There might be some controversy to the theory that having grandmothers as part of a family is why humans live longer than apes. But there’s no controversy about the statement that grandmothers are great. (Even if they aren’t “great grandmothers.” Which doesn’t mean they aren’t great…look, you get the point.)
This week we look at the Rushmore of Grandmas – real and fictional. Just not Richard, Michael or Jeff’s grandmothers, since that would be cheating. Some of these grandmothers are warm and caring. Others are foul and crass. But one thing they have in common is love. And being a lot older than us.
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Some of the biggest celebrities in the world are athletes, who gain the adoration of millions for playing child’s games. (Except for Australian Rules Football, which is the pinnacle of all that is manly in the world.) But what about when the fans are as famous – or more famous – than the players they support?
This week, Michael, Richard and Jeff explore the work of sports fans who either were already famous or became famous because of their sports fandom. Pick up your pom poms, get out your Vuvuzelas and…actually, please put that Vuvuzela down. It’s really quite loud and BLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAATTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTT
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