Watch those consonants.
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"Make it happy!" Coca-Cola's new marketing campaign exhorts. The campaign, introduced during a Super Bowl commercial, is accompanied by a stunt through which Twitter users reply to negative tweets with the hashtag "#MakeItHappy"; Coca-Cola then transforms those tweets into cute ASCII art. "We turned the hate you found…
Lauren Cox is married to Ravens long snapper Morgan Cox, and she maintains a personal blog where she shares her thoughts on all manner of topics. This isn't something that is really worth pointing out under normal circumstances, but she just wrote something about Drake's "Side Pieces" ESPYs performance and how it…
AL.com's Jon Solomon has written a wonderful article about the die-hard Alabama fans who flock to SEC media days with the hope that they will get a chance to meet Nick Saban. Some arrive looking for an autograph, others want to give gifts to Saban, and some just come to pay their respects—and also to glowingly compare…
From Weird Vintage.
Boy, everyone is really trying to distance themselves from Aaron Hernandez, huh? The bosses at Muscle Milk called off their deal with Hernandez late last week; the Patriots ended things with Hernandez early Wednesday morning; and, earlier today, Puma, the German manufacturer of footwear and all kinds of other…
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From David Murphy of the Philadelphia Daily News:
Manchester United increased their standing atop the Premiership ladder thanks to a 2-1 win over Southampton yesterday driven by a Wayne Rooney brace that brought fans at Old Trafford to their feet, if they weren't already upon them.
John "Pay Attention To Meeeeee" Rocker is doing god knows what with his time these days. I think there was a book? And maybe a black girlfriend? Even with his busy schedule, Rocker's been able to fit in a semi-regular column for loonypants conservative website WorldNetDaily. And his latest is something special.
Roger Goodell temporarily may have lost his battle to suspend the Bounty Four, but he's still winning in his fight to become New Orleans's most hated man since Mike Brown. Here he is, helpfully adorned, on at least one placard. (We don't know if there were several of these things at the game Sunday. Yes, different…
So this is weird. I'm not saying Robin Van Persie is a bad guy, but it certainly looks like he agrees with the ravings of a certain Austrian sociopath. At least Ian Darke was there to class up the joint.
Detroit native Kid Rock celebrated in the Lions' locker room after their 24-13 win on Monday Night Football last night. "I'm Detroit 'til I die," he told gathering reporters.
You know what's inherently lame? Country music battle songs. In aggressive country music battles, the only gauge for how "bad" someone is is how angrily they can say "America" or "U.S.A." while still maintaining a legitimate twang. Nevertheless, disgraced "Are You Ready For Some Football?" singer Hank Williams Jr.…
Says ESPN, regarding Hank's analogizin' the other day on Fox and Friends: "We have decided to part ways with Hank Williams, Jr. We appreciate his contributions over the past years. The success of Monday Night Football has always been about the games and that will continue."
News of the temporary (for now) HWJ absence comes via CBS Sports. You'll recall Junior compared Obama to Hitler. Oh well, let's go back to happier days, 75 pounds ago, before all these Nazi socialists started running the country.
Hank Williams Jr., who exists solely to remind us that genius skips a generation, has some thoughts on John Boehner playing golf with Barack Obama: "That would be like Hitler playing golf with Netanyahu. Not hardly. In the shape this country is in?" [Huffington Post]