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Kiss To Release Second Kissology DVD Series

Rock band Kiss has announced that the second volume in the Kiss: Kissology DVD box set will be released on August 14, to coincide with the launch of the Kiss mouthwash, the Kiss radiator and the Kiss colonoscopy kit.

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June 29, 2007 Posted by | Entertainment, Kiss, Music | Leave a comment

Isaiah Washington Fired Because Of Racism?

In a recent interview with Newsweek, former Grey’s Anatomy star Isaiah Washington claims that he was fired because his network was afraid of the presence of a strong black man on set. Washington goes on to state that his mistake was “thinking black people get second chances.” The currently unemployed Washington plans to spend the next few months golfing with O.J. Simpson and watching Cincinnati Bengals games.

June 29, 2007 Posted by | Celebrities, Cincinnati Bengals, Entertainment, Football, Grey’s Anatomy, Isaiah Washington, Sports, TV | Leave a comment

Carlos Mencia’s DVD Goes Platinum

Carlos Mencia’s No Strings Attached DVD has been certified platinum. In honor of his achievement, Mencia is expected to receive a commemorative framed platinum DVD created entirely from the parts of disks belonging to all the comedians he stole his jokes from.

June 29, 2007 Posted by | Carlos Mencia, Celebrities, Entertainment | Leave a comment

Benoit’s Wikipedia Editor Confesses

The person who posted information on Wikipedia relating to the death of Chris Benoit‘s wife hours before the bodies were discovered has come forward and admitted that the whole thing was just a freak coincidence. Another freak coincidence: 60 wrestlers dropping dead before the age of 65 since 1985.

June 29, 2007 Posted by | Athletes, Chris Benoit, Entertainment, Sports, Wrestling, WWE | 3 Comments

Benoit Wikipedia Entry Revealed Wife’s Death Hours Before Police Discovery

Wrestler Chris Benoit’s Wikipedia entry was reportedly altered to include a mention of his wife’s death hours before police discovered the three bodies at his home. According to Wikipedia logs, the changes originated from Stamford Connecticut, home of World Wrestling Entertainment proving once and for all that everything in pro wrestling really is scripted.

June 28, 2007 Posted by | Athletes, Chris Benoit, Entertainment, Sports, Wrestling, WWE | Leave a comment

Boy-Band Mogul Indicted On 5 Counts

Boy-band mogul Lou Pearlman, famous for managing the early careers of ‘N Sync and the Backstreet Boys, was indicted on charges of bank as well as mail and wire fraud. Unfortunately, Pearlman has yet to be indicted on charges of unleashing ‘N Sync and the Backstreet Boys on an unsuspecting public.

June 28, 2007 Posted by | 'N Sync, Backstreet Boys, Celebrities, Entertainment, Lou Pearlman, Music | Leave a comment

Spice Girls Reunite For World Tour

The Spice Girls officially announced on Thursday that they were reuniting for a tour and releasing a greatest hits album. While the tour is expected to be sponsored by Old Spice, no decision has been made regarding Mel B changing her stage moniker to Saggy Spice.

June 28, 2007 Posted by | Celebrities, Entertainment, Mel C, Melanie Brown, Music, Scary Spice, Spice Girls | Leave a comment

Larry King Calls Ringo Starr “George” On Live TV

Talk show host Larry King accidentally called Ringo Starr “George” on live TV when asking a question about the death of John Lennon during last night’s interview with the surviving Beatles, Yoko Ono and Olivia Harrison. Unfortunately for CNN execs, that mistake paled in comparison to King later handing over $12 to Yoko Ono, mistakenly figuring that she was in the studio to deliver his order of General Tso’s chicken.

June 28, 2007 Posted by | Celebrities, Entertainment, Larry King, Larry King Live, Music, Ringo Starr, The Beatles, TV | Leave a comment

Oprah To Open A Store

Oprah Winfrey plans to open a store named after herself that’ll sell Oprah-themed merchandise. The store is expected to be built in Oprah Illinois near the intersection of Oprah Avenue and Oprah Street. Oprah.

