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I’m lying in bed, writing this late Sunday night, after hosting two holiday parties on Sunday – a friend one at lunchtime and a family one for dinner. I figured I’d made sense to have them back to back on Sunday so I would at least have Saturday free. Smart, right? Except that I feel like I got run over by a Mack truck – not because I had to cook two meals, but because I had to be social for like 6 hours straight, and frankly, my introverted extrovert self can’t handle it. So let’s get to it before I fall asleep.
Sometimes when rappers branch out, it goes well. See: Yeezys. But for the “Crank That” rapper, his foray into video game consoles isn’t going too well.
The uncreatively named SouljaGame Console and SouljaGame Handheld are getting horrible reviews from gaming publications, which claim that they are simply marked-up versions of Abernic’s Retro Mini Video Game Console and 2018 Portable Video Handheld Game Console. GamesRadar’s review was particularly harsh, “It’s also unclear what these systems actually are, why the hell they even exist, and why 2018 was allowed to reach this point.”
Honestly, that last question is one I ask myself pretty regularly in general. [via Page Six]
At the start of the 4th quarter in Sunday’s game against the Redskins, the Giants, up 40-0, said “fuck it” and decided to put in rookie QB Kyle Lauletta. After all, fans have been calling for Lauletta to step in and start playing since the Giants are 4-8 and let’s be honest, Eli’s on the slow-roll to retirement.
Well, Sunday’s showing may make them want to rethink that – Lauletta was 0-for-5 with an interception. Luckily for him, the Giants still won 40-16, so they won’t chase him out of Secaucus just set.
Lauletta said, “Anytime I don’t do well, regardless of whether it’s two snaps, 20 snaps, it doesn’t matter, I’m gonna be disappointed if I don’t complete every pass I throw. I had opportunities, and we couldn’t execute so …”
…back to Eli. [via New York Post]
When something ends with the phrase “in franchise history,” it’s generally either really good or really bad. For the Bulls this weekend, it was definitely the latter.
Saturday night, the Bulls has their worst loss in franchise history, losing at home by 56 points to the Celtics. The 133-77 defeat takes the “title” from a 53-point loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves back in November 2001.
The crushing defeat comes after the Bulls fired head coach Fred Hoiberg last week, placing him with associate head coach Jim Boylen after a 5-20 start to the season.
On the upside, for Celtics’ fans anyway, the win gave them a new title as well – Boston’s 56 point margin of victory tied a 1986 SuperSonics defeat of the Rockets for largest in league history on the road. So yay us! [via Bleacher Report]
These “Porch Pirates”
How horrible is that that we can’t trust that our packages won’t get stolen from our front doors. Some people have been solving this problem with one of those fancy doorbells with a camera, but one Massachusetts woman decided to go another route.
Melissa Peralta was tired of packages getting stolen from her building lobby, so she set a trap for any would-be “porch pirates” – a package containing a spring loaded “glitter bomb” that included the message ‘please stop stealing our packages.’
And it worked…kind of. The package was stolen on Friday morning from Peralta’s lobby, and a glitter trail led to a women’s restroom, but responding officers were not able to find the culprit.
The thieves may have gotten away this time, but the last laugh on them – once you get glitter on you, it’s there forever. [via CBS Local Boston]
I shouldn’t be laughing at this but he really just smacked buddy in the face lmao pic.twitter.com/m6ru8UqofT
— Jasmine (@JasmineLWatkins) December 9, 2018