August 4, 2011
The Mysterious Case Of The Craigslist Writing Gig Scam
This is how the Freelancer’s Panic works: Checks that are supposed to have arrived get lost in the jaws of payroll processing, leaving you without any money and, worse yet, a sense that no money will find its way into your mailbox, ever. Days are sp…
"Jersey Shore" Italy Season Premiere Gets Internet Fired Up
The fourth season of MTV's "Jersey Shore" premieres tonight, and fans are practically foaming at the mouth in anticipation of the latest over the top antics from TV's tackiest reality stars. Both Snooki and fried pickles are top trends on Twitter --…
Let's All Pass Judgment On The First Look At Superman In Man Of Steel
Here is your first look at British person Henry Cavill usurping the character of Superman from red-blooded Americans, his pomaded hair slicked with the tears of patriots, his, um, thighs bulging with crumpets. Actually, like most early production st…
"Bachelorette" Ashley Is Single Again From Funny Or Die, Darcycarden, Chris Kelly, Eugene Cordero, Doug Jones, Rachelgoldenberg, And Zach Zdziebko
Newly single Bachelorette Ashley has to pick up some deodorant at the grocery store, and while there, meets SO many AMAZING guys who would make the PERFACT husband.
Cha Cha From 'Grease' Dies -- Annette Charles Dead At 63
Annette Charles -- who played Cha Cha in the 1978 movie "Grease" -- died last night in her Los Angeles home ... her rep tells TMZ. Her rep tells us, she passed away due to complications from cancer. The family is planning to release a full stateme…
If You Need To Raise Money, Get Your Financing Done ASAP
At first blush it makes little sense for early and even growth stage company financings to be driven by the cycle in the public markets. After all, if you are doing a Series A, B or even C financing it is usually with the expectation that the compa…
An African American student from predominantly white Red Wing High School in Minnesota is suing the school district for failing to prevent a student-organized event called Wigger Day. Quera Pruitt says that students of Red Wing would celebrate Wigger Day, also known as "Wangsta Day," by coming to the homecoming dance sporting "oversized sports jerseys, low-slung pants, baseball hats cocked to the side, do-rags and gang signs." Pruitt's lawsuit claims that school officials turned a blind eye to the event and let it happen three years in a row. Reminds me of this moldy old meme.
Captain Kirk And Batman Together At Last
Holy egos, Spock! They were fated to star together on this failed buddy comedy based on Alexander the Great (wut?) from 1964. A clip from the pilot shows William Shatner and Adam West sharing screen time
and fueling fanfics. Somehow the technology of the past was able to withstand this much awesome in one frame.
Kelly Osbourne Has A Swear-Ridden Tirade Over 'Fat' Christina Aguilera
Kelly Osbourne launched a vicious attack on longtime foe Christina Aguilera during a recently taped episode of her catty style show E!'s "Fashion Police." As comedienne and co-host Joan Rivers poked fun of Aguilera's look at a German fashion party…
11 Ways People Kept Cool Before Central Air
Other than wishing for death. Most of us take air conditioning for granted. After all, it's always been there and it always will be. But until sixty years ago, it was virtually unheard of. But yet we did not, as a people, succumb to lethargy and sunstroke.
Bubba Smith Dead -- 'Police Academy' Star Dies At 66
Former NFL great Charles "Bubba" Smith -- who later starred in the "Police Academy" movies -- was found dead today in his Los Angeles home. He was 66 years old. Law enforcement officials tell TMZ ... LAPD received a 911 call at 12:54PM today -- an…