Sixty-three-year-old Tom Durkin has been calling races since 1974. He shares some of his most memorable moments at the track. Chip Reid reports.
Fast and Furriest: Tokyo Drift
I distinctly remember sitting here listening to Carter prattle on about…
"Horsemanning, or fake beheading, was a popular way to pose in a photograph in the 1920’s. Sometimes spelled horsemaning, the horsemanning photo fad derives its name from the Headless Horseman, a character from “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.”
HUMAN BEING ARE AND ALWAYS HAVE BEEN SUCH HUGE FUCKING DORKS OKAY.
There are two kinds of parrots…
that’s one metal parrot
Musketeers Garrison: The Garrison & Musketeers Cemetery
One of or maybe the most important set is probably the Garrison (with the Musketeers cemetery right around the corner). We were lucky enough to be able to see it the first time we were there (usually the set is closed) and it is really cool to see. If you don’t know they just built it in there for the show, you wouldn’t even realize that it’s not a real part of the whole complex (it’s the same with all the other sets they’ve built in there - amazing work).
By the way, third screencap from the top on the right side: Luke did his ice bucket challenge about 10 metres to the right of where they’re walking. ;)
Took my cat to the Vet