Ping Pong

Australia-day
24 Jan 2014

Celebrate Australia Day with Ping Pong, Sausage Rolls, and other Weird Australia Related Things

The history nerd in me wants to think that this is in honor of the Sydney Ducks, SF’s original organized criminals. But it’s not. It’s actually because Jess, one of the people behind American Tripps, is Aussie and Australia Day is the “Down Unda” version of the 4th of July. So

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
26 Nov 2011

Pingers and Pongers Unite: Berlin-Style Ping Pong

Berlin-style ping-pong is blowing up. Not only has it been the subject of a great essay by the Bold Italic, it’s been explained, over and over again, by Youtube videos  and holds a devout group of paddling proponents throughout the city. If you didn’t read the essay or just watch

Lucy Schiller - Destitute Dispatcher 0
Wine Riot
27 Oct 2011

Suds and Summer Camp Fun at Tee Off Bar and Grill

I’m only good at two “sports” disc golf and ping pong.  I’ve covered disc golf in an earlier post, but haven’t had a chance to play some good old ping pong in a while.  A good friend took it upon himself to track down a bar in the city that

Hugh Hunter - Economical Essayist 0
26 Oct 2010

Whiners Will Be Paddled at Amateur Ping Pong Tournament

I played ping pong for the first time a few weeks ago. Coordination and gentleness has never my thing. I hit a ball so hard it went into the balcony level of bleachers at the Y. Then I hit another ball onto the track and had to dodge runners to

Kiley E - Ragamuffin Researcher 0
27 Aug 2010

Free Ping Pong in Bryant Park

There are quite a number of ping pong aficionados, I’m sure , who would agree with the conviction that ping pong in its customary form constitutes a sport of the clearly indoor sort. The air, the lighting, the soft echoes of grunt strikes – its all altered in the outdoor sphere. The folks over

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08 Sep 2009

Broke Ass Guide to Bar Games

As an avid fan of cheap entertainment, I’m always on the hunt for bars that feature games of the drunken competitive variety. When some people think of bar games, they envision a lone patron, hogging the stool playing erotic photohunt. Or large groups that play pool all night and shoot

Laura S - Spendthrift Scribe 1