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Actor Avery Brooks who starred as Capt. Benjamin Sisko in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine was arrested and charged with DUI in Wilton, Conn. according to the Hartford Courant. The Courant reports that Brooks, 63 and a New Jersey resident, was driving in Connecticut Sunday when police received a complaint about his driving. He was [...] [Read More]
McDonald’s recently confirmed it will no long use scrap meat treated with ammonium hydroxide to make hamburgers and chicken sandwiches, and all of the United Kingdom is claiming victory. OK, maybe not all of the UK — just the Daily Mail and so-called Naked Chef Jamie Oliver. “After years of trying to break America, Jamie [...] [Read More]
Michelle Obama went on the The Tonight Show last night for the first time since becoming First Lady and let it slip that the president sings to her all the time. Last month the president sang Al Green’s Let’s Stay Together in an impromptu moment before starting a speech at the Apollo Theater. When she [...] [Read More]
Soul Train creator Don Cornelius was found dead at his Sherman Oaks, Calif., on home Wednesday morning, the Los Angeles Times is reporting. [Read More]
As opposed to past Super Bowl Media Days, this year’s edition was fairly uneventful. So uneventful that the media ended up talking to this guy, a “Tom Brady look-a-like.” The man, 26-year-old Patriots fan Nick Lower, wore his Halloween costume to Media Day for kicks, but ended up being paid the compliment of being named [...] [Read More]
Siri, ye cannae kin Scottish at aw. The Los Angeles Times reports that the iPhone 4S has become a top seller in Scotland despite its voice feature’s inability to decipher the accent of Robbie Burns, Sean Connery and Montgomery Scott. “What’s the weather like today?” Darren Lillie said hopefully into his iPhone recently here in [...] [Read More]
“The Height of Stupidity?” queried the UK MailOnline headline. “This is shocking!” gasped a commenter. “Talk about stupid,” said another. “Fool,” sniffed a third. The subject of their disdain is Menna Pritchard, a Welsh single mother who went rock climbing with her 2-year-old daughter strapped to her back. The little girl, Ffion, was not wearing [...] [Read More]