TGIF : weekly round-up (WE Fri 9 Jan 09)


Another great week here on Straight to the Bar. The highlights :

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Bonus - 'Unbreakable' on KXMC

It's always great to see old-time strongmen in the news. Here's a look at KXMC checking out one of Adam's recent performances. Nice one.

'Unbreakable' Adam Glass
'Unbreakable' Adam Glass (click image to watch the video).

Scott Andrew Bird

Scott Andrew Bird is a writer, photographer and a guy who just loves this stuff. He's been at home in front of a computer for more years than he cares to remember (OK, 34) and is now making amends for years of many mistakes noted in the De-constructing Computer Guy articles (part 2) on T-Nation.

Find out what he's up to via Twitter, Google+, Facebook; and of course his online home. Enjoy.



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