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    Slow News Day In South Dakota – Reporter Dresses Up As The USF Mascot

    If you've been around here before, you know my love for the media and their mascot reports doesn't run too deep. I don't mind the occasional news story, or random shot of the mascot at a game, but when a "reporter" decides it is a good idea to put his or herself inside the suit... that's where I draw the line. This piece from KDLT in South … [Read The Story...]

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    Awkward Moments With Mr. Met In A Xerox Commercial

    In this commercial, Mr. Met tries his hand at designing a brochure for his fvorite team... the New York Mets. What he comes up with is quite messy, and makes the executives very uncomfortable when they don't know what to say. Best quote: I only said that other stuff because I didn't want you to get a big head. Mr. Met - Brochure … [Read The Story...]

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    2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Mascot Finalists – Yes, That’s Santa Claus

    Well, another season of hoping for a good Olympic mascot is over... Maybe 2016 will be good to us. The organizing committee for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games has released their shortlist of mascots for voting. And, other than not really being a "short" list, it includes some familiar and not so familiar faces. First of all, there is … [Read The Story...]

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    It’s Aloha Friday… One More Picture Of A Mascot At The NFL Pro Bowl

    If you look closely at the picture, you can see Miles, the Denver Broncos Mascot. Special thanks to Mark Ramelb for taking the photo, check out some of his other pictures from the 2011 NFL Pro Bowl weekend here. (Think less players, more cheerleaders.) P.S. I'm moving to Hawaii. … [Read The Story...]

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    USC Annenberg School For Communication Does Feature Story On Mascots

    Well, if the USC school of Communication doesn't do a report on it, it doesn't exists, so thankfully, they took on a very hot topic in their latest video series called "Impact". That's right, they featured mascots. Now besides the dead pan narrator, the story is actually quite good, and goes into some of the unwritten rules of mascots, like … [Read The Story...]

Mar
23

NCAA Final Four Mascots That Should Never Dunk (via Conan)

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Feb
16

Slow News Day In South Dakota – Reporter Dresses Up As The USF Mascot

Screen shot 2011-02-15 at 5.29.43 AM

If you've been around here before, you know my love for the media and their mascot reports doesn't run too deep. I don't mind the occasional news story, or random shot of the mascot at a game, but when a "reporter" decides it is a good idea to put his or herself inside the suit... that's where I draw the line. This piece from KDLT in South … [Read more...]

Feb
15

Awkward Moments With Mr. Met In A Xerox Commercial

Screen shot 2011-02-15 at 5.31.52 AM

In this commercial, Mr. Met tries his hand at designing a brochure for his fvorite team... the New York Mets. What he comes up with is quite messy, and makes the executives very uncomfortable when they don't know what to say. Best quote: I only said that other stuff because I didn't want you to get a big head. Mr. Met - Brochure … [Read more...]

Feb
10

2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Mascot Finalists – Yes, That’s Santa Claus

Picture from talisman.sochi2014.com/en/

Well, another season of hoping for a good Olympic mascot is over... Maybe 2016 will be good to us. The organizing committee for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games has released their shortlist of mascots for voting. And, other than not really being a "short" list, it includes some familiar and not so familiar faces. First of all, there is … [Read more...]

Feb
08

RIP UGA VIII

It's only been since October that UGA VIII took over to represent the University Of Georgia Bulldogs. But last Friday, UGA VIII passed away from complications stemming from his Lymphoma. RIP UGA VIII, we barely knew you. … [Read more...]

Feb
04

It’s Aloha Friday… One More Picture Of A Mascot At The NFL Pro Bowl

Screen shot 2011-02-04 at 5.48.01 AM

If you look closely at the picture, you can see Miles, the Denver Broncos Mascot. Special thanks to Mark Ramelb for taking the photo, check out some of his other pictures from the 2011 NFL Pro Bowl weekend here. (Think less players, more cheerleaders.) P.S. I'm moving to Hawaii. … [Read more...]

Feb
02

USC Annenberg School For Communication Does Feature Story On Mascots

Screen shot 2011-02-02 at 5.59.56 AM

Well, if the USC school of Communication doesn't do a report on it, it doesn't exists, so thankfully, they took on a very hot topic in their latest video series called "Impact". That's right, they featured mascots. Now besides the dead pan narrator, the story is actually quite good, and goes into some of the unwritten rules of mascots, like … [Read more...]

Feb
02

Finally Some 2011 Superbowl Mascot News (In A Commercial)

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OK, call me old fashioned, but I remember a time when you actually had to wait until the Superbowl to see the commercials. Anyway, with Steely McBeam from the Pittsburgh Steelers being the only mascot at this years big game, it's nice to see some of the sponsors featuring mascots in their commercials. This particular commercial is for … [Read more...]

Feb
01

Mascots Can Get Away With Anything At The NFL Pro Bowl

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We saw last year that mascots can do some crazy things at the NFL Pro Bowl game. But where else can a huge furry horse make out with an unassuming cheerleader? Blue from the Indianapolis Colts tests his "game" with one of the cheerleaders from the Denver Broncos. He doesn't get far, unless you count the full make out session near the end … [Read more...]

Jan
31

Northampton Town Mascot Clarence The Dragon Gets Cheeky With A Linesman

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Oh boy, two soccer posts in the same day.. what has my life come to. Well, in this case, I couldn't pass it up. The popular show, Soccer AM has a feature they call 3rd Eye where they show some outtakes or second camera angle shots of soccer matches. In this case, it's Clarence the Dragon from Northampton Town who retrieves a ball and tries to … [Read more...]