December 20, 2011
Lights Out
Steelers-49ers :: AP

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The highlight of San Francisco's 20-3 win over Pittsburgh last night did not take place on the field. It was the power going out in Candlestick Park -- twice. The first time it went out, a transformer blew and the scene looked like something out of a sci-fi flick. Actually, even more absurd than the power going out twice, was the conspiracy theory floated by Pittsburgh safety Ryan Clark after the game. Clark said the Niners intentionally cut the power to show the NFL they need a new stadium.
Very Cool
This circular graphic that connects every NFL team based on wins and losses this season is worth checking out, if for nothing else, to remind you that the Rams beat the Saints this season.
Tattoo Of The Day
Aaron Sidder, of Denver, says, "Yo, Jimmy. I played fantasy baseball with this guy this past season. He had a resurgent team. Now, after losing a bet when the Pats beat the Broncos, he has a tattoo of Bill Belichick's signature."
Photo Gallery Of The Day
Melanie Iglesias :: Michael Stewart/Getty Images
Model Melanie Iglesias (seen here and here) was featured in Hot Clicks not long ago, but she just released a new Christmas flip book video. So it's mandatory that she be featured again.
The Camera Always Finds These Guys
Anyone who reads Hot Clicks knows that we love when absurd things happen on live TV. Puck Daddy has come through with quite the gem for us: Fan in the front row at last night's Ducks-Stars game acts like a doofus while Anaheim coach Bruce Boudreau is being interviewed. Fan turns around, reveals graphic name, and number on jersey. Announcers ignore it. (Thanks to Daniel Reinhold, of Dallas, for the link.)
The Clippers Are The New Showtime
At least based on this.
Giveaway Of The Day
I have five copies of the Warrior (out today for purchase on DVD, Blu-ray, Digital Download and On Demand) to give away. The first five people to answer the following questions (all taken from recent editions of Hot Clicks) correctly, will win the DVD. You must e-mail me your answers ( and put "Contest" in the subject line to be eligible.

1. Fans of which team are petitioning to have troughs re-installed in their home arena?

2. Which Patriots player said Santa Clause wasn't real on live TV while at a charity event with children?

3. Which Major League player found out he was traded via Twitter?

UPDATE: 12:06: Contest is over. There will be another one in today's P.M. Hot Clicks.
Egg nog Challenge Video Of The Day
Approximately 40 people in Provo got together over the weekend to chug egg nog and see how long they could run before regurgitating. The first two minutes of this video are oddly intriguing: The combination of people throwing up egg nog as Johnny Mathis' It's Beginning to Look Like Christmas plays in the background is oddly mesmerizing. (Thanks to Chris Bowerbank, of Lehi, Utah, for the link.)

Worst FedEx Guy Ever Video Of The Day
Far be it from me to tell someone else how to do their job, but I'm going to go out on a limb and say that this ISN'T how you should deliver a computer monitor.

Music Video Of The Day
Since the lights going out in San Francisco was a big deal last night and this morning, I'm inspired to post this classic.

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