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Week of 28 February 2011
28 February 2011
Josh Brolin recalls "bizarre" moment watching John Travolta practice Scientology on Marlon Brando ...
Charlie Sheen spends weekend taking drug tests to clear his name ...
Vatican confirms report of sexual abuse and rape of nuns by priests in 23 countries ...
Justice Clarence Thomas condemns his critics as undermining the US Supreme Court ...
Cops hesitate to drag Wisconsin protesters out of capitol ...
"Anonymous" threatens hack attack on conservative billionaires Charles and David Koch ...
Rapper Juvenile is arrested in Louisiana ...
Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas scuffle with paparazzi ...
Virginia lawmakers find a way to make sure women can't have abortion ...
John Galliano is suspended following arrest over "anti-Semitic rant" ...
French actress Annie Girardot dies in Paris ...
Actress Jane Russell dies from respiratory failure at her home in Santa Maria, California ...
1 March 2011
Google is "very sorry" after the cloud deletes thousands of Gmail accounts ...
Bad boy Charlie Sheen says he'll sue Warner Bros, CBS, and Two and a Half Men producer ...
Constitutionally questionable: Wisconsin protesters are barred from entering capitol building ...
Next to nobody is watching Oprah Winfrey's new TV network ...
US military spends millions on software for manipulating fake personas on Facebook and Twitter ...
Jon Stewart gives CNN a nose-tweak ...
BP reneges on deal to rebuild oyster beds and repair wetlands, Louisiana officials say ...
Republican Party's plan to sharply cut federal spending would eliminate about 700,000 jobs ...
Taco Bell launches ad blitz to combat beefs about its beef ...
2 March 2011
John Stamos puts to rest rumors of replacing Charlie Sheen on Two and a Half Men, and Craig Ferguson puts the whole Sheenfest to rest ...
Corey Haim's mother is angry over "In Memoriam" snub at the Oscars ...
David Beckham explains new tattoo of himself as Jesus ...
US Justice Department cranks up its covert war on whistleblowers ...
Lawsuit claims Katie Holmes "has no intention of leaving her husband, and is not prevented from doing so by any drug addiction" ...
Serena Williams has emergency treatment for embolism ...
You have more money in your wallet than Bank of America pays in federal taxes ...
Christina Aguilera is arrested for public intoxication ...
US Rep Darrell Issa's press aide scandal is like bad reality TV ...
John Galliano is fired by Dior in wake of "I love Hitler" video ...
3 March 2011
Police rush in to seize children from "winning" badboy nutball Charlie Sheen ...
Judah Friedlander "just can't say" whether he's hooking up with Susan Sarandon ...
Pope Benedict XVI says he doesn't blame the Jews for killing Jesus ...
Looks like Google's new anti-content farm algorithm is an improvement ...
In a ruling involving wingnut preacher Fred Phelps, US Supreme Court groks that the First Amendment protects outrageous and idiotic free speech (with only Justice Samuel Alito in dissent) ...
Fox News finds palm trees and t-shirts in sub-freezing Wisconsin ...
Alleged Wikileaks leaker Bradley Manning faces 22 new charges, and possibly execution ...
Ailing Zsa Zsa is back in the hospital ...
Former US Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld attacks Bob Woodward on Facebook ...
How Tina Fey got Alec Baldwin to agree to do 30 Rock ...
Was a Vanity Fair editor secretly working for the Church of Scientology? ...
4 March 2011
Charlie Sheen's legal case against CBS and Warner Bros is maybe not so crazy while out-of-work Two and a Half Men co-star Jon Cryer answers phones for Ellen DeGeneres ...
Cousin says she was fired by Oprah Winfrey for "talking about Jesus all the time" ...
Wisconsin Republicans order arrest of Democratic Senators, which is probably illegal, and a second judge orders capitol opened to the public, while Governor Scott Walker orders layoffs as retaliation in ongoing standoff ...
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says the Obama administration might investigate Libyan dictator Muammar Qaddafi for the Lockerbie bombing that everyone on Earth has known for 20 years Qaddafi was behind ...
Get in line now for "prequels and sequels" to Blade Runner ...
Alleged Wikileaks leaker Bradley Manning is stripped nekkid in brig, lawyer says ...
Hollywood's Harvey Weinstein is sued for falling asleep, eating M&Ms off the floor, and general incompetence ...
Student files lawsuit over FBI's warrantless GPS tracking ...
No Hustler for kids, Larry Flynt explains ...
Dutch physicist and Nobel Laureate Simon van der Meer dies in Geneva, Switzerland ...
British film director Charles Jarrott dies in Los Angeles, likely from prostate cancer ...
5 March 2011
David Arquette tweets from hospital bed: Wear your seat belt ...
National Basketball Association considers kicking Sacramento fans in the balls ...
Phil Collins quits music, apologizes for his success ...
Courtney Love settles "hosebag" Twitter lawsuit for $430,000 ...
Breaking his silence, David Birney issues a forceful denial of ex-wife Meredith Baxter's allegations he abused her during their 16-year marriage ...
It's kind of hard to be white, CNN reports ...
Lockheed Martin tried to trade F-16s for frozen chickens ...
Taylor Momsen does what she wants ...
6 March 2011
Banksy bails out Russian graffiti artists ...
Egyptian protesters raid state police offices ...
Texas proposal to crack down on illegal immigration includes loophole for rich folks' maids, nannies, and lawn workers ...
News outlets sue Governor Scott Walker (R-Wisconsin) over stonewalling of public records requests ...
BP executives are awarded bonuses despite Gulf of Mexico disaster ...
Google celebrates Will Eisner's birthday ...