Sabine Jemeljanova … B.B. King passed away late Thursday night at age 89. … Detroit wants to host the College Football title games in 2018-20. … Bill Murray will be Letterman’s final guest on Tuesday. … Note to self: don’t rob a restaurant and leave a trail of macaroni salad. … Wild times in Maine. … 43-year-old American keeper Brad Friedel will retire at the end of the month. … Flo from Progressive (Stephanie Courtney) will give a commencement speech at her alma mata. … “FTC contacting managers, reopening UFC investigation” … The proposed strike that would have canceled the end of the Spanish soccer season was called off. … Here’s what a $46 million painting looks like. … 700 cannabis plants found planted near subway station in Berlin. … Happy Birthday: Wavy Gravy (79); Brian Eno (67); Chazz Palminteri (63); George Brett (62); Dan Patrick (59); Ron Simmons (57); Melle Mel (54); John Smoltz (48); Emmitt Smith (46); Desmond Howard (45); David Charvet (43); Ryan Leaf (39); Dwayne De Rosario (37); Josh Beckett (35); Patrice Evra (34); Jamie-Lynn Sigler (34); Ersan İlyasova (28); Andy Murray (28); Michael Brantley (28).
The Rockets came back from down 19 vs. the Clippers, force Game 7. [Yahoo!]
All of these photos are “safe for work” but still very disturbing. [Mic]
This long read on Lawrence Phillips and his life in prison. [Bleacher Report]
Lists + Mad Men = Two of the Internet’s favorites, together — at last! [Rolling Stone]
The oral history of MLS’ first season is your requisite 90s link of the week. [Complex]
Taco Bell in Chicago might be the first in the chain to start serving alcohol. [Eater]
More Taco Bell: the Quesalupa is coming. [FoodBeast]
“A brief history of fake kiss-cam videos.” [Uproxx]
In depth review of the Apple Watch — which seems to be a pointless ($$$) invention since it needs to be paired with an iPhone to function. [Gizmodo]
A very good Top 25 ranking of Harry Shearer’s best characters on The Simpsons. [RTARL]
Rough review for Pitch Perfect 2. [Grantland]
10 things you might not know about Fury Road. [Screencrush]
The Foo Fighters played a county fair as a fake cover band, or something. [Uproxxx]
Tom Waits performed a new song titled “One Last Look” for David Letterman last night.
Another True Detective Season 2 trailer.
Recycled Disney animation cells. [via]
B.B. King concert from 1983.
Lars Ulrich’s first pitch at the Giants’ Metallica Day is hilarious. [via]
Steely Dan … the entire Royal Scam album. Why not? This life can be pretty strange …