Trailers are an under-appreciated art form insofar that many times they’re seen as vehicles for showing footage, explaining films away, or showing their hand about what moviegoers can expect. Foreign, domestic, independent, big budget: What better way to hone your skills as a thoughtful moviegoer than by deconstructing these little pieces of advertising? This week […]
Thousands of cheerleaders may have been exposed to mumps at a national competition — here’s how to spot the disease
Brett Deering/Getty Images Thousands of cheerleaders may have been exposed to mumps at a competition that took place in Texas. Mumps is a virus that makes the salivary glands swell up. It’s transmitted by the saliva or mucus of an infected person. There’s no treatment, but it usually clears up on its own. Mumps can […]
South Korean speed skater Lim Hyo-jun took gold in the men’s 1500-meter short track competition before frenzied fans—but the surprise stars were 100 North Korean cheerleaders.
Published time: 10 Aug, 2017 20:37 The reinstated cheerleaders for an English football team have been dubbed ‘lucky charms’ as they inspired the side to a 3-1 victory over Premier League outfit West Ham. Billericay Town, who play in the seventh-tier Isthmian League Premier Division, initially hired cheerleading troupe ‘The Ricays’ to bring some glitz […]
Enlarge (credit: Arizona Cardinals) In 2013, Megan Welter had a really bad night. Welter, at that time a cheerleader for the Arizona Cardinals, got into a drunken fight with her boyfriend. It ended with her calling 911 and reporting him for domestic violence. Welter’s boyfriend was a professional fighter, who “smashed [her] head into the tile” and […]
Cheerleading group Coventry Dynamites skilfully tossed one another into the air but one jump almost ended in an accident. As one youngster was thrown into the air by their teammates, they almost crashed into Amanda Holden‘s big X Sign. Fortunately, the performance did not end in disaster but the judges needed a moment to catch […]