Thursday June 29, 2017

Archive for the ‘Silly’ Category

These ‘Star Wars’ extras are still making money off their tiny roles

Two years ago, actor Nick Joseph was signing autographs at a “Star Wars” convention when a fan appeared with a request. “Would you sign something for my mother?” the man asked. Joseph agreed, and the guy reached into a bag and pulled out – an urn. Turns out the mother was long dead.  More…

Behind the scenes with ‘Batman’ star Adam West

Holy family viewing, Batman — it turns out the Caped Crusader’s fetching satin pants spent a lot of time on the floor. Adam West, who died on Saturday at age 88, became a TV legend for his camped-up portrayal of the hero in the ’60s.  More…

TV news reporter axed over viral blooper

Natasha Exelby has paid a high price for her weekend blooper, after the humorless management at ABC24 banned the newsreader from playing any future on-air role.  More…

The new face of the Democratic party: Maxine Waters

Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) is the current darling of the left — which tells you just how crazy Democrats have gotten. CNN reports Waters is “having a moment” with the biggest buzz since Bernie Sanders. Elle dubbed her “The Millennials’ Political Rock Star.”  More…

PETA Says Milk is a ‘Symbol of White Supremacy’

PETA’s shenanigans vary from the absurd to the downright offensive. From likening rape survivors to pigs and cows, to calling Pokémon a form of animal cruelty, PETA’s efforts to “save the animals” always make the headlines—and with good reason: they’re completely absurd. The latest? “Did you know that milk has long been a symbol used by white supremacists?”  More…

Rachel Dolezal is broke and may soon be homeless

Rachel Dolezal, the infamous white woman who for years passed herself off as African American and rose to become head of an NAACP branch, is now jobless, on food stamps and expects to soon be homeless. A defiant Dolezal, 39, still says she’s not white.  More…

Why this woman’s extremely boring videos still go viral

The thought of a wood-burning oven doesn’t usually get people hot under the collar. But a YouTube regular called Farm Girl has been turning up the heat with her review of a rocket stove — for two obvious reasons. The busty woman, dressed in a tight gray top, turns the dull review into something more titillating by captivating viewers.  More…

Pulled over college kid proves sobriety by juggling

University of Central Arkansas student Blayk Puckett was pulled over by police late Friday night and proved his sobriety to officers by juggling. Puckett offered to perform a juggling trick for officers, who caught the moment on cell phone camera.  More…

Flo Says Harrison Ford Deserves Progressive Insurance

Taking Flo’s expert advice from her Progressive commercials, she was asked about the risks of insuring Harrison Ford. Flo – her real name is Stephanie Courtney – was out in Beverly Hills Wednesday and said no worries “Ford’s a Gold Star customer.” (Video)   More…

This might be the worst ‘Wheel of Fortune’ blunder ever

A player identified as “Kevin” was one letter away from solving the puzzle. It read, “A Streetcar Na-ed Desire.” Kevin decided to spin the wheel again and landed on the $600 piece. He said, “K.” “A Streetcar Naked Desire.”  More…

This cyclist sketched on a car window will blow your mind

The image of a simple stick figure-style cartoon bicyclist drawn on the window of a car in the Big Apple is on a roll — racking up millions of views in just a few days, according to a report Monday. New Yorker magazine illustrator Christoph Niemann created the delightfully low-tech optical illusion, in which the cartoon cyclist appears to be zipping down a Manhattan street.  More…

Palm Beach woman forgets which Bentley is hers

We wish we had this woman’s problems. A woman dining in Palm Beach, Fla. over the weekend at hot spot BrickTop’s had a problem. There were two Bentleys prominently parked outside the eatery, and as she emerged, the valet — recalling she owned one of the fancy cars — asked which was hers. The woman said that she wasn’t sure. “I have two Bentleys,” she said, and couldn’t recall which she’d driven that night.  More…

Anthony Bourdain compares split to a change of address

While news of Anthony Bourdain’s separation from wife Ottavia Busia may have shocked some, the former chef doesn’t appear to have been rattled by the event. The “Parts Unknown” host, 60, who’s profiled in the magazine this week, said “I married Sophia Loren. She turned into Jean-Claude Van Damme.”  More…

L.A. Street Artist Targets Oscars With Mocking Posters on Hollywood

A conservative street artist Sabo is mocking Hollywood’s biggest night, using fake Redbox kiosks and a line from a Quentin Tarantino movie to bash Sunday night’s Oscar show. Sabo has made a name for himself with real-looking movie posters that skewer liberalism, plastered his latest creations all over Hollywood and Highland, a stone’s throw from where celebrities will be walking the red carpet.  More…

Fortune cookie writer of 30 years quitting over writer’s block

For 30 years, Donald Lau has been the “Chief Fortune Writer” at Wonton Foods, a manufacturer that touts itself to be one of the world’s largest producers of fortune cookies. But now, Lau is leaving his position following a long bout of writer’s block.  More…