A man ordered one of my company's products and selected Ground shipping. After tracking his package, he complained that Ground shipping is "unacceptable." I was not aware that UPS ever took 1 week for a package delivery. [pause] He works at Johns Hopkins. US Postal…
Hulk Hogan is being considered to host the NBC American Gladiators revival. [source] Other names on the short list: » Dog the Bounty Hunter » Dan Cortese » Olmec
UCLA finalized its 2007-08 men's basketball schedule. Of note, a rare Pac-10 conference game on ESPN on a Saturday night, no less which means that College GameDay is headed to Westwood. Dick Vitale is gonna call a UCLA game.
Last week, CBS aired an ad for a screening kit for vaginal infections during Kid Nation. This week, CBS aired an ad for prescription tablets that help you quit smoking. Way to target demographics, CBS. Whores love Kid Nation!
Starting today, you can (reportedly) download Hotel Chevalier, Wes Anderson's 13-minute prequel to The Darjeeling Limited, for free on iTunes. Natalie Portman gets naked.
I found the climactic fight in Flash Point on YouTube. I'm not completely sold on incorporating mixed martial arts into movie fight sequences. Collin Chou's triangle choke power bombs, for example, look awkward. Also, I expected a more exciting finish than a rear naked choke….
Joel and Ethan Coen: To round out the cast [of No Country for Old Men] we hired we thought rugged everyman Jim Brolin as Llewelyn Moss, the aging Vietnam vet caught in the middle. Well, there were some red faces on the set…
Discovery tames 'Wild' with re-edited episodes In an episode set in the Scottish highlands, Grylls feasts on a rabbit he claims to have caught in a trap he set. In the re-edited episode, Grylls says in the voice-over: "My trap didn't catch anything overnight, but…
Tuesday's episode of Jeopardy! featured a category on olive oil.
Customer Sues Home Depot After Being Glued To Toilet Seat, Says Incident Gave Him Diabetes "I'm nothing more than a crumpled cripple sitting at home, waiting to die. It.. it.. changed my entire life." Fire and ambulance crews had to unbolt the toilet seat while…
Giving Jessica Alba top billing and a call-out circle is a bit much. She only appeared in three episodes! Moreover, the show doesn't need her to sell DVDs. In fact, her presence on the cover may hinder sales. "You think her acting sucks now…"
The Beastie Boys are moving ahead with plans for a vocal version of their latest album "The Mix-Up." [source] Great… Shitty music and lyrics.
Last word on Toronto: The "Crystal" expansion to the Royal Ontario Museum makes Soldier Field look comely. Next stop: Edmonton.
As if I didn't lack human interaction enough in the Bay Area, my boss informed me that he's traveling to Asia and needs me to run the office by myself for a month.
The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto leased out space to Burger King. A companion Hospital for Healthy Children closed its doors three months after opening. "Aren't you gonna eat your burrito?" "I don't eat one restaurant's food in another restaurant. I'll eat in the…
I received the following e-mail today in my work queue: Dear Sirs, I would like to order device and receive it in Kazakhstan. Can I pay from MasterCard? I can't read it without hearing Borat's voice. I also received an RMA request from the FBI….
Sponsors, fearing contamination by controversy, stayed away in droves. Among those who remained: the makers of a "screening kit for vaginal infections." [source] "Well, which time slots can we afford?"