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


Wednesday Link-Off: Countdown to Madness

Well, I got the links off on time today. Let’s start with another linkdump newcomer in Eva Amurri.

It’s time for March Madness which means it’s time for Gus Johnson. The New York Times seems to have discovered the internet’s favourite play-by-play man and profiles Mr. RISE AND FIRE himself. (New York Times)

The NHL’s supplementary discipline system has been described as a wheel of justice. Now we actually have an interactive wheel of justice on the internet. (NHL Wheel of Justice)

And we can’t really get enough of Charlie Sheen and his winning. So to find out if you’re winning, check out this winning flowchart. (Regretful Morning) Banging seven gram rocks? Winning!

After the jump, Charlie Sheen night, scads of links about social media and Web 2.0 and the best of Gus Johnson. Continue reading

Wednesday Link-Off: It’s a Living

It’s the first set of Wednesday links of 2011. Because she went to a New Year’s party, here’s Kim Kardashian.

It’s a little late but here’s easily the best list of the best of 2010. It’s the best animated GIFs from sports in 2010. (SB Nation)

Tiger clearly never treated his mistresses well because they’re all trying to cash in on his their fame. (Deadspin)

A lesson for everyone stuck in dead-end jobs. This is a good way to go out and still get some severance. (Food Court Lunch)

After the jump, a Gus Johnson interview, a big addition to Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12, and Ovi’s SportsCenter commercial. Continue reading

Wednesday Link-Off: WOW!

olivia-wilde-gq09-2Speaking of things that make you go “WOW,” here’s Olivia Wilde.

Bill Simmons is on my daily “Must Listen” list. Sadly, while listening to the Subway Fresh Take Hotline, I’ll miss his Miller Lite Great Call of the Week. (Slate) By the way, we have a radio show (slash podcast) that is offering cheap advertising opportunities though I can’t technically sell ad time. I can sell ad time and naming rights to Lowdown Extra, though.

Folks that know me know that I’m a huge Michigan Wolverines fan. If the big win over Notre Dame wasn’t big enough, it was even sweeter when I found out what Tate Forcier’s big concern was before the game. (Sports Illustrated)

If he didn’t win his first professional game, this article about Jets QB Mark Sanchez would have made him the laughing stock of the NFL. (NY Daily News)

After the jump, the only team that the Detroit Lions could hope to beat, Kanye West is a jackass, and the best play/call from the NFL’s Week 1. Continue reading