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Week of 28 June 2010
28 June 2010
Kristen Stewart's feet hate her ...
Vatican is "shocked" that Belgian police have responded to the Catholic Church's alleged crimes the same as they'd respond to anyone else's alleged crimes ...
Oil from BP's ongoing Gulf disaster has reached the shores of Mississippi and northern Florida ...
Urgent question for General David Petraeus — will US troops in Afghanistan get their Burger King back? ...
Apple says you're not supposed to actually hold your new iPhone 'cuz that will interfere with reception ...
US Vice President Joseph Biden calls custard shop manager a "smart ass" for asking him to lower taxes ...
Johnson & Johnson's factory that made recalled medicines gambled with safety ...
Afghanistan blocks access to sites that mention alcohol, dating, gambling, pornography, or social networking, and Pakistan cracks down on Facebook, Google, Yahoo, YouTube, and more ...
The late Gary Coleman's penis is caught in a legal pinch ...
Amitabh Bachchan buys agricultural land in Uttar Pradesh ...
American Airlines wants planes to fly with less gas in the tank, because what could possibly go wrong? ...
Oksana Grigorieva says Mel Gibson is a deadbeat dad ...
KFC's newest double-dumb idea — the Double-Down bun-less sandwich with a bun ...
Longest-serving member of the United States Senate, Robert Byrd dies at Inova Hospital in Fairfax, Virginia, where he was being treated for dehydration and heat exhaustion, aged 92 ...
29 June 2010
Susan Sarandon is producing a ping-pong reality series ...
Method Man pleads guilty to tax evasion ...
BP tries to block distribution of Australian TV report on Gulf of Mexico catastrophe, and former US President Bill Clinton says we should blow up the well to stop monster oil gusher ...
US Supreme Court rejects Vatican appeal in pedophile priest lawsuit ...
You're supposed to be surprised that Rihanna might have smoked marijuana? ...
Chicago Blackhawks and Chicago Cubs participate in city's Gay Pride Parade ...
Mötley Crüe's Vince Neil is arrested for driving while intoxicated ...
McDonald's Chicken McNuggets contain petroleum-based preservatives, in America but not in England ...
Steve Carell says "it's time" to leave The Office ...
Michael Vick's lawyer says the noted football player and dog-killer wasn't involved in the gunplay at his birthday party ...
Was Jennifer Capriati's drug overdose an accident or a suicide attempt? ...
Michael Douglas' ex-wife wants a piece of his paycheck for upcoming Wall Street sequel ...
Supreme Court vacates convictions of Alabama Governor Don Siegelman and Healthsouth CEO Richard Scrushy ...
30 June 2010
Larry King announces he'll be hanging up his suspenders ...
Long-winded promotional post announces some details of Hulu's new $10 p/month subscription plan ...
Owners of British Petroleum stations see business declining as Gulf of Mexico fills with oil ...
Congresswoman Michele Bachmann (R-Minnesota) leads the line-up at birther conference ...
US Federal Aviation Authority OKs flying car ...
Chicago cop's conviction in torture case probably won't be the last ...
1990s actress Amy Locane is charged with vehicular manslaughter after fatal wreck ...
General Stanley McChrystal files retirement papers ...
Stupid governmental response to economic stall risks a worldwide depression, says Nobel smart guy Paul Krugman ...
Another crappy "reality" show for Lindsay Lohan's bonkers mom ...
Google ends automatic redirection to Hong Kong site for mainland web users in effort to placate Beijing authorities ...
1 July 2010
Robert Pattinson wants to start his own religion, mostly for the tax breaks ...
Wells Fargo Bank admits that subsidiary Wachovia laundered funds for Mexican drug cartels ...
American Civil Liberties Union sues over US government's "no-fly list" ...
Cops re-open investigation of "crazed sex poodle" charges against former US Vice President Al Gore ...
Bobcat Goldthwait gets green light to make "genesis story of a supervillain set to music" by The Kinks ...
Daily Kos publisher Markos Moulitsas alleges pollster fraud, says he'll sue ...
British Petroleum bills Anadarko Petroleum $272M for Gulf disaster response, so far, as Hurricane Alex disrupts emergency response cleanup ...
Lil' Boosie pleads not guilty to murder for hire ...
Goldman Sachs reverses earlier claim, now admits betting against US housing market ...
Two-year-old son of football great Randall Cunningham drowns in hot tub ...
Matt Taibbi chews up Lara Logan and spits her out ...
2 July 2010
"Let's face it", says moviemaker Judd Apatow, "the world needs more Pee-wee Herman" ...
Martin Scorsese joins the Rupert Grint fan club ...
Harvard study shows that waterboarding stopped being torture in about 2004 ...
Actor and child porn aficionado Jeffrey Jones faces felony charge for failure to register as a sex offender ...
Details of AIG/Goldman Sachs bailout show how "the government licked the banks' boots at a time when the bankers were reeling" ...
Christopher Hitchens is diagnosed with cancer ...
Former US Vice President Al Gore gets cranky as police reopen sexual assault case ...
Mel Gibson tells baby-mama Oksana Grigorieva, "If you get raped by a pack of ni**ers it will be your fault" ...
Lil' Wayne gets probation on drug charges ...
Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) says he's not dating Ricky Martin ...
US Airways flight turned back by maggots ...
Dean McDermott is hospitalized after his second motorcycle wreck this year ...
Next chapter in the increasingly batty story of Jeremy London, the actor from 7th Heaven who recently said he was kidnapped and forced to smoke crack at gunpoint — now a judge has denied his request for a restraining order against family members who doubt his story ...
Police officer mistook Lindsay Lohan's cocaine for a breath mint ...
Chris Brown's "tears" at awards show were faked ...
French actor Laurent Terzieff dies in Paris from a respiratory infection ...
English novelist Beryl Bainbridge dies from cancer at a London hospital ...
3 July 2010
"Me and Sarah Palin", says Woody Allen wistfully, "we could do a romance" ...
Russian math genius Grigori Perelman says no thanks to $1M prize "because it's unfair" ...
Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard won't fake religious belief ...
Reduce state workers' pay to minimum wage, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (R-California) orders ...
Tiger Woods reportedly agrees to $100M payoff to estranged wife ...
Waitress decks Lindsay Lohan ...
Former Governor Mike Huckabee (R-Arkansas) gets six-week TV try-out on Fox Broadcasting affiliates ...
Center for Science in the Public Interest calls for ban on Red 40, Yellows 5 and 6 ...
Republican Party Chair Michael S. Steele comes out against President Obama's war in Afghanistan ...
Apple adjusts reception bars to soothe customers' complaints about iPhone ...
4 July 2010
Book alleges that ballplayer and stock-picker Lenny Dykstra was a stooge for Jim Cramer ...
Paris Hilton is briefly detained, released in South Africa ...
With world watching, whistleblower website Wikileaks falls into disrepair ...
BP and US Coast Guard ban all media access to spill, boom, cleanup sites and workers ...
Has his latest racist rant ruined Mel Gibson's career for good? ...
As promised, Daily Kos sues over allegedly fraudulent polling, gets blistering response ...
Physician, author, and gerontologist Robert N. Butler dies at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, where he had worked for decades ...