Mothers Are The Best
Bubba Watson, Dan Marino, Alex Ovechkin :: SI
Sunday is Mothers Day. If you haven't gotten a card or flowers or something to show your appreciation yet, then you're welcome for the reminder. Here is a gallery of 70 athletes with their moms. I wanted to write something else nice and sweet about how awesome moms are, but Kid President tells it far better than I could.
'Spinning Arm Bar' Arrest Of The Day
Oklahoma quarterback Kendal Thompson was scooped up for public intoxication early this morning. According to the affidavit, police were responding to a loud party and found him sleeping on his side, snoring on a hill. After the cops struggled to wake him up, the affidavit states: "He continued not to obey commands and I grabbed his right arm and completed a spinning arm bar to take the defendant to the ground." You can see his mugshot here. And, for the icing on the cake, Thompson was only four days from his 21st birthday.
This Will Be Must-Watch TV
Mike Tyson's upcoming cartoon show on Adult Swim, Mike Tyson Mysteries, features the boxer traveling the streets solving wacky mysteries. Oh, and he has a magical face tattoo and a talking pigeon sidekick.
Lovely Lady Of The Day
Raquel Pomplun :: Ryan Astamendi Photography
Raquel Pomplun was just named Playmate of the Year and gets today's LLOD honors.
One-Finger Salute Strikes Again ... And Again And Again
(Obvious warning: Middle fingers coming in these links.) By now we all know the backstory of the crazy Miami fan who gave Bulls star Joakim Noah the bird. Of course, the Internet came through by turning this lady into a photo meme.
Guyism has compiled the week's best GIFs, memes and screencaps of the week. ... Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is getting married in July. Here are the top 10 items in his gift registry. ... Earlier this week, a high school baseball team lifted a car to save a young girl trapped underneath. ... Someone tell Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper that tweeting while driving is a bad idea. ... Buzzfeed has 24 of the best hockey mullets through the years. ... New Rutgers basketball coach Eddie Jordan may not have actually graduated from the school, despite the school claiming he received a degree in health and physical education.
Eyewitness Mashup Video Of The Day
Charles Ramsey, the man who helped rescue the missing women in Cleveland, gave a fantastic interview to a local television station earlier this week. When you mix that interview with some of the most memorable interview subjects that have previously gone viral, you get this enjoyable eyewitness supercut.
Nick Offerman Video Of The Day
First off, I can't wait for Nick Offerman's line of baseball bats to hit stores. In A.M. Hot Clicks we gave you celebrities reading tweets from haters. Here's the Parks and Rec star reading Tweets from young female celebrities.
The Weekend Playlist
Click any of the song links to listen, or you can just subscribe to the Hot Clicks Nation playlist on Spotify. Every Friday, the playlist will automatically change to that week’s selections, so the new music will come to you. Let me (Tom Mantzouranis) know on Twitter what you like and what you do not like. (Warning: NSFW language in some songs.)
Cadence Weapon, "Oliver Square"
Prefuse 73, "Sabbatical With Options"
Edan, "I See Colours"
Small Black, "No Stranger"
Grandaddy, "The Group Who Couldn't Say"
A.C. Newman, "Drink To Me Babe Then"
Pavement, "Range Life"
Radiohead, "Black Star"
Jimmy Eat World, "No Sensitivity"
Trail Of Dead, "Another Morning Stoner