The Year In Funny
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Programming Note: Since Christmas is just about here, there will be a few days over the next week when there is just one edition Hot Clicks, but some days you will get two. Tomorrow will be one of the days with one edition. I asked my Twitter followers last night if they'd like Friday's Hot Clicks to be an all-Christmas edition or some sort of "top 50 people to follow on Twitter" list. The answer most given by those greedy bastards was "both." So this version you're reading now will be the last traditional version of Hot Clicks from me for a while. This afternoon will be the Twitter list; tomorrow will be all-Christmas links and videos. Andy Gray will take care of you next week and for a little bit the week after and I'll return on Wed., Jan. 4. Now onto the show...
SportsPickle.com has outdone itself with its Year in Review package. The site has compiled the funniest videos, pictures (such as CBS College Sports saying the man above is Random Dude and not Wally Szczerbiak) and articles from the past 12 months. It's broken down month-by-month for your viewing pleasure.
Good CallIn keeping with the Year in Review theme, Awful Announcing ranks the top 10 announcing clips of 2011.
Photo Gallery Of The Day
Monica Apor :: MaximSince this is the last traditional version of Hot Clicks that I'm writing for 2011, I decided to look back to see which editions were the most read this year. For some strange reason, the most-read Hot Clicks in 2011 was the first all-reader e-mail feature from July. The second-most read edition was the June 10 edition that featured the Maxim cover of model Monica Apor that you see above. I guess I shouldn't be surprised. Since you guys seem to like Apor, here is another gallery of her. (On a side note, the third and fourth most-read editions of Hot Clicks in 2011 featured ... Kate Upton.)
Breakout StarIf you're watching HBO's 24/7: Flyers-Rangers: Road To NHL Winter Classic, you know that Philadelphia's Ilya Bryzgalov has stolen the show. The goaltender was at again last night, comparing beautiful women to huskies and explaining why defensemen are more crazy than goalies.
Hoops HypeWith the NBA season set to open Sunday, TheHoopDoctors.com put together this 2011-12 season preview mixtape that will only increase your anticipation.
VoteThree women are competiting to be featured in an ad that will run in Sports Illustrated's upcoming Swimsuit Issue. You can help choose the winner.
Sports Video Of The DayHave you ever seen a header in hockey before? Canucks forward Daniel Sedin pulled it off last night.
Icy Steps Video Of The DayThis is just 90 seconds of people slipping on steps, but it's highly amusing.