Morning Dump: Afternoon Edition – WTF Origins of Classic Video Games and More

donkey kong

This is a collection of 15 great stories from some of our favorite sites around the web. Those of us in the industry call it a “link dump.” We run two per day. We call the first one “Morning Dump” because it’s early and we’re immature. We call this one “Morning Dump: Afternoon Edition” because we’re lazy and uncreative by noon each day (click the pics to read each article):

1. The 10 Biggest Marriage Proposal Fails in Sports History (SuperBooyah)

Super Booyah

2. Lady Friend Alice Panikian (Nextround)

nextround

3. Get Ready For This Headline: Robber who broke into hair salon is beaten by its black-belt owner and kept as a sex slave for three days… fed only Viagra (CavemanCircus)

Caveman Circus

4. Bathroom Graffiti of the Day (TheDailyWhat)

The Daily What

5. 5 Classic Games You Didn’t Know Had WTF Backstories (Cracked)

Cracked

6. Ciara in a Bikini Does Miami (Totallycrap)

Totallycrap

7. Pictures for Sad Children (HolyTaco)

Holytaco

8. Astonishing Book Sculptures (Izismile)

Izismile

9. Alien vs. Master Chief (Unrealitymag)

Unreality

10. Cali Swag District Teaches You 5 Dances Guaranteed to Get You Laid (CoedMagazine)

Coed Magazine

11. “Basketball Wives” Meeka Claxton Is Suing Co-Star Tami Roman for Assault (Complex)

Complex

12. CM Punk Confronts HHH at ComicCon (HeymanHustle)

Heyman Hustle

13. Cutest Tattoo Ever? (EgoTV)

EGO TV

14. China: The Best New Place to Buy a Pretty Cheap Watch (Esquire)

Esquire

15. The Downside of Being Captain America and 8 Other Superheroes (Blastr)

Blastr

468X60AD