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Carrie Prejean Throws Fit on Larry King

November 12, 2009

When the whole Miss USA Pageant fight broke out, people were taking sides left and right on whether Carrie Prejean was in the wrong or not for what she said. Then shortly after stories came out about her not so nice side and some in the media said she was “being crucified for her beliefs.” […]

Want a Date With Lindsay Lohan?

April 17, 2009

Taking more then a few jabs at herself in this recent Funny or Die video, Lindsay Lohan shows she has a sense of [self deprecating] humor and rolls with the punches in this fake e-harmony clip. more about “Want a Date With Lindsay Lohan?“, posted with vodpod

Woman Says She’ll Download Movie, Miramax Gives Her a Ticket

April 13, 2009

This almost sounds like a trap. since when does a movie studio give you a free ticket to see a movie you complained about not finding on a torrent? That was the case for a Twitterer by the name of omgamandaa who wanted to find a cam for the newly released “Adventureland” to no avail. […]

Youtube pays $16 for “Never Gonna Give You Up” Plays

April 11, 2009

By now you’re probably sick of being rickrolled, especially after last year when Youtube made every video you clicked on April Fools go directly to Rick Astley’s video. So what were the royalties paid out to songwriter Pete Watermen for the over 150 million plays the song received? $16. According to him, he makes more […]

Pepsi Throwback Coming Soon

April 10, 2009

Announced earlier this year and set for a late April, early May release, Pepsi Co. will be manufacturing their iconic beverage with real sugar again . In addition to Pepsi, Mountain Dew will also be getting the old fashioned treatment. Back in the mid 80’s cane sugar was replaced with high fructose corn syrup which […]

Conficker, New Y2K Bug?

April 3, 2009

April 1’st, or April Fools, was supposed to be the day that the worst computer virus since 2003 was unleashed worldwide. What was supposed to cause a global uproar and many frustrated PC users turned out to be a whisper. Though earlier on some Government systems had gotten wave of Conficker, the virus failed to […]

2008: The Best of Favorites

January 2, 2009

2008 was filled with a great array of music, film, television and new gadgets. Here’s my compilation of my favorites of the year. This list is broken down into two categories. The best is what I believe to be the best in any given category, whereas my favorites are just that. The two can be […]