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You Probably Have Free Tickets From Ticketmaster
June 22, 2016 – 6:22 pm | No Comment
You Probably Have Free Tickets From Ticketmaster

Due to a 2003 class action lawsuit settlement, Ticketmaster is now offering vouchers for free tickets to anyone who bought through the company from October 21st, 1999 and February 27th, 2013. The offer is meant …

Alabama County Official Refuses to Lower Flags for Orlando Victims
June 18, 2016 – 10:12 am | No Comment
Alabama County Official Refuses to Lower Flags for Orlando Victims

Baldwin County, Alabama will not be joining in national tributes to the victims of the mass shooting in Orlando. County Commissioner Tucker Dorsey defied directives from both the governor of his state and the president to …

Heavily Armed Man Arrested on Way to LA Pride
June 12, 2016 – 6:33 pm | No Comment
Heavily Armed Man Arrested on Way to LA Pride

A heavily armed man who says he was on his way to the LA Pride Parade was arrested in Santa Monica in the early hours of Sunday. The suspect has been identified as James Howell …

Former Voice Contestant Christina Grimmie Fatally Shot by Man at Concert
June 11, 2016 – 2:52 pm | No Comment
Former <i>Voice</i> Contestant Christina Grimmie Fatally Shot by Man at Concert

Singer Christina Grimmie was shot to death following a performance in Orlando, Florida on Friday. The YouTube star and finalist from season 6 of The Voice was 22.
The assailant is also dead. After her performance, …

John Boyega To Star In Pacific Rim 2
June 6, 2016 – 10:25 pm | No Comment
John Boyega To Star In <i>Pacific Rim 2</i>

John Boyega is about to battle non-human species once again, but not in a galaxy far, far away. The breakout star of Star Wars: The Force Awakens was announced as the lead of the upcoming …

Jack Black Latest Victim of Celebrity Death Hoax
June 5, 2016 – 3:17 pm | No Comment
Jack Black Latest Victim of Celebrity Death Hoax

No, Jack Black isn’t dead. The School of Rock star is just the latest celebrity to fall victim to a death hoax.
Early Saturday morning, the official account of Tenacious D, a comedy rock group featuring …

Rare Gorilla Put Down at Cincinnati Zoo After 4-Year-Old Falls Into Cage
May 29, 2016 – 10:37 am | No Comment
Rare Gorilla Put Down at Cincinnati Zoo After 4-Year-Old Falls Into Cage

A rare lowland gorilla was shot dead this week after a toddler fell into his enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo. Video shows Harambe, 17-years-old and 400 pounds, standing over the child and holding it. At …

Vintage Plane Crash on the Hudson Kills Pilot
May 28, 2016 – 10:47 am | No Comment
Vintage Plane Crash on the Hudson Kills Pilot

A World War II-era fighter planer crashed on the Hudson River yesterday, killing the pilot. William Gordon, 56, of Key West, Florida, was flying the P-47 Thunderbird ahead of an event this weekend to celebrate the …

That Shocking SNL Sketch Everyone’s Talking About…
May 22, 2016 – 4:35 pm | No Comment
That Shocking <i>SNL</i> Sketch Everyone’s Talking About…

Host Fred Armisen helped Saturday Night Live closeout their season strong last night. There was some great physical comedy, Maya Rudolph doing hilarious nonsense gibberish, Armisen’s slow, deadpan weirdness, and even some good political stuff. …

Two Horses Die Ahead Of Preakness Stakes
May 21, 2016 – 5:35 pm | No Comment
Two Horses Die Ahead Of Preakness Stakes

Two horses died in separate incidents at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore today, in early races ahead of the 141st running of the Preakness Stakes. The deaths cast a dark shadow on one of thoroughbred racing’s …

Drake Parodies Meek Mill Beef on SNL
May 15, 2016 – 10:32 am | No Comment
Drake Parodies Meek Mill Beef on <i>SNL</i>

The Drake-Meek Mill beef has been relatively quiet since February, but it is still an undeniable curiosity. And as he did double duty as host and musical guest on Saturday Night Live, this week, Drake …

Stephen Colbert Speaks To “Donald Trump’s PR Man”
May 14, 2016 – 11:47 am | One Comment
Stephen Colbert Speaks To “Donald Trump’s PR Man”

Donald Trump‘s chaotic, unsinkable campaign responded to bizarre allegations this week that in the 90′s, Trump posed as his own public relations representative in telephone interviews, going by the name “John Miller” or  ”John Barron.” …

Ivy League Economist Suspected of Terrorism for Doing Math on Plane
May 8, 2016 – 6:34 pm | No Comment
Ivy League Economist Suspected of Terrorism for Doing Math on Plane

An American Airlines-affiliated flight from Philadelphia to Syracuse was delayed for hours on Thursday after a young woman told crew members she suspected her seatmate was doing something unusual, intensely scribbling strange messages in a …

Obama Kills in Comedy Routine at Last White House Correspondents’ Dinner
May 8, 2016 – 12:04 pm | No Comment
Obama Kills in Comedy Routine at Last White House Correspondents’ Dinner

In his final appearance as president at the annual White House correspondents’ dinner — perhaps the final White House correspondents’ dinner — Barack Obama showed his signature biting, dry humor, dropping some of the best …

Woman, 4 Grandchildren Killed in Historic East Texas Flooding
April 30, 2016 – 4:27 pm | No Comment
Woman, 4 Grandchildren Killed in Historic East Texas Flooding

Lenda Asberry, 62, and her four grandchildren were killed this week as they tried to escape a flash flood in the rural town of Palestine, TX. The region has been hit by downpours that overwhelm …

SNL Dedicates Entire Episode to Prince
April 24, 2016 – 7:52 pm | No Comment
<i>SNL</i> Dedicates Entire Episode to Prince

Instead of running a planned rerun show this past weekend, Saturday Night Live aired an hour-long episode dedicated to the late music icon Prince. The show featured clips of his performances on the show, sketches …

World Celebrates William Shakespeare on 400th Anniversary of His Death
April 23, 2016 – 10:07 am | No Comment
World Celebrates William Shakespeare on 400th Anniversary of His Death

William Shakespeare died 400 years ago today, and this anniversary is kicking off worldwide celebrations of the man many consider to be the greatest writer in the English language.
#Shakespeare400 is trending on Twitter, along with …

New Trailer Drops for Suicide Squad
April 10, 2016 – 11:04 pm | No Comment
New Trailer Drops for <i>Suicide Squad</i>

 

With Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice complete tanking among fans and critics (though still earning almost $700 million worldwide so far), maybe DC Comics is eager to get people exited about their movies again. …

Bruce Springsteen Cancels NC Concert Over Discriminatory Law
April 9, 2016 – 4:44 pm | No Comment
Bruce Springsteen Cancels NC Concert Over Discriminatory Law

The Boss has joined a list of artists protesting a new discriminatory law in North Carolina. Bruce Springsteen announced this week he was cancelling an upcoming show in Greensboro. The 15,000 ticketholders will receive a …

Peter Dinklage Tells SNL What He Knows About Jon Snow
April 3, 2016 – 3:36 pm | No Comment
Peter Dinklage Tells <i>SNL</i> What He Knows About Jon Snow

Peter Dinklage, best known as Tyrion Lannister on Game of Thrones, hosted Saturday Night Live this weekend. And in his opening monologue, he was quick to address the show’s biggest mystery ahead of its Season …

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