Sunday Link-Off: In Like A Lion

It’s the beginning of another week and another month here at The Lowdown Blog. I’m hoping to get a big post or two done this week. That’s unless the craptacular weather keeps screwing me up. Anyway, here’s Freida Pinto.

I remember watching this live on WDIV, AKA NBC Detroit, but I didn’t know the whole story. It’s an oral history of the Malice at the Palace. (Grantland) As an aside, because this is a feature article, Grantland won’t let you comment on the article. That difference in treatment between commenting on feature and blog articles is a massive failing of Grantland.

Mothers, lock up your daughters. Brett Favre is on Twitter. Fortunately for the sexting fiend, he’s getting some tips on how to properly use the social network. (Sports Pickle)

Obscenely cool fact of the day: Jon Hamm reads and used to comment on Deadspin. (Deadspin)

After the jump, a Community roundtable, Canada and Iceland could be joining forces and Jimmy Kimmel’s ideas for Oprah’s TV network.

Somebody took the time to examine all the goalie masks in the NHL to see what you can find on masks across the league. (The Classical)

Ferrari have unveiled the successor to the 599. It’s the brand new F12. (Top Gear)

The female stars of Community and a female writer had an epic roundtable discussion about the show. (The Daily Beast)

In case you don’t want to read the whole piece, here’s a short excerpt about a potential Community porno. Too bad it wouldn’t star Alison Brie and Gillian Jacobs. (Warming Glow)

Apparently the cause of all of the world’s problems is a secret-ish society called The Illuminati. I don’t know what the hell that even means which I why I feel obligated to like to this comprehensive guide to The Illuminati. (Gawker)

How is Iceland going to rejoin the global economy after their dollar took a hammering? It’s thinking about dropping the krona for the Canadian loonie. (Globe & Mail)

Just about everything on TV becomes a video game at some point (except Firefly, it would seem). But here are 18 TV shows that should have never been allowed to have video game spinoffs. (Topless Robot)

And to round out today, here are 25 strange celebrity TV commercials you’ve probably never seen. (Warming Glow)

Oprah’s new network is struggling mightily in the ratings. But she doesn’t have to worry much longer because Jimmy Kimmel is here to help her out with some new show ideas.

Coming soon is the return of Community (March 15). To celebrate, somebody made a mashup of Community with The Dark Knight Rises trailer.

And just for fun, check out the best fails of the month of Feburary.

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