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Week of 8 November 2010
8 November 2010
Michael Jackson's mother says latest attempt to cash in on his corpse includes fake tracks ...
Remember when Domino's Pizza rejiggered their recipe a while back by adding, you know, real cheese? Apparently they did it mostly 'cuz the US government bribed them to do it ...
It's time to see if the dancing taco, explosive commercials, clever tweets and other promotions will pay off for Conan O'Brien ...
Researchers at McMaster University convert skin cells into blood cells directly ...
Spanish gays stage massive kiss-in to greet Pope Benedict XVI ...
Nobody knows who owns company that gets a ginormous Pentagon supply contract ...
The New York Post reports that Chilean miner who was trapped underground for 69 days is whiny ...
Queen Elizabeth II joins Facebook ...
Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) calls for war on Iran — "sink their navy, destroy their air force and deliver a decisive blow to the Revolutionary Guard" ...
Why can’t Hewlett-Packard's board get over Mark Hurd? ...
Sweden seems surprised to find that United States embassy has carried out secret surveillance ...
Man found guilty of stalking Law & Order: Criminal Intent actress Kathryn Erbe on internet ...
Keith Olbermann will be ethically OK by Tuesday, MSNBC decides ...
*Trek fancruft bunglers at News Corp draft an apology to nerd faction ...
9 November 2010
Don't ever say "Courtney Love" three times while looking in a mirror ...
Governor Charlie Crist (I-Florida) considers pardoning Jim Morrison's penis ...
Cable TV owners estimate that Comcast-NBC deal will "send monthly cable bills higher by billions of dollars" and "cripple effective competition in the pay-TV distribution market" ...
"If a guy has one bad night, everybody goes insane and panics," says Charlie Sheen. "I'm not panicking" ...
Massive coral die-off found just seven miles from BP oil spill site ...
Lily Allen's condition is improving ...
Hockey Hall of Fame enshrines women for the first time ...
Screenwriter attacks Jessica Alba's critique on scripts ...
Nancy O'Dell to succeed Mary Hart on Entertainment Tonight ...
Sweden looks to fight superbugs with "other people's poop" ...
Days of Our Lives gets renewed for two more years ...
10 November 2010
Gene Shalit hangs up his fuzzy mustache ...
Parents Television Council says profanity is up 69 percent, doesn't appreciate you giggling about that ...
Oracle hires private investigators to track down Hewlett-Packard CEO Leo Apotheker ...
Goldman Sachs was clearly shorting the mortgage market even as it was selling billions and billions of dollars of mortgage-backed securities to clients all over the world, applying a magic pixie dust meth to these bundles of securities, and slapping AAA ratings on them ...
Dakota Fanning is crowned high school homecoming queen, again ...
Part of Neil Young's memorabilia collection burns up in warehouse fire ...
Former US President George W. Bush says he became pro-life after his mom showed him a fetus in a jar from her miscarriage; but Mom had the opposite reaction ...
General Motors lays off Mr Goodwrench ...
Nancy Grace settles lawsuit over guest's suicide ...
JP Morgan Chase and other banks offer mortgage adjustments which they subsequently ignore ...
11 November 2010
Boston University wants to study football great Jim McMahon's damaged brain ...
Maker of the Swedish film Girl with the Dragon Tattoo questions need for the upcoming and doubtless dumbed-down American remake ...
No charges will be filed against US Central Intelligence Agency officials who destroyed torture videotapes ...
Microsoft flashes a nice big middle finger at Google's Android fragmentation ...
Hugh Hefner may have to downsize to Single-D life ...
American Civil Liberties Union and Center for Constitutional Rights sue to stop Obama administration's assassination program ...
Professor and computer whiz Ed Felten becomes the US Federal Trade Commission's first Chief Technologist ...
Drug allegations surface in Demi Lovato saga ...
Climate change scientist Michael E. Mann explains: "We have to make it clear that the ice sheets are not Republicans or Democrats – they don’t have a political agenda as they disappear" ...
Citigroup billboards argue with each other in English and Spanish ...
Friend of accused Wikileaks source is detained at border ...
Court orders Mel Gibson to pay more child support to baby mama Oksana Grigorieva ...
Eddie Munster enters rehab ...
Neck injury leaves Phil Collins unable to drum ...
Porpoises rescue a stranded Dick Van Dyke ...
1910s child star Baby Marie Osborne dies at her home in San Clemente, California ...
Blockbuster film producer Dino De Laurentiis dies at his home in Beverly Hills, California, aged 91 ...
12 November 2010
Nicole Richie has ABC's sitcom attention -- plus a restraining order ...
Newsweek and The Daily Beast to merge, with media queen Tina Brown in charge ...
Kathy Griffin wonders, why does Charlie Sheen have a job? ...
Watchdog website Media Matters for America makes high bid at charity auction for lunch with Fox News Channel honcho Rupert Murdoch ...
An original Apple computer goes on the auction block ...
Governor Christopher J. Christie (R-New Jersey) says he's seen evidence on both sides of the global warming "argument" but thinks it hasn't been proven one way or another, while US Rep John Shimkus (R-Illinois) 'splains that God won't let the globe warm ...
Swindler Bernard L. Madoff's boxers could be yours, if you are weird and creepy ...
PG&E executive is busted trying to spy on consumers ...
In war with Facebook, Google gets snarky ...
13 November 2010
Pat Boone wants to sell you some meat ...
Smart guy at Massachusetts Institute of Technology figures out how cats drink ...
US Rep Michelle Bachmann (R-Minnesota) wants church-state commingler David Barton to teach classes on the Constitution for newly-elected members of Congress ...
Anheuser-Busch sues Major League Baseball, alleging the beer conglomerate was jilted over inking National Football League deal ...
Anti-Defamation League smacks Glenn Beck for "offensive" comments about George Soros ...
How did Hrithik Roshan lose weight for his character in Guzaarish? ...
Zsa Zsa Gabor is rushed to hospital with "massive blood clot" ...
Why does "Garfield" genius Jim Davis hate the troops? ...
Astronomer and cosmologist Allan R. Sandage dies from pancreatic cancer in San Gabriel, California ...
14 November 2010
Now hiring: The Roman Catholic Church is looking for more exorcists in America ...
Oksana Grigorieva makes domestic violence case against Mel Gibson ...
Rod Serling had no interest in overthrowing the government of the United States ...
Cholera crisis continues to worsen in Haiti ...
Past master of information design Edward Tufte auctions his fabulous library ...
The Rolling Stones' Keith Richards attacks Swedish journalist ...
Michael Moore to Democrats: “You can’t keep blaming George W. Bush for all of America's problems ...
Common is prepared to teach kids a thing or two ...
Zsa Zsa Gabor is home from the hospital ...