Wednesday Link-Off: Memorial Day Hangover

martha-hunt-victoriassecret13-02Good news, we actually have links on a Wednesday this week. I thought that was questionable given that it was Memorial Day in America this week but Rob Ford is the gift that keeps on giving when it comes to links. Anyhow, let’s start with American model Martha Hunt.

Is it possible that a Rob Ford staffer was trying to find the infamous crack video? (Toronto Star)

Gawker editor John Cook says that he’s doing what needs to be done to get the Rob Ford story out and the Canadian media is too timid with their stories. I don’t think he’s entirely wrong. (PaidContent)

If you haven’t been keeping up with the whole Rob Ford saga, here’s the whole saga in chart form. (ChartGirl)

The our definition of celebrity has changed greatly over the last hundred or so years. At one point, it meant something. Now, it just means that we’ve heard their name. (New York Times)

Have I mentioned Amy’s Baking Company on the blog yet? It looks like things haven’t changed that much. (Phoenix Business Journal)

If you need an Amy’s Baking Company primer, here’s a lengthy look at the fall and deeper fall of ABC. (Phoenix New Times)

Brian Burke’s legal team is working on a new precedent. They’re trying to serve notices of their lawsuit via the internet rather than in person. (MacLean’s)

The Miami Heat are a good basketball team but they aren’t much when you put them on skates. (SB Nation)

Good news! Dan Harmon has been asked to come back to Community. That would certainly improve the show back to watchable. (Warming Glow)

Drew Magary has a new book coming out about parenting. Here’s an excerpt from it. (Longreads)

Just for fun, here’s a gallery of crazy foods. (BuzzFeed)

Who doesn’t love some sports TV bloopers and practical jokes?

Let’s face it. Gatorade showers and shaving cream pies are overplayed in baseball interviews. The Cincinnati Bearcats do it far better.

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