I was planning to eat this sucker,– President Barack Obama just joked, before issuing an “official” pardon for Courage the turkey. His girls convinced him to do otherwise, Obama said. - via npr (via brooklynmutt)
Tryptophan” on first use, “Dad is too drunk to help mom wash the...– FakeAPStylebook
I don’t think anyone involved in this production thought they were creating anything but trash — nor do I, as a viewer, want anything more. I’m Italian and found ‘That’s Amore’ to be far more offensive. That’s the message an Italian-American group has for MTV and the cable network’s plans to air a reality show that depicts Jersey shore beachgoers...
Top Five Black Friday Brawls →
Animal Head Shot Glasses?
Airlines Fined for Trapping Passengers on Plane
Just in time for the holidays — I’m honestly surprised it took this long to happen. At this point, who hasn’t been trapped on an airplane for some absurdly long amount of time. For the first time, the Department of Transportation has fined airlines for leaving passengers stuck on a plane, a decision that could have a wider impact on the airline industry and the push for a...
We’re pretty much already over this Real World DC stuff, and the show hasn’t even aired. But we figured at least one more post wouldn’t ruin our day. So here you go, The Real World DC trailer. This looks terrible — go ahead and watch the trailer, and then take a shower to wash off that RW taint.
Google Wave was built to show younger people how older people feel when they try...– adamcoomes (via soupsoup)
thehoulywoodreporter: Jimmy Fallon as Neil Young performing The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air theme song. Jimmy Fallon is really starting to grow in his hosting shoes and I’m so excited to see how his show is evolving. He’s at his best when he takes on silly characters like Denise Fallon in The Real Househusbands of Late Night.
Zoo Sells Reindeer-Dung Necklaces for the Holidays... →
Last year, the Miller Park Zoo in Bloomington debuted Christmas tree ornaments made from dried reindeer dung. Volunteers dehydrated and sterilized the dime-sized droppings and then spray-painted them with glitter. Strung on a wire with beads, the crappy crafts projects were called “Magical Reindeer Gems.” Think the idea stinks? Think again. News of the “number two”...
Search Google Images for “Michelle Obama” and you’ll find this offensive image as the first hit. The picture of a simian-style first lady that is rubbing some people the wrong way. Google is aware of the offensive ape-like photograph, but there doesn’t seem to be much the company can do about it, except to run advertisements that apologize for it and explain its prominent...
This is Why Your Kid is a Zombie →
How outraged would you be to discover you were paying $xx only to find that you were paying someone to plop your child in front of the TV. inothernews: (via newsweek) Also, Tumblr.
Drivers "Flock" To Certain DUI Checkpoint →
njames: As about ridiculous as you can get.
Ft. Lauderdale Man to Smoke 115,000th Joint →
alienjuice: When you think of the world’s most prolific pot smokers, certain names come to mind: Snoop, Cheech and Chong, Willie Nelson. How about Irvin Rosenfeld? The 56-year-old Fort Lauderdale stockbroker will put his name among the greats when he sets a world record tomorrow for weed consumption while lighting up his 115,000th joint. The best part is that it’s all legal. “Yep, provided...
You go, Sully. You go. →
How could you resist? (via refrshingapathy)
"Playgirl" Releases More Levi Johnston Pics →
Tweens Riot Over Justin Bieber
REALLY?! Come on now. After it became clear that the event was turning into a hazard, Bieber tweeted: “They are not allowing me to come into the mall. if you dont leave I and my fans will be arrested as the police just told us.” And a few moments later he posted: “the event at roosevelt mall is cancelled. please go home. the police have already arrested one person from my...
fek: The sooner, the better, because this day will not end well.
Life sentences sought in Amanda Knox case
I find this particularly interesting, as I was studying abroad in Florence when this case went to court. If you haven’t read about it, you can find some background here: PERUGIA, Italy - Prosecutors on Saturday requested life in prison for Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfriend, who are accused in the fatal stabbing of her British roommate during a drug-fueled sex game — charges the U.S. woman...
MTV Cuts "Obama Fried Chicken" From Rap Video →
Who Wants to Move to LA?
According to a new report, Los Angeles has been ranked No. 1 in the nation for chlamydia and syphilis. We feel dirty just writing that sentence. (via NBC Los Angeles)
When the woman was unexpectedly called out of town recently, she did not want to...– NBC Washington
Litigious Lawyer Sues SFO For Causing His Divorce →
calitexican: Local kook Stanley Hilton is suing San Francisco International Airport for $15 million for creating noise and smog that led to his divorce.
When you order the “Lady Gaga Super Deluxe Fame Monster Bundle” you receive the following: * 8 new studio recordings with production by RedOne, Rodney Jerkins, Teddy Riley, Fernando Garibay and Ron Fair featuring the smash single “Bad Romance” and “Telephone” * The original album ‘The Fame’ * The definitive “Book of Gaga”-A highly...
NYC Tumblr Meetup
Is anyone going to the NYC Tumblr meetup on Sunday?
Hartford Courant Sued by Another Paper for... →
Officers arrived and found out it was a domestic situation. The young man was...– NBCChicago.com
Couple Arrested for Refusing to Pay Tip
Should you be required to pay gratuity? Pope and John Wagner were hauled away by police and charged with theft for not paying the mandatory 18 percent gratuity totaling $16 after eating at the Lehigh Pub in Bethlehem, Pa. with six friends. Pope claimed that they had to wait nearly an hour for their order and that she had to get napkins and silverware for the table herself.
How Music Is Stolen In 2009 →
“Will content owners try to come after illegal downloaders? If history is an guide, yes. What the Mega sites represent is the next evolutionary step in how pirates have, and always will, stay one step ahead.” enkblots: Ever wonder how Megavideo works?
A video from our New York affiliate with John Mayer acting all crazy-like.