Friday April 3: Daily Links

FRIDAY APRIL 3


NEWS STORIES

 



Notice The Robocalls Are Gone!?

You know there is a silver lining to every scary gray cloud. Overseas call centers have closed for lockdowns and social distancing.

Worth it, right!?

Read more at latimes.com.



Not The Easiest Time To Stay Sober

Seems like if the whole world is on a time out addicts may think “is that also a time out from sobriety?” Yet
they have trained themselves for the best way to cope.

One Day at a Time.

Read more at newser.com.



Scammers Have Been Sending Fake Ass Emails From The WHO

Scammers are taking advantage of the coronavirus pandemic by sending emails claiming to be from the WHO.

How come no one lays off the scammers?

Via digg.com.



Corona Beer Suspends Production

The Corona factory in Mexico is shutting down because it has been deemed a non essential business by the Mexican government. Good God Tecate might be next.

Read more at dailymail.



FDNY Gives It Up For Hospital Workers

FDNY members took time out to applaud NYC hospital workers on Thursday. They should let one of the ventilator techs a ride in the back.

Read more at abc7ny.com.



SPORTS



Floyd Mayweather Can’t Figure Out The Word Epidemic

They say money can’t buy you happiness, that is probably bullshit but it definitely can’t buy you a better vocabulary.

Via worldstar.



Jane Fonda Brings Back Her Workout Videos On TikTok

The 82 year old Oscar winner has revived The Jane Fonda Workout to help others stay in shape during the pandemic. Hey was that released on April 1?

Read more at pagesix.com.

@janefondaHello Tik Tok! I’m bringing back the Jane Fonda Workout to fight the climate crisis. Join ##firedrillfriday 4/3 @ 11AMPT ##happyathome ##indoorworkout♬ original sound – janefonda



ENTERTAINMENT



John Mayer Ain’t Reading Jessica Simpson’s Book

Jessica Simpson’s new book does not paint a rosy picture of John Mayer. John doesn’t want to even read it. C’mon
John just read one chapter.

Chapter 7- Fuckstick John Mayer.

Read more at pagesix.com.



Tekashi69 Is a Free Man!

A Manhattan federal court judge has ordered rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine released from federal custody and into home confinement amid the coronavirus outbreak in New York, according to court papers unsealed Thursday. It’s gonna be a lot easier to see a shooter in these empty streets! Stay safe 69!

Read more at pagesix.com.



Kanye’s High School Art Got Appraised For Thousands On Antiques Road Show

A relative of Kanye West brought in some of his artwork from High School and the appraisal was said to be worth between $16,000 to $23,000. Looks like your kids bullshit macaroni paintings really could be worth something one day!

Read more at pagesix.com.



Quentin Teases Novelization of Once Upon A Time In Hollywood

Quentin Tarantino recently told the Pure Cinema podcast that he might write a novelization of his Oscar winning film. He also discussed directing a TV version of Bounty Law, which shows up in the film. We’re still waiting for a spinoff movie about The Wolf.

Read more at ew.com.



Ryan Reynolds Responds To Tom Holland’s Shirtless Handstand Challenge

The Deadpool star was challenged by Spider Man star Tom Holland to put on a T-shirt while doing a handstand on Instagram. Reynolds wasn’t having it. Holland would have better luck challenging him to online beer pong.

Read more at insider.com.



Val Kilmer Reveals His Most Painful Break Up

Val Kilmer’s revelead in his new memoir that his most painful break up was with Daryl Hannah. Don’t worry Val, you’re not alone.

Read more at pagesix.com



Adam Sandler Debuts New Quarantine Song

Sandler ended his appearance on The Tonight Show with a new song saluting essential workers, medical professionals and how home schooling his kids on math is really bad for America.

Via YouTube.



Jeff Lowe Promotes Communism In Cameo Video

Jeff Low is capitalizing on his newfound fame by running a Cameo account. One person had him read off a pro communist message. There’s no better way to spend $150 during a pandemic than on Jeff Lowe.

Read more on reddit.



Tom Brady Moves Into St. Jetersburg

Tom Brady and his family are moving into Derek Jeter’s mansion in St. Pete, Florida. There has to be some sort of celebrity AirBNB app.

Read more at nypost.com.



GOING VIRAL



YouTube Kids Is The Big Winner In The Coronavirus Content Wars

In the first quarter of 2020, YouTube Kids was the streaming service with the most viewed hours, thanks to schools being canceled across the past month. The only way Netflix can beat them is if they launch Netflix Seniors and pander to the older generation since they shouldn’t be leaving the house right now.

Read more at nypost.com.



Family of Brits Does a Quarantine Themed Cover of Les Mis

And you thought Mulaney is the only guy who could properly parody this song with his little lobster costume!

Via Twitter.



Gang Of Goats Run Wild Over Abandoned Wales Town

These goats could do the whole town a favor by eating all their leftover garbage.

Via Twitter.



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