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Monthly Archive for March, 2011
Terry Jones, the Florida evangelical pastor who threatened to hold a Quran burning last Sept. 11 only to back down in the face of international outrage, finally went ahead and burned one. And now there’s a 2.2-million-dollar price on his head. Jones appointed himself “judge” and presided over a trial hearing evidence and testimony against [...] [Read More]
The biggest soap opera of 2009-10 has a new episode. An obscure DUI arrest last October in Florida is getting attention now that Alyse Lahti Johnston is rumored to be Tiger Woods’ new girlfriend. Terez Owens Online broke the story about Woods’ supposed new girlfriend over the weekend, saying the couple had been dating for [...] [Read More]
Is lower Fairfield County one of the “drunkest” metropolitan areas in America? The website Mainstreet.com has ranked U.S. cities according to their admitted rates of binge drinking in a 2009 Centers for Disease Control survey and the Stamford-Bridgeport metro area comes in at number 7 — just under Milwaukee, the beer capital of America. Places […] [Read More]
If you were ever curious about Mike Tyson’s opinion on the hit iPad app, Angry Birds, this is the video you’ve been waiting for. The former boxer and bird lover expresses his displeasure for the game in a video promoting his cable television show about pigeon racing on Animal Planet (wait, what?) apparently he doesn’t [...] [Read More]
A day after the devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan, Cappie Pondexter, shooting guard and noted theologian of the WNBA’s New York Liberty, tweeted that the disaster was divine payback: “What if God was tired of the way they treated their own people in there own country!” and “They did pearl harbor so u can’t [...] [Read More]
College alumni love to spend March bragging about our teams in the NCAA basketball tournament. The rest of the year, we casually drop the names of our school’s most famous alumni and pretend we knew them back in freshman dorm. So this year, instead of wasting my time for hours with my annual hopeless bracket, [...] [Read More]