Morning, gents. Here’s your guy stuff morning roundup for Thursday, August 19, 2015:
The Rock’s New Movie: Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is set to star in a new movie based on Disney’s “Jungle Cruise” theme park ride. And before you say anything, remember: It’s Dwayne Johnson. The guy makes anything good. (Plus, hey, the ride-as-movie schtick worked for Pirates of the Caribbean.) [Variety]
DEEZ NUTS!: Just when you thought the 2016 presidential contest couldn’t get any weirder, a dark horse independent candidate is shaking up the race. His name is Deez Nuts, he actually a 15-year-old dude from Iowa, and he is an absolute legend. [Daily Beast]
Lip-Reading the GOP: Those YouTube hooligans are at it again. Trust us, it’s worth the 5 minutes:
The New Face of Wheaties: Leah Still, the daughter of Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Devon Still, is making an appearance on the Breakfast of Champions. Leah’s progress in her fight with cancer—shared with the public via her dad’s Instagram feed—has inspired cancer patients the world over. [CBS Sports]
Kelvin Benjamin Is Out: The Carolina Panthers standout is out for the season after tearing his left ACL, the team said. [NFL]
And Banksy Is In: The enigmatic British artist recently threw the doors open on “Dismaland,” a twisted “family theme park unsuitable for children” hosted at a derelict seafront. It’s a big, grim, dark step up from graffiti. [BBC News]
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