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Eva Longoria criticizes Mitt Romney

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Actress Eva Longoria has used her celebrity before to express opinions about political causes. Now, the “Desperate Housewives” star is using Twitter to lash out at Republican hopeful Mitt Romney over his lack of support for citizenship for illegal aliens who attend college or serve in the military. Texas Monthly reports on the effort in [...] [Read More]
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Baby plays ping pong like a champ

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He isn’t Forrest Gump at ping pong, but for a baby, he’s pretty good. [Read More]
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Fairfield musician serenades Sonic employee during order

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Giorgio Fareira set out to make the Sonic employee taking his order smile. In doing so, he’s put a grin on the face of hundreds of thousands around the country who have watched the video of him singing his food order. Fareira, 23, an aspiring musician who graduated from Bassick High School and now lives […] [Read More]
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Ellen DeGeneres in JC Penney flap; Does push-ups with Michelle Obama

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It’s been a big week in Ellen’s world. First came Kristen Bell and her crazy sloth-love, now this. Recently, DeGeneres was hired as a new spokesperson for JC Penney. She worked there as a teen and said “I’m excited to tell everybody about this partnership.” But not everybody was excited: Today, one organization called for [...] [Read More]
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Roseanne for president: Comedic actress files papers

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TMZ is reporting that comedienne and self-proclaimed “domestic goddess” Roseanne Barr has filed documents to run for president. [Read More]
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The best Super Bowl ad you won’t see in the U.S.

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Warning: The following video might contain hockey-like content. For that reason, Budweiser will be showing its heartstring-tugging “Flash Fans” ad on Super Bowl Sunday in Canada only. But that’s too bad, because this is the only good “flash mob” ad ever made. If you’ve ever played rec sports, can you imagine if a massive crowd [...] [Read More]
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Gisele asks friends and family to pray for Brady

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As if two-time Super Bowl MVP Tom Brady didn’t have enough luck already, his supermodel wife Gisele Bundchen is petitioning for him to get a little more help … from the man upstairs. In an email obtained by the New York Post, Gisele asked friends and family for some positive vibes in advance of Sunday’s [...] [Read More]
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Jon Stewart isn’t cutting Romney any slack over poor wording

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The Daily Show with Jon Stewart There are some people saying Mitt Romney’s statement that he’s “not concerned about the very poor” has been taken out of context and does not represent his campaign overall. The Daily Show host Jon Stewart is not one of those people. Stewart ridiculed Romney on last night’s show for [...] [Read More]
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