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Week of 6 September 2010
6 September 2010
Lady Gaga starves herself to fit into her costumes, her ex-tour manager claims ...
Roger Ebert hasn't eaten in years, but he knows how to cook ...
Pentagon declined to investigate hundreds of child pornography purchases ...
Diddy is sued for age discrimination after firing 51-year-old ...
Nobody gets prosecuted after Arizona jailers bake inmate to death ...
So Gene Roddenberry invites Frederik Pohl over for lunch ...
Young Buck files bankruptcy ...
US Secretary of the Treasury Timothy F. Geithner is prone to "odd fits of giggling" ...
Chinese students learn chastity from Focus on the Family ...
Ryanair's latest wacko cost-cutting idea: "Why does every plane have two pilots? Really, you only need one pilot." ...
Are Paris Hilton's legal woes all part of her plan? ...
7 September 2010
Magic mushrooms are beneficial to cancer patients, report says ...
General David Petraeus says Koran-burning stunt in Florida could endanger US troops in Afghanistan ...
John Travolta drops charges in Bahamian extortion case ...
Whoops, looks like US troops are still in combat in Iraq ...
Are David and Victoria Beckham selling their $28M palace and moving to Los Angeles? ...
Lawsuit claims it's unconstitutional for US Homeland Security Department to search files on travelers' laptops and cellphones at border crossings ...
Study says climate change is affecting bees, risking about a third of the world's fruits and vegetables ...
Wyclef Jean says Sean Penn is "too busy sniffing cocaine" to see me in Haiti ...
Jerry Hall is unloading some of her art, expects crates of cash ...
Kooky megaChristians sure hate the hell out of Machete: "But, the Bible says in Psalm 1:1, Don’t sit in the seat of mockers" ...
Metromedia billionaire John Kluge dies at his home in Albemarle County, Virginia, aged 95 ...
Actor who played an interior designer in Beetlejuice, Glenn Shadix dies of a fall at his home in Birmingham, Alabama ...
English film director Clive Donner, best known for What's New, Pussycat, dies from complications of Alzheimer's in London ...
8 September 2010
John Lennon's killer is denied parole for the sixth time ...
Oracle hires ousted Hewlett-Packard CEO Mark Hurd, and HP promptly sues ...
Rapist and ear-nibbler Mike Tyson regrets not smoking pot with murdered rapper Tupac Shakur ...
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg again explains the concept of "freedom" to Americans who stand opposed ...
George Soros gives $100M to Human Rights Watch ...
Pepsi adds sugar, subtracts high fructose corn syrup, from Sierra Mist recipe ...
Minka Kelly denies "epic meltdown" on plane ...
Former Cuban President Fidel Castro calls out Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad over anti-Semitism ...
Richard M. DaleyMayor of Chicago since before The Simpsons debuted — says he won't run for a seventh term ...
Paris Hilton got special treatment by cops and jailers after being busted for cocaine ...
Publisher Thomas Guinzburg, co-founder of the The Paris Review and former owner of Viking Press, dies from complications of heart bypass surgery in Manhattan ...
9 September 2010
Beyonce Knowles pays five figure settlement over trespassing for video shoot ...
Bob Marley’s daughter pleads guilty to growing marijuana, and an aide to Senator Barbara Boxer (D-California) is also busted for demon weed ...
Piers Morgan is CNN's replacement for Larry King ...
Satirical Congressman is sharply criticized by Washington Post writer ...
Eight million remain homeless as floods in Pakistan continue ...
Rodney King gets engaged to one of his jurors ...
Lou Reed won't let Susan Boyle sing his song ...
Britney Spears is sued by ex-bodyguard for sexual harassment, verbal abuse, exposing him to sex acts ...
Utah cult leader Warren Jeffs fights extradition to Texas, where he faces bigamy, sexual abuse, and assault charges over alleged incidents with underage girls ...
It's in Revelation, people:  Nine-year-old daughter of Will and Jada Pinkett Smith releases her first single ...
If former Senator Rick Santorum (R-Pennsylvania) decides he's running for President, he'll have to clean up with a frothy mixture of lube and fecal matter ...
Heidi Montag massages her breast implants ...
10 September 2010
Joaquin Phoenix's hoax or mental meltdown is coming soon to a theater near you ...
Zynga founder Mark Pincus's purported strategy for developing new video games: Steal other companies' game ideas, then use Zynga's market clout to crowd out the games' originators ...
Kevin Federline defends Britney Spears against security guard's claims ...
Court says victims of US CIA torture program can't sue, because keeping state secrets trumps human rights ...
Floyd Mayweather, Jr. is accused of assaulting former girlfriend ...
Don Johnson's profit payout for Nash Bridges is doubled to $51M ...
After Barack Obama was elected President, his political aides ignored his voters and volunteers until they eventually disappeared ...
Patriots QB Tom Brady unharmed in car crash ...
Justin Bieber chucks water balloons at cops ...
NYT publisher Pinch Sulzberger admits: printed newspaper's days are numbered ...
James Franco says he doesn't smoke pot and isn't gay ...
Phone-hacking and other illegal reporting techniques were routine at News of the World, part of the News Corporation media empire ...
After BP's epic oil disaster, it's still uncertain whether seafood from the Gulf of Mexico is safe to eat ...
Wall Street giant Goldman Sachs is fined £17.5M by UK authorities for fraud ...
Colorado Republicans sue to remove former Congressman Tom Tancredo (R-Colorado) from gubernatorial ballot ...
Donald Trump finds a way to turn trumped up Muslims in Manhattan controversy into publicity for Donald Trump ...
Author alleges that Paris Hilton smuggled illegal drugs into Europe using a cigarette box hidden inside her body ...
11 September 2010
Save us the aisle seat — Roger Ebert is bringing back At the Movies ...
Washington National Cathedral will host a forum on how to make politics less "shrill", with noted nice guy Rahm Emanuel ...
Taylor Swift thinks Kanye West can take his song and shove it ...
US Agriculture Department knew about poor sanitation at egg facility months before salmonella outbreak ...
Let's commemorate 9/11/2001 without a political rally, without a maudlin TV recap, without even a link, and just get the hell on with our lives ...
Investigation widens into Hewlett-Packard's alleged bribery, embezzlement, and tax evasion ...
Congressman Lynn Westmoreland (R-Georgia) says Republicans will shut down the federal government after the elections ...
Duchess of York Sarah Ferguson to star in reality series next year ...
It's a boy for Danica McKellar ...
Citigroup's then-CEO Charles O. Prince and former US Secretary of the Treasury Robert E. Rubin knew about the company’s sub-prime losses, and helped conceal info from investors and the public ...
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (R-California) mocks Fox's Sarah Palin on Facebook ...
Actor Kevin McCarthy, who played the small-town doctor in Invasion of the Body Snatchers, dies from pneumonia at Cape Cod Hospital in Hyannis, Massachusetts ...
Character actor Harold Gould dies of prostate cancer at the Motion Picture and Television Country House and Hospital retirement community in Woodland Hills, California ...
12 September 2010
Ron Wood of The Rolling Stones admits he once smoked meringue by mistake ...
Bollywood superstar Salman Khan gets flak for claiming terror attack on Bombay has been overhyped ...
Please silence your cell phones and pagers, and don't drop acid at a screening of 2001: A Space Odyssey ...
US Transportation Security Administration warns against evil photographers taking pictures of planes ...
English is a second language at America's top-rated TV network in the key 18-49 demographic: Univision ...
Michael RichardsSeinfeld's neighbor across the hall — is sued for alleged brutal beatdown ...
French New Wave film director Claude Chabrol dies in Paris ...