Posts tagged "euro 2008"

Nearly Naked Soccer: Are Shoes Allowed?

While professional soccer players are battling it out in the Euro 2008 competition, a chat room website decided to go and make a more appealing version of the competition in which topless women from various countries played against each other. Actually they were more than topless. In fact they were only wearing thongs. On Sunday,…

By: Catherine Strawn / June 17, 2008

Volunteers Pose Naked In Austria

Austria is getting ready to host the Euro 2008 soccer competition, and over the weekend, U.S. photographer Spencer Tunick gathered 1,840 people for a photo in an Austrian soccer stadium. They volunteered to pose naked and weren’t even allowed to wear underwear, sunglasses, or a smile. If you’re never fully dressed without a smile, the…

By: Catherine Strawn / May 20, 2008

Pick Up An Austrian

Out-of-towners visiting Austria for the Euro 2008 soccer competition will receive a free guide, which includes a few essential phrases (i.e., Do you have a sliced sugared pancake with plum compote?). I guess flirting with locals was deemed essential, because the books a phrase for picking up members of the opposite sex: “Servas, fesche Katz.”…

By: Catherine Strawn / May 19, 2008