Today the White House hosted its annual Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn. We weren’t invited (thanks to an incident last year involving lawn darts and David Axelrod — who’s recovering nicely, we’re happy to report) but many children were. And plenty of unlucky kids rolled their eggs off course into the treacherous fringes of the lawn — where they made some pretty startling discoveries.
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A controversy has erupted over the new Burger King ad featuring Mary J. Blige. Critics say it plays to the stereotype that African Americans like chicken. After careful review of the ad, we’ve discovered that the chicken stereotype is the least of the commercial’s problems.
Despite losing three more primaries on Tuesday and trailing far behind His Mittness in the delegate count, Rick Santorum has vowed to remain in the race for the GOP presidential nomination. Is he a delusional douche, or a sanctimonious hypocrite? Either way, here are some of the reasons…
A 3D version of Titanic is coming to theaters starting tomorrow! At first we weren’t sure they’d be able to make a 194-minute weep-fest from 1997 fresh and exciting for a 3D-loving audience. Thankfully, visionary genius (his words) James Cameron decided to add a bunch of new scenes that really make use of the exciting 3D technology! Brilliant! (also his words)
When ABC announced that Katie Couric would be filling in as co-anchor on Good Morning America, the producers of The Today Show knew they had to do something big to counter-program. And they did! Unfortunately, they did something big and stupid, bringing in unqualified V.P. candidate, half-term Alaska governor and intellectual feather-weight Sarah Palin to co-host. Is this bad, desperate TV? You betcha!
Tonight, millions of Americans will gather around their TVs for the Mega Millions Jackpot lottery drawing. The first prize is more than a whopping half-billion dollars!!! OK, it’s nice to dream, but the chances of you actually winning that prize are pretty long — something along the lines of 176 million to one. But as insurmountable as those odds may seem, other things — but not all — have even longer odds.
Yesterday, the NFL announced new rules regarding overtime play and instant-replay reviews. But buried in their official announcement were some other rule changes that will probably cause Al Michaels to vomit into his mouth.
The Supreme Court is wrapping up Day 3 of long, boring arguments over Obamacare. You have to believe that even the keenest legal minds found their thoughts wandering as the arcane arguments dragged on. And we don’t even have the keenest legal minds on the Supreme Court! Which goes a long way to explaining the following…