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Week of 26 January 2009
26 January 2009
Lehman Brothers CEO Richard S. Fuld, Jr. sold his $13M mansion to his wife for a hundred bucks ...
President Obama action figure battles Darth Vader, terrorists, Ex-VP Dick Cheney ...
'Bookdocks' artist Aaron McGruder is tired of being misquoted ...
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is in intensive care after heart surgery ...
Nobel laureate Marie Curie lacked one credential the French Academy of Sciences required ...
YouTube steps up advertising deals ...
Jean-Claude Van Damme finds a meaty role as Jean Claude van Damme ...
Drew Barrymore is ready to do some more Charlie's Angels ass-kicking ...
Wikipedia considers limiting user edits ...
Ed Schultz packs for move to Washington DC ...
27 January 2009
Church volunteer says Ted Haggard tried to take advantage of him with drugs and sex ...
Illinois's goofy Governor Rod Blagojevich considered naming Oprah Winfrey to the Senate ...
Tyler Perry's home and studio are slapped with liens ...
Vatican official accuses President Obama of 'arrogance' ...
Michael Irvin preps reality show where the winner gets a roster spot with the Dallas Cowboys ...
Mickey Rourke wants into the ring for World Wrestling Entertainment's Wrestlemania ...
Lil' Wayne will rock with Katie Couric ...
Michael Jackson's Thriller heads for Broadway in Chicago ...
Investors sue for $750M from superhero magnate Stan Lee and partners ...
Zsa Zsa Gabor is among the victims of Bernard L. Madoff ...
Pulitzer Prize winning novelist John Updike dies of lung cancer ...
28 January 2009
The feds think Olivia Newton-John's long-missing ex-boyfriend faked his death ...
Four-year-old gruesomely injured at Disneyland dies eight years later ...
Congressman John Lewis (D-Georgia) gets an apology for 1961 bus station beating ...
Halliburton will pay a $559M bribe to get away with bribery ...
Michael Jackson is sued by John Landis over Thriller profits ...
Alaska Governor Sarah Palin launches PAC that looks like a warm-up for 2012 Presidential run ...
David Koresh's mother is murdered ...
Citigroup cancels its order for a $50M jet, after being elbowed by President Obama ...
Bernard L. Madoff soaked Larry King ...
Sir David Attenborough gets hate mail from Christians ...
Lynyrd Skynyrd keyboardist Billy Powell dies at his home in Orange Park, Florida ...
Former Oregon Congressman Wendell Wyatt dies at his home in Portland, Oregon ...
29 January 2009
Mickey Rourke backs out of Wrestlemania ...
Jessica Alba knows her neutral countries ...
Joss Whedon builds his Dollhouse ...
Amy Winehouse plays topless Scrabble (nsfw) ...
Patrick Swayze has reportedly stopped cancer treatments ...
Kelly Rowland dumps Beyonce Knowles's dad as manager ...
'Squirrely' Benicio Del Toro storms out of Che interview ...
Rep for Joaquin Phoenix says he's dead serious about rap career ...
Daniel Radcliffe invites President Obama's daughters to tour Hogwarts ...
Slumdog Millionaire exploits its kid stars, parents complain ...
Brandeis University will shutter its museum, sell the art ...
30 January 2009
Bye-bye, Blago ...
Comedian Bill Hicks makes a posthumous appearance on tonight's Late Night with David Letterman ...
Anti-gay Pastor Ted Haggard admits another relationship with another man ...
JP Morgan Chase protected itself, but not its clients, from Bernard L. Madoff's swindles ...
Nancy Cartwright pimps Bart Simpson for Scientology robocall ...
American Idol's Paula Abdul takes "Take care and be careful" as a threat ...
Ashton Kutcher twitters about noisy neighbor ...
American International Group will pay $450M in bonuses to credit default swap sales staff ...
Leonard Nimoy sounds seriously stoked about new Star Trek movie ...
Ousted Alabama Governor H. Guy Hunt dies of cancer in Birmingham ...
Swedish heavyweight champion boxer Ingemar Johansson dies ...
31 January 2009
Britney Spears' father takes legal action to keep her from old friends ...
Suzanne Somers injects estriol vaginally ...
Bruce Springsteen apologizes for Wal-Mart deal ...
Columbia Pictures gets movie rights to Isaac Asimov's Foundation trilogy ...
1 February 2009
Olympic swim star Michael Phelps tried to bribe a British paper not to publish bong-huffing photo ...
Johanna Sigurdardottir, the new Prime Minister of Iceland, is the world's first out gay head of state ...
Former Senator Tom Daschle (D-South Dakota) has tax problems ...
President Obama's Kenyan half-brother is arrested for marijuana possession ...
Some people are angry at Pope Benedict XVI's big welcome back for holocaust denier and other schismatic bishops ...
New Republican Chair Michael S. Steele says "Don't call me a moderate" ...
Mike White and his gay dad join The Amazing Race ...
Conrad Black could lose his Lordship ...
Amy Winehouse's London home is robbed ...
Conductor and music professor Lukas Foss dies from a heart attack at his home in Manhattan ...