Know Your GIF: This ad-libbed slapping of Hugo the Hornet actually happened six years ago

This is the perfect GIF gag. From the setup (Look out! Somebody warn him there’s a human in that blow-up mascot!) to the action (Boo! JESUS CHRIST! Haha! He fell!) to the reaction (Guy quickly recovers, realizes he still has a blunt object in his right hand, uses it as weapon) to the aftermath (Guy coolly walks away…

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With Their Name Change Looming, The New Orleans Hornets Have Also Trademarked "Rougarou," "Mosquitos," "Swamp Dogs," And "Bullsharks"

It is, by now, established that if and when the New Orleans Hornets change their name to the Pelicans, they'll have one of the best mascots in the league. Feisty, local, unique—its got everything you'd want in a mascot, and the Pelicans will rocket to the top of the standings based on their team name alone. New…

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