Saturday, June 25, 2011

The Sweet 16

Here's another way to look at this year's drawn-out NOTY Tournament: More time to savor the onomastic greatness. Or, what's the rush?

The High Committee is heading overseas. Sure, they have the interwebs over there, but we just don't think posting the next round will be a high priority.

Meantime, enjoy your 2001 NOTY Sweet 16. I think we can all agree it's tragic that either Monsterville Horton IV or Taco B.M. Monster will be eliminated so soon. Seeding is a fickle science.

Happy summer.

Bulltron Regional
No. 9 Rockwell Bonecutter v. No. 12 Leviticus Payne
No. 6 Ebenezer Noonoo v. No. 2 Courvoisier Winetavius Richardson

Sithole Regional
No. 8 Chuntania Dangerfield v. No. 4 Delorean Blow
No. 11 Solo Alone v. No. 15 Yolanda Supersad

Dragonwagon Regional
No. 8 RexAchilles Imperial v. No. 5 Vernon Lee Bad Marriage Jr.
No. 11 Monsterville Horton IV v. No. 2 Taco B.M. Monster

Chrotchtangle Regional
No. 1 La'Peaches Pitts v. No. 13 Neptune Pringle III
No. 14 Heidi Hohl v. No. 2 Madz Negro

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Chrotchtangle Regional, Second Round, Part 2


No. 14 Heidi Hohl: She's a real-estate agent!
No. 11 Delector Durley Jr.: He's a Leatherneck!

No. 7 Jadeveon Clowney: Mr. Football in South Carolina.

No. 2 Madz Negro: "Negro Leaves Health Troubles in Dust"

Chrotchtangle Regional, Second Round, Part 1

To quote Richard Ford, we're sorry, sorry, sorry, sorry, sorry.

Sorry about your office pools. Sorry about the stalled momentum. It's been a busy spring at NOTY. The 2011 tournament will just have to be spread over a longer period than any of us would like. (Which is why you should follow us @NOTYtourney so you don't waste time checking back to the site and find nothing new.)

We'll finish the second round and post the Sweet 16 match-ups. But then I'm afraid we're out of the country until August.

Scouting names, of course.

No. 1 La'Peaches Pitts: Get that bridesmaid dress fitted! Just 52 days away!
No. 8 Margarita Villa: South Carolina h.s. hurdler.

No. 12 Orel Oral: University of Indianapolis swim coach.

No. 13 Neptune Pringle III: "Accomplished musician and choreographer.

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Dragonwagon Regional, Second Round, Part 2

That's Monsterville Horton IV. And here are some things we have learned about him:

Monsterville Horton, IV grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and was introduced to the exciting world of wine at the young age of seven.

His career to date has included sommelier, wine consultant, wine educator/lecturer, wine buyer and wine judge.

He has been privileged to visit, study and live in every major wine region in the world and has taught wine education and appreciation in both Europe and North America.

As one of only 135 Certified Wine Educators in the world, Monsterville has proven to possess one of the best palates on the planet.

Monsterville believes that great wine is not simple; however, it's not inscrutable either.

What we have not been able to determine:

The provenance of his name.

Vote. And follow us on Twitter @NOTYtourney.

No. 14 Dr. Loveday Conquest: University of Washington Professor, Aquatic & Fishery Sciences/Center for Quantitative Science
No. 11 Monsterville Horton IV: Houston wine salesman.

No. 7 Rev. Demon Sox: Lutheran minister, retired.

No. 2 Taco B.M. Monster: Dutch pharmacoepidemiologist.