Why am I waking you up in the morning with a head-bashing tune from Steve Aoki (from ‘Turn Down for What’ fame) and
MKG MGK? The music video is one of the crazier ones I’ve seen: it begins in “the distant future” before it turns into a Breaking Bad parody. It’s pretty crazy, but it isn’t the only reason why you need to watch this NSFW video: Bardstown, KY native Eva Kate Howell steals the show as a girl scout destined to stop Aoki and MGK. Who knew Kentucky girls were so good with nunchuks?
Way to kill it Ms. Howell. You’re making Kentucky proud and proving that you’re cooler than your older brothers. Now, onto the links…
– We’re only a week from kickoff. Make sure you know before you go by checking out all of new game day changes as Commonwealth Stadium undergoes renovation.
– Mo’Ne Davis’ stellar LLWS performance has come to an end. While most of the sports world is talking about her impact on women in sports, Deadspin examined how the Taney Little League team helped change the perception of a street named after an infamous character in US History. Taney Street, the little league’s namesake for the adjacent street, was named after Supreme Court Chief Justice Roger Taney. Taney wrote the majority opinion in the infamous Dred Scott case that legalized slavery in 1857, essentially turning the wheels toward the Civil War.
– In order to celebrate SNL’s 40th year of existence, Grantland’s Brian Phillips examined the fan-favorite Weekend Update and its impact on the news. Most people would say Update started news satires like Colbert and Stewart, but Phillips believes it to be much deeper, transforming the way we ingest news daily.
– In case you forgot, here’s a story about why we love sports. Olympian swimmer Amy Van Dyken-Rouen was never the type of person to give up. After an ATV accident left her paralyzed, yesterday she was able to walk with the assistance of a bionic device.