Sunday Link-Off: The Squeeze

I know I should lead off with Yvonne Strahovski but my computer suffered a complete hard drive failure and I lost all my good Strahovski pics. Hopefully Canadian model Kim Cloutier makes up for it.

Is MLB’s drug testing program really random? Blue Jays slugger Jose Bautista was “randomly” tested 16 times over the last two seasons. (Toronto Star)

GQ profiles the unemployed and now bankrupt Terrell Owens. (GQ)

The advent of the internet has really hurt the publishing industry. Among the hardest hit was Esquire which was almost killed off in 2009. Here’s the story of how it survived and bounced back. (New York Times)

After the jump, Kardashian’s next targeted squeeze, a Royal Rumble preview and the best home run derby ever. Continue reading

Man Lab Link-Off: Highway To The Friend Zone

It’s another set of Man Lab links. Let’s give this linkdump a Canadian flavour to kick things off. Here’s Canadian model Kim Cloutier. The fact that she was only in the SI Swimsuit Issue once is their loss.

Somehow, Kim was left off another typically confusing hottest women list. This one is by Men’s Health. While some of the rankings are confusing, I’m not particularly upset with #1. (Men’s Health)

After the jump, how to know if you’re going to the friend zone, how to use the internet for dating and VSX. Continue reading

Wednesday Link-Off: Still In The Woods

America may have won the battle last night, but Kim Cloutier proves that we’ve won the war.

We have to come up with a new name for athletes whose popularity transcends sports. The entertainment media is just all over some of these folks. For example, Elin Nordegren is being followed by the paparazzi in France. The good news for her is that she’s doing quite well for herself spending Tiger’s money. (People)

In an example of “opposites attract” a heavyweight boxing champion is dating a very short actress who is most famous for playing a character that gets beat up rather than doing the beating. (The Big Lead) (I haven’t seen Heroes for about two seasons now and I don’t care if anything’s changed.)

Naturally, a celebthletes (does that work?) intro would have to include Tiger Woods. Fortunately, legendary writer Buzz Bissinger has a piece looking inside the head and life of Tiger. (Vanity Fair)

After the jump, even more Tiger Woods, Silvio’s up to similar tricks, and this year’s awesome New Year’s stunt. Continue reading

Wednesday Link-Off: Simply The Best

kim-cloutier-si09-03Kim Cloutier may not have been one of the most searched women on the internet this year but it’s only a matter of time. Did I mention she’s Canadian?

The most searched for woman on the internet is… And, prepare for a shock when you see who it is. (Asylum)

And the most liked sports figure in America is… (Forbes)

And the best hoaxes in the world of college football are… (Rumors & Rants)

After the jump, it all goes downhill. There’s the almost here Windows 7, hotel sign failures, and a previewing a future Lowdown radio commercial. Continue reading