Hazy Shade Of Winter: Are The Vancouver Olympians Listening To These Songs?

Rocks Off has Olympics on the brain. After hearing the theme from Chariots of Fire at the Houston Symphony and watching the bizarro Opening Ceremonies featuring Nelly Furtado, Bryan Adams and Sarah McLachlan, all we want to do when we get home from a long hard day is watch men in Vera Wang one-piece jumpsuits pussyfoot around on the ice. We even stayed up until 4 a.m. the recent Balaclavas show to watch the replay of Apolo Ohno's lucky win against two clumsy Koreans.

We've never been much into figure skating, always considering the sport kind of quaint. But then we heard about Johnny Weir, who one commentator called "too flamboyant" for the Olympics. Too flamboyant for male figure skating? How is that even possible? Sadly, we missed his performance to Lady Gaga's "Poker Face."

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Shey is an experienced blogger, social media expert and traveler. She studied journalism at Oklahoma State University before working as a full-time reporter for Houston Community Newspapers in 2005. She lived in South Korea for three years, where she worked as a freelancer.
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