Damn, That Was Harsh
Legendary Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda dropped the ceremonial first puck before Thursday’s Blue Jackets-Kings game. He also provided us with one of the things Hot Clicks always enjoys — a missed handshake. Actually, calling it a missed handshake doesn’t even begin to tell the story. It’s a flat-out snubbing of Columbus defenseman Jack Johnson.
‘Tis The Season For Short Fuses
With the NBA playoffs kicking off Saturday, Guy Code Blog has compiled the greatest postseason press conference outbursts.
The Life Of An Athlete
When Bulls guard Rip Hamilton recently moved to a new home, he needed two U-Hauls for his sneaker collection.
Lovely Lady Of The Day
Polish model Aga Lea Jaworska gets today’s LLOD honors.
When the NFL schedule was released Thursday night, every sports site quickly posted a column about the best games for the 2013 season. Of course, they completely ignore the worst games of the year. However, SportsPickle has not.
A Different Side Of Tuna
Normally, I’d never post a 12-minute video in Hot Clicks. But since it’s the weekend, try to carve out that time to watch this ESPN 30-for-30 short on the Mister Irrelevant of the 1983 NFL Draft. Not only is John Tuggle‘s story worth your time, but you will see a Bill Parcells you’ve never seen before.
Jimmy Kimmel Video Of The Day
Here is the latest installment of This Week in Unnecessary Censorship.
Getting Phone Numbers Video Of The Day
Memo to single guys out there (and non-single guys, too, I guess): If you want to impress the ladies, learn magic. (Thanks to Dustin, of Los Angeles, for the video.)
The Weekend Playlist
Click any of the song links to listen, or you can just subscribe to the Hot Clicks Nation playlist on Spotify. Every Friday the playlist will automatically change to that week’s selections, so the new music will come to you. Let me (Tom Mantzouranis) know on Twitter what you like and do not. (Warning: NSFW language in some songs.)
Sigur Ros, “Gobbledigook”
The Flaming Lips, “Ego Tripping At The Gates Of Hell”
Bibio, “A Tout A L’heure”
Daft Punk, “Get Lucky”
Lauryn Hill, “Ex-Factor”
Sky Ferreira, “Everything Is Embarrassing”
Unknown Mortal Orchestra, “Secret Xtians”
The Wrens, “Hopeless”
The Buzzcocks, “Ever Fallen In Love?”