This never gets old. The girl really could skate. Her speed and power is amazing, and the opening lutz. HUGE. Dick can barely contain himself throughout the entire skate. For one shining moment in ’91 she brought it and stuck it to the USFSA all the while skating to Wild Thing. And look at Kristi’s face when the camera pans to her afterwards. Bitch is trying to hold it together knowing full well that the chain smoking, beer guzzling asthmatic girl from the trailer park just ripped the gold medal from around her neck. And that’s called kicking your ass!
Liz and Tori are now on tumblr at theicequeenspodcast.tumblr.com. Why? BECAUSE YOU DEMANDED IT.
Stay tuned for The Ice Queens’ Season 7, which promises to be our best season 7 yet!
Recorded March 23, 2013 – you know, when NBC got around to showing it. Posted April 4, 2013 – you know, when we got around to editing it. Here’s the lineup:
Terry Gannon and Scott Hamilton phone it in. Because it’s expensive to send two guys to Canada.
We experience runaway Chanflation. Denis Ten “comes out of nowhere.” Javier Fernández takes it slow. Max Aaron back loads. Ross Miner doesn’t quite come through. Kevin Reynolds “scores” a hat trick. Daisuke Takahashi breaks it down. Brian Joubert eats dinner at 4:30. Florent Amodio goes for a spin.
And we’re still pulling for Jeremy Abbott.
We watched the 2013 United States Figure Skating Championships on the National Broadcasting Company. Who knew they even covered skating anymore?
The competition turns into a game of Where’s Denney and Couglin and Rockne and Parnter X? Castelli and Shnapir, Zhang and Bartholomay, and Scimeca and Knierim skate inbetween stretching sessions.
NBC brings over Mike ‘Doc’ Emrick from NHL coverage because, you know, both sports use skates. Did the Peacock lose Terry Gannon’s phone number?
Gracie Gold makes a comeback. Ashley Wagner falls to the top. Agnes Zawadzki slows it down. Courtney Hicks brings back some memories. Christina Gao flails and tangos. Mirai Nagasu under-rotates. Tori misses The Pearl and so does Caroline Zhang.
Jeremy Abbott makes us cry again. Adam Rippon leaves the Blue Lagoon. Evan couldn’t make it, so Jonathan Cassar steps in. Jason Brown needs to get in a new Outfit. Ross Miner has a quad or whatever. Max Aaron revs up the backloader. Keegan Messing, Brandon Mroz, Stephen Carriere, and Armin Mahbanoozadeh all surprise us… by simply being there. Richard Dornbush has us reaching for the remote. Joshua Farris joins the seniors.
The 2013 European Figure Skating Championships were held at the same time, with a mixed bag of results.
This season has been so inspirational! For instance, we’ve been inspired to go shopping, see movies, wander the streets aimlessly, anything to not watch figure skating. But some events are just too important to ignore, unfortunately, like the 2012–2013 Grand Prix Final. So, we’re back, with our 6th season premiere episode. We’re taking the gloves off for this one, and we wish Yuzuru Hanyu would, too.
Mao Asada puts the triple axel in a shoebox and shoves it under her bed. Ashley Wagner also bugs us less! Akiko Suzuki brings the joy. Kiira Korpi catches the Czisny. Elizaveta Tuktamysheva stumps The Gannon. Christina Gao qualifies.
Jeremy Abbott needs to clean up. Ross Miner hangs in there. Adam Rippon gets no coversage. Johnny Weir drops his poker face. Evan Lysacek stays in the shadows. Gracie Gold trains nearby. Agnes Zawadzki and Mirai Nagasu compete. Rachael Flatt needs more schooling. Denney & Coughlin stay together. Hubbell & Donohue get a mention. And the Shibutanis still creep us out a little.
This event was so depressing, we didn’t feel like posting the show. The next thing you know, it’s the 4th of July – the holiday where everyone cleans out old audio files from their computer. So, here it is!
Shibutani & Shibutani stand and don’t deliver. We call Hubbell & Donohue “School on Saturday.” Péchalat & Bourzat’s costumes are as stinky as, well, a mummy. Davis & White aren’t on the level. Virtue & Moir stumble their way to first place.
Artur Gachinski finally makes us happy. Adam Rippon jumps in the air like he just doesn’t care. Jeremy Abbott is off like bad milk. Brian Joubert rinses and repeats. Yuzuru Hanyu noodles around. Daisuke Takahashi gets robbed. Patrick Chan can, literally, do no wrong.
Just saw some very disturbing news on Aunt Joyce’s site. Vocal music will be allowed in all skating disciplines beginning with the 2014-2015 season!
As if Sochi wasn’t going to be bad enough with the possibility of a Evgeny sighting, now we have to sit through even more crappy music. The Producer better put in an order for some heavy duty buckets, because we’re going to need them!
Reporting and recording from the U.S. Nationals in San Jose, California. Sure, the Ice Network may have Johnny Weir, but you’ve got us!
Featuring Cain and Reagan, Castelli and Shnapir, Donlan and Speroff, Evora and Ladwig, Marley and Brubaker, and the Frankenteam – Denney and Coughlin.
Featuring Richard Dornbush, Brandon Mroz, Scott Dyer, Jason Brown, Max Aaron, Keegan Messing, Stephen Carriere, Douglas Razzano, Armin Mahbanoozadeh, Ross Miner, Adam Rippon, and Jeremy Abbott.
Plus, celebrity sightings!
And with that, we bid a fond farewell to beautiful San Jose. But we don’t leave alone. We have with us new friends, new memories, and, most importantly, new cocktail recipes. Thanks, Nationals!
We’re at the U.S. Nationals in San Jose, California, and we’ve got the bar tabs to prove it. If we’re a little hard to hear, it’s because we’re podcasting from the McCormick & Schmick’s across from the Fairmont Hotel, and we’re not going to let a little thing like room noise get in the way of us getting our drinks. But enough about us. Let’s talk about some American skaters!
We missed the Men’s short competition because we decided to see Shame instead. We have our priorities. Plus, we had to deal with the bad news about Evgeni Plushenko and Artur Gachinski.
Featuring Cannuscio and McManus, Chock and Bates, Kriengkrairut and Giulietti-Schmitt, Hubbell and Donohue, Shibutani and Shibutani, and Davis and White.
Featuring Vanessa Lam, Angela Wang, Mirai Nagasu, Rachael Flatt, Christina Gao, Caroline Zhang, Agnes Zawadzki, Alissa Czisny, and Ashley Wagner.
Part 2 coming soon!
The 2011 Grand Prix Final – when it wasn’t boring us, it was bugging us.