Wednesday Link-Off: Catching Up

Writing a linkdump when you’re in a timezone completely opposite the rest of the blogosphere is harder than I expected. That’s why there’s fewer links than usual. That doesn’t explain how I completely missed Michelle Trachtenberg on the Maxim cover back in March. Why was I not informed?

We’ve all heard about the CFL alumni luncheon fight between Joe Kapp and Angelo Mosca by now. Well, legendary pro wrestling champion The Iron Sheik is looking to make Kapp humble. (The 55-Yard Line)

The Star Wars: The Old Republic beta is out. Somehow, my sister got a beta invite and I, a moderately influential blogger, did not. Anyway, is it living up to the hype so far? (Forbes)

Looking for breakfast with a side of drama? Then Waffle House is the restaurant for you! (New York Times)

After the jump, Twitter’s latest casualty, the life of an NCAA walk-on and in the cockpit of an F1 racecar. Continue reading

Entertainment Link-Off: Stealing Attention

When was the last time we heard anything from Michelle Trachtenberg? This does nicely, though.

The Ottawa Senators held a charity event this week. Nobody cared about the hockey players, though. (CBC)

China renamed a mountain after Avatar to take credit for some of the artwork. (BBC) So this means that there’s a mountain in the Himalayas that should be named “Uncharted 2.” Awesome game by the way. As a system-exclusive game, it blows 360’s Halo out of the water.

Screech has fallen hard since Saved By The Bell. First there was the sex tape. Then an appearance on Hulk Hogan’s Celebrity Wrestling. Now it’s the obligatory tell-all book. Some of his claims border on the utterly ridiculous but they’re attention grabbing. (11 Points)

After the jump, celebrity love gone wrong, fighting on TV, and Katy gets catty. Continue reading