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Missed the Globes? Here’s a recap

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“Having guaranteed he will not be receiving an invitation to return as host next year, Ricky Gervais announces the first presenter …” That was from last year’s Golden Globe entry. You’d think that after writing about the television business after all these years, I’d have learned my lesson by now. That lesson? In Hollywood, particularly [...] [Read More]
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Tebow inspires John 3:16 ad aired during Broncos game

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Focus on the Family, the evangelical organization based in Denver that featured Tim Tebow and his mother in a Super Bowl ad in 2010, purchased a spot during the second quarter of Saturday night’s game between the New England Patriots and Tebow’s Denver Broncos on CBS. [Read More]
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North Texas pastor, wife hold 24-hour, rooftop ‘Sexperiment’

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Pastor Ed Young and Lisa Young started a 24-hour “bed-in” on Friday, braving cold temperatures on a bed atop Young’s Fellowship Church in Grapevine. [Read More]
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Paula Deen expected to reveal she has diabetes, y’all (but Novartis has nothing to do with it)

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Update: Drugmaker Novartis has released a statement saying it has no plans to bring on Paula Deen as a spokeswoman for diabetes treatment. “The rumors that Novartis has signed a multi-million dollar spokesperson deal with Paula Deen for a Diabetes treatment are not true. Novartis is not working with Ms. Deen,” the company said. Their [...] [Read More]
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Teen asks for boycott of Girl Scout cookies over transgender controversy

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The debate over a transgender youth joining the Girl Scouts has flared up again, and now your Thin Mints are at stake. Back in October, transgender 7-year-old Bobby Montoya was first rejected, then eventually accepted by a Denver Girl Scout troop. Now, a group calling itself Honest Girl Scouts has published a web site and issued statements [...] [Read More]
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The 10 most outrageous excuses for being late

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When most people are late to work, it’s because the kids got sick, the traffic was terrible or the alarm clock mysteriously failed. Sometimes, though, a fox stole your keys, the governor called or your cat had the hiccups. CareerBuilder.com asked employers to list the most outrageous excuses heard from tardy employees, and while only [...] [Read More]
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There was one thing sex shop thieves didn’t take

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Sex toys, magazines and videos were stolen from a Linda, Calif., erotica shop, but the thieves didn’t touch the cash register. [Read More]
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Video supposedly shows Marines urinating on dead militants

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An extremely disturbing video purportedly showing U.S. Marines urinating on the corpses of insurgents was posted on numerous websites Wednesday. The 39-second graphic video on TMZ, YouTube and other sites shows four men dressed in what appear to be Marine sniper uniforms exposing their genitals and desecrating the bodies. One of them can be heard [...] [Read More]
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