The NY Post ran a cropped version of the above photo in a story this morning about how Jeremy Lin, who's been sleeping on his brother's couch on the Lower East Side, is now searching for a home of his own, as it seems Lin will be sticking around New York a little longer. (He will also be making the league minimum…
Please, world, let us be done with planking. It has gone too far. People are now falling off of the top of golf carts and then nearly getting run over by said golf carts. A person has actually died. Soon, our pets' heads will be falling off.
Well, planking just won't die. We thought it had, over the weekend. But maybe soccer fans based in DC don't watch morning news in Dallas.
They ruined it for us.
If you're unfamiliar with the entity known around these parts at Nightmare Ant (birth name: Mad Ant, mascot for the Fort Wayne D-League team), he's a big ant. And he's horrifying. And despite the NBA lockout, he will not rest.
We've tried to stay on top of this planking thing for you guys, because it's confusing and new and stressful. Last we dropped in on sports-based planking, some wealthy—but now unemployed—NBA stars got prone on ostentatious objects (Beamers, Benzes, or Bentleys, we cannot remember which).
Perhaps you are familiar with planking, one of those odd fads forced upon us by Australians. (Just like Hugh Jackman!) One planks by lying completely flat on an odd surface and then photographing it.