Cockfighting Passion: Thai Monk Abbot quits Buddhist Temple

Repost – Gameness til the End ‘Betrayal’ by beauty queen cited as a reason for renunciation of monkhood March 15, 2017 17:09 By Marisa Chimprabha The Nation Luang Por Preecha, the abbot of a temple in Hua Hin, Prachuab Khiri Khan province, has decided to leave the monkhood. The reasons he has cited for the…

Cockfighting and Dancing at Ko Gyi Kyaw Festival

Repost – Gameness til the End PS The nats (နတ်‌; MLCTS: nat; IPA: [naʔ]) are spirits worshipped in Burma (or Myanmar) in conjunction with Buddhism. They are divided between the 37 Great Nats and all the rest (i.e., spirits of trees, water, etc.). Almost all of the 37 Great Nats were human beings who met…

1919 Rooster Auction’s Bob Jones (gamecock) & Clee Compton (cockfighter)

Repost – Gameness til the End Clee Compton: The Rooster Wrangler March 13, 2017 by Jan McDonald Clee Compton, around 1919. (WAW | Contributed) As roosters arrived in Demopolis for the famous Rooster Auction in 1919, organizers realized they had to have someplace to put them and someone to care for them. They thought immediately…

“Cockfighters” by Douglas Vuncannon: Fully-legal billion dollar industry

Repost – Gameness til the End Documents of an ancient, but troubling, pastime Blue Greenberg | Feb 28, 2017 | The Herald Sun Submitted/Copyright Douglas Vuncannon via Through This Lens ‘Jun with Manok’ is one of Douglas Vuncannon’s photographs on view at Through This Lens gallery. Documents of an ancient, but troubling, pastime “Douglas Vuncannon:…

Shrove Tuesday 1895 in Scotland: Cockfighting: Sports of Scholars

Repost – Gameness til the End Cock fighting and the first ever women’s football match: old Pancake Day traditions in East Lothian By Ruth Fyfe, archivist, John Gray Centre, Haddington Fishwives at FIsherrow Harbour circa 1900 WHILE many of us indulged in pancakes on Shrove Tuesday, now probably more familiar as ‘Pancake Day’, in times…

Cockfighting Sports at UNESCO recognized Lim Festival in Vietnam

Repost – Gameness til the End The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) based in Paris. Its declared purpose is to contribute to peace and security by promoting international collaboration through educational, scientific, and cultural reforms in order to increase universal respect for justice,…

“I am a Martial Law victim.” – Ramon Mitra Jr.

The photo below shows Ramon Mitra Jr., with fellow opposition senators, locked out of Senate as ordered by Dictator Marcos. It was posted by @ThinkingMillennials on Facebook which prompted this very article. Monching or Ramon Mitra Jr. is a known cockfighter who developed and bred the Mitra strain of gamecocks – the Mitra 54, Mitra…

Activist Cockfighters on Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel EP239

Repost We are proud of the selfless acts of all activist cockfighters from all over the world. We need you all. Dare to risk it all for liberty. Become a liberty activist now. And not just an activist cockfighter. Freedom for all. And not just freedom for cockfighters. – Gameness til the End PS On…

Upbeat Mood, High Spirits: Indian Youth, Fiery Roosters

Repost – Gameness til the End Cockfight begins with zest in Thanjavur NATION, IN OTHER NEWS DECCAN CHRONICLE. | G SRINIVASAN Published Feb 12, 2017, 6:28 am IST Updated Feb 12, 2017, 6:31 am IST Youth have descended from various parts of the state and also from states like Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Puduchery from…

Kodipandayam aka Cockfighting: Headlines in India

Repost – Gameness til the End Bloodsport of a different kind flourishes in the Sunderbans Updated: Feb 13, 2017 15:43 IST Joydeep Thakur Hundreds of villagers gather at the fight spots that are organised every day at some village of the other in the Sunderbans.(Subhankar Chakraborty) As Jallikattu and Kodipandayam (cockfight) are making headlines across…

Northern Mariana Islands: Cockfighting: Legalization

Repost – Gameness til the End PS The Northern Mariana Islands, officially the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI; Chamorro: Sankattan Siha Na Islas Mariånas; Carolinian: Commonwealth Téél Falúw kka Efáng llól Marianas), is an insular area and commonwealth of the United States consisting of 15 islands in the northwestern Pacific Ocean. The CNMI…

Durham Documentary Photography Exhibit: “Filipino Cockfighters”

Repost – Gameness til the End Entertainment briefs: Civil Rights Mural chronicled Feb 9, 2017 Updated Feb 9, 2017 ‘Sabungeros’ exhibit to open DURHAM — Douglas Vuncannon is a documentary photographer, composer, and writer who teaches documentary photography at the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University. From 2014 to 2016, Vuncannon photographed cockfighting in…