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Week of 25 October 2010
25 October 2010
Kanye West explains that, in addition to Taylor Swift, Ray Charles and the Dixie Chicks also don't deserve Grammys ...
Private eye says Randy Quaid's story — that he's being stalked by the killers of David Carradine and Heath Ledger — is untrue ...
Republican candidate for Congress proposes defunding the US Supreme Court if he disagrees with its decisions ...
Colgate-Palmolive is accused of patenting ancient Indian recipe for toothpaste ...
Brett Favre admits leaving explicit voicemails, but insists he never texted photos of his penis ...
Dennis Rodman gets kicked out of a hotel in California ...
"Legal policy schizophrenia" — President Obama claims he's against the "Don't Ask Don't Tell" policy that bars out gays and lesbians from the military, while the Obama administration fights for DADT in court ...
Netflix issues credit to millions of customers the morning after an evening outage ...
Nutball Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio meets with Sarah Palin and gives her a pair of pink underwear ...
Doesn't much matter what Blackwater (a/k/a Xe Services) does, they're untouchable ...
Matt Damon is annoyed over the upcoming Damon-free Bourne sequel ...
Pakistan gets another $2B in US taxpayer funds for military aid ...
26 October 2010
Harlan Ellison meets Scooby-Doo ...
Justin Bieber launches signature scent, and might change his hairdo ...
Most Republicans running for the House, Senate, and state Governorships are global warming skeptics ...
Carey Mulligan checks in at the Best Western instead of some snooty four-star hotel ...
Afghan President Hamid Karzai admits receiving "bags of money" from Iran ...
With Jay Leno's Tonight Show ratings now below what Conan O'Brien's were, many in the comedy world see it as just desserts for Leno ...
Nationwide strikes continue in France as Sarkozy administration tries to balance budget on pensioners' backs ...
President Obama won't endorse the Democrat running for Governor of Rhode Island ...
Kim Cattrall says she regrets losing her virginity at 15 ...
Now anyone at your café can hijack your Facebook account ...
Former Senator Rick Santorum (R-Pennsylvania) will save America from its Nazi-like health care reform ...
Allow Uwe Boll to introduce you to Blubberella, the "first female fat superhero" ...
American troops in Iraq handed over captives to an infamous torture squad, according to newly-released files from the Wikileaks war logs ...
Lindsay Lohan needs at least a year in rehab, expert says, which hopefully means we can have a year without having her name splattered all over the media ...
27 October 2010
Charlie Sheen is placed under psychiatric evaluation and "headed to rehab" after being found "drunk and naked" in trashed hotel room ...
Long-time Iraqi official Tariq Aziz gets to hang by the neck 'til he's dead, dead, dead ...
Congressman Rob Bishop (R-Utah) promises "two years of good old-fashioned gridlock" if GOP wins House ...
Michael Jackson's "Thriller" to be hideously transformed into feature-length film ...
Former Hewlett-Packard CEO and present Senate candidate Carly Fiorina is hospitalized with infection ...
GlaxoSmithKline will pay $750M and plead guilty over selling crap-quality prescription drugs ...
Andy Dick exposes himself to coffee house patrons ...
Obama administration notices that totalitarian China "has little intention of working with the United States" ...
Five years after being indicted on conspiracy and money laundering charges and a year after Dancing with the Stars, there's going to be a trial for former Congressman Tom DeLay (R-Texas) ...
Joy Behar has another outburst on The View ...
Madonna to launch fitness chain ...
McDonald's plans to raise prices, still sell crappy burgers ...
Actress and Oscar-winning filmmaker Lisa Blount is found dead at her home in Little Rock, Arkansas ...
Néstor Kirchner, President of Argentina from 2003 to 2007, dies from a heart attack in El Calafate, Argentina ...
Former US Congressman from Virginia Owen B. Pickett dies in Virginia Beach, Virginia ...
28 October 2010
Oracle CEO Larry Ellison says he can prove that Hewlett-Packard's new CEO Leo Apotheker was in on a plot to steal large amounts of Oracle software during his time at SAP ...
