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Week of 16 March 2009
16 March 2009
Michael Jackson hopes to become cadaver art by Gunther von Hagens ...
Miley Cyrus is told to ditch "sense of entitlement" after she threatens Radiohead with "ruin" ...
Hugh Hefner is selling the mansion next door ...
Congressman Randy Forbes (R-Virginia) wants Congress to declare "The Holy Bible is God's Word" ...
Steve Martin backs production of his play after it's banned at Oregon high school ...
Some Mormons freak out as Big Love shows sacred ceremony ...
Lily Allen punches girl in street attack ...
Rainn Wilson launches Baha'i website ...
Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is under house arrest, as the government of Pakistan nears complete chaos ...
17 March 2009
Natasha Richardson is critically injured in ski accident ...
Pope Benedict XVI says that distributing condoms "increases the problem" of AIDS ...
Don Imus says prostate cancer is "no big deal" ...
President Obama orders Treasury officials to try to block American International Group latest $165M in executive bonuses ...
Judge quashes arrest warrant for Lindsay Lohan ...
Rhys Ifans calls for an end to prohibition ...
Dan Savage is running for Mayor of Seattle ...
Alan Moore talks about Watchmen, the dark side of Hollywood, and the morality of pornography ...
MacGyver is getting revived as feature film ...
Aussies convict man of kiddie porn for downloaded pictures of naked Simpsons ...
18 March 2009
Extent of Natasha Richardson's injuries remain unclear; some sources say she's brain dead ...
Chuck Norris sues publisher over The Truth About Chuck Norris ...
Family Guy wins lawsuit over "fair use" song parody ...
Taylor Swift doesn't want you to picture her naked ...
Harlan Ellison sues over 40-year-old Star Trek revenues ...
MC Hammer is sued over unfinished book ...
Actress Natasha Richardson dies from traumatic brain injuries at Lenox Hill Hospital in Manhattan, several days after a skiing accident suffered at the Mont Tremblant Resort in Quebec ...
19 March 2009
“A small private funeral” is planned for Natasha Richardson ...
Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) suggests that American International Group executives should kill themselves ...
Jessica Lange is injured in fall ...
Kanye West and manager are charged in airport scuffle ...
Stacy Keach is hospitalized for undisclosed reasons ...
As Citigroup collected $45B in federal bailout bucks, CEO Vikram Pandit was paid almost $11M ...
A million bucks each for top execs at Fannie Mae ...
David Prowse is battling cancer ...
Herbie Hancock joins Los Angeles Philharmonic ...
Amy Winehouse pleads not guilty to assault ...
Marc Ravalomanana resigns as President of Madagascar ...
20 March 2009
American International Group is suing the US government to have $306M in taxes returned ...
Lil' Wayne is ordered to release financial information ...
Forrest J. Ackerman has a message from beyond the grave ...
Senator Chris Dodd (D-Connecticut) tried to block ginormous payouts to bankrupt companies' execs, but proved spineless under pressure ...
Don Hewitt battles pancreatic cancer ...
FBI says comic book holds clue in D. B. Cooper case ...
West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Joseph P. Albright dies from esophageal cancer at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania ...
21 March 2009
Christopher Nolan's brother is arrested for murder ...
Lindsay Lohan is waiting for Seth Rogen (or anyone in Hollywood) to return her calls ...
Grey's Anatomy star T. R. Knight is un-injured in three-car crash ...
American International Group gives employees tips for handling angry mobs ...
Dane Cook's brother is indicted for stealing millions ...
22 March 2009
Charles Manson spends most of his time alone ...
Soul Train's Don Cornelius gets probation for spousal abuse ...
Washington Mutual sues FDIC over "unreasonably low price" in selling the bankrupt bank ...
Judge says Iraqi torture victims can sue CACI International in American courts ...
Alyssa Milano takes Sigourney Weaver's role in new Ghost Busters game ...
Citigroup budgets $10M for remodeling CEO Vikram Pandit's executive suite ...
British reality TV celebrity Jade Goody dies from cervical cancer at her home in Upshire, Essex, England ...