Tag Archives: Cameos

  • 21 Best Athlete Movie Cameos of All Time

    21 Best Athlete Movie Cameos of All Time

    Athletes tend to make terrible actors. Sure, there are a few who’ve managed to become legitimately successful in Hollywood—like Jason Lee, or Terry Crews—but they are the exceptions. For the most part, if you get paid to play sports but you also want to be in movies, you’re going to have to settle for athlete […]

  • 9 Greatest Athlete Music Video Cameos

    9 Greatest Athlete Music Video Cameos

    Nothing gets my “inessential cross-promotion” engine going like a good athlete cameo in anything, be it TV show, film, or music video. Music videos are the best avenue for athletes because the allow them to appear their athlet-iest, looking like big shots, wearing sunglasses indoors, and just looking awesome. And athletes like their cameos cause […]

  • 9 Greatest Simpsons Sports Cameos

    9 Greatest Simpsons Sports Cameos

    The Simpsons’ charm is the fact that it’s a topical geeky show. And geeky shows aren’t the type to treat athletes reverentially. Rather than treat legends like Namath, Frazier, Madden, and Pele like brightly burning stars, they grant them no exception to the ribbing they give everyone else on God’s green earth. Not sure you […]