Daily Archives: April 19, 2012

American Idol’s Colton Dixon eliminated; praises God while fans tweet “WTF America”

colton dixon

The Tennessee alt-rock singer says goodbye with a worship song. Fans tweeted their admiration and frustration as AI whittled down the competition to the final 6.

Tweet of the day

Bruno Mars: I’m glad someone illegally recorded me singing with Elton John

And by someone I mean I was constantly checking youtube hoping someone illegally recorded it so i could watch it.. — Bruno Mars (@BrunoMars) April 20, 2012

Bette Midler auditions for Obama White House press secretary


Blame Bush was a good slogan four years ago. Not sure it will work in 2012, though.  In any case, Midler would certainly make a good pinch hitter for White House press secretary Jay Carney. She’s got the talking points down pat. Why are our memories so short? Remember that the crash happened because of […]

Eye on Occupy: Chicago Occupiers are squatting in a mental health clinic

Oh, this is just too perfect. Dozens of people who use Chicago’s mental health clinics along with other advocates have barricaded themselves into the Woodlawn Clinic at 6337 S. Woodlawn, one of 6 clinics facing closure. They intend to remain there until Mayor Emanuel agrees to keep all of Chicago’s public clinics open, fully funded […]

Celtics sign former Boston College star

With Jermaine O'Neal lost to season-ending wrist surgery, Boston decided to bring in Sean Williams as an extra big. ESPN link in next tweet — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) April 19, 2012 After waiving injured Jermaine O'Neal, Celts close in on signing of Mavs ex Sean Williams. ESPN link: http://t.co/O6wMNLMV — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) April 19, […]

Meghan McCain is under the impression that she’s written another book

Screen Shot 2012-04-19 at 4.24.28 PM

It’s so adorable when she does something like this. My new book with @michaelianblack is fun and kitschy, it's not meant for people without a sense of humor – I mean I wrote it with a comedian — Meghan McCain (@MeghanMcCain) April 19, 2012 You know, Ms. McCain is so fortunate to live in this […]

Favre arrested for drug possession

https://twitter.com/#!/Tony1835/status/193091485959331840 It’s true, Favre has been arrested for drug possession. Dylan Favre, nephew of future NFL hall of fame quarterback Brett Favre, was taken into custody in Mississippi on a charge of possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute. The 20-year-old Favre seemed to have a promising college football career ahead of him […]

Have you no popcorn, SIR!

Whatever plans you’ve got Sunday morning, DROP ‘EM! That’s right. The long national nightmare is over and Keef will be back on your teevee. Let’s hope he gets as much face time as is humanly possible. The Sunday news shows have really been suffering from a dearth of good jowls and self-righteous scowls.

The People’s Campaign: Obama pimps fund-raising dinner with H’wood hunk George Clooney


Obama 2012 blows a dog whistle for the women’s vote. Come and get it!

Delta flight makes emergency landing after bird strike

Luckily the pilot stayed cool, calm and collected. The plane landed safely and nobody was seriously injured. Very big kudos to captin and crew of @Delta 1063 JKF-LAX for a quick turnaround & landing after bird strike & cabin filling with smoke — Ali Velshi (@AliVelshi) April 19, 2012 pilot of @Delta 1063, after losing […]

Twitter accident causes Memphis to commit recruiting violation

Josh Pastner

Memphis coach Josh Pastner has self-reported a secondary NCAA violation for tweeting the name of a highly touted high school basketball recruit. According to reports, Pastner accidentally tweeting the words “Tony parker” from the basketball team’s official Twitter account. He claims he was simply putting Parker’s name in Twitter’s search engine and simply typed it […]