The Olympics. Not just entertaining. Educational, too.
Know what I learned today? While watching a little synchronized swimming, analyst Carolyn Waldo revealed that the swimmers' hair was "shellacked back with vegetable gelatin." So, if you've been looking for the ultimate in hair care products - something that will really hold your 'do in place - head for the grocery store and grab some vegetable gelatin. If it can withstand the rigours of chlorinated water and a whole lot of being upside down, vegetable gelatin should be more than strong enough to keep your hairstyle looking fab. Of course, you may have a lot of flies hovering around you and maybe the odd crow landing on your noggin, but your hair will keep that freshly-lacquered look all day.
Let me say this about synchronized swimming. I can't possibly watch it without thinking of one of the best Saturday Night Live sketches ever. Not my fault. It's the fault of the comicRead More »from London 2012: What to watch, August 7th