Given the occasion, I'm going to use this day to do a special Hot Clicks in which I give thanks for 10 things that have helped Hot Clicks chug along. The first thing I'm thankful for are the athletes and celebrities who were nice enough to participate in this special feature we ran on Wednesday in which they opined on sports and pop culture things they are most and least thankful for. this, this, this, this and this. The highlight was seeing coach Joe Philbin cut wide receiver Chad Johnson. its brilliant recap of the Tiger Woods scandal. Since then, their videos have become a staple in Hot Clicks, as they've covered everything from NBC's poor coverage of the Olympics to the mania that surrounded Jeremy Lin to the escapades of Bobby Petrino.
Where would Hot Clicks be without them? Especially, the wives and girlfriends who are staples of the column, such as model Elaine Alden, who is dating Raptors guard Landry Fields. yesterday's piece on what athletes are most and least thankful for. 4) I get into interact with fans (and non-fans). this group's food orgy videos. It shouldn't surprise you that they just pulled off a Thanksgiving masterpiece. the Hot Clicks Podcast) and Marv Albert are basically untouchable. Hardly a negative word about either has ever been uttered. Some fans have their issues with Brent Musburger and Verne Lundquist, but I love them. They always add to the overall enjoyment of a Saturday. Anytime I hear one of these four announcers, there is an unexplainable comfort level that I am grateful for. falling asleep on the air, and having a near stroke about the Mets' poor play. As for Stern, if anyone thinks he's still not the King of All Media, just listen to the 30 minutes he did on the Monday after Hurricane Sandy in which he describes the hell of having his parents stay with him. Genius mixed with reality mixed with humor. We celebrated the five-year anniversary of Hot Clicks last April, and somehow, we're still going strong. Personally, I think you should be sick of my by now, but I'm extremely thankful you're not.