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Week of 22 November 2010
22 November 2010
Pornstar says Charlie Sheen tried to strangle her ...
Cartoon philosopher Scott McCloud is on the mend after hospitalization in New Orleans ...
The Web as we know it is threatened, says its inventor, Tim Berners-Lee ...
72-year-old US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer says he "couldn't even understand" The Social Network ...
Tennessee Titans quarterback loses starting job after injury and outburst ...
Pessimistic economist Nouriel Roubini says socializing the private losses of the banking system could topple the European Union ...
London Mayor Boris Johnson suggests that former US President George W. Bush should maybe not bring his book tour to town ...
Apple and News Corp plan digital-only newspaper ...
American Family Association's Bryan Fischer thinks Congressional Medal of Honor is too "feminized" ...
Linda Lovelace role goes to Malin Akerman after Lindsay Lohan is axed ...
23 November 2010
Charlie Sheen sues pornstar for extortion ...
Tim Gunn thinks he saw J. Edgar Hoover in drag as Vivian Vance ...
Rich guy Warren Buffett admits that whole "trickle-down" thing is basically a lie ...
Joss Whedon responds to new, Whedon-less remake of Buffy the Vampire Slayer ...
Leonardo DiCaprio avoids plane crash after Delta jet's engine shuts down ...
National Football League goes to great lengths to determine if those are Brett Favre's private parts on sleazy cellphone photos ...
Salvadoran immigrant is convicted in murder of former USRep Gary Condit (D-California)'s intern and mistress, Chandra Levy ...
Will Ferrell happy to be "most overpaid" actor ...
Hammer horror actress Ingrid Pitt dies at a London hospital after collapsing the previous weekend ...
24 November 2010
Michael Jackson impersonator says new album of suspected fake MJ music might be his work ...
"Taliban leader" who negotiated with Afghan President Hamid Karzai and got bags of money from the US was an imposter ...
Cookie Monster wants to host Saturday Night Live ...
Rush Limbaugh, still rooting against General Motors, dumps on Motor Trend for naming the Chevy Volt "Car of the Year", and Motor Trend dumps back ...
Taylor Momsen is benched from Gossip Girl ...
Bill O'Reilly calls out The Simpsons for mocking Fox News Channel ...
Johnson & Johnson continues to earn its title as the recall king, with new recalls of Children's Benadryl Tablets, Junior Strength Motrin Caplets, and Extra Strength Rolaids Softchews ...
Harry Potter is a wizard playing an actor named "Daniel Radcliffe"? ...
Jay Leno's Tonight Show pulls a Cooks Source: steals Taylor Swift video from internet, claims it as his own ...
Mark David Chapman's autographed copy of Double Fantasy goes up for auction ...
John Lennon wrote I'm Only Sleeping on the back of his cellphone bill ...
New Jersey Congressman Steven Rothman's Chief of Staff snared in sex sting ...
Brilliant electronic musician of Throbbing Gristle and Coil Peter Christopherson dies in his sleep at his home in Bangkok, Thailand, aged 55 ...
25 November 2010
Kanye West is angry at some people ...
Former USRep Tom DeLay (R-Texas) is convicted on conspiracy and money laundering charges ...
US Drug Enforcement Administration uses its "emergency powers" to summarily outlaw herbal blends said to mimic marijuana effects ...
Floyd Mayweather, Jr. is accused of assault with a deadly weapon ...
MoveOn.org wants to know whatever happened to Barack Obama's "change"? ...
European software giant SAP is slapped with a record $1.3B fine for stealing Oracle's software ...
"Why did God give me this life?" asks "overwhelmed" Beyonce Knowles as she breaks down in tears in new documentary ...
26 November 2010
Billy Joel is doing "extremely well" after hip replacement surgery ...
American Family Association and Family Research Council are among organizations newly designated "hate groups" by Southern Poverty Law Center ...
Charlie Sheen spends "wonderful" Thanksgiving with ex-wife Denise Richards and kids ...
Mark Ruffalo lands on US terror watchlist ...
US Airways has passenger removed from flight for taking too many pee breaks ...
Former Texas Tech football coach Mike Leach sues ESPN claiming defamation in coverage of his firing ...
27 November 2010
This guy really likes his Hot Wheels ...
Physicist Roger Penrose thinks he's maybe figured out what happened before the big bang ...
President Obama gets 12 stitches after being head elbowed during a basketball game ...
US's ongoing military presence in Afghanistan surpasses Soviet Union's slog there ...
Top notch police work: Texas cops bust Willie Nelson for possession of marijuana ...
Laura Schlessinger will take her bad advice program to Sirius satellite radio ...
Director of The Empire Strikes Back, Irvin Kershner dies at his home in Los Angeles after a long illness ...
28 November 2010
Mischa Barton says her commitment at mental hospital was a misunderstanding over a tooth infection that spiralled out of control ...
Brainy Physicists from the University of Bonn have developed a completely new source of light ...
Look who's advertising FEMA ...
Swiss megabank UBS is sued for allegedly aiding and abetting Bernard L. Madoff's rip-off schemes ...
Pope wants worldwide vigil for defenseless embryos ...
Is "Harry Potter" a fantasy, or a 1990s period piece? ...
Randall Terry plans to run for President so he can air graphic anti-abortion ads across America ...
Physicist Samuel T. Cohen, inventor of the neutron bomb, dies in his Los Angeles home ...
Actor Leslie Nielsen dies from complications of pneumonia at a hospital in Fort Lauderdale, Florida ...