube with a soccer ball balancing on top. How was this the best that they could do? The icing on the cake? It is named Ciao. Ciao= hello, and therefore shows a cutting-edge level of uninspired.
Yesterday was the CMA’s, and boy do I hate country music. Or at least I thought I did, until Brad Paisley came along and rocked it out with the mascots. Not just a few mascots, but like, dozens upon dozens of NCAA mascots. How cool is that?!?! These cuties walked the red carpet and everything!!! Though the question ‘who are you wearing?’ did not come up as much, it was still the most fashionable red carpet walk ever.