With five months to go before the start of the NFL season, Minnesota Vikings Running Back Adrian Peterson is being reinstated after sitting out most of last year due to charges of child abuse, but it’s unclear where he’ll actually be playing in September: Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson will be reinstated on Friday, […]
The newest teaser trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens was released today at a Disney/Lucasfilm event in San Francisco, and it’s become the talk of the Internet: In so many ways, this trailer was much better than the brief glimpse we were given back in November, and there will be more to come with the […]
A statue supposedly intended to honor the late Lucille Ball has many of her fans in an uproar: Locals from Lucille Ball’s hometown are not happy with a public statue that was erected to honor the actress’ legacy, complaining that it’s “frightening” and looks nothing like her, and are now looking into fundraising options to fix […]
Comedy Central has chosen a relative unknown to replace Jon Stewart on The Daily Show: In December, Trevor Noah, a 31-year-old comedian, made his debut as an on-air contributor on “The Daily Show With Jon Stewart,” offering his outsider’s perspective, as a biracial South African, on the United States. “I never thought I’d be more […]
Someone has bought the estate where “Magnum P.I.” Based on no apparent evidence, POLITICO speculates that it’s going to be the Obama retirement home. When he’s done being president, could Barack Obama grow a mustache, don a Hawaiian shirt, and start driving a red Ferrari? Obama loves Hawaii – the land of his childhood, the […]
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Harper Lee, who became an international sensation with the publication of To Kill A Mockingbird, which itself was turned into one of the greatest movies ever made, is coming out with a new book after fifty long years of relative silence: “To Kill a Mockingbird” will not be Harper Lee’s only published book after all. Publisher Harper […]
Once again, the Super Bowl broke viewership records to become the most watched television broadcast in history: Super Bowl XLIX surged to break multiple records on Sunday night, raking in 114.4 million viewers to become the most-watched telecast in U.S. history. Overnight ratings, based on metered markets, however, suggest that a new record was set […]
Ernie Banks, who spent all of his 19 Major League seasons with the Chicago Cubs and became a joyous Ambassador for baseball itself in retirement, has died at the age of 83: Ernie Banks, the greatest power-hitting shortstop of the 20th century and an unconquerable optimist whose sunny disposition never dimmed in 19 seasons with […]
The enmity against New Jersey Governor Chris Christie for daring to root for the rival Dallas Cowboys has reached new lows, with the state’s newspapers lampooning him as a Dallas Cowboys cheerleader. The Trentonian put this on its Friday cover: This follows Star-Ledger cartoonist Drew Sheneman‘s “Christie Does Dallas” parody earlier in the week: Sheneman’s logic is […]
Via the BBC: Rob Konrad: Ex-Miami Dolphin falls off boat, swims nine miles Konrad, 38, swam the equivalent of 290 lengths of an Olympic-size swimming pool after his 36-foot boat, which was on auto pilot, drifted away from him off the South Florida coast. It took him roughly 12 hours to swim to shore.