One after the other, Martin Sargent's shows-on television, on cell phones, and online-have been brutally cancelled. When his most recent effort, Infected by Martin Sargent, was axed by Revision3 CEO Jim Louderback, Martin finally cracked. At the show's final taping, Martin doused himself in... Read More
The treadmill tragedy has become a much-adored genre of Internet video over the past few years. But scholars of the genre are beginning to notice two distinct types of these wonderful clips emerge, separated by geographical region...
Here in the United States, the mother lode of exemplary treadmill tragedy videos are fueled by massive quantities of alcohol. Observe:
Perhaps Sober, but Idiotic Treadmill
But our friends in Saudi Arabia have a completely different problem. Alcohol is shunned by that culture, so the demon facing them when they approach the treadmill is their traditional dress. Observe this woman working out in her burqa.
And then there's this fellow, whose long flowing robes, though they likely hide a pair of ripped calves from his obvious passion for working out, ultimately betray him.
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