Monthly Archive for November, 2011

: November, 2011

White Sox GM robbed of World Series ring, frozen pizza

All Wayne L. Field wanted to do was live the high life. He kicked off his shoes, defrosted a lobster and put on a World Series ring. Only problem was — none of those things belonged to him. Field was arrested this week for the alleged burglary of the home of White Sox GM Kenny […]
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Obama heckled by Occupy-ers in N.H.

President Obama took his message on his USA Jobs Act to a high school gym today in Manchester, N.H., where he was interrupted by protesters, the Boston Globe is reporting.
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Professor tells politician: “I pay your salary”

Rice University professor Douglas Brinkley created a national stir today when he got into a heated verbal exchange with Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska,after testifying about the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
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UC Davis ‘Casual Pepper Spray Everything Cop’ is now a meme

(Photo via We don’t officially* know his name because the chief — who has since been put on leave —won’t release it, but the UC Davis cop who pepper sprayed a bunch of sitting protesters is now a meme. Congratulations, unnamed cop, you now join the ranks of internet lore along with Antoine Dodson, […]
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AIM’s ‘running man’ icon comes to a stop

For years, AOL has used a the cartoon figure of a yellow, running man as a brand mark. The symbol graced the millions of floppy disks and then CDs that the company mailed out in its heyday, and in 2009 was entered into the Madison Avenue  Advertising Walk of Fame. But AOL’s man is running […]
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Michelle Obama gets boos at NASCAR race

First lady Michelle Obama was booed Sunday at the NASCAR season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway where she and the second lady, Dr. Jill Biden, served as grand marshals of the event. From the Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel: Maybe they were just upset about having to wait in long lines to pass through metal detectors before entering […]
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OWS news: Newt Gingrich doesn’t like dirty hippies

Newt Gingrich, who is riding a wave of conservative support following the surprise resurrection of his presidential campaign, has a few choice words for Occupy Wall Street protesters: “Go get a job right after you take a bath.” Oh yeah, and stop using those public restrooms.
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Fake doctor in Florida arrested for dangerous butt injections

A woman was arrested by Florida police for using a mixture of superglue, cement, mineral oil and other chemicals in illegal, butt-enhancing cosmetic procedures, according to reports by NBC Miami and the Miami Herald. Oneal Ron Morris, a 30 year-old transgendered woman, faces charges of practicing medicine without a license for injecting a woman who […]
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Oregon’s “O” has an alternate meaning

As the University of Oregon has become the fourth ranked college football team in the nation, fans of the Ducks have shown their support by holding up their hands in the shape of the letter “O.” They may want to start thinking of a different hand shape to show that support. When someone who understands […]
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Teacher suspended for airing ‘Daily Show’ in class

A high school government teacher has been suspended for showing clips of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart in his class, according to Jezebel.