Category Archives: News

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A Baby Possum Is So Cute When It’s Not Chewing Through Your Trash Cans

Aww, a baby possum is so cute when it’s not dragging the last week’s worth of trash all over your driveway! How soon until this lil’ cutie is big enough for a possum pedicure? [BuzzFeed] Keep reading »

Teachers And Students Should NOT Be Friends On Facebook

On the list of people you should not be friends with on Facebook … let’s add teachers and students, shall we? In the last six months, three New York City public school teachers have been fired for inappropriate Facebook activity with students. Cringe. Cringe. Cringe. Keep reading »

Quickies: Mom Trades Husband For Stepson And Then Stepson’s BFF!

  • Meet Dawn Smith! The 35-year-old British woman who dumped her husband Andrew, 38, in order to take up with her stepson Ben, 18, then she ditched the stepson for his best friend Mark. Oh, crazy British peeps! [UK Mirror]
  • Was Justin Bieber a victim of homophobic bullying? Unidentified sources say the 12-year-old kid that Bieber allegedly hit during a laser tag match called the Biebs a “fa**ot.” [TMZ]
  • President Obama is going to be on an upcoming episode of “Mythbusters,” in an episode about Archimedes. [Huffington Post]
  • Pro BMX dirt bike rider and MTV host TJ Lavin has been in a medically induced coma since being critically injured following a stunt attempt, but docs say he’s showing signs of improvement. [People]
  • Should Lindsay Lohan dump her momager? [The Blemish]

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Today’s Lady News: Should Adult Film Stars Be Required To Use Protection?

  • News broke last week that an adult film star had tested positive for HIV. But adult film actress Madison Young tells Salon.com’s Broadsheet blog that requiring actors to wear condoms would be “a mistake.” Why? [Salon]
  • An employee at Eddie Long’s mega-church in Atlanta has filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against the church. She claims a male employee showed her a photograph of a penis on a cell phone and that she was punished for reporting the incident. [Essence]
  • Full episodes of the web series “Vag Magazine” are now online! This weekend I watched five straight episodes of this spoof on feminists who take themselves very, very seriously while running a politically correct magazine called Vag. [VagMagazine.tv]

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“Sesame Street” Costume Used As Punishment For Shoplifting

An 18-year-old Virginia boy who was caught shoplifting at a Halloween store was given a very fitting punishment for his crime. Instead of calling the cops, the Halloween Express owner offered the boy an alternative to a criminal record: stand for six hours outside of the store dressed as Bert of “Sesame Street,” holding a sign that says, “I got caught shoplifting at Halloween Express.” Of course, the boy took the deal. I wonder if Bert was insulted? [The Daily What] Keep reading »

Chilean Cheater Offered $100K To Be Spokes-miner For Infidelity Site

Last week, Chilean miner Yonni Barrios charmed the world when he emerged from being trapped for two months underground and headed straight into the warm, loving embrace of his mistress, Susana Valenzuela. Now the Tiger Woods of mining has been offered a $100K contract with the infidelity-promoting website AshleyMadison.com, to be the Spanish-speaking spokesperson in ads and on TV. Keep reading »

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