Remember when someone made a Ryan Gosling “Hey Girl” Tumblr dedicated to showing you how sultry working in a food coop could be?
It’s a testament to how big Linmania has become when Saturday Night Live takes a break from opening their show with a political parody in order to address the racial issues surrounding the Knicks’ point guard.
On this weekend’s episode, the first sketch of the evening was a play on the double standard of talking about race in sports: while talking about Jeremy Lin during New York Sports Now segment, Jay Pharoah and Keenan Thompson cracked about “Me Love You Long Time” and “Wax on, Wax off, Mr. Miyagi!” Meanwhile the Caucasian Taran Killam got blasted any time he tried to make a similar joke about an African-American player.
With “Linmania” sweeping Knicks fans (and Chris Hayes) off their feet, it makes sense that everyone who has come in contact with the Hahvad-educated point guard is currently trying to monetize the situation. JP Moore from Buzzfeed was the first to find these yearbooks from Jeremy Lin‘s middle school on Ebay, but we won’t be putting down $4,800 to “Buy It Now” until we get the signature on one of these babies authenticated. Read More