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Vice Hires José Canseco as Columnist Because He’s Smart

Vice, in an apparent desperation move to garner page views, has hired José Canseco as a new columnist. Canseco will write a weekly feature titled “José Can Say So,” which sort of rhymes with his name, so that’s nice.

In his first article, Canseco takes on the Aurora, Colorado tragedy. His brilliant idea to stop something like that from happening again? More guns:

I guarantee that if four or five or six people had guns on them in that theater, either that kid would never have gone in there, or he would have gotten blown away. That’s just the way it is. I think you have to send a message to the criminals: ‘No no no no no, you think you’ve got a gun? I’ve got a bigger gun. I’ve got two guns on you.’ It’s simple psychology, really.

Raise your hand if you think he got this idea from Crocodile Dundee.

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Jose Canseco Lobbies Magic Johnson for a Job

Former MLB outfielder Jose Canseco wasted little time sucking up to Magic Johnson after his bidding group bought the Los Angeles Dodgers for $2 billion Tuesday night.

Canseco, 47, was recently bounced from the Mexican Baseball League after he admitted taking testosterone.

Something tells us Magic and the Dodgers will pass on his services.

ICN Serves Up Jimmy Connors App

International Celebrity Networks (ICN), a company with offices in Los Angeles and London, has found its biggest success so far with a pair of UK celeb driven apps – Lewis Moody Rugby and David Gandy Style Guide for Men. Now comes their first big U.S. athlete powered offering, courtesy of the guy who perfected the fist pump long before Tiger Woods.

Tennis 109 with Jimmy Connors, retailing for $9.99, takes its name from the number of singles championships the tenacious legend won during his remarkable career. The only thing missing from this pocket Jimmy appears to be tips on how to meet Playboy playmates. From the press release:

“I think people will really enjoy the content of my app,” said Connors. “We’ve compiled my tennis philosophy and lessons as well as an inside look at some of my toughest opponents, favorite matches and tennis today.”

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