Absolutely Hilarious: After Sports Are Canceled, a Professional Commentator Takes to Narrating Mundane Daily Life for Your Pleasure

(AP Photo/Andy Brownbill, File)

In this Saturday, June 16, 2018, file photo, Ireland’s James Ryan, right, carries the ball during an international rugby match between Australia and Ireland in Melbourne, Australia. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill, File)




Here’s something fantastic on this very virused Monday.

Are you bored and unable to do your usual things?

Amid closures and quarantine, some people are finding ways to do what they love outside of where they normally love to do it.

One such champion is Nick Heath, a notable UK journalist, podcast producer, and — most importantly — rugby commentator.

As you might imagine, all rugby matches have been indefinitely kiboshed — the sport isn’t exactly known for its social distance:

So what’s Nick to do?

Well, lucky for you and me, he’s chosen to continue his athletic commentating.

But this time, he’s doing it on the sport of daily life.

And the results are hilarious.

Here’s the way he used to do it:

Now, ladies and gentlemen, I give you Nick Heath, CoronaVersion 2020…

“The Final of the Two Lonely Blokes in a Park Contest”:

Feel the intensity:


This one actually almost got me to my feet:

“On the mundane walk”…

And more:

It’s just one more reminder that necessity is absolutely the mother of invention. And sometimes when things seem to be going all wrong, the best stuff happens.


I’m wishing Nick was there to comment every time I find myself a spectator of the mundane.

I’m sure he will be now — in my head.

How are you passing the time? Let us all know in the Comments section.

And if you’re not getting your exercise, behold this unmitigated genius.

Back to Nick, we really shouldn’t be surprised by his capacity to adapt. He’d previously shown an ability to shift the focus of his commentating when it made sense:



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