What's the Kennection? #248

What 2009 film debut of Gabourey Sidibe earned her an Oscar nomination as the title character, teen mom Claireece Jones?

What shoe company makes Kanye West's "Yeezy" sneakers?

How much did a copy of The New York Times cost from 1883 all the way to the end of the Great Depression?

The northwest quadrant of a Twister spinner is labeled for what body part, which Neil Armstrong famously used on July 20, 1969?

In Iolanthe, Gilbert and Sullivan quote the old proverb affirming that "faint heart never won" what?

What's the "Kennection"?