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The Brian Williams saga continues with the resurfacing of a 2007 interview with a Fairfield University student in which Williams claims to have survived an enemy attack. In the video interview, posted by Poynter, Williams discusses things like Hurricane Katrina, traveling to Africa with Bono and Lima beans, but a story he told about the […] [Read More]
A family near Fort Smith, Arkansas bought an old barn and inside they found a casket, complete with a human skeleton. According to Hearst television station KHBS, the skeleton was likely one of two that belonged to a chapter of the Odd Fellows fraternal organization who used them for who knows what. What happened to […] [Read More]
When 90-year-old Zimbabwean President and noted homophobe Robert Mugabe slipped and fell on the red carpet Wednesday in Harare, his handlers immediately demanded photographers delete their shots of the leader’s embarrassing tumble. At least one refused, leading to the widespread publication of the above photo. Before long, memes were popping up all over social media. […] [Read More]
By San Francisco Chronicle television critic David Wiegand: There are two reasons why I am reluctant to suggest that Brian Williams should vacate his position as anchor of the “NBC Nightly News.” One is that, heretofore, Williams has been one of the more reliable, cool-head, well-informed and seemingly thoughtful news anchors on TV. The other […] [Read More]
Suddenly blank out on your phone number? Accidentally run a red light? Irritable? Depressed? Overeating? Lazy and lethargic? Chances are that you’re not getting enough sleep and the National Sleep Foundation is here to help. In light of its 25th anniversary, the foundation has updated the most popular feature on its website, a chart advising […] [Read More]
If your idea of great marketing is making the audience really, really mad at your company, then Chevy’s Super Bowl XLIX commercial was made for you. With moments to go before the game kicked off, Chevy gave America a collective heart attack with an ad that begins with a flickering TV screen. Surprise! It was […] [Read More]