Tag Archives: german octopus
- Psychic octopus has nothing on psychic Ed Pownall
July 8, 2010
Sure, everyone’s talking about that ‘psychic’ German octopus that correctly tapped Spain to kick Die Deutschen to the curb in Wednesday’s World Cup semi-final match. But Ed Pownall, Bodog’s global PR director, went one better by not only predicting a Spanish victory, but correctly identifying the final 1-0 score as...
- Spanish can afford a siesta, Paul’s backing them
July 7, 2010
If certain sea creatures are to be believed, then there’s really no point in me writing this column, or even if I do write it then I may as well be completely pro-Spain, not even mentioning the home country of Paul the octopus. But why believe an octopus apart from...
- German octopus picks World Cup winners better than you
June 23, 2010
So how's your World Cup betting tally so far? Did you (like Warren Buffett) predict that France was going home early? How about the Swiss defeating Spain? No? How much worse would you feel if you heard that an octopus in a German aquarium is building an enviable reputation for...
Covers.com leading their readers to the slaughter house once again?
September 13, 2011
Naked women in World Cup bodypaint
June 23, 2010
World Cup countdown: Group A betting
May 2, 2010
Bookmakers rubbing hands ahead of 2010 World Cup
December 6, 2009