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Want: Willie Nelson’s Old Tour Bus (Which Is Now For Sale On Craigslist)

In the market for a new set of wheels? Want something that will set you apart from your friends and their lame-ass Volkswagen Jettas and Honda CR-Vs? How about this 1983 Eagle bus? It comes with crushed velvet curtains, stained glass windows, some sweet airbrush artwork, and gets a cool 7 MPG highway. Need more convincing? What if I told you this bus was built for Willie Fuckin’ Nelson andused as his tour bus in the ’80s? Yep, now you’re listening, huh? This rolling rock ‘n roll relic is currently listed on East Texas’ Craigslist page, and it’s going to the highest bidder this weekend. The offers are topped out at $65,000 right now. Just $65,001 will make it yours. Don’t let this deal pass you by. [Village Voice]

When Willie Nelson Met Wendy Davis

This photo of country singer Willie Nelson and Texas Democratic rabble-rouser Wendy Davis fills me with patriotism. Two of my favorite Americans standing side by side, united by a love of country (literal and musical) and great hair. Wendy Davis is of course running for Governor of Texas and while Willie’s pro marijuana legalization stance might be a little controversial in a conservative state like Texas, I think he should still be tasked with writing her campaign song. What do ya say, Willie? [Facebook]

Willie Nelson’s Stolen Armadillo & 6 Other Celeb Pet Kidnappings

The country music world was rocked last week when news broke that Willie Nelson’s famous armadillo mascot had been stolen. The iconic stuffed animal (I had to read the story, like, six times to figure out it wasn’t a real, live armadillo and must admit I was a bit disappointed), which always accompanies Nelson on stage, was nabbed during a fan meet and greet after a Las Vegas concert. Nelson realized the armadillo was missing after his tour bus had already hit the road back to California. His crew called the venue in a panic, requesting the surveillance tapes to help track down the thief, but apparently the mounting guilt had already proved too much for the armadillo snatcher. The next morning, “an apologetic man” drove up to the resort and dropped off a shoe box with instructions to return it to Willie. Inside was the beloved armadillo. Willie’s kidnapped “pet” might have been stuffed, but other famous folks have had their living, breathing pets stolen out from under them. Click through to read the wild, wacky tales of six other celeb petnappings!

This Is The Only Way To Dance At A Willie Nelson Concert

This Is The Only Way To Dance At A Willie Nelson Concert
When The Music Moves You Deep In Your Soul...

Listen, I have been to a Willie Nelson concert before and I only wished I had the balls to dance like this guy. Like all the other concertgoers in the video, I was too much of a coward to express my pure joy. Some may call this man’s form of dance “drug-induced movement.” I call it “when the music moves you deep in your soul.” [Videogum]

The "I Quit!" Dance
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The Most Oddly Delightful 2 Minutes Of The Grammys

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There were some memorable moments last night on the Grammys. Adele’s flawless face and voice put me in a trance. LL Cool J had me drooling — I swear that man doesn’t age. And who is that hot guy from The Civil Wars? He looked like the love child of Johhny Depp and Jack White. Great performance! I must say, though, that the two minutes that made me the happiest involved animated pigs, Coldplay, Willie Nelson and Chipotle. I’m not going to pretend like I totally “got” the Chipotle commercial featuring Willie Nelson covering Coldplay’s “The Scientist.” It was just a wonderful conglomeration of things I enjoy put together in the most oddly delightful way. I will never to be able to eat another burrito bowl without thinking of it.

Quickies: Lindsay Lohan Won’t Play Victoria Gotti After All & How Is Willie Nelson Spending 4/20?

  • Oopsies. Lindsay Lohan won’t be playing Victoria Gotti after all. The producer of “Gotti” said “the talks are off” because they couldn’t “reach terms,” i.e. agree on how much she would be paid. He also made a snotty comment about how he only likes to ride “the merry-go-round” with his kids, suggesting LiLo and Co. were difficult to deal with. You don’t say. What a bummer. All of Long Island is in tears! [ONTD, Celebuzz]
  • Justin Timberlake will host the season finale of “Saturday Night Live” on May 21 with Lady Gaga as the musical guest! [Deadline, NY Post]
  • Speaking of Gaga, if you want to listen to Weird Al Yankovic’s cover of “Born This Way,” you have to be able to stomach his nasally voice for longer than seven seconds. (I could not.) [Buzzfeed]

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Quickies!: Willie Nelson For President, Gastrosexuals, & The Benefits Of Marriage

  • There’s a write-in movement underway, complete with campaign song, to elect country music icon Willie Nelson as the next President of the United States. [The Boot]
  • Are PETA’s ads sexy or sexist? [Daily Bedpost]
  • A new breed of man has been identified: the gastrosexual, who uses his cooking skills to woo and seduce. I’ve got one! [Elastic Waist]
  • More than one in 20 couples have married for better health benefits. [Tango]
  • Morning sex is the best way to start the day, but it’s not easy to initiate with a one night stand. [College Candy]
  • IM-ing someone is so much more casual and less stressful than the first phone call. [College Candy]
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