Oh No He Din’t: Stewart Drops A-Bomb On Phillies

Tensions had been brewing for some time, but the war between Jon Stewart and the baseball fans of Philadelphia officially got underway on Thursday at approximately 11:14 p.m. EST. Ironically, it was during a segment on “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” in which the host was attempting to lampoon North Korean dictator Kim Jong-il, that things got out of hand and went all NL East. Instead of Li’l Kim, Stewart ended up poking Phillie Nation with a long, pointed stick.

Phillie Phanatic Jon Stewart

Stewart, an unabashed New York Mets fan, used the premise of North Korea’s recent missile attack threat on the U.S. on the Fourth of July lob his Philly bomb. He pointed out that such an attack on such a date would hardly be noticed in the U.S., where everything would be exploding anyway. And before you knew it, he was calling Philadelphians as*****s. Ha. Full transcript and video below.

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Michigan vs. Ohio St. Has Nothing On This Rivalry

You might hear commentators say that a good soccer rivalry is like a war. But what about when the two sides are officially at war? That’s what’s going to happen on Wednesday in Shanghai as North Korea takes on South Korea in a World Cup Qualifying match. You call Mexican soccer fans lobbing bags of urine at US players a “bitter rivalry”? Nice try - next time try kidnapping thousands of citizens.

North Korean soccer

The match is supposed to be a home match for North Korea, but it was moved after the government refused to let the South Korean national anthem play or flag to be raised. North Korea are the surprise leaders in their qualifying group after beating the United Arab Emirates 2-1 on Saturday, and a win against their rivals would put them in the driver’s seat for their first berth since 1966, when they knocked out Italy in arguably the best upset in World Cup history.

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TMZ To Dispatch Raft Of Camera Crews Overseas

REUTERS has a tale of self-loathing soccer players in South Korea, as “Ninety-two current and former South Korean soccer players have been indicted for dodging military service by intentionally dislocating their shoulders to receive medical exemptions.

South Korean Soccer fan

All South Korean men are required to undertake two years of military service. But, surprise!, accomplished athletes sometimes get exemptions. Read more…