Good morning! Today is May 12, the first day of the Boston Celtics’ off season. Here are some links to other items of note:
Donald Trump finally explains the genesis of his unique hairdo: He says it’s a design he learned as a boy in Kenya.
A mother in California defends the decision to administer Botox to her 8-year-old daughter. Perhaps you guessed that the daughter participates in beauty pageants. If so, you guessed correctly.
Former ESPN personality Jay Mariotti was charged yesterday with felony stalking and assault.
A freelance writer asks why a writer hasn’t observed our time of massive unemployment and hardship and written this era’s equivalent of The Grapes of Wrath. Well, have at it, sparky.
The time for Steampunk, a sub-genre of science fiction, has finally arrived, says the Wall Street Journal. Whether or not you agree, there’s no denying that “steampunk” is a fun name to say.
Hugh Grant reportedly turned down an offer of $600,000 per episode to replace Charlie Sheen on Two and a Half Men. Grant’s apparently averse to making ungodly amounts of money for basically playing himself.