A Drinking Game for Channel 9’s Coverage of the London Olympics

Sip for:

A swimming commentator saying a result was disappointing and surprising

A swimming commentator saying an athlete shouldn’t be disappointed or surprised with their result in a race where the commentator had said their result was disappointing and surprising

A swimming commentator saying an athlete was Un-Australian for being disappointed or surprised with their result in a race where the commentator had said their result was disappointing and surprising

Anything Un-Australian

Expert commentary from a guy who drunkenly smashed up his apartment and a grand piano [A GRAND PIANO!]

A commentator who has no apparent connection to the sport they are commentating getting something very wrong about a sport they have no connection to [read: James Brayshaw and Rowing]

Hyperbole

Casual racism

Mispronunciation

The connection between shuffling to Party Rock Anthem and a reality television show based on a novel that explored a dystopian future where an omniscient dictator surveyed everything you did

Skull for:

Every arbitrary mid-race/match/game cut from one sport to another

A review of the repeat of the analysis of the post-race interview for the swimmer who finished second in the final of the race they were expected to win after the analysis of their post-race interview for the semi-final indicated that they expected they would win the final

Karl Stefanovic making a wildly sexist and inappropriate remark

Karl Stefanovic being drunk

Karl Stefanovic being drunk and making a wildly sexist and inappropriate remark

Having no female presenters to moderate Karl Stefanovic’s drunk, wildly sexist and inappropriate remarks

A condescending post-race interview from Giaan Rooney

Underbelly: Badness

Liam

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About Liam Carswell & Jamila Fontana

We are two twenty something, pop culture loving, politics loving, left leaning, female rap adoring, fashion obsessive friends from Hobart, Tasmania, Almost Melbourne. On politics, world affairs, relationships, society and all things unspoken and awkward. Liam likes vinyl, Topman and coke. Jamila likes Eve, middle aged folk singers and Che Guevara (still!).
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