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Week of 18 April 2011
18 April 2011
Luther Campbell is running for Mayor of Miami ...
Star Trek's Patrick Stewart speaks out for assisted suicide ...
Google is shutting down Google Video ...
World Bank President Robert Zoellick says the global economy is "one shock away from a full-blown crisis" ...
Will Joaquin Phoenix come out of retirement for Scientology movie? ...
Audit shows that nutball Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio spent $99M "inappropriately" ...
Don't pee on Anderson Cooper's building ...
Scarlett Johansson tells Republicans to lay off Planned Parenthood ...
9/11 truthers are feeling left out of Charlie Sheen's recent nuttiness ...
David Arquette acted childishly because he had to ...
With shelters full, Salvation Army sends homeless families to live in the woods instead ...
Jerry Seinfeld ridicules royal wedding pomp and ceremony ...
David Beckham goes shirtless at the beach with his boys! ...
Lenny Dykstra charged with bankruptcy fraud ...
Former Maryland Governor and Mayor of Baltimore William Donald Schaefer dies from pneumonia at the Charlestown Retirement Community in Baltimore ...
19 April 2011
Cartoonist Scott Adams plays sock puppet games ...
Lawsuit filed over Campbell's "25% less sodium" tomato soup, which contains exactly the same sodium as Campbell's ordinary tomato soup ...
Governor Rick Snyder (R-Michigan) suspends decision-making powers of town's elected officials ...
Ladies, quick you're supposed to covet and mimic Kate Middleton's elegant, princess-worthy hair ...
Japanese nuclear power plant will, hopefully, be under control by early 2012, but spike in iodine levels may signal new leak ...
Andres Serrano's Piss Christ is vandalized at French gallery, but the artwork will remain on display "so people can see what barbarians can do" ...
"Small government" activists led by Senator Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) want the Obama administration to resume Bush-Cheney era crackdown on porn ...
James Franco will drive Winona Ryder crazy in upcoming film ...
Tax rates are down dramatically for America's super wealthy ...
Eliot Spitzer wants US Attorney General Eric Holder to prosecute Goldman Sachs right this second ...
"God help you out, Paul McCartney" ...
Arguably cuter Prince is promoted to Captain in the British Army ...
Actress Elizabeth Sladen, who played Sarah Jane Smith opposite the third and fourth Doctor Who, dies from cancer ...
20 April 2011
Cast members from Happy Days sue for decades of past-due payments ...
Secret memos expose link between BP, Royal Dutch Shell, other oil firms and 2003 invasion of Iraq ...
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen is looking for love (and aliens, but mostly love) ...
US secretly backed Syrian opposition groups, cables released by Wikileaks show ...
Robots find high radiation levels in hobbled Japanese nuclear plant ...
Lawsuit over Taco Bell's meat is withdrawn ...
Fox News CEO Roger Ailes is caught spying on reporters at his small-town newspaper ...
David Arquette says he's (finally) sick of talking about his marriage problems with Courteney Cox ...
Wikileaks cable reveals details about Chinese hacking of US networks ...
21 April 2011
Major League Baseball seizes control of Los Angeles Dodgers as team teeters near bankruptcy ...
Strangely buff Dave Chappelle returns from self-imposed exile with sold-out performance in San Francisco ...
Wikileaked cables show USA worked behind the scenes to help Israel contain UN probes into possible war crimes committed during 2008-09 Gaza war ...
Researcher at Cambridge University says Christ's Last Supper was Maundy Wednesday, not today ...
Self-described "intergalactic news site" reports that dead space alien has been found in Russia ...
Tyler Perry still thinks Spike Lee should shut the hell up ...
Harrowing tales from Princeton's "National Intercollegiate Humor Conference" ...
Chris Martin hates Gwyneth Paltrow's pretentious dinner parties ...
What was really going on between Stevie Nicks and Prince? ...
Mark Cuban puts movie theatres, film distribution company up for sale ...
Madoff liquidator Irving Picard presents his bill: $43M ...
Oops! Real Madrid drops trophy under team bus ...
22 April 2011
Mandy Moore returns to red hair ...
US Attorney General Eric Holder forms team to pretend to look into oil price manipulation ...
Taco Bell wants an apology from folks who questioned its beefiness ...
Japan bans people from going within 20 km (12 miles) of tsunami-hit nuclear plant ...
BP sues Transocean over last year's fatal Gulf disaster ...
Kate Beckinsale, through some twist of fate, is offered role in her husband's Total Recall remake ...
Amazon server failure knocks out numerous websites ...
How and why is Apple collecting users' geodata? ...
Scandal-plagued US Senator John Ensign (R-Nevada) announces resignation ...
Goldman Sachs wants credit for an economic recovery that it's actually hindering ...
Google found guilty of patent infringement for using Linux ...
Absolutely Fabulous to return for encore mini-season ...
When I was modelling, Cindy Crawford says, 10 was a normal size ...
President Obama criticizes Capitol Hill's "climate change deniers" ...
American Civil Liberties Union says Michigan cops are stealing drivers' phone data ...
Feud alert: Donald Trump vs. Jerry Seinfeld it's on and it's ugly! ...
Right-wing Kochs take political campaign to their employees, and launch new attack on hobbled journalism ...
23 April 2011
The New York Times discovers vibrators ...
Here's how to find Apple's secret record of everywhere you've taken your iPhone ...
Can the Republican Party solve its birther problem before it's too late? ...
John Travolta and Uma Thurman will reunite (but probably not dance) in upcoming Oliver Stone movie ...
Lindsay Lohan is sentenced to 120 days in county jail ...
Radioactive iodine found in breast milk of Japanese mothers ...
Influential two-time Dutch Foreign Minister Max van der Stoel dies at The Hague ...
24 April 2011
Scott Adams, "Dilbert" creator and own biggest fan, is now stumping for rich white ladies ...
US Senator John McCain (R-Arizona) visits Libya to support rebels, but he was for dictator Muammar Qaddafi before he was against him ...
How SNL's Lorne Michaels became comedy's most powerful man ever ...
Has the Large Hadron Collider found a hint of the Higgs boson? ...
Blundering Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is filmed telling lewd joke about "doing secretary on the table" ...
President Obama declares alleged Wikileaks leaker Bradley Manning guilty ...
Confucius disappears from Chinese museum plinth ...
French New Wave actress Marie-France Pisier is found drowned in the pool at her home in Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer, Var, France ...
Controversial guru Satyanarayan Raju, better known as Sai Baba, dies from cardio-respiratory failure while at a Sathya Sai Super-Speciality Hospital in Puttaparthi, Andhra Pradesh, India, having spent three weeks in critical condition ...