Saturday January 19, 2019

Archive for the ‘Social’ Category

Gillette goes politically correct against men


Bury the base. This is what happens when Procter & Gamble hires its marketing department from liberal arts colleges.

Samuel L. Jackson endorses calling Trump a ‘motherf–ker’

With “great vengeance and furious anger,” “Pulp Fiction” actor Samuel L. Jackson endorsed newly minted Rep. Rashida Tlaib’s remark that she was going to Washington to impeach the “motherf–ker.”  More…

Retail employee has epic meltdown over Trump Shirt

Kansas City Royals Prospect Brady Singer Pays Off Parents’ Debt for Xmas

Brady Singer who surprised his parents with a VERY expensive gift that’ll earn him an award for Son of the Year.  More…

Mom slams Southwest Airlines worker for mocking daughter’s name

A Texas mom is outraged after a Southwest Airlines worker made fun of her 5-year-old daughter’s name – by snapping a picture of the girl’s boarding pass and posting it on social media. Traci Redford, from El Paso, says the agent at John Wayne Airport began poking fun at her daughter’s name, Abcde – pronounced “ab-city” – as they boarded a flight.  More…

Massachusetts beer writer pens last column to give himself ‘chance to live’

A local Massachusets beer writer who has penned the "Beer Nut" column for more than 12 years decided to end it in order to give himself a "chance to live." Norman Miller said he is finishing the column because of the toll it has taken on his body.  More…

Smartphones raising a mentally fragile iGen generation

iGen kids are the generation born in 1995 and later, and the first generation to spend their entire adolescence in the age of the smartphone. These children are growing up more slowly. By the age of 18, they are less likely to have a driver’s licence, to work in a paying job, or to go out on dates.  More…

Actor James Woods alerts Florida police to suicidal Marine veteran

Actor James Woods helped alert police in Florida and used Twitter to reach out to a Marine veteran who had posted a worrisome tweet saying he was going to kill himself. The 71-year-old actor contacted police in Orlando and Maitland on Monday night after spotting the troubling tweet from one of his Twitter followers.  More…

Martha Stewart Instagrams disastrous first Uber ride

It wasn’t a good thing. Martha Stewart took her first-ever Uber ride on Monday — and it didn’t end well. The style maven took to Instagram to gripe about how her first car didn’t show up, and how the one that did was a hot mess.  More…

Yahoo Data Breach Victims Get $100, Lawyers Get $35 Million

Yahoo will pay up to $85 million to settle a class action lawsuit over its massive data breach, reports the Recorder, a legal publication. That includes $50 million for compensation for up to 200 million affected users plus another $35 million for lawyers’ fees and expenses.  More…

Democrat apologizes for calling Tennessee Republicans racist and ‘uneducated’

A Tennessee Democrat newly elected to the House of Representatives has apologized for saying the state is racist and most residents who voted Republican are uneducated. London Lamar, who ran uncontested in Tennessee’s House District 91, made the remarks in a 15-minute video posted to Facebook after last week’s midterm election.  More…

‘Pathetic’ frog birthday cake from supermarket leaves parents ‘mortified’: ‘It was a disgrace’

Parents were left outraged after they picked up a cake for their son’s frog-themed birthday party and saw one decorator’s unusual interpretation of the amphibian. “A cake is an integral part of any child’s birthday party. You want a nice one, so you’re able to remember it and take photos,” he said.  More…

Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson golf match has customers livid after live stream goes out for free

he Match became a Twitter sensation, but probably not in the way anyone promoting the event was hoping. The much-hyped match play duel between Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson was sold as a muliti-platform pay-per-view event. Sold for $19.95, many fans paid the price and tuned in, only to find out the event was streaming for free on the Bleacher Report website.  More…

Woman finds her diamond before proposal and ‘ring shames’ herself

A soon-to-be fiancée was slammed online after she discovered her engagement ring in her boyfriend’s belongings and complained about it on Facebook — before the proposal even happened. “Ewwwww. Self shame Friday here I come,” she wrote. “Found this in the BF’s nightstand. Not a fan.”  More…

Couple died in Yosemite fall while taking selfie

An Indian husband and wife who fell to their deaths from a popular overlook at Yosemite National Park were apparently taking a selfie, the man’s brother said Tuesday.  More…