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Week of 20 September 2010
20 September 2010
Other jail inmates are less than charmed over George Michaels special treatment in jail ...
Former US Secretary of State Colin Powell says illegal immigrants do his home repairs ...
Teamsters organize medical marijuana workers in California ...
Holocaust denier David Irving will lead tours of Auschwitz (for $2650) ...
Sacha Baron Cohen will play Freddie Mercury in a film about Queen ...
Blackwater (a/k/a Xe Services) provided "security services" for Monsanto ...
Feds won't let journalist dig down six inches to see if BP's oil lingers under Florida beach sand ...
Randy Quaid is arrested for burglarizing and, apparently, living in a home he once owned ...
Craigslist says politicians will be sorry they drove it out of the sex-ad business ...
Arkansas McDonald's sells used hamburgers at full price ...
New General Motors CEO Daniel F. Akerson doesn't stand behind previous CEO Ed Whitacre, Jr.'s rather ludicrous claim that GM has paid back its federal bailout ...
Contractor accused of intentionally and systematically overbilling American taxpayers still gets US Agency for International Development contracts ...
21 September 2010
Keanu Reeves wants Werner Herzog to direct third Bill & Ted movie ...
Yahoo! happily admits that it manipulates ad auctions to get advertisers to bid more ...
Katy Perry plays dress-up (and sings) with Elmo on Sesame Street ...
GMAC halts home foreclosures in 23 states, leaving experts scratching their heads ...
Lynyrd Skynyrd namesake dead at 77 ...
Adam Lambert is accused of battery after beach fight ...
Wrestler Chyna is rushed to hospital with Benadryl poisoning ...
Amitabh Bachchan thinks people will forget him ...
Gainesville is billing last week's batsh*t crazy preacher for $180K, to cover the security costs of his Koran-burning threat ...
Lindsay Lohan's probation is revoked, arrest warrant issued, and yawn ...
22 September 2010
Horror classic I Spit on Your Grave is banned in Ireland ...
Candymakers Hershey and Mars race to crack the chocolate genome ...
FBI spied on political activists ...
Aretha Franklin's son is severely beaten at a Detroit gas station ...
New York's famed Algonquin Hotel becomes a Marriott property ...
Vatican is allegedly "perplexed and surprised" as church-state bank is investigated for money-laundering ...
Lady Gaga says her meat dress was a gay rights symbol ...
GMAC's paperwork ain't up to legal snuff, which explains the company's surprise hold on foreclosures ...
Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) says the U.S. needs to get ready for war on Iran ...
Moneybags mayor and former city manager of Bell, CA are hauled away in handcuffs ...
Paris Hilton is refused entry to Japan over recent cocaine bust ...
Pop singer Eddie Fisher dies from complications of hip surgery at his home in Berkeley, California ...
23 September 2010
Steven Tyler joins American Idol ...
World Golf Hall of Fame inducts Ernie Els and George H. W. Bush ...
Is Rand Paul about to jump from "too kooky for Kentucky" to the US Senate? ...
Book delves into real-life roots of Ian Fleming's James Bond ...
SUV runs down and kills Green Party Senate candidate as she's riding her bike ...
Jacques Chirac charged with abuse of public funds while Mayor of Paris ...
"Holy sh*t", said the bosses at Warner Bros. after a test screening of Goodfellas. "We've got a bad movie. We've got problems." ...
Joaquin Phoenix returns to David Letterman's Late Show with an apology ...
"All f*ggots must die", says someone in the office of Senator Saxby Chambliss (R-Georgia) ...
Sex Pistols cordially declined their induction in the "piss stain" Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum ...
Australian soap Home and Away is deemed "too raunchy" for New Zealand ...
Hertz Corporation says it will start offering electric vehicles for rent ...
Netflix apologizes for using actors to meet press at Canadian launch ...
Federal Reserve notices that the economy sucks, but won't do anything that might help ...
24 September 2010
Elisabeth Hasselbeck uses t-shirts as birth control ...
"The truth of what's going on here is that I'm dying," says Harlan Ellison ...
Pastor Ted Haggard, the not at all gay anti-gay preacher who slept with a gay hooker, says we shouldn't judge the latest outed anti-gay preacher ...
Sesame Street cuts Katy Perry song as too cleavagey for kids ...
Sleeping pills found in ground beef purchased at Wal-Mart in Florida ...
Did poet John Milton once pen a bawd? ...
Blockbuster Video files for bankruptcy, finally ...
Matt LeBlanc is caught in a foul-mouthed Friends rant ...
Chicks rule in Switzerland ...
It's curtains for Cher at Caesars Palace ...
That supposed study of how Moses could have parted the Red Sea? Seems a tad unscientific ...
25 September 2010
Stephen Colbert testifies before Congress, in character, about his time as a farm worker (one day) ...
Judge Judy beats Oprah Winfrey in daytime ratings first time anything's topped Oprah since 2000 ...
Watch CSI with only the Justin Bieber parts (spoiler: it's dang funny) ...
As the World Turns finally fades to black, and "various couples found happiness, or contentment, or normalcy, and some people moved away" ...
Mike Lowell of the Boston Red Sox gets beaned by a grounder ...
Oksana Grigorieva says Mel Gibson threatened that her brains would be "all over the wall', and Gibson's crowd says he paid millions to have her destroy evidence ...
US Defense Dept must reinstate lesbian nurse, says Bush-appointed judge: "There is no evidence that wounded troops care about the sexual orientation of the flight nurse or medical technician tending to their wounds" ...
Portia de Rossi legally gets Ellen DeGeneres' last name ...
Lindsay Lohan is handcuffed and hauled back to Los Angeles County Jail, but her lawyers are on the case so she'll be free by the time you read this ...
26 September 2010
Queen Elizabeth II wanted charity to pay palace heating bill ...
"Sea snot" explosion in Gulf of Mexico might be a lingering aftereffect of BP oily mess ...
Seamus Heaney insists he is not "writing his own obituaries" ...
Apple, Google, Intel, other tech firms admit secret and illegal agreements to not poach employees ...
UK Prime Minister David Cameron's newborn baby sleeps in a cardboard box ...
Amb. Karl Eikenberry on dealing with Hamid Karzai: "He's on his meds, he's off his meds" ...
Lindsay Lohan walks, of course, and expert analysis suggests she walked in $1,195 Christian Louboutin Madame Butterfly booties ...
This just in: Katherine Heigl has gone back to blond ...