August 17th, 2012, over North Beach:
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You know what Mad Men’s Don Draper would say about this Thursday’s Great California ShakeOut Earthquake Drill? He’d say that if it was really all that great, then you wouldn’t need to have the word “great” in the name.
But no matter, all’s you have to do now is make a mental note and then when All Hell Breaks Loose on Thursday, 10-21, at 10:21* AM you can tell those around you to keep calm because it’s just a drill.
Or just plug your ears – that’s the other option:
And here’s a visual aid the boys in the Art Department just whipped up:
And here’s a peek at part of the Facebook Wall:
Date: Thursday, October 21, 2010
Time: 10:20 AM- 10:30 AM
Location: SF State University Campus-wide
Sponsor: SFSU Office of Emergency Preparedness
“In keeping with past practice, Coach Jim Harbaugh used a draft to divide the roster into Cardinal and White teams. Assistant Lance Anderson, who will coach the Cardinal, had the first pick and took quarterback Andrew Luck. Assistant Tim Drevno, who will coach the White, was then given three selections. It’s a full-contact scrimmage for everyone except Luck, who is off limits to tacklers.”
This was a big deal – Mayor Newsom went and declared today “Stanford Football Day in San Francisco”
It all happened beneath UCSF medical school and our cardinal and white Sutro Tower:
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They even brought up 16 cheerleaders, who rooted for both sides.
Oh, here he is, #12, Cardinal QB Andrew Luck
He looks like an intense Tom Cruise, except taller. Let’s see how he does over the next third of a second.
Success, as Tight End Zach Ertz catches a bullet.
O.K. then. Do people actually gamble on this game? Apparently.
See you next year! (Maybe)