Well, this was an odd week. A Malaysian airliner has disappeared off the face of the earth and no one knows where it is and whether it actually crashed or not. Things in Crimea could spark a war because neither Russia nor NATO want to back down over this farcical “referendum.” Basically, I’m rebuilding the bunker again. It’s been a while since I mentioned that, hasn’t it?
Anyway, I think Jackie focused on the wrong movie star at the start of his ELO. He has Kristen Bell. I have Scarlett Johansson.
The Crimean referendum is a farce and doesn’t give voters an option to not vote to join Russia. Good luck having anyone besides Russia consider this a legitimate exercise in democracy. (Reuters via Huffington Post)
Former Ukrainian President Victor Yanukovych didn’t just up and run away. He planned his departure well in advance. (Kyiv Post)
A former Politico writer explains what it’s like going from covering a Presidential campaign to being thrown into the depths of retail hell. (The Atlantic)
As some festival goers would say, Don Jon is the most ‘mainstream’ or most Hollywood film at the Brisbane International Film Festival this year. Both screenings attracted a sold out crowd and there is a good reason for it. Joseph Gordon-Levitt has demonstrated that he is a fantastic actor and through Don Jon, he also showcased his writing and directing skills as well. His feature debut Don Jon, is a smart and funny commentary on how the media can negatively consume both men and women in our society. Continue reading
Normally, we plan our Man Lab Showdown match-ups well in advance. However, Ryan Reynolds’ sudden marriage to Blake Lively changed our plans. The wedding came as a surprise to us because the pair have been dating for less than a year. This is Reynolds’ second marriage. His first marriage was to Scarlett Johansson. This leads us to this month’s obvious Showdown pairing.
More pictures and the poll after the jump. Continue reading
I’m getting really bad at this linkdump thing. Eventually, I’ll get back to the normal schedule. For now, here’s Scarlett Johansson.
We’ve reached office Christmas party season. The question that’s always being asked is how drunk can you get in front of your co-workers. (Grub Street)
Looking for advice on everything? Then you need to hit up Parks & Rec character Jean-Ralphio. (GQ)
Not surprisingly, ESPN did an episode of SportsCenter dedicated to Tim Tebow that they called TebowCenter. They love themselves a story. Actual sports? Not so much. (Deadspin)
After the jump, not every college bowl game is worth it, some Community love and Nolan North is the video game industry. Continue reading
It’s the last set of links from the Man Lab before summer is officially over. To close out summer, here’s this summer’s newest pop sensation Alexandra Stan who we first brought to your attention back at the beginning of July.
To say goodbye to summer, let’s have our pals over at Bro Bible take a look back at some of the hottest women who popped on the radar this summer. (Bro Bible) Also, is it bad form to point out that Olga Kurylenko was a Bond girl in Quantum of Solace?
After the jump, the sexiest singers in the world, Scar Jo hits the web and the month’s cover shoots. Continue reading
Let’s kick off the first Sunday linkdump of the year with Scarlett Johansson who was GQ’s “Babe of the Year.”
SI’s Richard Deitsch named his sports media award winners last week. The sports media person of the year is someone new to the game that completely revolutionized football commentary without being a commentator. (Sports Illustrated)
The Post takes a look inside the not so secret world of sports groupies and where they share their secrets and tactics online. (New York Post)
It’s time for Lake Superior State University’s annual list of words to be banned from the English language. It won’t stop anyone from saying these words but it should be taken under advisement. (CBC)
After the jump, how to kick ass at Monopoly, the drunkest cities in America and Argentina’s Dancing with the Stars sure is better than the US version. Continue reading
Let’s kick off what is likely the second last edition of the late night links with underrated Victoria’s Secret Angel Erin Heatherton.
There’s always one gift that can’t go wrong when buying Christmas presents for the over 19 crowd (21 in the US): BOOZE! Here’s a guide to help you buy alcohol for Christmas. (The Bachelor Guy)
After the jump, the hottest women of 2010, gratuitous amounts of Scarlett Johansson and the Manslator. Continue reading