Dancing Kid Absolutely Kills "Thriller" At Mariners Game

One day, many centuries from now and possibly never, the world will have had enough of the "Thriller" renditions, and they will cease to delight us all. Today is not that day. There's a good chance that this particular take, which was shot during a game at Safeco Field last week, was a Mariners PR plant and that we… »7/08/11 12:20pm7/08/11 12:20pm

T.J. Fredette Brings His Rap Career To New York Streetball Courts

The Fredette brothers have demonstrated an admirable (and comical) dedication to pursuits not typically reserved for white guys from upstate New York. Jimmer, for example, signed a contract drawn up by his brother T.J. four years ago to promise that he would "do the work and make the necessary sacrifices" to… »6/30/11 12:15pm6/30/11 12:15pm

Jason Kidd Recorded A Rap Song, "What The Kidd Did," After The Kidd Did College

Jason Kidd recorded this song for a 1994 album called B-Ball's Best Kept Secret, a title that sounds as bad as the idea itself (one unspoken rule about basketball is that thou shalt never refer to it as "b-ball" with a straight face). The collection paired NBA players with producers and rappers to record tracks —… »5/26/11 1:10pm5/26/11 1:10pm

They're Still Playing "Friday" At NHL Games, And At Least One Grown Man Is Enjoying It

We know that internet memes generally have a very particular shelf life, and we respect that Rebecca Black's "Friday" phenomenon might have worn out its welcome by now. When we first posted the video to accompany another meme, it had 200,000 views; it now has 61 million views and a dedicated Tumblr following. But… »3/28/11 6:00pm3/28/11 6:00pm

Sabres Fans Tortured With Rebecca Black's "Friday"

If you haven't seen and laughed at this video yet, I don't think we can be Internet friends anymore. But a meme does not an arena anthem make; that's why it was so curious when our Buffalo correspondent texted to let us know that during last night's game against Carolina, the Sabres played "Friday" during a break in… »3/16/11 11:05am3/16/11 11:05am