Sunday Link-Off: Power Trip

eva-green-campari14-09I know that no one is particularly concerned with my personal problems but I got some weird cold or flu this week. Friday, I couldn’t eat a damn thing. Saturday, I was tired all day to the point of napping in the middle of the afternoon and Jackie can tell you that I don’t do sleep at the best of time. So long story short, I don’t feel like writing right now but we soldier on.

I was going to kick this post off with a picture of Anna Kendrick from that Marie Claire photoshoot, maybe even the same one Jackie used. What’s it they say about great minds and fools? Anyway, here’s Eva Green.

You not know the name but the most powerful member of President Obama’s administration is Valerie Jarrett. (The New Republic)

Here’s a story of a writer named Adrian Chen who wasn’t much of an Anonymous fan because they trolled him once back in 2011. (The Daily Dot)

Have you heard of Alex from Target? He’s a teenage boy whose picture of him working a checkout at Target turned him into a celebrity. Here’s a look at his newfound fame from his side. (New York Times)

FIFA says that the investigation into the bidding and voting processes for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups were on the up and up even though the report into the processes said the exact opposite. (The Guardian)

Meanwhile, the President of the German Football League is saying that UEFA may withdraw from FIFA over the corruption scandal. (The Guardian)

Former Olympian Suzy Favour Hamilton led a double life as an escort in Vegas. Now, she’s writing a memoir. (LA Times)

Remember that time Hulk Hogan appeared on Baywatch and was rescued by Pamela Anderson and Yasmine Bleeth? Probably not. But he and his WCW friends showed up for an episode. (The Big Lead)

Rich Eisen’s show from Miami almost didn’t happen because someone stole the show’s production truck. (Miami Herald)

Here’s a random little gossip tidbit. Oklahoma oil tycoon, Harold Hamm, the 24th richest man in America, now has a near world record divorce to his name at a cost of nearly $1 billion. (New York Times)

Just for fun, here are some of Scott Steiner’s greatest hits.


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