Weekend Links: The "Space Jam" Box Score
From the Annals of Too Much Time: someone over at Deadspin has put in the effort to compile a box score for the film "Space Jam." Or as they subtitled it, "Shawn Bradley Sucked Against Cartoons, Too."
(Thanks to my friend Pete for the link!)
From a reader who calls himself "Bicycle Bill" (I like your style, BB), a list of the most iconic, misquoted movie lines. I just don't know how these lines end up as they do, so slightly changed and everyone buys into it, even though they know they're not correct! Somewhere, a writer weeps.
I am no longer of the opinion that there are any embarrassing songs to be a fan of. If you love it and love singing it, I'm fine with it. Here are 28 songs you may love but are ashamed to admit … but I say fly your flag high! In fact this has reminded me to download a few of these ...
Tennis balls are all over the place, and not where they should be. I'm talking about in bushes, in gutters, in lakes, in creek beds. Apparently they don't biodegrade. So what are you supposed to do with them? Here are 10 creative uses for old tennis balls. Have you guys tried any others?
With any big event comes a lot of tat (meaning cheap and tasteless). The upcoming Royal Wedding is no exception, as this great blog explores by posting all of the junk people are trying to associate with it!
From Holly, an inspirational story about Red Sox prospect Ryan Westmorelands, who went from the number one pick to suffering from a brain defect that left him having to start life again from square one.
Looking for just the right word to describe that seemingly indescribable feeling? Perhaps one of these
20 awesomely untranslatable words from around the world may help!
Procrastination Station: Drench! It took me a little while to figure it out, but essentially you start with the color blocks in the upper left corner and try to saturate as many colors with each click on the righthand palette as possible. Addicting!
More links tomorrow - In the meantime send your Flossy submissions to FlossyLinks@gmail.com!