Sunday Link-Off: Vampire Weekend

Steve is off living the good life in the city this weekend, so it’s Jackie here covering for the Sunday Link-Off. Kicking off this entry is Maggie Q, who’s starring in the sci-fi vampire flick Priest alongside Paul Bettany. Better yet, you can also catch her on the CW’s Nikita… which is a surprisingly good show.

After the jump, a Blue Jays jersey that’s sending the wrong message, Stephen Harper wants to control the internet, people still want to sleep with Jessica Alba and Johnny Depp, the top 10 least stressful jobs revealed and watch Samuel L. Jackson play Black Ops. Continue reading

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Wednesday Link-Off: In The Gallery

In what could go down as the worst Maxim shoot ever, here’s Cameron Diaz. Cam, your best days are behind you. Be content to live off the residuals from There’s Something About Mary and Charlie’s Angels.

Sean Avery is making waves in the hockey world again but this time it’s for a good cause. Avery has publicly come out in favour of same-sex marriage. (Puck Daddy)

Coming soon is the behind-the-scenes book about ESPN. Well, the first excerpt has leaked and it’s pretty good… Even if all the names have been redacted. (Deadspin)

In not at all shocking news, reports say that the FIFA officials who hand out hosting rights to the World Cup are corrupt. Wait, did I say shocking? (The Big Lead)

After the jump, terrible new Scrabble words, scads of photo galleries and Jack Sparrow. Continue reading

Sunday Link-Off: Hit and Miss

Steve is off again this week to escape his hometown and enjoy some city life, so it’s Jackie here again to destroy your Sunday Link-Off. Kicking off this entry are the ladies of Sucker Punch.

After the jump, the Washington Capitals are #winning, religion is dying, sex is a risky activity, Facebook happy birthday messages translated and Chuck Bartowski is the greatest American hero. Continue reading

Entertainment Link-Off: Use the Force

I’m back for the latest edition of the Entertainment Link-Off. There is a wide selection of films to check out this weekend including the animated film Rango starring Johnny Depp, the thriller The Adjustment Bureau starring Matt Damon and Emily Blunt or perhaps CBS’ modern adaptation of Beauty and the Beast called Beastly. Oh almost forgot, there’s also the much delayed release of the comedy Take Me Home Tonight starring Topher Grace and Teresa Palmer. If you’re not interested, you can still catch Teresa in the sci-fi actioner I Am Number Four.

After the jump, CW fail, some Oscars related tidbits that don’t necessarily involve James Franco, Charlie Sheen quotables, Darth Vader tackles a Toyota, first look at Tron Uprising and another round of movie charades for Modern Family. Continue reading

Sunday Link-Off: New Year’s Hangover

Let’s kick off the first Sunday linkdump of the year with Scarlett Johansson who was GQ’s “Babe of the Year.”

SI’s Richard Deitsch named his sports media award winners last week. The sports media person of the year is someone new to the game that completely revolutionized football commentary without being a commentator. (Sports Illustrated)

The Post takes a look inside the not so secret world of sports groupies and where they share their secrets and tactics online. (New York Post)

It’s time for Lake Superior State University’s annual list of words to be banned from the English language. It won’t stop anyone from saying these words but it should be taken under advisement. (CBC)

After the jump, how to kick ass at Monopoly, the drunkest cities in America and Argentina’s Dancing with the Stars sure is better than the US version. Continue reading

Entertainment Link-Off: Happy 2011!

The new year is here! Here’s the first Entertainment Link-Off of 2011. Kicking things off is Beau Garrett. You can catch her as Gem in Tron Legacy, though you may have some trouble recognizing her in the film. Speaking of Tron Legacy, looks like the film is still doing decent business at the box office.

After the jump, Patton Oswalt thinks geek culture is dead, sci-fi movies defies physics, Tron rules Twitter, 3D overload and Freddie Wong is at it again with another awesome short. Continue reading

Wednesday Link-Off: Fall of the Dongslinger

It may be cold outside but Victoria’s Secret Angel Lily Aldridge should warm up the freezing Canadian winter.

Here’s the sports media coup of the year. Fox leaves the cameras on overnight and catches the Metrodome roof collapse. Here’s the story behind the video. (USA Today)

Speaking of Favre related things, even though his streak ended, that isn’t the big Dongslinger story of the week. He could be facing a lawsuit from Jenn Sterger. (Pro Football Talk)

Ever wonder what it’s like to be a Christmas tree salesman in New York City? Probably not but this story of a tree-selling family is still a good read. (Los Angeles Times)

After the jump, scads of hockey links, the first gameplay footage of Uncharted 3, and the ultimate F1 2010 highlight package. Continue reading

Wednesday Link-Off: Surely You Can’t Be Serious

We’ve got a bit of a comedy thing happening in today’s WLO so let’s kick off with Cobie Smulders.

We know that the NHL has its reasonably fair share of scandals. Avery, Campbell, Eagleson… and that’s about all I can think of right now. However, there is a set procedure for dealing with these as shown by this flowchart. (Down Goes Brown)

The Grey Cup was this past week. Sadly, Montreal won. However, us viewers also won because TSN put more into this game broadcast than they did for the whole 2010 Olympics. Here’s a look behind the scenes at the production efforts. (55-Yard Line)

With the passing of Canadian icon Leslie Nielsen this weekend, let’s look back at 10 of his best scenes. (Bro Bible)

After the jump, Sports Human of the Year voting, a Fox Nation epic fail and a couple of Monday Night Football moments. Continue reading

The Empire Strikes Back: GIF Edition

We’ve seen the original Empire Strikes Back and the special edition of Empire Strikes Back and in a couple of years, we’ll have Empire Strikes Back in 3D. Fortunately, an intrepid internet denizen has taken the best movie in the Star Wars saga and turned it into an animated GIF. The only downside is that there’s no sound so there’s no “I know.” Continue reading