As we’ve covered multiple times on this very website, if you pick up a book every now and again you’ll find that history is littered with all sorts of cool shit. Something the BBC kids sketch show, Horrible Histories based its entire premise on, in the process winning awards and praise for its humor and educational content.
While chess and hip hop may not seem like a combination that makes much sense, the Wu-Tang Clan, true to their style of not giving one ounce of a shit what people think, have spent the last decade or so seamless intergrating the game into their raps and albums. In the process becoming incredibly strong players who could give actual grand masters a run for their money.
During one of the self-professed lowest moments of his entire career in mid-2006, the usually svelte and wiry Eminem’s weight ballooned to around 230 pounds. During this time the rapper admits that the guys behind the counter at McDonald’s recognised him more than his fans. Which is kinda hilarious, but ultimately, mostly depressing as shit.
Even if you’re not a fan of sweaty man grappling, the inner workings of the WWE are an undeniably rich source of entertainment. From that time the head of the company wrestled God himself to the faux censoring of a t-shirt to sell more merchandise, the WWE an endless well of ridiculous bullshit. Today we’re hear to talk about how the WWE tried (and failed spectacularly) to push a wrestler nobody liked as the next face of the company.
At the time of writing this there are 802 different Pokemon spread between the various games in the franchise and about 50% of them look stupid. Perhaps the stupidest looking one of all is Spinda, a panda inspired Pokemon that has a dick drawn right on its face.