Those participating in the Los Angeles arm of the Nike+ Human Race this August will be rewarded for their charitable efforts and physical endurance with a performance by none other than Kanye West, who I assume will not leave runners waiting for several hours while his spaceship is being assembled. Nike is hoping to get over a million people in 25 cities to participate in the run, which will raise money for the Lance Armstrong Foundation, the World Wildlife Foundation, ninemillion.org, and, of corurse, Nike. As Kanye obviously can’t hit every city in one day (…or can he?), other musical acts will serenade the winded, defecating, and sweaty at finish lines around the world.
Yesterday, we noted Wired‘s super-creepy account of how Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington dealt with a cyberstalker; today, the New York Daily News brings us another example of fan fanaticism:
All-American Rejects front man Tyson Ritter is being harassed by a woman known as “Delta Dawn”…Dawn is a Delta Airlines employee who harvested personal details like Ritter’s phone number from booking information.
The bubble-emo outfit All-American Rejects is nothing if not Internet-savvy, what with videos that have ripped off Postsecret and the “Lindsay Lohan doesn’t change facial expressions” meme. More »