Olympic Torch Host Cities: Be Careful What You Pick Up

So the Olympic Torch relay has begun under ominous clouds promising an endless series of public relations disasters for Beijing.

Hey all you Olympic Torch host cities out there.  Take some instruction from those experts in self-destruction, the “Happy Tree Friends”, and be careful what kinds of fetishes you take into your hands:

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4 Responses to Olympic Torch Host Cities: Be Careful What You Pick Up

  1. Adriana says:

    I look forward for the incidents through the Olympic route.

    Too bad W. cannot show Jimmy Carter’s courage when he boycotted the Olympics.

    (W. makes Carter look like an excellent President in my opinion)

  2. Ned Kelly says:

    If there really is such a thing as an accursed object – a material thing with a curse attached to it – then China’s Olympic Torch is one. The curse became attached to it when it was announced that it would be carried through Tibet.

    Beware of angry spirits, even if you don’t believe in them – because it’s enough for others to believe in them.

  3. Ned Kelly says:

    As a surreal supplement, perhaps comprehensible only by those afflicted by Gaelic braincells (raising my hand), here’s a very Irish piss-take on the topics of torches and fetishistic phallic symbols. Here are the Irish puppets, “Podge and Rodge” discussing the history of the “Ardagh Chalice”:

  4. Ned Kelly says:

    Oops, I meant the “Ardagh Phallus”, not “chalice”.

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