Shared posts

29 Jul 21:20

Ronda Rousey to Bethe Correia: ‘You’re not meant for this life’

by Shaun Al-Shatti
Jono Lee

Jo, Rousey referencing Ender's Game to explain why she's going to beat Correia really, really bad.

Ronda Rousey isn't buying what Bethe Correia is selling.

Rousey puts her UFC women's bantamweight title on the line against Correia this Saturday in the main event of UFC 190, and Las Vegas oddsmakers have already made Rousey a whopping 17-to-1 favorite in some sports books. If that number holds up, it'll stand as the biggest and most lopsided line in UFC history. Add in the fact that it's a title fight in the challenger's own backyard, and suffice to say the pressure carried on Rousey's shoulders is enormous.

But that's just the way she likes it.

"This definitely is the most personal fight that I've ever been in and it's the most pressure that I've ever been under, and that's another reason why Bethe is just never meant to be the champion," Rousey said at UFC 190's open workouts. "Because she said that, ‘oh, I have no pressure on me, no one expects anything out of me, so that's an advantage.'

"So you're saying that you do the best with less pressure? Like, that's what's best for you? You're not meant for this life. You're not. I do the best the more pressure there is. I fight above myself. I've never been under more pressure in my life, and I'm going to show the world what I'm really made of."

Rousey hasn't made a secret of her disdain for Correia. While the pair's rivalry may have started out friendly enough, it took a turn in May when Correia told Brazilian media that she hoped Rousey didn't commit suicide after losing her UFC title.

Rousey's father committed suicide when Rousey was a young girl, and the tragedy was understandably one of the turning points of Rousey's life.

Since hearing Correia's comments, Rousey has repeatedly vowed to make an example of the undefeated Brazilian.

"I can't have girls taking the same approach as Bethe," Rousey reiterated Wednesday. "Ender's Game was one of my favorite books growing up, and one the messages I took (from the book) is when you beat somebody, you have to beat them so well and thoroughly that you beat them all of the future times. You have to win all of the future possible fights.

"So I have to beat this girl so thoroughly that there's not future girls who pick on my family in order to get a quicker title shot. Pick on me all you want, but leave them out of it. That's what I really want to accomplish."

Correia ultimately backtracked away from her comments, claiming that she was unaware of Rousey's father's suicide when she made her initial remarks.

Her mea culpa didn't exactly come with an apology though, as Correia said only, "I'm humble enough to ask [you] for forgiveness." And Rousey isn't willing to let that fact slide.

"I don't believe her at all," Rousey said. "How could you know that many more obscure facts about my life and not know about that? I don't know if I'm more insulted by what she said or by her phony attempt to save face, because she never even apologized. That's the thing. She was just like, ‘I'm humble enough to ask for forgiveness.'

"You're complimenting yourself and you're asking for forgiveness without apologizing. And it's all a lie. So that's like A, B, and C of bulls**t, and I just don't have the capacity for bulls**t."

For better or worse, the incident ultimately became a driving narrative of UFC 190, and the fallout has done little to slow Correia's trash talk.

Correia captured Rousey's attention by defeating two of her training partners, Jessamyn Duke and Shayna Baszler, thereby forcing a rivalry with Rousey's Four Horsewomen group. The storyline took on a life of its own, which eventually led to Correia being granted her title shot. She has since continued to throw shots at Rousey nearly every chance she gets, even implying that Rousey is a one-trick pony who is fallible without her trademark armbars.

"The thing is, when you're trying to address someone who doesn't know what they're talking about, you have to keep in mind that they don't know what they're talking about," Rousey said. "My last five fights were all very different. It was a very different progression of events that happened in every single one, and it just kind of speaks to her ignorance.

"It's like watching boxing (and saying), ‘oh, well it always ends with a punch, so they always do the same thing.' Every single one of those armbars, the knockout with the knee, the knockout with the overhand right, they were all extremely different. If they all looked the same to you, that really shows how little you understand."

20 Jul 22:38

Megavalanche Glacier Carnage

by Endswell
Jono Lee

A bike race where everyone is eating shit, all the time.

Jamie Nicoll, a Polygon UR Team bike rider from New Zealand, captures GoPro footage of Megavalanche, a 3000 meter-high race down a glacier in the French Alps.

UR Team

16 Jul 10:00

Home Again

by Justin Boyd
Jono Lee

Jo.

Home Again

True comic. The computer was failing to get an IP address from the network several times a day for no apparent reason. My parent’s computer had The Real Problems™

–CON BRAVO–

I’m gonna be in Hamilton, Ontario in like a week for Con Bravo! Whoa! Are YOU gonna be there? Because I will be!

I’ll be doing a webcomic panel with I AM ARG (who is also a server pal/real pal) along with some other webcomic folks!



bonus panel
07 Jul 12:26

Sit-Ups

07 Jul 20:32

Fuck That: A Guided Meditation

by Endswell

Put some headphones on, close your eyes, and just “feel the fucking nonsense float away.”

Jason Headley

17 Jun 07:08

Photo



18 Jun 10:00

You’re Back

by Justin Boyd
Jono Lee

I have no idea why this is so funny to me.

You’re Back

The first four panels are 100% true. The last four panels aren’t true… yet. Because I can totally see myself doing that. Maybe not with dog vom, but certainly with something else.

-ALSO–

By the time you read this, I’ll be in Las Vegas doing things and melting into the pavement!

