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Mid-Week Eye Candy Wrapper #66: Natalie Marie Edition

Posted by Dave On October - 1 - 2009

So last Thursday college football fans witnessed another upset on national TV as the Ole Miss Rebels went down in defeat to the other USC, the University of South Carolina. So in honor of that I give you Natalie Marie, a 24 year-old model from Columbia, South Carolina. Don’t be surprised if you see some more major upsets in college football this weekend. Then again, if your team loses, comfort yourself by coming back here and letting Natalie Marie cheer you up. Links follow the eye-candy…

(Photo of Natalie Marie courtesy of Next Round)

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Mid-Week Eye Candy Wrapper #65: Sox Girl Tiana Edition

Posted by Dave On September - 24 - 2009

I know all of you hard core tailgaters are overly excited that the football season is finally here. But don’t lose sight that baseball season is getting down to the wire and there is still time to go and tailgate a few more baseball games. Maybe when your favorite NFL team is out of town, keep your tailgating skills sharp by heading to the baseball yard. For some inspiration that baseball tailgating can be just as fun as football tailgating here is Red Sox fan Tiana to offer the proof. This week’s links follow the eye-candy.


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Weekend Wrap #68: Tailgate Envy Edition

Posted by Dave On June - 14 - 2009

news_wrap.jpgMost people in the general public have heard of the famous Austrian psychiatrist Sigmund Freud. You know the guy as the man who developed such psychoanalysis like the Oedipus complex and penis envy. Well, I will have to admit, but I suffer from a different yet similar psychosis. I call it Tailgate Envy.

Tailgate Envy can be a debilitating and crippling psychotic phenomenon where one desires to be tailgating all the time and envies those that are tailgating when you can not. My most chronic case of Tailgate Envy occurs right around this time of year during the College World Series. I was fortunate to have attended the 2007 College World Series in Omaha so when I am not there I know exactly, first hand, what I am missing. It was such a great time I even made it a must stop location on my Bucket List For Tailgaters. We were told by the locals and the those that have attended numerous College World Series that when either LSU or Texas makes it to Omaha, the parking lot tailgate is covered in plumes of BBQ smoke. We were told the smells of grilled and smoked meats and the other foods prepared in the Rosenblatt Stadium parking lot are unmatched. So this year I am not in Omaha and of course it is the year that both LSU and Texas are at the College World Series.

So how does this help my severe case of Tailgate Envy? It doesn’t help it. It worsens it. And with each game I watch on ESPN I am hoping for a glimpse of the tailgating action going on outside the stadium. I am like a geeky, lovestruck pre-teen that has a crush on the most popular girl in the school yet i know she will never go out with me. Peeking around the corner down the hall from her locker hoping to catch a glimpse of her before she heads off to Social Studies class. The geek knows he can not have her but can’t help get a daily dose of starring at her. That is me with the College World Series this year. So if anyone from ESPN is reading this, please, I am begging you. More shots of people tailgating at the College World Series.

Now on with this week’s links.

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Mid-Week Eye Candy Wrapper #35: Bar Refaeli Edition

Posted by Dave On February - 11 - 2009

Unless you’ve been living in a cave and didn’t notice it already, you have probably heard that the Sport Illustrated annual swimsuit issue hit newsstands this week. Lo and behold Bar Refaeli was honored as the cover girl. Being the cover girl of the SI Swimsuit edition is akin to being named the Super Bowl MVP or winning the Heisman Trophy. Bar Refaeli’s modeling career could hit the skids tomorrow but she will always have the title of being an SI Swimsuit issue cover girl. Congrats to her and here are this week’s links you’ll probably find interesting.

(Photo of Bar Refaeli courtesy Sports Illustrated.)

Mid-Week Eye Candy Wrapper #32: Mercedes Terrell Edition

Posted by Dave On January - 21 - 2009

Although Southern California has been experiencing an unusual warm streak the past few days, the rest of the country is pretty damn cold. So in honor of those digging out of snow and cold weather here is Mercedes Terrell in, what else, a bikini. Oh yeah, links to follow…

(Photo of Mercedes Terrell courtesy F-Listed.)

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