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Week of 15 November 2010
15 November 2010
Mel Gibson admits slapping, not hitting Oksana Grigorieva ...
Mayor of Oklahoma City says he will not allow a Lingerie Football League team there ...
Nutball Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio reportedly kept two sets of books ...
US Rep Charles Rangel (D-New York) goes on "trial" as his old buddies on House Ethics Committee decide whether his ethics are up to, uh, Congressional standards ...
James Blunt averts war with Russians ...
Nazis were given "safe haven" in the United States after World War II, report says ...
Burmese activist Aung San Suu Kyi released from house arrest ...
People don't like Uwe Boll's Holocaust movie for some reason ...
Sarah Palin's e-mail hacker heads to halfway house ...
Liberty Media CEO Greg Maffei tops list of highest-paid CEOs ...
Timothy Busfield (youmight remember him from TV's Thirtysomething or The West Wing) faces foreclosure like millions of other Americans only of a nicer house ...
For $39 minimum, you can see Will Ferrell's Elf as a dull play on Broadway without Will Farrell ...
Career Foreign Service Officer and former US Ambassador Stephen Low dies from congestive heart failure at his home in Bethesda, Maryland ...
16 November 2010
South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone are sued over parody of "What What (In the Butt)" ...
Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe is exhumed again as scientists search for the cause of his 1601 death ...
Embattled but easily re-elected USRep Charles Rangel (D-New York) walks out of House "ethics" hearing ...
NBA star Steve Nash announces split from wife the same day she gives birth to his son ...
US Transportation Security Administration groping policy gets another bad review ...
Prepare for full media meltdown, as the UK's Prince William and Kate Middleton are now engaged ...
Achy breaky Billy Ray Cyrus flips out over divorce questions ...
Justin Bieber maintains regular communication with God ...
French moviemaker Jean-Luc Godard says winning an Oscar meant "nothing" to him ...
Author-fraud James Frey seeks to rip off unpublished writers ...
Christian Bale gets angry and weird about his career ...
Taylor Momsen sees herself as "totally insane" and blames her parents ...
17 November 2010
Doping allegations again swirl around cycling star Lance Armstrong ...
USRep Charles Rangel (D-New York) is found guilty of eleven House ethics violations, and now might be "admonished" ...
Sarah Palin's "refudiate" is named New Oxford Dictionary's word of the year ...
The new Chevrolet Volt wins Motor Trend's Car of the Year honors, but electric cars may have trouble catching on ...
Days of OurLives called out for outrageous product placement, basically ads for General Mills products like Chex and Cheerios, in the show's dialogue ...
Clarence Thomas's lobbyist wife Virginia Thomas abandons Liberty Central to the Patrick Henry Center ...
Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) asks US Federal Communications Commission to block pending merger of cable giant Comcast and media conglomerate NBC Universal ...
United Kingdom asks KFC, McDonald's, and Pepsi to help write health policy ...
Kal Penn returns to White House after filming next Harold & Kumar movie ...
Glenn Beck warns that by January, some 75 million Americans could be starving ...
Former Wal*Mart executive Jack C. Shewmaker dies from a heart attack at his home in Benton County, Arkansas ...
18 November 2010
Bill Nye the Science Guy faints from exhaustion at University of Southern California ...
Penn Jillette calls the cops on US TSA's airport gropers ...
Fox News boss Roger Ailes says Jon Stewart is "crazy" and National Public Radio is run by "Nazis" ...
Debt collectors exploit Facebook to embarrass you to friends and family ...
Democratic consultants sue Arianna Huffington and The Huffington Post, claiming they designed the website in 2004 and have been "stonewalled" ever since ...
Tony Danza interrupts priest at friend's funeral ...
Suspected embassy bomber Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani convicted of one count of conspiracy ...
Jim Morrison could be pardoned for indecent exposure in Florida ...
Defending Sheriff Joe could cost Maricopa County $10M ...
Resigning from the board of Coca-Cola, Hearst Magazines prez Cathleen Black seeks chancellorship of the New York City school district ...
Ace Ventura director Tom Shadyac leaves Hollywood on his bike and lives in a trailer ...
"Totally crazy" Lindsay Lohan is reportedly miffed at being mocked on Glee ...
19 November 2010
In death, Michael Jackson is a cash cow for Sony, and his brother is furious over purportedly faked recordings ...
The Weinstein Company hires lawyers to challenge Motion Picture Association of America over "an outdated ratings system that gives torture porn, horror and ultraviolent films the same rating as films with so-called inappropriate language" ...
Wikileaks publisher Julian Assange will "be detained in absentia" as Swedish court issues a warrant for his arrest ...
Scientists at CERN capture antimatter atoms for the first time ...
Fox News boss Roger Ailes mellows says National Public Radio is not run by Nazis, just by "nasty, inflexible bigots" ...
OMG, US Rep Charles Rangel (D-New York) might be censured as "punishment" for years of financial and fundraising misconduct ...
Waiflike former US Vice President Dick Cheney shows off results of "heart surgery diet" ...
Toni Braxton is diagnosed with lupus ...
Very rich person Meg Whitman agrees to pay $5,500 to illegal immigrant ex-housekeeper ...
United Parcel Service offers no service to Oregon woman's house ...
Facebook dethrones MySpace as social network ...
20 November 2010
Judge tells Los Angeles cops to stop harassing superheroes ...
US Central Intelligence Agency is ordered to produce records and testimony about the human experiments the government allegedly conducted on thousands of soldiers ...
DMX is arrested for violating probation ...
Ex-Obama official Steven Rattner is sued in pension corruption case ...
FIFA President Sepp Blatter says he's "satisfied" that future World Cup selections won't be corrupted ...
Please take a number and get in line: The next MSNBC host to be suspended is Joe Scarborough ...
Wesley Snipes is headed to prison for tax evasion ...
Joan Baez falls 20 feet from treehouse ...
21 November 2010
Pope Benedict XVI says male prostitutes can maybe use condoms, but nobody else can ...
Lindsay Lohan says she wasn't fired from Linda Lovelace movie, she quit ...
Massachusetts Institute of Technology eggheads invent a camera that takes pictures around corners ...
Now out of prison, a slimmed-down US Rep Bob Ney (R-Ohio) spends his days in India with devotees of the Dalai Lama ...
Ray Charles Foundation sues Ray Charles Jr. over photo ...
Sean Connery is ordered to pay millions in probe into Spanish property fraud ...
Charlie Chaplin was too darn pinko for the Hollywood Walk of Fame ...