Also, the comic on Tuesday will be delayed to Wednesday due to me just getting back from Vegas Tuesday morning!



bonus panel
16 May 00:31

nevver: Outings Project

Jono Lee

I saw my favourite painting in the Musée d'Orsay on a wall in Paris, and now I know why!


facebook.com/outingsproject | outings-project.org | flickr.com/outingsproject


facebook.com/outingsproject | outings-project.org | flickr.com/outingsproject


facebook.com/outingsproject | outings-project.org | flickr.com/outingsproject


facebook.com/outingsproject | outings-project.org | flickr.com/outingsproject


facebook.com/outingsproject | outings-project.org | flickr.com/outingsproject


facebook.com/outingsproject | outings-project.org | flickr.com/outingsproject


facebook.com/outingsproject | outings-project.org | flickr.com/outingsproject


facebook.com/outingsproject | outings-project.org | flickr.com/outingsproject

nevver:

Outings Project

15 May 10:00

Cool Show

by Justin Boyd

Cool Show

That guy gave some major personal spoilers man. I would have never told anyone that, because all it takes is one hungry friend…

–TEAM FORTRESS 2, MAY 17th, 6 PM EDT–

Do you like Team Fortress 2? Awesome!

Do you like Buttersafe?  Oh. You do?

Well, that’s too bad, because on Sunday at 6PM Eastern, 3 PM Pacific, there will be an Invisible Bread vs Buttersafe Team Fortress 2 match and you’ll be shooting some Buttersafe fans right in their hitboxes.

I, of course, will be on team Buttersafe because their comic is pretty dang great.

GET THOSE INDEX FINGERS READY AND JOIN THIS STEAM GROUP FOR UPDATES



bonus panel
04 May 21:23

Remember Bruce Lee? He’s Back…In Kid Form.

by Endswell

5-year-old Ryu destroys the nunchaku scene from Game of Death.

Bruce Ryu via Reddit

19 Apr 17:42

chryswatchesgot: Chrys Watches GoT [x]











chryswatchesgot:

Chrys Watches GoT [x]

16 Apr 12:25

I made a thing.

26 Feb 11:00

Unknown

by Justin Boyd

Unknown

Avoid awkwardness at all costs!

The “I think I know them, but I don’t wanna be wrong” fear is strong with me.

–BARK–

I have approved the final proof for Invisible Bread Volume 3! I will be shipping it straight to Seattle for ECCC for it’s annual unveiling!



bonus panel
03 Apr 10:00

Dreamin’

by Justin Boyd

Dreamin’

Dogs are the bests.



bonus panel
23 Mar 17:12

Bangkok’s “Mexican” Gangsters

by Endswell
Jono Lee

By day I am a thai policeman. By night I am a mexican gangster.

The rise of Thai halfway crook-ery.

A curious new trend has emerged in Bangkok, where young Thai men are dressing up as Latino gangsters. Most of these men say they are motivated by their passion for the “gangster” lifestyle and clothes. Coconuts TV met up with three “gangs” – Balcony Pain, Fratez and D Sixty – for a photoshoot and to learn more about the phenomenon.

Coconuts TV

10 Mar 16:59

Gordon Ramsay’s Pancakes Look Terrible

by Endswell
Jono Lee

This is so good.

10 Mar 12:30

At the Lawffice

03 Mar 18:21

Geico’s Unskippable YouTube Ad

by Endswell
Jono Lee

So good.

Geico kept the majority of their new ad to under 5 seconds so you can’t skip it on YouTube, then threw the best part in after the 5 -second mark so you won’t want to anyway.

Geico via Cosby Sweaters

05 Feb 13:59

How to be a good dog owner

Jono Lee

TRUTH

17 Feb 16:32

Hark, A Vagrant: Achilles

Jono Lee

Love the bones in the guy in the third panel.




buy this print!

Achilles maybe needs some counselling, like, it's not as though I come to your house and fill it with slaughtered Trojans, why would you do that to mine? You know? Common courtesy.

Achilles/Patroclus: friends/boyfriends/brothers/lovers/comrades? YOU DECIDE

(it's all of them)
10 Feb 11:00

Just A Trophy

by Justin Boyd

Just A Trophy

Not again!



bonus panel
06 Feb 16:07

Friends Furever

by Endswell
Jono Lee

Relevant to numerous interests.

You can thank Android for this adorable montage of unlikely animal friends set to “Oo-De-Lally” from Disney’s Robin Hood.

Android via Tastefully Offensive

26 Jan 21:40

Coffee Around The World

by Endswell
Jono Lee

Swiss honey egg coffee sounds amazing.

How people around the globe get their fix.

BuzzFeed Blue

29 Jan 21:17

Watch This Dog Lose His Shit While Watching The Australian Open and Feel Better About Today

by Endswell

Georges the Golden Retriever loves The Australian Open. Annie the Golden Retriever doesn’t.

Bearaids via BroBible

21 Jan 08:27

Photo



14 Jan 23:51

Meet Eclipse: The Dog That Rides the Bus to the Dog Park By Herself

by Endswell
Jono Lee

Pfft, Moscow dogs would probably drive the bus themselves.

A 2-year-old black lab-bull mastiff mix named Eclipse just wants to get to the dog park. So if her owner takes too long finishing his cigarette, and their bus arrives, she climbs aboard solo and rides to her Seattle stop.

NBC 24 WNWO via Tastefully Offensive

25 Dec 11:00

Christmas

by Justin Boyd
Jono Lee

Dis my life

Christmas

I’ve gotten better at wrapping, but my skills will always be subpar. At least I get to practice at least once a year!

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays, everyone!

10 Dec 21:01

Hark, A Vagrant: Lady's Favor




buy this print!

It's always Stupid Medieval Type Joke Day here at Hark A Vagrant


Topatoco's holiday shipping deadlines approach, so get it while it's hot/available!

Clicking on the image will take you to the store. Hooray!!


24 Nov 19:26

Tips: Caring For The Class Pet

25 Nov 18:59

Happy Thanksgiving