Saturday, August 1, 2015

Mystery Celeb Quietly Settles Herpies Lawsuit

June 20, 2011 by  
Filed under Entertainment, Gossip, Lifestyle, News

What happens in Vegas does not always stay in Vegas apparently, as TMZ reports that the A-lister “of substantial fame internationally” who allegedly gave a Las Vegas visitor herpes has settled out of court for over $5 million. The plaintiff in the matter, a male on vacation in Las Vegas at the time of the […]

NBC Cuts God Reference in Pledge at US Open, Apologizes

June 20, 2011 by  
Filed under Entertainment, Film & TV, Sports

NBC issued an on-air apology Sunday for omitting the words “under God” from the Pledge of Allegiance during its coverage of golf’s U.S. Open. The words were edited out of a clip of children reciting the oath — a move immediately noted by viewers, who took to Twitter and various blogs to voice their anger, […]

Game of Thrones Easily the Best TV Offering

‘Game of Thrones,’ an American medieval high fantasy television series created for HBO by David Benioff and D. B. Weiss, is easily this season’s best TV series. Based on author George R. R. Martin’s best-selling A Song of Ice and Fire series, ‘Game of Thrones’ takes place in a fictional world, primarily upon a continent […]

SCOTUS Scuttles Walmart Sex Discrimination Class Action

June 20, 2011 by  
Filed under Politics

The Supreme Court on Monday blocked a massive sex discrimination lawsuit against Wal-Mart on behalf of female employees in a decision that makes it harder to mount large-scale bias claims against the nation’s biggest companies. The justices all agreed that the lawsuit against Wal-Mart Stores Inc. could not proceed as a class action in its […]

Black Comedian Yanked From Republican Leadership Conference (Video)

Comedian Reggie Brown’s act was cut short this weekend at the Republican Leadership Conference in New Orleans after he made a number of politically and racially tinged jokes about Republicans and President Obama, reports Washington Post. “My mother loved a black man and, no, she was not a Kardashian,” Brown said. He also made a […]

World’s No. 1 Golfer Finishes T45 at U.S. Open

June 20, 2011 by  
Filed under Entertainment, News, Sports

Englishman Luke Donald has been grinding since mid-May, tying for fourth at The Players Championship in Florida, finishing as the runner-up at the Volvo Match Play in Spain, winning the BMW PGA Championship in England and tying for seventh at the Memorial in Ohio. Four tournaments in four weeks. On the Monday after the Memorial, […]

McIlroy Wins U.S. Open 16 Under 268

June 20, 2011 by  
Filed under Entertainment, News, Sports

Northern Ireland native Rory McIlroy hit an 8-foot birdie at Congressional Country Club’s opening hole. Three holes later, another from 3 feet away. He would allow no one to come close to beating him. Instead, McIlroy brought down the curtain on one of the most dominant performances in major-championship annals. A 2-under-par 69 turned Sunday’s […]