The Aesthetics of Curling in the 2014 Olympic Games

By Phil Hecken

As promised after his seminal work on Curling last weekend, I am rejoined by Mike Styczen, who is back to discuss the “uniforms” worn by the curlers representing the various nations participating in the Olympic Bonspeil.

Now, if you’ve been following the Olympics (or even if you haven’t), you’re probably aware . . . → Read More: The Aesthetics of Curling in the 2014 Olympic Games

Curlers...Do It Hard

By Phil Hecken

Well, folks — ’tis that time again. The Olympics are here. I thought about ledeing with the fashion show that took place yesterday in Sochi, but if you haven’t seen it yet — there’s plenty (I mean plenty!) of links in the Olympics section of the ticker. Instead, let’s get right . . . → Read More: Curlers…Do It Hard

Curling Pins, Revisited

Two years ago I did a post about the wonderful curling pins accumulated by reader Katie Moorhead’s family. Katie recently got back in touch with some good news: “Over Christmas, my grandma gave me some more curling pins from one of her friends. They were amazed that there were people [i.e., Uni Watch readers] who . . . → Read More: Curling Pins, Revisited

In What May Be My Shortest Ever Post...

By Phil Hecken

Greetings from Philadelphia. Or as I like to call it, the city with the semi-unstable wireless internet in the hotel.

Paul and I drove down yesterday afternoon and took in several hours of curling at the 2012 US Curling Nationals, enjoyed some sightseeing…and repaired back to the hotel where the wireless . . . → Read More: In What May Be My Shortest Ever Post…