Morning, dudes. Here’s a roundup of the important guy stuff you’ll need to know for Wednesday, August 12. #HumpDay
Awkward Hookups: Tinder’s Twitter profile basically had a post-breakup fit Tuesday night over Vanity Fair‘s article “Tinder and the Dawn of the ‘Dating Apocalypse,'” which, as you might imagine, does not exactly give the hookup service a glowing review.
…And if You Do Tinder: Here are our tips to getting swiped right.
Out of Exile: The Cleveland Browns have considered signing exiled Pro Bowler Ray Rice, coach Mike Pettine said. Pettine and Browns running backs coach Wilbert Montgomery worked with Rice in Baltimore. (Plus: Ray Rice’s Comeback Workout)
A Night Under the Staaahs: The Red Sox are teaming up with Airbnb to offer an overnight stay in Fenway Park on Sept. 2, 2015. Among the house rules: “Shaving is optional,” “4-beer minimum to sit in bleachers,” and “no horses on the field.”
Root for the Home Team: All 15 Major League Baseball teams playing at home won on Tuesday night, the first time in history that’s ever happened.
The Force Is Strong With These Pics: Entertainment Weekly has a brand-new gallery of behind-the-scenes photos from Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which the mag will feature on this week’s cover. We just have one question: What the hell is up with C-3PO’s arm?
Lightning Rainbow: Arizona-based photographer Greg McCown captured what he called his “lucky strike”: a burst of lightning ripping across a rainbow. Check it out on his photography site, or maybe just play Rainbow Road on MarioKart.
The Drift King’s Ride: The iconic 2002 Nissan 350Z from Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift is up for sale. If you’ve got a cool £149,995 jangling around in your pocket, feel free to enquire with Cheshire Classic Cars. (Our favorite detail from the offer page: “Currently set up for drifting, the car could be returned to more standard specification if preferred.”)
Hard Knocks: HBO’s preseason football series profiling the Houston Texas debuted last night. Stay tuned for our recap of J.J. Watt, Vince Wilfork and the rest of our favorite jacked football dudes getting ready for the season.
Speaking of Which: Jets quarterback Geno Smith suffered a broken freaking jaw after getting “sucker-punched” by his own teammate, linebacker IK Enemkpali, first-year Jets coach Todd Bowles told reporters. Smith is set to miss 6-10 weeks, and the vultures are already circling now that backup Ryan Fitzpatrick has the de facto starting spot.
SummerSlam: Actor Stephen Amell (maybe you know him as Green Arrow?) will team up with Neville in the WWE SummerSlam. No word on whether Amell will show up wearing his Green Arrow costume, but ranged combat in WWE is typically limited to projectile folding chairs.