Monday October 23, 2017
Today's Tabloid News

There’s No Virtue in Joining an Angry Mob

The condemnations of Harvey Weinstein’s egregious behavior have become a deluge, but the problem goes well beyond Harvey Weinstein. When the media becomes judge and jury, groupthink sets in and the mob expresses its indignation. College students are now self-righteous know-it-alls, claiming to be traumatized by words and texts. And many teachers have been made to feel they must toe a party line and walk on eggshells.  More…

Students love Trump’s tax plan…when told it’s Bernie’s

President Donald Trump’s proposal for comprehensive tax reform was immediately dismissed as heartless and impractical by his political opponents. When the same ideas are packaged under Bernie Sanders’ name, however, liberal college students excitedly endorsed them.  More…

Amazing dog with ridiculously long tongue breaks world record

Mochi “Mo” Rickert, an eight-year-old St. Bernard from South Dakota, has set a new record with a tongue measuring a whopping 7.3 in in length. Her owner says she is regularly stopped in the street by strangers keen to grab a photo with the slobbery pet.  More…

Freshman QB Is Dismissed From Team After Kneeling During Anthem

A football player at Division III Albright College in Reading, PA has been dismissed from the team after taking a knee during the National Anthem on Saturday. 19-year-old Gyree Durante, went down on one knee during the National Anthem.  More…

Vegas security guard was pressured to give interview to Ellen

A Mandalay Bay security guard was pressured to give his first interview about the mass shooting in Las Vegas to Ellen DeGeneres because company bigwigs feared a real journalist would have grilled him about the timeline.  More…

Man kills himself after his girlfriend dies in avalanche

A Montana woman died in a weekend avalanche, and the family of her boyfriend said he survived the slide, but not the loss of his partner and took his own life.  More…

Wounded casino security guard vanishes from Las Vegas — and surfaces on the set of ‘Ellen’

The mystery is over: Las Vegas security guard Jesus Campos has been found. On the set of “Ellen.” On Wednesday, Ellen DeGeneres’ television talk show is expected to broadcast the much-anticipated first interview with the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino security guard, who was the first shooting victim in the Oct. 1 massacre in Las Vegas.  More…

Jane Fonda says she’s not proud of America

Reminiscent of her ‘Hanoi Jane’ days, Jane Fonda made it clear she is not proud of America. During a recent interview with the BBC, Fonda was asked, "Are you proud of America today?" The actress was very quick to reply with a hard "no." "But, I’m proud of the (Trump) resistance," she elaborated.  More…

How the sneaker giants became the shame of college sports

The Nike sneaker ad claimed, “It’s Gotta be the Shoes.” It should have said, “It’s Gotta be the Money.”“There is a major arms race going on,” George Belch, a marketing professor at San Diego State, after Under Armour signed UCLA to a record 15-year, $280 million merchandise deal. But the players don’t share in the college and sneaker company profits.  More…

Texas girl, 3, missing after she was sent outside at night as punishment

A 3-year-old girl in suburban Dallas is missing after her father said he punished her for not drinking her milk by telling her to stand outside by herself at night near an alley behind her home. Wesley Mathews, 37, told police that he had seen coyotes in the alley near where he told his daughter to stand, the affidavit said.  More…

George Lopez booed off stage after Trump jokes flop

Comic George Lopez was booed off stage at a gala for juvenile diabetes in Denver last week, over an anti-Donald Trump routine that fell flat with the crowd. Trying to recover and sensing the audience turn, Lopez said, “Listen, it’s about the kids .?.?. I apologize for bringing politics to an event. This is America — it still is. So I apologize to your white privilege.”  More…

What will happen to Hugh Hefner’s Playboy Mansion now?

The Playboy Mansion was sold to Hefner’s neighbor Daren Metropoulos of Metropoulos & Co. for $100 million in August 2016. The condition of sale mandated Hefner would live out his days in the plush pad before any renovations would begin by Metropoulos. Under the agreement, Hefner also agreed to pay $1 million a year in rent.  More…

Cop who forcibly arrested nurse for refusing to draw blood is fired

A Utah police officer who was caught on video roughly handcuffing a nurse because she refused to allow a blood draw was fired Tuesday in a case that became a flashpoint in the ongoing national conversation about police use of force. Detective Jeff Payne’s supervisor, Lt. James Tracy, was also demoted to officer.  More…

Kate Beckinsale: Weinstein didn’t remember if he assaulted me

Kate Beckinsale said Harvey Weinstein “couldn’t remember if he had assaulted me or not” years after he first met her as a teen in his hotel room. The English actress was just 17 years old when she first met the powerful movie exec at the Savoy Hotel in London.  More…

Sonoma County officials opted not to send mass alert on deadly fire

As fires burned across the North Bay late Sunday, Sonoma County considered sending a mass alert to cell phones in the region to warn of the rapidly spreading flames. But county officials decided against it, worried that doing so might create widespread panic and hinder the ability of first responders to combat the blazes. As of Wednesday evening, 13 people were confirmed dead in the Sonoma County fires, and officials expected the total to rise.  More…