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The Ugliest Sneakers We’ve Ever Seen


If you found yourself watching an NFL game this weekend, you may have noticed a strange and unsightly creature clinging to the players’ feet. Ladies and gentlemen, feast your eyes on the ugliest sneakers we’ve ever seen.

They’re part of a league-wide push for breast cancer awareness…but somehow, things got all magenta. It’s all the worse because the classic breast cancer ribbon is a mild pink that goes with just about anything. These, on the other hand, were loud enough to give Jay Cutler a concussion. For shame.

And Everybody Knows…


Dangerous: Miles Aldridge explores the world of the femme fatale. We are duly intrigued. [Refinery29]

It’s My Favorite Crayon: The Journal forsees a distopian future of pink suits and magenta kitchen appliances. [WSJ]

Marmoset There’d Be Days Like This: Marmosets join the growing list of flourescent housepets. Take notice, Petco. [BoingBoing]

Fine Art: Sculpture and liquor come together in the first masterpiece of the new millenium. [Gizmodo]

Double Dutch, Comedians’ Comedians, and the Dangers of Pink


Girl from the Low Countries: For posterity’s sake: the definitive guide to Dutch women. [YesButNoButYes]

Some Kind of Comedian: The top ten comedians according to other comedians. We don’t know how Dane Cook missed this one. [Vulture]

Like Red but Not Quite: Nick Sullivan ponders the joys and dangers of the pinkish hue. We prefer “salmon” ourselves. [Esquire]

Gone Beggin’: Our new favorite Thom may be having some financial difficulties. He can always fall back on his acting career… [The Cut]