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Another TLC Show Clone

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With this and other programs like “Toddlers & Tiaras,” “Extreme Couponing All-Stars,” “100 Kids and Counting,” “Hoarders” and “Outrageous Kids Parties,” the only thing I’m learning on The Learning Channel is that people are crazy.

I Cloned My Pet is about the extraordinary world of pet cloning and gives a telling snap shot of life in the twenty first century. We explore the world of these pet cloners and find out if they succeed in bringing their beloved pets to life and if the colossal financial sacrifices are worth it.

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January 6, 2012 at 4:47 pm

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Never Underestimate The Power Of The Girth Side

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I find your lack of a good cholesterol count … disturbing.

A French fast food chain has gone over to the dark side with its upcoming promotion for a movie tie-in.

France’s restaurant chain “Quick” has launched a “Dark Vador” burger with black buns to coincide with the 3D release, later this year, of Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace.

Although the buns look like they’ve been burnt, they are in fact merely dyed, and have two beef patties with cheese, lettuce and tomato between.

Another burger, titled the “Jedi Burger” bears a vague resemblance to Yoda.

The Star Wars-themed meals will be unleashed in Quick burger chains in March.

If that Jedi Burger is going to resemble Yoda, I hope it’s not green. Might turn off some customers — and attract a health inspector.

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January 6, 2012 at 4:44 pm

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Black And Blue

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A rapper stealing someone else’s music? Why I never…

A songwriter from the Western Pennsylvania borough of Sharon who goes by the stage name Maxamillion, has filed a federal $2.3 million copyright infringement lawsuit against Wiz Khalifa, claiming Khalifa’s chart-topping hit “Black and Yellow” was derived from his own song “Pink N Yellow.”

Max Gregory Warren filed the suit Dec. 30 in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania court, claiming that he wrote “Pink N Yellow” in 2007 and copyrighted it in February 2008. He is seeking a portion of profits for the song, which went to No. 1 on the charts in February 2011.

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January 5, 2012 at 7:31 pm

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I’m Not A Survivor

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It’s that time of year again for Mrs. kkk’s favorite shows to watch. So what color babushka is a “Survivor” widower supposed to wear?

And during the first commercial break, the better half rose from the dead to inform me there’s already a challenge six minutes into this stupid show. Note to self: get locks for the upstairs computer room.

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September 14, 2011 at 6:43 pm

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New AFLAC Voice Quacks Me Up

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LOL at the new AFLAC voice-over guy, and not in a good way.

Then again, it may be my Gilbert Gottfried bias creeping in.

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September 3, 2011 at 6:39 pm

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The Force Is Weak With This Blu Ray

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Oh you got to be kidding me. When I first heard about this, I thought it was a joke. (Someone please tell me this is a joke; I’ll be happy to get pwned, or whatever, in this instance.

Fans are seeing more edits from the Blu Ray edition of the “Star Wars” films, and well, a whole bunch are rather vexed.

Complaining about how and what George Lucas changes in his movies feel like a waste of time and energy to me, but that’s not stopping hordes of “Star Wars” fans from seething online over what seem to be pretty pointless tweaks. The Blu-Ray edition isn’t even out yet — it drops Sept.16 — and much of the furor stems from videos on YouTube allegedly syncing up a leaked audio clip with existing video.

Whether the videos reflect real changes — or are just a horrific hoax — the one drawing the most outrage appears to be the climax in “Return of the Jedi” when Darth Vader turns against the Emperor to save Luke Skywalker. For a reason I certainly can’t fathom, LucasFilm has apparently decided to voice in a comment from Vader for emphasis. So he says “no.” Twice.

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September 1, 2011 at 6:23 pm

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Using My Smarts — For Once

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And to think during my formative years I used to annually buy the latest Madden/NHL/NBA/MLB/NCAA video games. I swear the depreciation on these games is worse than that of buying a new car.

If I only took that money I wasted during those years and invested it … well, it probably would have vanished in one of the stock market dips since 1994. At least with Lakers v. Celtics you could beat Michael Jordan in the playoffs. Take that, Blue Chips.

I still play sports games, but now I just buy a used copy of Madden/MLB/etc. and keep it for the life of whatever console I have. Besides, being a “franchise” freak, it’s not like I’ll go through 10 seasons of whatever sport I’m playing at the time in a weekend.

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August 31, 2011 at 10:05 am

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Liking A Restaurant Show? It’s Possible

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So I was watching this new show called “Restaurant: Impossible” on the Food Network.

This could have potential.

From what I gathered, some guy visits struggling restaurants and instantly transforms them in a few days. What drew me in to the episode-and-a-half of what I watched wasn’t the food aspect of the show. Instead I was interested in the human element of the show and why these businesses were in dire straits. Many of the problems — failure to update, micromanaging owners, etc. — can also be found in other types of businesses.

