A Very Murray Christmas, Chris Farley and an Ode to Kobe Bryant

The Cooler: Your Talking Points for Today

By UrbanDaddy Staff ·
Here’s where we use our Internet-reading abilities to share the latest articles, videos and randomness you need to consume before the day’s out. We call it: The Cooler.

Guess Who’s Back: Once relegated to the dusty confines of your grandmother’s bookshelves, bespoke backgammon sets have become a sought-after luxury item this holiday season.

Pray Tell: You too can wear a suit like a rock god. Just let GQ show you how.

Not-Driving Miss Daisy: The Atlantic explores the high-stakes race to an uncertain destination: driverless cars.

Fits the Bill: Vulture sits down with director Sofia Coppola to discuss her collaboration with Bill Murray on A Very Murray Christmas, which premieres on Netflix this Friday.

Existential Crisis: Trucker hats, Ed Hardy clothing and Oakley sunglasses have found their way onto Cool Material’s list of menswear trends that never should have existed.

Kobe Bryant: Kobe Bryant announced his retirement (in verse) on Sunday night. Herewith, an ode to one of basketball’s greatest in two revealing shot charts.

Tommy Boy: David Spade reminisced about Chris Farley—in particular, the late comedian’s “Fat Guy in a Little Coat” bit—on Conan last night.

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