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KFC wine pairings: The answer to a question you never had

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What wine is best for washing down a bucket of fried chicken from KFC? Before before you say ‘a jug of Carlo Rossi,’ you might want to head over to Snooth.com and check out their Fried Chicken Friday wine pairings (not that I necessarily recommend the exercise, being a Popeyes man myself). HINT: They recommend [...] [Read More]
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Time editor suspended for calling Obama ‘kind of a dick’

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Time’s Mark Halperin didn’t mince words today when he called President Barack Obama “a dick” on MSNBC’s Morning Joe. Speaking on Obama’s Wednesday press conference, Halperin summed it up saying, “I thought he was kind of a dick yesterday,” which sent host Joe Scarborough scrambling, “Delay that. Delay that. What are you doing? I can’t [...] [Read More]
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MTV to say ‘arrivederci’ to Jersey Shore cast?

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UPDATE: MTV is denying online reports that Jersey Shore is being recast following their fifth season: HOLLYWOOD REPORTER: “We love the present cast, and their summer adventures have just begun. We currently have no plans to recast the show,” a net spokesperson tells The Hollywood Reporter. (Read more) EARLIER: Snooki, Pauly D, J-Woww and the [...] [Read More]
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Osama’s al-Qaida: Decent employee benefits?

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We all know him as a mass-murdering terrorist, but apparently, working for Osama Bin Laden could get you some decent employee benefits. I mean, we’re talking 12 weeks of vacation for married members of al-Qaida. No word on the health care copays which — considering the line of work — might be worth looking in […] [Read More]
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CDC’s ‘Zombie Apocalypse’ preparedness plan

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Yeah, the Centers for Disease Control recommends a utility knife in your “Zombie Apocalypse” preparedness kit, but unless you’re gonna use it to sever the head off of an un-dead attacker, you might be better off with some more appropriate hardware. Like, say, a chainsaw and sawed off 12-gauge, à la Evil Dead. And “copies [...] [Read More]
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Obama’s birth certificate: How birthers see it

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So, Obama trying to put an end to the “silliness” that is the birther moment finally released his long-form birth certificate yesterday. Not that most of America really cares.
But for the minority who see Obama’s American citizenship… [Read More]
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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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