The Link Zone – 12.10.13

Each week, the editors of The Read Zone will provide you with their weekly must-read’s and interesting links from around the internet.  
 

Sports

LeBron James is Outdoing Himself

  • Sooner or later we’re all just gonna have to admit he might be the best player of all time.

Ehrhoff’s Game Winning Goal Goes Between the Blade and Boot of a Skate

  • Some behind the scenes info here: each week, as we prepare this piece, Brian and Mike exchange e-mails with links for submission. the following is Brian’s response to this link, in its entirety: “HOLY SHIT WOW”

Action

  • Ever wonder how our favorite athletes go from sport-cyborgs to polished talking-heads?

Entertainment

Kanye West Doesn’t Like Appearing on Keeping Up With the Kardashians Because He Has Issues With the Cinematography

  • Sounds about right.

Ron Burgundy Recreates The Best Sports Calls

  • We already know he’ll read anything put on the ‘prompter. How does he do with some our favorite calls?

Everything Else

Feeling Blue? Hire a Professional Cuddler

  • “Professional Cuddler” sounds a lot like “Professional Sex Criminal.”

Are You Left-Brained or Right-Brained?

  • Have no idea if this is verifiable, but the interface and exercise were fun.

The Many Dialects of American English, in One Charming Video

  • This might explain why that random coworker of yours calls his sneakers “tennis shoes.”

World’s Worst Conman Tries the Always Believable ‘Slip on a Banana Peel’ Trick

  • Depending on how you look at it, this is either a sad example of how desperation can cloud one’s judgment and decision making, or it’s a hilarios video of a guy pretending to slip on a banana peel.

Should I Give Money to Homeless People?

  • The article is a little tongue-in-cheek, but contains a few startling statistics: Homelessness in New York is up about 50% since September 2008.