Posts Tagged ‘Wilt Chamberlain’

TSD Theatre Review: Don’t Waste Your Time with the Abysmal “Wilt Chamberlain Remembers”

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

 

 

by Clifford Kensington Stuffed Shirt

 

Wilting Away. The rotting corpse of basketball legend Wilt Chamberlain brought audiences to their feet – and right out the exits.

PHILADELPHIA (Special to TSD) Shows that open in Philadelphia often stay in Philadelphia and die a lonely, ghastly death – and for me, the death of Wilt Chamberlain Remembers couldn’t come soon enough.

I had the great misfortune of being caught in the crossfire – an innocent bystander of sorts – of a horrific crime. I was witness to the offensive injustice that was the hoop legend’s one man show last evening at the Walnut Street Theatre. (more…)


TSD Theatre Review: Don’t Waste Your Time with the Abysmal “Wilt Chamberlain Remembers”

Thursday, November 5th, 2015

by Clifford Kensington Stuffed Shirt

Wilting Away. The rotting corpse of basketball legend Wilt Chamberlain brought audiences to their feet – and right out the exits.

PHILADELPHIA (Special to TSD) Shows that open in Philadelphia often stay in Philadelphia and die a lonely, ghastly death – and for me, the death of Wilt Chamberlain Remembers couldn’t come soon enough.

I had the great misfortune of being caught in the crossfire – an innocent bystander of sorts – of a horrific crime. I was witness to the offensive injustice that was the hoop legend’s one man show last evening at the Walnut Street Theatre. (more…)


Wilt Chamberlain’s 20,000 Women Banged Finally To Be Honored by NBA

Monday, November 30th, 2009

Numbers Game.  Wilt the Stilt showing off the night he scored 100. But, 100 what?

Numbers Game. Wilt the Stilt showing off the night he scored 100. But, 100 what?

PHILADELPHIA (Sportsman’s Daily Wire Service) — Next week the most dominant player of his or arguably any era in professional basketball will receive a posthumous honor for his exploits off the court. Wilt Chamberlain, who passed away in 1999, won NBA titles in Philadelphia and Los Angeles and still holds several NBA records to this day, but perhaps no record is more astonishing than the amount of women the Hall of Famer professed he slept with. (more…)


Simulation Company Creates “Real-Life” Tweets of Dead Sports Heroes

Wednesday, June 10th, 2009
Follow Ty Cobb on Twitter!

Follow Ty Cobb on Twitter!

BOCA RATON, FL (Sportsman’s Daily Wire Service) SimulCom, a video and voice simulation company based in Boca Raton, Florida, creates computer-generated simulations of encounters with world historical figures. Go to their website and chat it up with Isaac Newton, George Bernard Shaw, FDR, or Babe Ruth. Type in a question and 7 out of 10 times you’ll get a relevant answer.

The company has just announced that it has harnessed its technology to transmit “tweets” from long dead sports stars. Among the Twitter-ers are the aforementioned Babe, baseball’s Ty Cobb, football great Red Grange, heavyweight champ Jack Dempsey and basketball legend Wilt Chamberlain. Users choose which dead sports legend to follow, and through the day they receive tweets from what SimulCom’s founder and CEO Arthur Wolfson calls (via a tweet, naturally) “the playing flds of the grt beyond.” (more…)