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Ice Dancing Is Sort Of Incestuous

Tonight, when you turn on the Olympics and watch the ice dancing competition, you’ll see couples look lustily at one another as they dance the tango. Some of these pairs,…

Catherine Strawn | February 19, 2010 - 8:00 pm

10 Reasons We Love Evan Lysacek

So if you weren’t able to stay up through the glitter and glamour of the men’s figure skating long program last night, I’ll just tell you that it was pretty…

Kelli Bender | February 19, 2010 - 5:00 pm

Olympic Snowboarder Kelly Clark Is No Kelly Clarkson

Last night, while watching the women’s halfpipe finals, we noticed a strange phenomenon: Each competitor had a distinct pre-run ritual. American Kelly Clark’s, however, stood out. Before each…

Catherine Strawn | February 19, 2010 - 3:40 pm

Which Winter Olympic Hottie Is Your Type?

Watching the Winter Olympics this week, I can’t stop thinking about how, whatever your type is, there’s a kind of athlete who will float your boat, if you know what…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 19, 2010 - 2:00 pm

Frisky Rant: Figure Skater Johnny Weir Was Robbed!

Have you seen “Be Good Johnny Weir,” the new Sundance reality show about the figure skating phenom who can do Lady Gaga and Victor Petrenko justice? Well, if your answer…

Simcha | February 19, 2010 - 1:30 pm

Quotable: Johnny Weir Is Just Like Us!

“She stayed out all day so I could run around naked and watch ‘The Real Housewives of Atlanta’ and just relax for the competition.”Johnny Weir, on his Olympic roomie, Tanith…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 19, 2010 - 12:10 pm

Quotable: Victoria Beckham Disses Men’s Figure Skating Wear

“There’s nothing good about those outfits. I wear the feathers in my relationship. If David came home dressed like that – could you imagine? Terrible.”Victoria Beckham on the hideousness of

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | February 18, 2010 - 7:20 pm

Could Have Been Worse: A Look At The Norwegian Curling Team’s Uniform Supplier

Curling? WTF is that? Did anyone ever care about this Olympic sport before the Norwegian team showed up with these blindingly loud pants? Either these kids got lost in Johnny…

Leonora Epstein | February 18, 2010 - 6:10 pm

Lindsey Vonn Wins Gold In Downhill Skiing—By 0.56 Of A Second

0.56 of a second is, quite literally, the blink of an eye. But that’s all the time it took Lindsey Vonn to win the Olympic gold medal in yesterday’s women’s…

Jessica Wakeman | February 18, 2010 - 1:10 pm

Shun, Shag, Or Marry: The American Boys Of The Winter Olympics

The Winter Olympics are upon us and though I don’t care enough to actually watch the events, I care just enough to imagine the contenders naked. But it’s sometimes hard…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 16, 2010 - 1:20 pm

Nancy Kerrigan’s Dad Dies And Her Brother Is Arrested

Poor Nancy Kerrigan. She became fodder for made-for-TV movies back in 1994, when six weeks before the winter Olympics, the ex-husband of her figure-skating rival, Tonya Harding, clubbed her right…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | January 26, 2010 - 2:20 pm

Wuh-Woh! Not Enough Snow For The Winter Olympics?

Everyone’s getting pretty excited for the Winter Olympics, which start in Vancouver on February 12th. Only one thing is missing. And unfortunately, it’s a big one—snow. None is in the…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | January 23, 2010 - 5:30 pm
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