Archive for February, 2011

Charlie Sheen: Oscar Host!

Monday, February 28th, 2011

Academy bans ABC’s Sheen interview promo during Oscars ‘cause he’s one funny crackhead!

Original story: The Hollywood Reporter

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has über power over its Oscar broadcast and can veto any promos or ads it doesn’t like. (more…)

This Week in Pretentious Lists

Saturday, February 19th, 2011

For folks who missed the point the first time around…

Original Story: The Huffington Post

It’s one thing to personally outgrow a book or its themes, like when you go through a Bukowski phase or when the national security threats of a Tom Clancy novel start to seem quaint. (more…)

The Cold-shouldered Carcass

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

An L.A. County worker lies dead, unnoticed in her cubicle, but let’s consider it through the eyes of the janitors we ignore everyday.

Original story: KTLA News

Is it really that surprising a dead woman went unnoticed or ignored at her desk when cleanup crews and janitors aren’t given any reason to bring attention to themselves? (more…)

Colonel Kelso Heads Up the River

Monday, February 7th, 2011

…and takes a boatload of your tax dollars with him.

Original Story: L.A. Times

Remember the ”extreme prejudice” scene in Apocalypse Now? The one where Martin Sheen’s Captain Willard character is ordered to head north to find and kill the rogue Colonel Kurtz? (more…)