Posts tagged "911"

Steve Rannazzisi Dropped By Buffalo Wild Wings Following 9/11 Confession

Plus, Chris Brown is a “person of interest” in a sexual assault case, and Gavin Rossdale is desperate to win back Gwen.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 18, 2015 - 11:00 am

911 Dispatcher Tells Sexual Assault Victim To “Quit Crying”

A 911 dispatcher in Columbia, Ohio, is being criticized for telling a woman who had been sexually assaulted at gunpoint to “quit crying” during the upsetting call. The 20-year-old…

Jessica Wakeman | June 13, 2014 - 6:00 pm

RIP Society: Woman Calls Emergency Services Over Ice Cream Sprinkles

A woman in West Midlands, England, called 999 (Britain’s emergency call service) because of ice cream sprinkles. In the middle of an argument with the guy who’d just sold…

Claire Hannum | June 4, 2014 - 4:30 pm

Drunk Dialers Beware: Now You Can Text 911 During An Emergency

I can’t decide if this is a genius or terrible idea. Cell phone providers have now made it possible for users to text message 911 during an emergency in case…

Katie Oldenburg | May 16, 2014 - 11:30 am

Listen To George Zimmerman’s Girlfriend’s 911 Call

Yesterday, George Zimmerman — the man who shot and killed unarmed teen Trayvon Martin — was arrested and charged with aggravated assault after his girlfriend, Samantha Scheibe, called 911 and…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 19, 2013 - 10:20 am

Man Calls 911 Because He Can’t Deal With One-Night Stand’s Loud Snoring

Remember the name Benjamin Todd Duddles. He should now be added to every woman’s DO NOT SLEEP WITH LIST. But especially if you live in Waukesha, Wisconsin. In order to…

Ami Angelowicz | November 14, 2013 - 1:40 pm

This 911 Operator Is Such A Jerk

We’ve all had moments in life when we’ve found ourselves laughing at the most inappropriate times. Like, in the middle of an argument or upon seeing someone’s penis for the…

Ami Angelowicz | October 5, 2013 - 4:00 pm

Debate This: Are You Bothered By This AT&T 9/11 Twitter Post?

Today is the 12th anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon on September 11, 2001. AT&T posted this advertisement, featuring a hand holding a smartphone with an…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 11, 2013 - 1:30 pm

Man Calls 911 Because His “Prostitute Is Too Ugly”

Emergency services are there for you to call when you’re short on Kool-Aid and weed, or to bitch about your mom, or, in the case of an unnamed British guy in…

Julie Gerstein | June 14, 2013 - 4:30 pm

Be My Boyfriend: Man Who Dialed 911 Looking For Kool-Aid & Weed

Dear Jarvis Sutton,

Are you my soulmate? I think you might be, because it’s pretty clear you appreciate Kool-Aid almost as much as I do. I love the…

Julie Gerstein | May 2, 2013 - 1:40 pm

September 11: Tragically Inspiring

On this day each year, I’m supposed to be remembering the thousands of lives lost as the Twin Towers collapsed 11 years ago. I do, of course, commemorate the innocent…

Daley Quinn | September 11, 2012 - 6:15 pm

NBC Skips 9/11 Moment Of Silence For Kris Jenner Interview About Breast Implants

Outside of New York City, “The Today Show” chose not to air the 9/11 “moment of silence” at 8:46 a.m. this morning, the time when the first hijacked airplane hit…

Jessica Wakeman | September 11, 2012 - 1:40 pm

Be My Boyfriend: Guy Who Called 911 Twice To Report His Dream

Dear Mark Welch,

I would like to start by saying that even if no one else does, I believe you. I’ve had that happen to me before –…

Ami Angelowicz | September 7, 2012 - 9:20 am

Hot Links: Mark Wahlberg Makes Major 9/11 Gaffe

Mark Wahlberg is in a whole lotta hot water for giving the following quote — about being scheduled to fly on one of the planes that was hijacked on…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 18, 2012 - 5:20 pm

Is This “Mad Men” Ad Insensitive To 9/11 Victims?

Oooh. That’s no good. Who thought this was a good advertisement to put in downtown Manhattan? I love “Mad Men” as much as the next latte-drinking, Volvo-driving, East Coast liberal…

Jessica Wakeman | January 18, 2012 - 12:20 pm

Mind Of Man: My Plan On 9/11

I had a plan on September 10th, 2001. It was a rough plan, just broad strokes, really. But it was a plan. Because men make plans. You can’t build a…

John DeVore | September 9, 2011 - 2:00 pm

UPDATED: Rachel Uchitel Talks About Her Fiance Who Died In 9/11

UPDATE: Rachel Uchitel has said that she was “grossly misquoted” and is considering legal action against the NY Post for misconstruing the words below. Read more after the jump.

Kate Torgovnick/ | September 6, 2011 - 1:40 pm

Quickies: Liz Taylor And Michael Jackson’s Post-9/11 Road Trip & Blake Shelton’s Anti-Gay Tweets

On September 10, 2001, Michael Jackson played a concert in New York City and his two good pals, Liz Taylor and Marlon Brando, sat in the audience. On…

Jessica Wakeman | May 5, 2011 - 7:00 pm

Quickies: Paula Abdul’s V-Day 911 Call & Rihanna Poses Nude

An audio tape of Paula Abdul calling 911 on a Valentine’s Day date with her boyfriend has been released. A hysterical Paula is heard yelling into the phone, “I wanna…

Jessica Wakeman | March 3, 2011 - 8:00 pm