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Taco Bell tests shell made of Doritos

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Taco Bell is not new to the novelty food game; half the items on their menu are semi-edible objects contrived out of a taco crammed into something else on the menu. Yet they are still relatively tame compared to the infamous KFC Double down or Denny’s Maple Bacon Sundae. So they might be stepping up [...] [Read More]
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Tesla takes BBC’s ‘Top Gear’ to court

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“In the real world, it absolutely doesn’t work,” concluded Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson in a 2008 review of the all-electric $109,000 Tesla Roadster. The hit BBC show is known for its quirky, sarcastic tone and when they reviewed the blistering-fast Tesla, the Palo Alto-based car maker didn’t escape the snark. But what do they [...] [Read More]
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Bill Cosby: Likes Jell-O, hates The Donald

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Bill Cosby, following Donald Trump on the Today show, show limited patience for The Donald’s fake presidential run and birther nonsense. [Read More]
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Is Serena Williams’ new ad too hot for t.v.?

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Is Serena Williams’ new commercial for the video game Top Spin 4 too hot for t.v.? The folks at the game’s maker, 2k Sports, apparently think so and the ad won’t air anywhere but YouTube — even then only because it was leaked (allegedly). Joystiq.com: “The ad was originally posted on YouTube by the actress [...] [Read More]
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Is Fairfield County one of the ‘drunkest’ in America?

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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]
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Mike Tyson hates Angry Birds, hipsters

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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]
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Crazy downhill ride: Kids, don’t try this at home

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Helmet-cam from the Valparaiso Cerro Abajo 20011. Insane.

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Charlie Sheen goes highbrow. Kinda.

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(Image via Buzzfeed) It was inevitable given the brief popularity of the Kanye West tweet/New Yorker cartoon mashups last summer that a Charlie Sheen incarnation would be making an appearance. He is — after all — the gift that keeps on giving. This was apparent as soon as New York magazine released its ‘Sheen, Beck, [...] [Read More]
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Disney goes hipster

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All you gotta do is throw some Wayfarers on an animated character these days to start an internet meme. (Take my personal favorite, Hipster Dinosaurs: “This volcano used to have integrity.”) But now in an infinite circle-of-Ouroboros-type-deal, the ultimate example of mainstream pop-culture — the Disney character — can now express his or her ambivalence [...] [Read More]
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Yes, the King’s Speech was filmed on a gay porn set

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So, you’re sitting there watching this year’s Oscar favorite, The King’s Speech, and thinking to yourself: I’m pretty sure this looks familiar. Right? That’s because the set used for Lionel Logue’s London office was previously used to depict an entirely different kind of male relationship as the set of the gay porn flick Snookered. Ok, [...] [Read More]
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