Anthony Bourdain's Banned Krampus Segment
Krampus is Santa Claus’ whip-toting Christmas sidekick. According to legend, Krampus joins Santa where he tends to the children on Santa’s naughty list. No coal here though. Instead, Krampus whips and licks children into shape or carries them off in his sack.
Ira Glass Sex Tape
If you’ve ever thought to yourself, “What would an Ira Glass sex tape be like,” you should probably spend some time reevaluating your life. But after that, you should check out this video made by Julian Joslin, which posits what that (thankfully imaginary) sex tape would sound like. Not surprisingly, it sounds a lot like an episode of The American Life, wherein a Glass sound-alike explores “in two acts” the process of crafting the most erudite, nasally celebrity sex tape you ever did cringe at. It’s wall-to-wall public-radio humor, with appearances from Jonathan Goldstein, Alex Bloomberg, a fishnet-clad Terry Gross, The Planet Money Team, and plenty of corny dad-jokes. (“Wait wait, don’t come yet!” “Car-nal talk,” etc.) Stay with us… via AV Club
Fox News Reports The Washington Monument Damaged By Earthquake
In the aftermath of today's East Coast Earthquake, Fox News reported that the Washington Monument might be damaged and tilting. Leaning to the left, no doubt. However, a National Park Service spokesperson was quick to respond there was "absolutely no damage" done to any monument on the National Mall. Click for the full story.
The West Memphis 3 Have Been Released
WREG-TV in Memphis, TN has learned an agreement has been reached to release at least two of the West Memphis 3. Multiple sources, including the father of one of the victims, have confirmed this will be announced at a special hearing Friday WREG.COM. UPDATE: After 18 years in prison, the West Memphis 3 have finally been released.