Reading While Eating for September 9: Making a Splash

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Court workers riding blower machines remove water from the playing surface of Arthur Ashe Stadium after rain delayed competition in the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York

Friday’s links get you ready for the weekend with fashion fun and even a water fight.

Guest Professors: As part of a show on mtvU, South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone dropped in on a university class on storytelling. (The Daily What)

Everybody Freak Out: Think the movie Contagion is just a movie/an excuse to see Gwyneth Paltrow look ugly for once? It’s also a legitimate reason to panic about pandemics. (TIME)

Football Fashion: The University of Maryland’s football team is joining the likes of Emma Stone and Kate Winslet. How? They got fugged. (Go Fug Yourself)

Wise Man: To prepare for the season finale of Curb Your Enthusiasm, take a gander at the life philosophies of the prophet Larry David. (Vulture)

Style Scoop: Fashion Week is taking over New York City. Get an inside look with exclusive, behind-the-scenes photos. (LIFE)

Good Clean Fun: The University of Kentucky held the world’s largest water balloon fight. Skip to 1:15 for the good stuff. (Stuff I Stole from the Internet)