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Monthly Archive for February, 2012
The ring, the limo, the flowers … the pizza? Pizza Hut is offering all the above in its Valentine’s Day proposal package. It may seem like a gag promotion, but the pizza chain is serious. Only 10 couples will be lucky enough to pay $10,010 (plus tax, sorry California) for a package that includes a [...] [Read More]
What do Mitt Romney, Republican presidential candidate, and Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, have in common? Zuckerberg recently “liked” a link to Romney’s website on Facebook when it was posted by Slate write Farhad Manjoo with the text “just try looking at the Romney logo without seeing the word MONEY” next to it. These words [...] [Read More]
Oh, the hu-Muppet-y! For only the third time since 1946, producers of the Academy Awards have decided to nix the in-show performances of the Best Original Song nominees. Deadline Hollywood says it’s to make the broadcast shorter. But the timing is terrible: The Academy essentially nixed the Muppets, as the excellent song “Man or Muppet” [...] [Read More]
The bizarre tale of a man who climbed a tower in Los Angeles as he shed his clothes got even more bizarre Thursday, as the Los Angeles Times reported he was convinced by burgers to end the incident. According to the Times: At one point, police sources said, he asked for hamburgers from McDonald’s. Officials [...] [Read More]
McDonald’s may have dumped the pink goo, but it’s adding an even brighter color to its menu. The fast food giant will sell leprechaun-green shamrock shakes at 14,000 of its U.S. restaurants, according to CNN Money. The shakes have been around for a long time but haven’t been a chain regular until now. The shamrock [...] [Read More]