TVNewser TVSpy LostRemote SocialTimes AllFacebook FishbowlNY FishbowlDC PRNewser 10,000 Words GalleyCat UnBeige MediaJobsDaily

Huh? Kareem Shills for Smashing Pumpkins

Well, since he’s already attended Bonnaroo, used their john and read a chess book seemingly within the same day, we guess Kareem Abdul-Jabbar can be anointed as a hipster. Besides, who are we to doubt anything the basketball/Airplane legend does? But regardless, this clip truly befuddles us as the man once long ago known as Lew Alcindor plugs a new Smashing Pumpkins efforts called Oceania, which is being billed as an “album within an album” according to the band’s main man Billy Corgan, who seems to have forged a friendship with Abdul-Jabbar according to their Twitter convo (below). Well, who are we to judge the bond between an apparently Ewok-saluting man who gave us some of our favorite ’90s albums and a man who gave us some fine basketball highlights? Let’s hope this goes viral as the parties involve intended.

 

Mediabistro Course

Social Media 101

Social Media 101Get hands-on social media training in our online boot camp, Social Media 101! Starting September 4, social media and marketing experts will help you determine the social media sites that matter most to you, based on your personal and professional goals. Register before July 31 and get $50 OFF with early bird pricing. Register now!