Dude News: April 5th, 2018

A Calgary Model In A Bathtub Full Of Cereal, Because Dude News.

…we’re gonna start with a video, and it’s a DUDE News first. Sure, local girl Ashley Resch has been featured in this blog before, but never in the six years I’ve been curating this thing have we had a model in a bathtub full of breakfast cereal:

The World’s Most Beautiful Bathroom Wasn’t Cheap

…I’m not sure how we’d feel about this if it were us, and our beautiful public toilet. But Norway definitely just unveiled the world’s coolest, most beautiful, and potentially most expensive toilet. Don’t get me wrong, I’d pee here. I’m just not sure how stoked the Norwegian public is about the 1.4 million Euro price tag. What does a can that expensive look like? Like this: https://goo.gl/eBXsaZ

Meet Dimez, And The First Major Professional eSports League

…and finally, these are very strange times, friends. Yesterday, the NBA held the first ever draft for their NBA2K League, an eSports venture affiliated with 17 of the 30 NBA franchises. The plan is to have all franchises on board eventually, and is interesting for a few reasons. Not only are they the first pro sports league to really take a run at the esports scene, but there’s also big money on the line, with over $1 million in prizes. They’ll run a full season this summer, from May until August. And the players? They were treated exactly like any other draft pick in other sport would be:

That’s “Dimez”, the first overall pick this year, and the guy they call “the Lebron James of NBA 2K”: https://goo.gl/hvfwvU

What a time to be alive. The world is a South Park skit.