What The Hell Happened This Weekend? A Rundown Of All The Headlines You Missed

Started drinking right after work on Friday? Sunday Funday’d a little too hard? Your girlfriend force you to spend your weekend at the purgatory that is an apple orchard? Or maybe you just plain old turned off your brain for the weekend. Well, whatever your reason is for not knowing what the hell happened this weekend, we’ve got you covered.
This is what the hell happened this weekend.


Pop Culture

-Yes, Stranger Things 2 came out. And yes, it’s excellent. 
-Actor Anthony Rapp accused Kevin Spacey on making sexual passes at him when he was 14-years-old. Spacey responded to the allegations by coming out as gay.
-The Deuce, HBO’s new hit from The Wire creator David Simon, aired its season finale, closing out a home run first season.
-Amityville: The Awakening, The Weinstein Company’s first release since the allegations against Harvey Weinstein, grossed $742 in its opening weekend (as in less than $1000 total).
-Last Week Tonight returned after a week off to discuss the recent extreme weather events, particularly, floods.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pf1t7cs9dkc


Sports

Chicago Bears tight end Zach Miller suffered one of the most gruesome injuries you’ll ever see. The injury was so severe that doctors were working to “save his leg”.  If you’re so inclined, you can check out video over on Busted Coverage. 


-The World Series has been quite f*cking excellent thus far, with Game 5 being one of the greatest games in the history of the sport. Game 6 will be Tuesday night in Los Angeles, with Justin Verlander taking on Rich Hill.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dn4WjzSFFb4

-The first official College Football Playoff rankings of the season will be announced Tuesday night on ESPN.
-Despite the loss in Seattle, Houston Texans rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson proved that he’s a bonafide star.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oSWjOF-amHQ


News & Politics

-The first indictments in the Robert Mueller special investigation into Russia have been handed down, with former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and former Trump campaign official Rick Gates surrendering to the Justice Department.
-Republicans are expected to unveil their tax plan this week.
-President Trump’s transgender military ban was blocked by a federal court.


College News

Youngstown State University sets a world record for most people dressed like a penguin. 
Recent Towson University grad Marisa Harris was killed after a 12-year-old boy jumped off of an overpass and onto her car.
SIU held their annual Unofficial Halloween Bash.


Hottest Of The Week

-Stranger Things star Natalia Dyer just being generally perfect

https://www.instagram.com/p/BZNixT0FpCF/?taken-by=nattyiceofficial

-Emily Ratajkowski does Halloween

https://www.instagram.com/p/Ba1u9u2lyAe/?taken-by=emrata

-Nicki Minaj reinventing Barbie

https://www.instagram.com/p/Ba2TIdsBy4t/?taken-by=nickiminaj


Viral Randomness

-The Friday Halloween Costumes

https://www.instagram.com/p/Ba1ypxWBPBp/?taken-by=daquan

-Isaiah Thomas probably got a littttleeeee too high before the game

https://www.instagram.com/p/Baz9CoYh5EO/?taken-by=mickstapeshow

-Beast Mode met Red Panda


Happy Monday, everyone, and good luck out there. We’ll see you on the other side of the weekend, but until then, here’s our throwback song of the week.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sZTpLvsYYHw

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