Sunday Link-Off: All It’s Cracked Up to Be

rachel-mortenson-fredericks13-01It’s the end of another week… or is it the beginning of a new one. That’s the problem with North America and Europe disagreeing on whether Sunday or Monday starts a week. Anyway, it’s Sunday which means that it’s time for the links. Let’s start with Rachel Mortenson.

Funny story, after the Lisi fella was arrested, a co-worker asked if I actually thought the Rob Ford crack video existed. He thought it was all fake. Well, the Toronto Police Chief says he was wrong. (Toronto Star)

And Mayor Ford also called into a news talk radio show under a pseudonym to defend himself. Smart move. (Boing Boing)

Meanwhile, in federal government, Prime Minister Harper isn’t responsible for anything going wrong in Parliament… Unless he is to blame. (National Post)

America Tonight investigates what role binge drinking and hard partying has in sexual assault in college. (Al Jazeera America)

Before last year’s Presidential election, the Democrats considered replacing Joe Biden with Hilary Clinton, that’s only one of a few revelations from an upcoming book. (New York Times)

Speaking of Presidential politics, Chris Christie is still the front-runner for the Republican nomination. Only the Tea Party really stands in his way. (Washington Post)

Does wrestling need a sort of off-season to get the wrestlers healed up? The Masked Man proposes a rolling off-season to keep everybody relatively healthy. (Grantland)

And he was also on Fox and Friends to promote his new book which I’m going to order when Amazon has them back in stock. (Fox News)

A few months back, we brought you the story of a soccer ref in Brazil who was beheaded by fans. Here’s the full story. (New York Times)

I often write about IndyCar on the blog but what do other people think about the state of the series. (MotorSport Magazine)

After Friday’s line brawl between Philly and Washington, which included Ray Emery mugging Braden Holtby, this Brian Burke column from earlier this week in favour of fighting is a little ill-timed. (USA Today)

The next episode of Anthony Bourdain’s Parts Unknown will feature a look at some of Japan’s cooking culture as well as the sex culture. Only Tony. (Anthony Bourdain)

Harrison Ford had a very Harrison Ford interview about his career and Ender’s Game. (GQ)

Harrison Ford was back on Letterman with another classic joke.

The Ohio State Marching Band recently did a pretty cool halftime show featuring the songs of John Williams movies.

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