- Geek & Sci-Fi
Canada (or #canada, if you're on the Internet) has had it rough lately.
It was bad.
I don't know what it is about fame that makes people think they can be musicians.
By way of <a href="http://www.sportressofblogitude.com/2012/01/31/little-kid-part-of-pro-bowl-performance-plugs-his-ears-during-horrific-musical-act-video/" target="_blank">Sportress Of Blogitude</a> comes this hilarious/cautionary clip of a young boy asked to participate in Hot Chelle Rae's <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2012/01/believe-it-or-not-the-pro-bowl-wasnt-terrible-the-game-in-pictures" target="_blank">2012 Pro Bowl</a> performance, trying desperately to heed the Myth of Icarus and not fly too close to the musical sun.
To their credit, that's mostly just "ugh, look at this asshole".
In this promotional clip for Ultimate Fighting Championship's broadcast television debut on Saturday, November 12, teen pop singer turned inspirational Christian actress turned alt-country wife turned Disney princess Mandy Moore offers her opinion on who she thinks will win the heavyweight title bout between Cain Velasquez and Junior Dos Santos.
If you're a regular reader at With Leather, you know how much <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/tag/a-guide-to-recognizing-your-mascots">I love mascots</a>.
Another day, another story about Justin Bieber, the world's <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EhVU4awOqt8">Sexiest Teenage Man</a>, shoehorning himself into the world of sports because he's rich and popular enough to do anything he wants.
You may have woken up screaming from feverish nightmares last night and somehow just known this, but Madonna is performing at this year's Super Bowl halftime show.
Like everywhere else on the Internet, we end up talking about Justin Bieber way more than we should.
A "major Canadian concert act" is scheduled to perform at next month's NHL FaceOff in Winnipeg.
Sports NBC Buys 80's Wrestling Drama from The Rock - Matt Ufford gave me a shout-out in this, and he's right; my personal career goal is to have the people in charge of this show find my <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/tag/best-and-worst-of-raw">Best and Worst reports</a>, realize I'm the man for the job, put me in charge and let me turn it into an actual NWA 80s wrestling show without any confrontational family moments or walking conversations.
Miley Cyrus has made a sustainable, blockbuster career out of professions that shouldn't make her famous.
By way of <a href="http://blogs.thescore.com/tbj/2011/08/09/video-a-samuels-livin-de-life/">The Basketball Jones</a> comes the debut rap video from Allen Samuels, a 30-plus-year casino host and 50-plus-year awkward white dude who had an epiphany whilst talking to a flamboyant Frenchman and transformed himself into the Baby Boomer Rebecca Black.
For absolutely no reason, welcome to our new weekday feature All Avril Afternoons, where Burnsy and I choose to sit inside and write about Avril instead of running around barefoot in the grass and enjoying what's left of our youth.
Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant has found his way back to the rap world, and yes I checked to make sure I spelled rap, rapper and rapping correctly for each use.