Wednesday Link-Off: The Fool or the Fool Who Follows Him

Keep your eyes open and don’t believe anything that happens today. It’s April Fools’ Day which means that you’re likely to see or be victim to a prank or bad joke or two. I’m working on something but I’m not holding out hope that it’ll go well. Call me a terrible person but I’m hoping that a coworker’s attempted prank doesn’t go well today if only because it’s terribly unoriginal and generic.

Anyway, today is Wednesday which means that it’s time for the links. Here’s Christina Hendricks.

Despite what Republicans in the Senate may want, two-thirds of Americans support the nuclear deal with Iran. (Washington Post)

You’ve probably never heard of feticide but it’s a relatively new law that reproductive rights activists are up in arms about. You would be too if you knew a woman in Indiana was sentenced to 20 years in prison for having a miscarriage. (NBC News)

There’s a time and place for certain things. Outside a building explosion is not the time or place for taking selfies. (New York Post)

In news that probably only interests a small few readers, scientists are rethinking what they know about neurons. (Quanta Magazine)

Why do you care if someone watches wrestling? (Black Sports Online)

Fake or not, the main event of WrestleMania was covered on ESPN’s SportsCenter as if it was proper news. (Awful Announcing)

While I keep mentioning WrestleMania proper, it’s a whole weekend of wrestling action. That includes the Hall of Fame. Headlining this year’s Hall of Fame class was “Macho Man” Randy Savage. (Extra Mustard)

It’s time for more NewsRadio. This time, it’s an oral history. (Uproxx)

Not only is Clarkson out by Hammond and May have let their BBC contracts expire without a renewal. (MotorTorque)

Meanwhile, the BBC and Clarkson have made some amends. Rather than take massive losses on their Top Gear Live shows by cancelling them, the BBC has pulled Top Gear branding but allowing the shows to continue as Clarkson, Hammond and May Live. (BBC News)

In a show of many highlights, one of the best WrestleMania moments was Brock Lesnar’s “suplex city, bitch.”


While some people are happy to see Jeremy Clarkson go, Toyota UK put together a highlight reel of all of Clarkson and Toyota’s best moments on the show.


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