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

Be My BF: Garlic Knots
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Be My BF: Pillow Fort
He prank called about Tim Tebow from his pillow fort. Read More »
Be My Boyfriend
He thought his dream was a reality

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 — where I woke up and the same stuff that I dreamed happened to me in real life. I was in college, around you age, when it happened. It’s was really freaky. I thought I was losing my mind. Granted, I wasn’t smoking synthetic pot before bed (I was smoking real pot) nor did I call 911 to report the incident, but I can understand why you did. I don’t think you were trying to be cute or funny. You were scared. Keep reading »

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 9/11 — to Men’s Journal: “If I was on that plane with my kids, it wouldn’t have went down like it did. There would have been a lot of blood in that first-class cabin and then me saying, ‘OK, we’re going to land somewhere safely, don’t worry.’” Yeah. He has since said the quote was “irresponsible.” Indeed. [The Gloss]
  • Have you missed the sweet sound of Paris Hilton’s music career? Of course you have, but not to worry — she’s working on a new album! [Evil Beet Gossip]
  • People is claiming that Emily Maynard is the new “Bachelorette.” Snooooorrrrreeeee. The only thing that could possibly spice up that scenario is if producers brought Bentley back as one of the guys wooing her. [Starpulse]
  • We talk about about adorable animals here at The Frisky, but Mother Nature is also responsible for some pretty freaky insects. [Cracked] Keep reading »

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

Are Ad Men Jerks?
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Vincent Kartheiser, who plays a total jerk on "Mad Men," thinks so. Read More »
"Mad Men" Q&A
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An interview with actor Bryan Batt, who plays Sal Romano. Read More »
Memories Of 9/11
Jessica recalls the morning of September 11, 2001, in NYC. Read More »
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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 and I know the image of man in a suit falling from the sky in the opening credits is powerful iconography tied to the show. But even I’ll admit this particular image is awfully evocative of 9/11 (emphasis on “awful”) and the victims who jumped from the Twin Towers to the deaths. To many people, myself included, a man in a suit falling from the sky like that can only mean one thing and, God bless Matt Weiner, but not acknowledging that is just a tad insensitive.  What do readers think? [Copyranter via Crushable]

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 bridge or pull off a bank heist or rescue a hostage without a plan. So I had a plan to get my life in order. It was a three-part plan. Part one: stop being fat and stupid. Part two: become rich. Part three: quit smoking. Keep reading »

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.

“I believe Andy was meant to die because he was too good … I’m almost happy it ended the way it did because I’ve learned so many lessons from him. It would have been tragic if we got into fights and then divorced … [If he had lived], I would be a fat housewife with three kids in Sands Point, Long Island.”

Rachel Uchitel, who you know best as the VIP hostess believed to be one of Tiger Woods‘ many lovers, talks to Page Six Magazine about James Andrew O’Grady, her investment banker fiance who was killed in 9/11. Now, I know everyone handles grief and the process of moving on very differently, but still, these quotes strike me as pretty odd. I mean, yes, it would had been sad if their romance turned south, but somehow it seems more tragic that he was killed in the prime of his life? The full interview comes out on Thursday, so we shall withhold judgment until then. [NY Post]
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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 September 11th, NYC was attacked by terrorists and friends of the now-deceased stars claim the threesome hopped in a car and started driving cross-country. Claims Vanity Fair magazine, “Brando allegedly annoyed his traveling companions by insisting on stopping at nearly every KFC and Burger King they passed along the highway.” Praise be, this has all been explained for our amusement via Taiwanese animation. [Vanity Fair]
  • The upcoming TV lineup is packed with shows starring ladies! Yesss! I’m setting my DVR to record half of these shows right now. [Vulture]
  • Oksana Grigorieva has dropped her domestic violence claim against Mel Gibson, apparently as an “olive branch.” Ugh, I don’t understand these people. [TMZ]
  • How much do celebs earn for appearing on “Dancing With The Stars”? The results will shock you. Now we know how Bristol Palin could afford all that plastic surgery. [PopEater]

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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 go and he won’t let me!” Moments later Paula tells the dispatcher he’ll drop her off. Police visited her at home that night and found she was fine. Paula’s spokesperson told TMZ, “Arguments with loved ones are often times heated. After the call was made everything was worked out.” [Oh No They Didn't!]
  • Justin Bieber apologized for flipping off the paparazzi while out celebrating his 17th birthday with girlfriend Selena Gomez. Frankly, it was the first time I saw him behave like a real, live teenaged boy. [PopEater]
  • The National Enquirer claims Zac Efron was seen holding hands with a man … in front of Vanessa Hudgens. Who cares?!?! [Oh No They Didn't!]
  • How the hell does Taylor Momsen walk in these heels? [Celebuzz]

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“The Daily Show” Talks to 9/11 First Responders


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Whether you come down on the Republican or Democrat side, it’s hard not to watch this clip from “The Daily Show” and not be angry. As many of you know, a Republican filibuster prevented a bill allotting funds to September 11th first responders to come up to a vote in the Senate. As John Devlin, one of the first responders says, “We’re patriots to this country. We went down there for the love of this country … . We didn’t turn our back on anybody … . For us to be here, still, nine years later just to be fighting for our health our compensation … ” Keep reading »

Woman Calls 911 Looking For A Husband

We’ve got a new one to add to the 10 stupidest 911 calls in recent memory. Audrey Scott, a 57-year-old from Alliance, Ohio, had a few to drink and then dialed 911 … looking for a husband. Yes, any husband. She did this five times to be exact and on the final try finally found a sympathetic voice on the other end of the line. “You need to get a husband?” he said, to which Scott replied, “Let’s do it.” Last week, she was charged with improper use of 911 and had to spend three days in jail. If she gets in trouble again in the next year, she’ll have to serve an additional seven days. Yes, she did a silly thing but, really, can you blame a woman for trying? Dating can be rough! If only you could dial three numbers and find the dude of your dreams. [AP] Keep reading »

Girl Talk: Amidst Terrorism Threats, New York City Is My Home

I moved to New York City on July 1, 2001, a few weeks after graduating from college. That means it’s almost my nine-year anniversary in this city and next year’s anniversary will make me officially a “New Yorker.” But I think that if you lived here on September 11, 2001 and stayed, you get to call yourself a New Yorker regardless of how long you’ve had a 212, 917, 646, 718, or 347 area code.
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