Daily Archives: April 19, 2012

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

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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

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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

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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 […]

Scary sight: Photo of Penn State crime scene

This is a photo of the locker room area where Jerry Sandusky sexually abused little kids. Hopefully he will spend the rest of his life behind bars.

RIP Levon Helm

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Helm, 71, passed away this afternoon at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York.

Garret Dillahunt forgets he has a penis

The Raising Hope star seems to be a little confused…

Food stamp fraud all the rage on Twitter

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Many people are openly discussing food stamp trafficking on Twitter.

Um, gross? Mario Lopez starts the morning by tonguing Kathy Griffin

We just threw up a little…

Audio: Asher Roth leaks new track ‘Party Girl’

Caucasian rapper Asher Roth’s new track became buzzworthy on Twitter Thursday morning! Asher Roth first became a household name with his first single, “I Love College” back in 2009, but since then he hasn’t done much at all. This new track “Party Girl” featuring Meek Mill sounds like it could be a hit though. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5e1kRgIi5AI […]

Worst kept NFL draft secret ever

Colts say they will draft Andrew Luck. in related news, water is wet, and fire is hot — trey wingo (@wingoz) April 19, 2012 That pretty much sums it up!

#Changeisnt schools Obama


Oh, snap. A winner right off the bat. Hope and  change? Not so much. President Obama’s slogan fails as badly as his hash tag attempts. Now he’s even failing with hash tags not started by the White House. Once again, a hash tag was taken over by Twitter’s happy warriors. #ChangeIsnt in my pockets. — Ben […]

The Daily Caller’s Jim Treacher wins Twitter today

Gold. Pure gold. It sure has been a ruff week for President Obama, hasn’t it? (groan)

You had us at Cartagena hooker: Secret Service scandal delivers hashtag game gold


Colombian hookers, deception, international intrigue—how could the developing Secret Service scandal not be ripe for the hashtag game picking? Here are some of our favorite #cartagenahookermovielines tweets. Behold the power of this fully operational Cartagena Hooker #cartagenahookermovielines — Jonah Goldberg (@JonahNRO) April 19, 2012 "You had me at $47." #cartagenahookermovielines — Rick Wilson (@TheRickWilson) April […]

President Obama to award Pat Summitt with Medal of Freedom


Former University of Tennessee women's basketball coach Pat Summitt will be awarded the Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama — Rodrigo (@RodrigoEBR) April 19, 2012 Legendary women’s basketball coach Pat Summitt sent tears to the eyes of many sports fans on Wednesday when she announced she was stepping down as head coach of the […]

Baby Superman: Dwight Howard refuses to play until team fires coach

5th Annual Entertainment Weekly Comic-Con Party

Earlier this month when Stan Van Gundy said he knows star player Dwight Howard has asked management to fire him, the two reportedly sat down together and decided to do their jobs by finishing out the season without any additional controversy.

So much for that!

Teachable moment, Romney, politicos: Twitter activists are the new boots on the ground


Politicians always claim to care about issues that people talk about around their kitchen tables. Well, the new-fangled kitchen table is Twitter. And activists on Twitter are the new boots on the ground. @michellemalkin I am thankful for the Twitterverse sticking it to the White House #ObamaDogRecipes — Peter (@pdigaudio) April 19, 2012 It was […]

Men at Work member Greg Ham found dead; possible foul play

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Ham was found dead today in his home in Melbourne, Australia. He played saxophone, keyboard, and flute for Men at Work, a successful pop band in the early 1980s. He is perhaps best known for the memorable flute riff at the opening of  “Land Down Under” — a good song on a great album. Possible foul […]

Terry McMillan hates generalizations

Except when she feels like generalizing, that is. I've got tea party followers, a/k/a spies. Give 'em something to talk about. If only they knew how to think for themselves. — Terry McMillan (@MsTerryMcMillan) April 5, 2012 Republicans are behaving just like the Mafia. — Terry McMillan (@MsTerryMcMillan) April 10, 2012 P.S. More than anything, […]

Donald Trump grateful that Anthony Weiner was ‘revealed’

Please, Donald, we’re begging you, never put “porn star” and @RepWeiner in the same tweet ever again. Just don’t.

Please let him be talking about pecans …

Robert F. Kennedy Jr concerned about ‘pustulating lesions’

Yeah, yeah, the lesions are on fish, but were we really supposed to resist putting up that headline? More on Kennedy’s concerns about mutant seafood at Fox News: https://twitter.com/#!/Diesel3206/status/192805087289159681

Cringe-worthy interview with University of Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan on ‘Mike and Mike’


Bo Ryan appeared on ESPN’s “Mike and Mike” this morning to address reports that he blocked college freshman Jarrod Uthoff from transferring to a school of his choice. The Twitterverse winced at his embarrassing performance. "So how do you guys think I did?" – Bo Ryan via phone to Wisconsin officials who are on their […]

Eye on Occupy: Anti-semitism, part 734

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Apparently, the Occupy movement hasn’t assigned a high priority to its vicious anti-semites, or, at the very least, it’s not in any rush to distance itself from accusations of anti-semitism. If this were Occupy’s first instance of anti-semitism, that would be one thing. But Occupy has demonstrated a clear pattern that cannot and should not […]

Powerful photo makes the rounds on Holocaust Remembrance Day

False rumor: Koch brothers are paying George Zimmerman’s legal fees


Facts? Truth? Nah, those are just distractions when the Left discovers a juicy rumor about the “Kochtopus.” The left side of the Twittersphere has been swarming with allegations that the Koch brothers are funding George Zimmerman’s legal expenses. Here’s a sampling of the outrageously outraged tweets: Koch is paying zimmerman legal fees…Stop & read & […]

How not to retract a false story: CBN scrubs Chuck Colson obituary (UPDATE: CBN comes through, fixes dead link)


Mistakes happen. It’s how a news organization handles those mistakes that matters.

Jose Canseco wonders: Why do I have so many Twitter followers?

Canseco asked. Twitter answered: should we tell him? RT @JoseCanseco: Why is it that I have almost 450k followers close to the most of any past or current baseball player. — Rémy Martin (@Rsprake1) April 19, 2012 @JoseCanseco Because people like to feel smart, and since you're a dumb ass reading your tweets help them. […]

Once again, Sarah Silverman tweets about her anus

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At least we know it’s clean.