In the episode I saw, this guy owned a restaurant for 30 years and refused to change. During most of the show he kept commenting on how all these changes are throwing away all his hard work. While I felt for the guy, the fact he was unwilling to change for all these years put him in his current situation. During the show, he said that he spent 20 hours out of your 100-hour workweek cutting meat. You think you could spend those 20 hours being a bit more productive regarding your store? Let your cooks do the basic prep and focus on other issues affecting your store.

Once again, while this is a “food show,” it’s also an interesting look at small businesses and some of the reasons they fail. And the business does not have to involve food.

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August 24, 2011 at 11:12 pm

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Will He Just Be Known As Joe?

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No snide remarks here. Was never a big fan of Fat Joe’s work, but good for him.

Fat Joe is done being fat.

After losing seven friends last year to heart attacks – all in their 30’s, and six of whom were overweight — Joseph Antonio Cartagena has lost over 100 pounds.

Through a revamped diet and a rigorous exercise program, the Bronx native has lost a monumental amount of weight. But he is not yet done.

When asked if he had reached his goal, Cartegena said: “I’m not even nowhere near. I’m gonna go from the guy you know as Fat Joe for 16 years to a whole different, transformed person.”

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August 24, 2011 at 10:57 pm

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More Outrageous Kids Parties

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So earlier this year I tuned into a show called “Outrageous Kids Parties.” Guess what’s back?

Maybe this will be the season where a parent mentions maxing out her kid’s Coverdell ESA before spending $30k on little Bobby’s Monster Truck Rally-themed preschool graduation spectacular.

Then again, maybe not.

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August 24, 2011 at 10:45 pm

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Now If They Used Middle-Earth Elephants…

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Dear Deadliest Warrior:

Genghis Khan vs. Hannibal may be an even worse reenactment than IRA v. Taliban. This is meant as a compliment, btw.

So far I’ve correctly guessed all the match-ups this season. Go me.

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August 21, 2011 at 4:18 pm

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I Can Resist, But Sometimes There’s Nothing You Can Do To Keep Spoiler-Free

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I’m not a person who buys video games upon immediate release. In fact, I don’t usually buy games until they are considerably marked down at a used CD/DVD/game store. When I was younger, I had much more time to play these things. Now that I’m older and wiser … older, I find my method of game-playing to be much more different than before.

Back in the day, I would play a half-dozen or so games all at once. Now I tend to go through one or two games at a time. And I really take my time in doing this. Usually, I just play on the weekend, which is fine. I’m supposed to be an adult, after all.

However, there are some downsides to playing games that are several years old. For example, I learned last night that via an off-hand comment on a G4 television show about what happens at the end of Resistance 2.

Guess which game I was just about to start playing?

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August 18, 2011 at 3:50 pm

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Giving Credit Where Credit Is Due — Thanks God

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There has only been one headline from The Onion that made me laugh and that was called, “Athlete Blames God For Loss.”

And now there have been two.

God Urges Rick Perry Not To Run For President
Describing Texas Gov. Rick Perry as grossly unqualified for the position, God, the Creator and Ruler of the Universe, urged Perry not to run for president of the United States Wednesday. “I prayed last night and asked the Lord to support my candidacy, and He said no,” Perry told reporters outside the Texas Capitol, explaining that God had cited the governor’s rejection of federal stimulus funds to expand state jobless benefits, his irresponsible speculation about Texas seceding from the union, and his overall lack of concrete solutions to the nation’s problems as reasons why He could not endorse a Perry presidential bid.

Eh, the actual article wasn’t all that good. “Overall lack of concrete solutions to the nation’s problems?” Guess Allah doesn’t have that problem with the current occupier in the White House.

But it’s the headline that people remember.

Oh, and while reading that article, I was immediately whisked away to this…

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August 18, 2011 at 11:55 am

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Not So Shore ANF Will Be On A Certain Program

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I have never watched “Jersey Shore.” Well, actually, I did for about 5 minutes once and turned it off for good.

Mike “the Situation” Sorrentino may have to find some new attire for his “gym, tan, laundry” routine.

On Tuesday, clothing retailer Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF) said it would offer “substantial payment” to MTV’s The Jersey Shore’s cast members to stop wearing the brand on air.

“We are deeply concerned that Mr. Sorrentino’s association with our brand could cause significant damage to our image. We understand that the show is for entertainment purposes, but believe this association is contrary to the aspirational nature of our brand, and may be distressing to many of our fans,” an Abercrombie & Fitch spokesperson said in a statement. “We have also extended this offer to other members of the cast, and are urgently waiting a response.”

