Roundup: Pee-Wee Herman Comeback, Johnny Depp Spoofs Donald Trump, Mario Kart X Star Wars

Roundup: Pee-Wee Herman Comeback, Johnny Depp Spoofs Donald Trump, Mario Kart X Star Wars


Roundup: Pee-Wee Herman Comeback, Johnny Depp Spoofs Donald Trump, Mario Kart X Star Wars

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 31: Carmen Electra, dressed as her 'Baywatch' character, attends NBC's "Today" Halloween 2013 in Rockefeller Plaza on October 31, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)Carmen Electra … Rauner vs. Rahm … “To Kill a Mockingbird” will be a Broadway play, scripted by Aaron Sorkin … Thief tries to steal laptop, forgets to unplug it, gets sat on … Former priest arrested for alleged 1960 murder of Texas beauty queen … Where’s Warhol … “How Netflix used cocaine traces on Euro bills to launch ‘Narcos’ in France” … Weed much stronger now than 20 years ago … Comcast “begs” its customers in Atlanta not to make the move to Google FiberBest and worst dates for SEC fans to get married this Fall … Real-life building looks like a Jenga set … Vape pens are literally exploding … Chicago Art Institute makes replica of Van Gogh bedroom available on Air BNB … Tech stocks have been getting pummeled, and that might not be done yetMedia stocks too … Did Vince Lombardi pepper JFK to get Paul Hornung out of military service for a big game? … 47% of American millenials have tattoos … “Memphis Zoo tiger kills Sacramento Zoo tiger during mating attempt” … CDC recommends that women who are sexually active and not using birth control abstain from alcohol … College basketball coach kicked out of high school game … Bird that was tagged as an adult in 1956 hatches egg … “The criminal complaint alleges extensive nudity and cunnilingus on the world’s tallest observation wheel” in Vegas … Video of guy defying laws of physics, urinating 90 degrees upwards through his pants, with no hands, while being arrested … Police chief’s daughter sentenced to 5-10 months in jail after group attack on gay couple … Mount St. Mary’s fires student newspaper adviser after reporter accurately quoted school president saying something profoundly dumb … Bundesliga on Fox underforming in ratings compared to Premier League on NBC.

Pee-Wee Herman’s big comeback [NYT]

WTF Cleveland? [Craig Calcaterra]

Will Amazon stop keeping the US Postal Service afloat? [Awl]

The closure of the ‘L’ line between Brooklyn and Manhattan sounds like it will be a debacle [NY Mag]

Writer struggles to find “coziness” between Hillary Clinton and Wall Street [Mother Jones]

BMX facing concussion concerns after Dave Mirra’s death [Guardian]

“That time John Kasich got thrown offstage by the Grateful Dead” [WaPo]

Bill Maher compares Hillary Clinton to Charlie Brown, says Bernie Sanders could win [THR]

Escorts in Iowa and New Hampshire talk about how politics affected their work the past few weeks [Cosmo]

Dave Cameron’s rapid-fire chats continue to mesmerize me [Fangraphs]

Charlie Pierce bids adieu to Chris Christie [Esquire]

The Lakers and Cavs once discussed swapping Kobe and LeBron? [ESPN]

Kobe’s Nike line will continue after he retires [Sole Collector]

Baby confused about Dad vs. Dad’s twin

Johnny Depp spoofs Donald Trump

Mario Kart X Star Wars

Von Miller remains a star in any type of glasses

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