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Wake N’ Blog: Idiots Still Buying Fake Computer Equipment In South Carolina

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• In August 31st’s Wake N’ Blog, a story was mentioned regarding how a Spartanburg, South Carolina woman was duped into buying an iPad for $180 which turned out to be a block of wood. It appears the fix is still in on ignorant, slack-jawed yokels who buy their computer equipment in odd locations as two additional women have now become victim of this nefarious plot by purchasing “laptops” for $250 in a gas station parking lot. Via the report: “In the latest case, the women were approached by a man who said he had received laptops in shipping boxes at discounted prices. When the women got home, they found they had a power cord and a stack of paper wrapped in black tape.” Woodheads. [azcentral]

• Thirty-two keys to the 2011 NFL season, Part I. [Shutdown Corner]

• There you go: New Zealand brothels are stocking up for Rugby World Cup. I wonder what they are stocking up on… [Larry Brown Sports]

• Rumor has it David Beckham wants to rent out the entire Harry Potter castle for son’s birthday. [Off the Bench]

• The entire Milwaukee Brewers team got their cowboy on for a recent trip. [Busted Coverage]

• Here’s a revealing look inside a KHL cheerleader locker room. [Puck Daddy]

• Dwyane Wade, Carmelo Anthony and Chris Paul were challenged to a dance-off in China. [That NBA Lottery Pick]

• Serena Williams nearly tore herself in two during her third round match at the U.S. Open. [Bob’s Blitz]

• Here is a special edition of screengrab snafus. [Awful Announcing]

• Lou Holtz: tiny head. [Sharapova’s Thigh]

• Peter King is doing a lousy job as Tiki Barber’s agent. [Kissing Suzy Kolber]

• (Video) Punching Bag: 1, Drunk Guy: 0. [With Leather]

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