The reality show, currently in its fourth season, features hard-partying and hookups in locations ranging from the show’s origin, the Jersey Shore to the current season in Florence, Italy.

And then I got to this part.

The castmates have coined terms like “grenade”– to refer to an unattractive woman — and has come under fire for their liberal usage of words like “Guido” and “Guidette,” which many have argued as adhering to Italian-American stereotypes.

So I guess this means Abercrombie & Fitch sends out similar letters to rap artists whenever their products are featured in videos.

Are they? (I can’t remember the last time I watched a contemporary rap video.)

On a side note, if Covington ever tried stopping me from wearing its short-sleeved shirts, I’m in trouble.

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August 17, 2011 at 9:50 am

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Breaking Taboos Between Vampire/Werewolf

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So on the drive home from work earlier this week, the better half explained to me what happens in “Breaking Dawn.”

SPOILERZ AHEAD~!!!

So after Mrs. kkk was telling me about the “final batter” between … well whoever she was talking about … I asked her if Jacob (the werewolf) ends up with any booty. He does.

The baby between Edward (the EMO vampire) and Bella.

Que?

“He imprints her,” Mrs. kkk explained. Basically, this means Jacob found his soulmate. On an infant. The better half then went on to say that the baby vampire will grow up and when she’s old enough Jacob and her will be an item, or something like that. I don’t remember.

And you women accuse men of being into some weird shit.

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August 11, 2011 at 10:50 pm

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Tyler Perry’s Station Of … ?

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Tyler Perry is getting his very own network. I will gladly give up one of the 20 Jesus/public access channels on my Comcast lineup to quarantine all that quality programming.

Lionsgate is looking to follow Oprah Winfrey and launch a new cable TV network anchored by Tyler Perry.

‘Browns’ film is next pairing for Perry, Lionsgate5 Facts About Tyler Perry’Tyler Perry’ special promotes new film“Tyler is one of those rare resources that one could launch a channel with. We have a lot of options if we choose to go down that path,” Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer told financial analysts Wednesday after posting a surprise first quarter profit on Tuesday.

Now let’s see how much of an audience he has.

Lionsgate has a first look deal with Perry and ten of his films that the mini-major has released since 2005 have grossed around $520 million at the North American box office.

Perry’s films, stage plays and DVDs have also sold more than 40 million DVD and digital units.

God bless him.

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August 10, 2011 at 4:20 pm

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Probably Not The Final Sequel

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If we’re on sequel number four, when does this franchise stop becoming a “Final Destination”?

I have no real opinion of these movies. I’ve seen a few, but I can’t remember which ones. I know one involved an airplane crashing and another involved a roller coaster accident.

Say what you will about the “I Know What You Did Last Summer” series, but at least they used, “I Still Know What You Did Last Summer,” and “I’ll Always Know What You Did Last Summer” to add some variety to the titles.

And while I’m on this subject, with the third installment of the “Paranormal Activity” coming up, shouldn’t this be called “Paranormal Activities”

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August 7, 2011 at 10:44 pm

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Deadliest Reenactors

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So I recently learned that “Deadliest Warrior” is on for a third season. Why I watch this show is beyond me.

Anyway, as I began to find out if Napoleon Bonaparte could take out George Washington in a fight, I noted that there is a “do-not-try-this-at-home” disclaimer. I have no idea if this is something new or was shown in previous seasons, but I wouldn’t mind thinning out the herd one pseudo-Gladiator/Ninja at a time.

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August 2, 2011 at 9:55 pm

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To The Bat Jail

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File this criminal mastermind with those who give store cashiers $1,000,000 bills with the current president’s face on the paper.

Pittsburgh police say a man tried to carjack a plainclothes officer near filming for the latest Batman movie — and allegedly told him it was part of the script.

Detective Robert DiGiacomo was in an unmarked vehicle around 7:15 p.m. Saturday, looking for a suspect in an assault. That’s when police say a man opened the car door, sat down and told the officer to get out.

The officer drew his gun and ordered the suspect, 21-year-old Micah Calamosca, out of the car. He says the suspect told him he was part of filming for “The Dark Knight Rises” and that taking the vehicle was in the script.

Calamosco was taken into custody and faces a charge of robbery of a motor vehicle. It’s unclear if he has an attorney.

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August 1, 2011 at 9:46 pm

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Forever Bond

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With Amy Winehouse’s recent passing, I got the thinking about a public figure/celebrity whose death will be a real kick in the pants.

Now I’m not talking about someone like Winehouse, who died from drugs at a young 27. I’m talking about someone who lived a full life and now I feel like “dang, he’s gone?” while questioning my own mortality.

The first thought that popped in my head: Sean Connery.

Now even though death is a part of life, THIS will live on forever.