June 28, 2007 Posted by | Celebrities, Entertainment, Oprah, Oprah Winfrey, TV | Leave a comment

Students Hand Bush Letter Urging Ban On Torture

During a meeting with a group of students from the Presidential Scholars program, President Bush was handed a letter signed by 50 of the students urging him to halt the torture of terror suspects.

Why do students hate America and freedom and probably baseball too?

June 26, 2007 Posted by | George W. Bush, News, Politics, Terrorism | Leave a comment

Led Zeppelin To Reunite

The members of Led Zeppelin plan to reunite for a tribute concert in memory of Atlantic Records founder Ahmet Ertegun. According to reports, if all goes well, the green light will be given for a world tour with Jason Bonham replacing his late father on drums and red snapper insertion.

June 25, 2007 Posted by | Entertainment, Led Zeppelin, Music | Leave a comment

Cameron Diaz Offends Country Of Peru

Actress Cameron Diaz committed a major fashion faux pas in Peru by carrying a trendy bag emblazoned with Mao Zedong‘s famous “serve the people” slogan. Realizing her mistake, Diaz issued an official apology to Peruvians but not before stopping at a local market to buy fashionable SS-shaped earrings for her upcoming trip to Israel.

June 25, 2007 Posted by | Cameron Diaz, Celebrities, Entertainment | Leave a comment

Jimmy Kimmel Undergoes Emergency Surgery

Late-night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel underwent an emergency appendectomy yesterday. Fortunately for Kimmel, doctors did not mistakenly remove his talent because there was none to be found.

June 22, 2007 Posted by | Celebrities, Entertainment, Jimmy Kimmel, Jimmy Kimmel Live, TV | 4 Comments

New Indiana Jones Photo Leaked

A photo showing Harrison Ford in full Indiana Jones gear has surfaced on the web confirming fears that the movie should definitely be called Indiana Jones and the Quest for Prune Juice.

June 22, 2007 Posted by | Celebrities, Entertainment, Harrison Ford, Indiana Jones, Movies | Leave a comment

Rosie To Host The Price Is Right?

Rosie O’Donnell is apparently very interested in becoming the new host of “The Price Is Right,” according to recent comments on her blog. O’Donnell is scheduled to meet with executives from the show to discuss the situation. If selected, Rosie would not only follow the tradition of letting female contestants kiss the host but would actively encourage it.

June 20, 2007 Posted by | Celebrities, Entertainment, Rosie O’Donnell, The Price Is Right, TV | 5 Comments

Hillary Selects Celine Dion Tune As Her Campaign Song

Following a month-long web contest, the Hillary Clinton camp has selected Celine Dion’s hit “You & I” as the campaign’s official song, thereby ensuring that no man will ever vote for Hillary.

June 20, 2007 Posted by | Celebrities, Celine Dion, Entertainment, Hillary Clinton, Music, News, Politics | Leave a comment

Nicolas Cage Owns 13 Homes

According to a recent In Touch Weekly article, Nicolas Cage owns 13 homes, which include a Bavarian Castle and a supposedly haunted house in New Orleans. Unfortunately for Cage, no amount of money will ever buy him a decent head of hair.

June 20, 2007 Posted by | Celebrities, Entertainment, Nicolas Cage | 2 Comments

Tiger Woods Becomes A Father

Golfer Tiger Woods and wife Elin welcomed their first child, a baby daughter named Sam Alexis Woods, early Monday morning. Shorty after the birth, Woods partook in the family tradition of cutting the umbilical cord and stapling a golf club to the baby’s hand.

June 19, 2007 Posted by | Athletes, Golf, Sports, Tiger Woods | Leave a comment

Julia Roberts Gives Birth To A Boy

Julia Roberts gave birth on Monday to her third boy. The visibly excited mare is expected to spend some time with her new colt before being returned to her stall.

June 18, 2007 Posted by | Celebrities, Entertainment, Julia Roberts | Leave a comment

Lohan Cancels Birthday Bash

Lindsay Lohan has canceled her 21st birthday party scheduled for July 2nd at the Pure nightclub in Las Vegas. According to her publicist, Lohan plans to quietly celebrate her birthday at home with a few close friends, by diving headfirst into a pool filled with cocaine.

June 18, 2007 Posted by | Celebrities, Entertainment, Lindsay Lohan | 2 Comments