Are You Not Entertained?
This is only funny because it’s Larry David. At a crucial point in overtime of last night’s Knicks game, like a scene straight out of Curb Your Enthusiasm, the camera panned to Larry David (seated next to Yankee first baseman Mark Teixeira), who leaned back for a comically prolonged yawn.
I’ve watched this a solid 40 times now and could go for another 20 or so. Bookmark this page or download the file, because the GIF should become a Reddit/e-mail staple for expressing boredom.
Let’s stay in the Garden for this super fan of Patrick Ewing’s massive well done calf piece of the Knicks legend, complete with 33 HI sneakers.
Clark the Cub Gets Crushed
The reception for the Chicago Cubs mascot “Clark,” who looks like a cereal box character, has been pretty brutal. Go have a look at entries into Deadspin’s Photoshop contest for Clark (scroll down to comments).
Lovely Lady Of The Day
Well Worth the Effort
It took Quebec resident Justin Lachapelle eight years to build his dream: the mother of all backyard ice rinks, complete with a rink-side bar.
LeBroning Is the New Tebowing
I may a bit late to this party but I’m thrilled to be here: There’s a new meme mocking LeBron’s penchant for flopping, where people take a dive in everyday life after only slight contact. This is going to get inevitably overexposed like the Harlem Shake and Tebowing, so record your video now.
“Who Would [eff] Up a Weddin’ Cake?”
So asked Larry Bird, rhetorically, in reference to an epic binge session during his recovery from an Achilles injury in 1988-89, when Bird devoured ten gallons of ice cream and SEVEN wedding cakes in two weeks. (Story excerpted from Jack McCallum‘s book is midway down the page.) (H/T Ball Don’t Lie)
Craft Brew > Bud Light
Colorado craft brewer Left Handed Brewing took issue with Peyton Manning‘s expressed desire to relax with a Bud Light at a presser the other day. There’s a publicity opportunity here for some joint to offer Manning recreational marijuana, but, they’re probably too stoned to realize.
Odds & Ends
The Ultimate Warrior is headed to the WWE Hall of Fame; Extra Mustard talked to him about his real-world and virtual legacies … D-Wade threw a birthday bash on a boat … A few New England Patriots hung out at Monday Night Raw, and announcer Jerry Lawler had a tough time with “Hoomanawanui” … Happy ending for the guy who got his Kyle Lowry sneakers ganked … Pierre the Pelican will haunt your sleep … With great eyebrows come great responsibility … Awesome put back slam by Syracuse’s Jerami Grant, whose teammate Trevor Cooney managed three breakaway dunks in two minutes.
Here’s the best of The Ultimate Warrior.
Inspirational Video of the Day
The first legally deaf NFL player, Seahawks fullback Derrick Coleman, was never supposed to make it this far. (H/T ForTheWin)
Melo learned from a reporter that they have another game today. (H/T Ball is Life)
Pretty, Pretty, Pretty …
Hey Larry, how was the Knicks game?