Conan O'Brien says he won't be denied his Masturbating Bear by NBC intellectual property claims ...
US Treasury Department concealed $40B in likely taxpayer losses on the bailout of the AIG earlier this month ...
Some of Europe's top polluters are funding the political campaigns of Tea Party candidates and others in the United States who deny global warming ...
Nuns auction rare Honus Wagner baseball card ...
James Cameron is set to make at least two sequels to Avatar for 20th Century Fox ...
Ex-wife Denise Richards accompanied Charlie Sheen to the hospital ...
AIG CEO Robert H. Benmosche is diagnosed with cancer ...
"Book 'em, Dano": Hawaii 5-O actor James MacArthur dies of natural causes in Florida ...
29 October 2010
Texas State Supreme Court ruling cites Star Trek's Mr Spock ...
Remington Arms considered a recall of its 700-series guns that can fire without the trigger being touched, but — nah, why bother? ...
Hotel Rwanda hero is accused of terrorism ...
Recent revelations by Wikileaks show how top American leaders lied, knowingly, to the American public, to American troops, and to the world ...
Katy Perry's boobs are the circles of life ...
Sure, Christine O'Donnell is bonkers, but it's just creepy as hell to see a woman slimed by a sleazy website that paid for some anonymous man's claim of allegedly not quite boinking her ...
US Transportation Security Administration promises increased groping of travelers' boobs, balls, and thighs at American airports ...
Celine Dion names her twins Nelson and Eddy (like Nelson Eddy?) ...
Kennedy speechwriter Ted Sorenson suffers a stroke ...
Travis McCoy is arrested for graffiti tagging the Berlin Wall ...
Oksana Grigorieva presses contempt of court charge against Mel Gibson, with jail time possible ...
Oprah Winfrey proclaims that her new network will not call anyone a bitch ...
Howard K. Stern guilty of conspiracy for supplying pills to addled Anna Nicole Smith ...
What's magical about working for Disney? Workers brand the Magic Kingdom "Mousewitz" ...
Mexican President Felipe Calderón says the US is fuelling his country's violence because America provides the market for drug dealers … and it's hard to argue with that ...
Director George Hickenlooper dies of natural causes in Denver, Colorado, aged 47 ...
30 October 2010
Halliburton used flawed cement in BP's doomed Gulf of Mexico well … and Gulf coast residents vomit brown and bleed from their ears ...
YouTube co-founder Chad Hurley quits as CEO ...
Please stop asking Andy Dick’s son to talk about Andy Dick ...
National Organization for Women spanks sleazy website over "public sexual harassment" of Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell ...
NBA demands that players wear headbands right side up so the league's logo is plainly visible ...
Verizon pays FCC $25M for years of "inadvertent billing mistakes" ...
President Obama is a bigger threat to the US than al-Qaeda, says candidate for Colorado governor ...
Tameka Cottle is charged with possession of ecstasy ...
North and South Korea exchange fire across border ...
31 October 2010
Jon Stewart's message at the Mall: "We live now in hard times, not End Times" ...
Charges filed over Katy Perry and Russell Brand's raucous wedding ...
Meet the guy who, for a price, told the world about Christine O'Donnell's pubes ...
Zach Galifianakis smokes marijuana on Bill Maher's show ...
Former US Rep and perpetual pundit Newt Gingrich warns against "President Obama's secular socialist philosophy" ...
US Secretary of Energy Steven Chu warns of zombies and vampires ...
Mel Gibson gave $9.6M in tax-free donations to his own church ...
Zsa Zsa Gabor's husband — that's Frédéric Prinz von Anhalt to you — is rushed to hospital after swallowing a bee ...
Ed Schultz brings on the stupid, loudly ...
MGM film studio headed for bankruptcy ...
JFK speechwriter and trusted adviser Ted Sorensen dies at New York Presbyterian Hospital in Manhattan after suffering a stroke one week earlier ...