An incomplete list of people I wish were on Tumblr
My Tumblr wish list: Vladimir Putin Chairman Kaga from Iron Chef Fuck Yeah Kirk Cameron That chick who plays Stifler’s mom Christopher Walken cubicleparty: Gay Talese Roger Ebert Malcom Gladwell danah boyd Kanye West
Navy SEALs capture Blago in daring raid
CHICAGO, Ill — Justice has finally come to fugitive former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, who after more than two years on the run was apprehended by Navy SEAL Team Seven late Monday hiding in a concealed underground “rat hole” in Chicago’s Logan Square neighborhood. Blagojevich had evaded capture since 2009, when he refused to be taken into custody following his overthrow by the Illinois...
New York legalizes Takei marriage
NEW YORK — In a sweeping victory for Takei rights, the New York legislature over the weekend approved landmark legislation giving “Star Trek” actor George Takei the right to legally marry in the Empire State. The measure passed following a compromise agreement brokered by Gov. Andrew Cuomo that exempts organizations traditionally opposed to Takei equality, such as churches, the Boy Scouts and...
Top 10 Things You Didn't Know About Columbo
10. His first name was Fabio. 9. Until 1973, 70 percent of the suspects he arrested for murder were Hollywood abortion doctors. 8. Could beat the crap out of Matlock in arm wrestling contests. 7. His shameless exploitation of the New World lead to the decimation of Native American civilization (oh sorry, that’s Columbus). 6. To freak out suspects, he would sometimes put in his backup glass eye...
Columbo sent to investigate Poland air crash,...
In tribute to the late Peter Falk, we thought we’d rehash an article we did last year in which Lt. Columbo takes on Vladimir Putin. SMOLENSK, RUSSIA – In a development that’s drawing the ire of Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, the United States has sent one of its top investigators to assist with the inquiry into the mysterious air crash that took the life of Poland’s President and...
The Atlantic: "We are Gladys Kravitz" →
As one of the four people on Tumblr who actually knows who Gladys Kravitz is without needing to Google her, I felt this was worth a reblog… theatlantic: CaveCitySink offers a response to today’s Question of the Day on the media and the maniac: We have always had a taste for the distasteful and lurid. Once, in some distant and foggy time before the Internet and the 24-hour entertainment...
Wooing Reaganites, Romney claims he's possessed by... →
MANCHESTER, NH — In what critics charge is a cynical ploy to “out Reagan” his opponents for the 2012 Republican nomination, front-runner Mitt Romney has announced that he has been possessed by the ghost of the 40th president. The former Massachusetts Governor made the startling claim at Monday night’s debate between the Republican candidates for president in Manchester, New Hampshire. When...
Girthers: It's not Weiner's wiener! →
Despite all evidence and a confession to the contrary, a small but growing group of Americans believe Congressman Anthony Weiner is innocent of sending a photo of his bulging briefs to a Seattle college student from his official Twitter account…
Top 10 other names for Weinergate
10. The Full Frontal Fracas 9. Schlongageddon 8. Erected Developments 7. Sausagefest 2011, The Case of the Scandalous Scrotum (tied) 6. The Big Lube-owski 5. The Battle of the Bulge 4. A Tale of Two Testicles 3. The Creepy Cock Controversy 2. The Member Monologues 1. Confessions of a Cock-a-Doodle Doofus
The upside of Weinergate is the word “wiener” has been reintroduced...– Deremy Underhill
Shares of Tina Fey reach record high in response...
Shares of “30 Rock” star Tina Fey were up sharply in Tuesday trading, reaching record highs on speculation that former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin’s bus tour of eastern states is a sign she’s gearing up to seek the Republican presidential nomination. Fey stocks jumped almost 40% to $75.34 by noon on Thursday, fueled by bullish investors who believe a Palin presidential bid would allow the former...