Monday, June 25, 2012

Same Title, Different Song X

Today's competition is a monster; specifically, a genetically engineered beast of a match-up designed by top Soviet scientists exploiting the very best in sports, sport-based, and sporty technology. To sum things up in a single word, I give you...


On the slight chance that you actually grew up in a place like the Soviet Union, North Korea, or Newfoundland (and thus had no access to popular culture) here's five of the greatest minutes in cinematic history to help you get up to speed.

Now that your life has been enhanced by 53.5% you're ready for today's music. First up, Australian electronic band Cut Copy's single, 'Hearts on Fire', followed by the nostalgia-fueled juggernaut produced by John Cafferty & The Beaver Brown Band. Stallone would be proud.

Cut Copy - Hearts on Fire
John Cafferty & The Beaver Brown Band - Hearts on Fire

Back in 1988, PK's very own Harrison Forbes trained for weeks in the cold Burlington wilderness (climbed mountains, lifted ox carts full of elderly people, got shouted at by his dead friend's trainer, etc.) for the sole purpose of opening a jar of spaghetti sauce while shouting PREGO! True story. 

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