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Week of 3 May 2010
3 May 2010
Mugger to Johnny Depp: "I ain't stealing from Captain Jack" ...
British Petroleum says it's ready to pay all legitimate claims tied to ongoing oil spill ...
Star physicists David J. Gross and Alan Guth trade barbs over cosmological model ...
Spike Lee is descended from slaves ...
Sun Myung Moon's Unification Church wants to unload money-losing Washington Times ...
Johnson & Johnson recalls Tylenol, Motrin, Zyrtec, Benadryl, and 39 other kiddie meds ...
Lindsay Lohan is sued over unpaid photographer's bills ...
Movie Gallery (a/k/a Hollywood Video) announces bankruptcy and liquidation ...
Bret Michaels is making an "amazing recovery" ...
Science writer Simon Singh wins libel case over calling chiropractic treatments "bogus" ...
Decades after pleading guilty to statutory rape but fleeing the US before sentencing, Roman Polanski says "I ask only to be treated fairly like anyone else" ...
4 May 2010
Pope Benedict XVI demands changes at an especially pedophilic Catholic order in Mexico ...
Lindsay Lohan's nutty father says his plane was struck by lightning ...
British Petroleum backs away from demand that fishermen near gusher waive any right to sue ...
Tanned, rested, and fresh from prison, ex-Congressman James Traficant (D-Ohio) runs for House again, this time as an Independent ...
Mistakes were made "but not by me", says President Obama's chief economic adviser Lawrence H. Summers ...
Rocker Bret Michaels is starting to walk a little bit ...
White Castle candle promises "bed-of-onions" aroma ...
Former Governor George Nigh (D-Oklahoma) is robbed at gunpoint ...
Prince Charles' homeopathy charity is shut down amid fraud probe ...
Mark Cuban sees Facebook co-opting and supplanting the public Internet ...
Sportscaster Ernie Harwell, Voice of the Detroit Tigers, dies from cancer of the bile duct at his home in Novi, Michigan ...
5 May 2010
Tyra Banks feigns drooling rabies attack, but audience doesn't care ...
Governor Rick Perry (R-Texas) calls for more off-shore drilling, says British Petroleum gusher may be an "act of God" ...
Former FEMA Director Michael D. Brown says President Obama wants an oily disaster to shut down off-shore drilling he's supported ...
Terry Pratchett critiques the silly science and storytelling but loves Doctor Who ...
Phoenix Suns switch jerseys to "Los Suns" for Cinco de Mayo playoff game ...
Michael Madsen leaves Gumball Rally after being ticketed in Belgium ...
Bret Michaels checks out of the hospital ...
Smart guys say Chesley Sullenberger didn't have to ditch jet in the Hudson River ...
Julia Louis-Dreyfus gets a misspelled star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame ...
Umaru Yar'Adua, President of Nigeria, dies at the Aso Rock presidential villa in Abuja, Nigeria, following a lengthy illness ...
6 May 2010
Kim Kardashian gets death threats after fake-flirting with Justin Bieber ...
Gulf gusher might damage British Petroleum's carefully crafted but fake "Beyond Petroleum" greenwashing ...
Kristen Stewart wants to do Jack Kerouac ...
Danny Dyer advises jilted man to "cut ex-girlfriend's face so no one will want her" ...
Washington Post wants to unload Newsweek ...
Charles Darwin's family was riddled with inbreeding ...
Dwyane Wade's wife sues Gabrielle Union, charges sexual behavior in front of kids ...
Senator Joseph Lieberman (I-Connecticut) wants suspected terrorists stripped of their American citizenship ...
Greeks not happy with "austerity measures" amidst economic ruin ...
Lindsay Lohan signs to play Linda Lovelace, and testifies about 2007 SUV hijacking ...
Kendra Wilkinson fights release of sex tape ...
Louis Theroux was Nick Clegg's fag at Westminster School ...
Hall-of-Fame pitcher and one of the 1950 "Whiz Kids", Robin Roberts dies from natural causes at his home in Temple Terrace, Florida ...
7 May 2010
Football and dance star Lawrence Taylor is charged with rape ...
Anti-abortion activist Randall Terry sings, wears shades, and does comedy on his new TV show ...
Cardinal William J. Levada was a key "look the other way" guy in Roman Catholic Church's pedophile priest problem ...
Kenny Chesney is knee-deep in Nashville flood ...
US Food and Drug Administration says Johnson & Johnson factory that made recalled Tylenol is a dirty stinkpot with no quality control ...
33 years too late to matter, Elvis Presley's doctor says constipation killed him ...
Chastity Bono legally becomes a man ...
Moviemaker Robert Rodriguez swings his Machete at Arizona ...
Wine seller sues Hell's Kitchen star Gordon Ramsey for skipping bill ...
Tom Felton thanks J. K. Rowling for literacy, his career, and his girlfriend ...
Actress Adele Mara dies at her home in Pacific Palisades, California ...
Two-time Governor of Alaska Walter J. Hickel, who also served briefly as US Secretary of the Interior, dies from natural causes at Horizon House, an assisted living facility in Anchorage, Alaska ...
8 May 2010
Taylor Swift calls Nashville telethon and pledges $500K for flood relief ...
Lawrence Taylor admits paying for sex with 16-year-old prostitute, but says he thought she was older ...
Rush Limbaugh says British Petroleum's gulf oil gusher could be good for the beach ...
American Academy of Pediatrics endorses kinder, gentler mutilation of young girls' genitals ...
Nokia sues Apple again, this time over iPad ...
"Maybe Iím just not a very sexual woman", says Kim Cattrall ...
9 May 2010
Roger Ebert says no to a face transplant but might wear a prosthetic mandible ...
Lady Gaga's panties go missing ...
British Petroleum's containment dome freezes up and gulf gusher is still gushing ...
"Tea party" activists oust conservative Senator Robert Bennett (R-Utah) ...
Cablevision Systems CEO James L. Dolan's vendetta over penis joke has cost The Village Voice upwards of $1M ...
Chris Brown is "making progress" on probation, and hasn't beat up a woman in more than a year ...
Singer and actress Lena Horne dies at New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York City, aged 92 ...