As if having the name Zeus McClurkin isn’t cool enough, being Zeus McClurkin means the Mall of America lets you have Nickelodeon Universe to yourself so you can cut a promotional video to try to sell tickets for the Harlem Globetrotters visit to Target Center later this week.
It’s still not the same without the Washington Generals, though.
As long as we’re on the subject of Globetrotters videos, here’s one from last week when the woman who became a sensation because she met a black president got to meet the squad.
(h/t: Nancy Yang)
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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