Wednesday, February 4, 2009

The Bob Eubanks School of Double-Entendres

Carnie Wilson of Wilson Phillips is the new host of “The Newlywed Game.” The new show premieres on April 6 to give Carney plenty of time to attend the “Bob Eubanks School of Double-Entendres.”

A New Jersey congressman is demanding an investigation after Bruce Springsteen fans were unable to buy tickets from Ticketmaster's Web site, which then redirected them to a site offering the tickets at a higher price. Bruce himself is so mad, he plans to visit Ticketmaster headquarters and slide his crotch into the security camera.

After getting criticized for misusing taxpayer-funded bailout money, Wells Fargo executives cancelled their luxury trip to Las Vegas but still had to pay some big cancellation fees. These guys are so dumb, they paid the fees with their debit cards at another bank and got socked with ATM fees too.

Wall Street CEOs are pretty upset about President Obama putting a $500,000 cap on executive pay for firms that take government bailout money. Things are so bad, a modeling studio in Manhattan is having a half-price sale on trophy wives.

A Minnesota man celebrated his 30th birthday by running on a treadmill at a gym for 24 hours nonstop. After he was finished, he got a massage, took a nap and then went home and freed his hamster.

President Obama’s campaign manager David Plouffe has agreed to a seven-figure deal to write a book about last year's presidential election. Who’s going to pay $29.95 for a one-page book called ‘Thank You, Sarah Palin’?

The BBC fired Carol Thatcher, daughter of former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, after she reportedly used the racist term “Golliwog” which was the name of an early 20th century doll resembling a black-faced minstrel. Thatcher now plans to gain weight, get hooked on painkillers and host a radio talk show in the U.S.

Elton John is closing his show at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas on April 22. After four years in Vegas, Sir Elton is tired of audience members yelling out requests for “Jenny and the Bets.”

Google has upgraded Google Maps to allow people with mobile phones and other wireless devices to automatically give their location to family and friends. This way you can let family and friends know you’re vacationing in Barbados without having to call and listen to them say “Screw you.”

Scientists in Columbia have discovered the fossils of a 43-foot-long prehistoric snake they’ve named the Titanoboa. They believe its massive size may be due to the fact that it lived near Mount Viagra.

Japan's Panasonic Corporation announced it is cutting many as 15,000 jobs and shutting 27 plants worldwide. More layoffs are expected unless the TV maker gets both a monetary and a plasma transfusion.

Al Pacino will play the title character in a new film adaptation of William Shakespeare's tragedy "King Lear." Pacino’s interpretation is expected to be the first King Lear who actually leers.

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