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July 29, 2011 at 9:26 pm

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Seasonal Songs

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As I was driving into work this morning, it dawned on me that I tend to listen to a lot more AC-DC and Blondie in the summertime.

I may have to start keeping track of other seasonal music.

Why do I listen to these two bands during the summertime? I dunno. They just seem like “summer” bands playing “summer” music.

Well, ACDC has a few songs with “Hell” in it. Hell is definitely hot.

Blondie? Who knows.

Now what type of “winter” music do I listen to? Dunno. Guess I’ll have to wait until January/February to find out.

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July 28, 2011 at 9:12 pm

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Thoughts About Amy Winehouse

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Now Amy Winehouse is dead. And she took such good care of herself.

Amy Winehouse, the beehived soul-jazz diva whose self-destructive habits overshadowed a distinctive musical talent, was found dead Saturday in her London home, police said. She was 27.

The only thing I knew about Winehouse was that there were a ton of online photos of her that could be used in any anti-drug marketing campaign. Never listened to her music, and I have no intention to do so now. I’m not going to say something like, “I’m glad she’s dead.” What I will say is that her demise shouldn’t have come of a surprise to anyone out there. Sure an Ozzy Osbourne or Keith Richards can slip through the Grim Reaper’s grasp, but many drug addicts aren’t so lucky. Winehouse was one of those people.

I hope she liked her time on this earth while she had it.

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July 23, 2011 at 8:28 pm

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Barbaric Remake

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A Conan the Barbarian remake — really?

Like it’s that hard to come up with a “revenge” script with swords and loincloths.

Oh well, at least we’ll get to see California’s future governor 20 years from now.

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July 21, 2011 at 8:13 pm

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Same Game, Different Console Generation

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Why is it whenever I get a “next-gen” console I buy compilation bundles for it filled with games from several console generations prior?

Seriously.

I have at least a half-dozen of these games for my Playstation 2, and earlier this year I purchased the Genesis Collection for the Playstation 3.

At least my excuse for this purchase was to get the Shinobi Arcade version. For all the times I died upon replaying this arcade favorite, I already justified the disc’s cost.

Now if I could only get an arcade port of “Golden Axe.”

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July 14, 2011 at 5:27 pm

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Anthony’s Got Talent

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Next up on “America’s Got Talent,” Casey Anthony kills her kid and gets away with it.

Why did I make this remark? Because Mrs. kkk is watching this stupid show. I have no idea why.

What — there’s a “magic” category?

“And now for my next trick, watch me make my daughter disappear.”

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July 6, 2011 at 7:10 pm

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Toddlers & Tiaras & Train Wrecks

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So I had several episodes of “Toddlers & Tiaras” on DVR. I hoped this would be the abomination I’m was fully expecting.

I wasn’t disappointed. Wow. My instant thoughts from the several episodes I watched.

— There was an ELEVEN-WEEK OLD DIVISION?

— I think the scariest people on this show are the emcees, particularly the male ones.

— Is it wrong that I laughed as hard as I did at those who cried because they didn’t win the ultimate mega supreme with stuffed crust award?

— What line of B.S. do the show’s producers feed these parents to make them think appearing on TV is a good idea? Especially since this is not the first season in the series.

Not sure if this show warrants a “series” recording on the ol’ DVR. I’ll probably scan the channel lineup another time or two in the months ahead and record additional episodes if I’m in the mood for it.

Used the Chris Hansen animated gif twice in one day. Zoinks, yo.

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June 30, 2011 at 4:22 pm

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To Catch Catching A Predator

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This story still doesn’t take away from the awesomeness that was “To Catch A Predator.” Now won’t you please have a seat over there?

He’s made his name with a controversial show that catches would-be internet sex perverts in televised stings.

But now Chris Hansen has found himself on the receiving end of his own hidden camera tactics, after the married NBC anchor was secretly filmed on an illicit date with a blonde television reporter 20 years his junior.

Hansen, 51, has allegedly been having an affair with Kristyn Caddell, a 30-year-old Florida journalist, for the last four months.

Last weekend he was recorded taking Miss Caddell on a romantic dinner at the exclusive Ritz-Carlton hotel in Manalapan, before spending the night at her Palm Beach apartment.

Hansen, who has two young sons, was caught in an undercover sting operation arranged by the National Enquirer.

Secret cameras filmed the couple as they arrived at the hotel for dinner and then drove back to her apartment – where the pair left, carrying luggage, at 8am the following day.

Hansen lives in Connecticut with his wife Mary, 53, but he has been spending more and more time in South Florida investigating the disappearance of James ‘Jimmy T’ Trindade – and allegedly sleeping with Miss Caddell.

I BAKED COOKIES!

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June 30, 2011 at 4:05 pm

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I Know Jack Is A Favorite Of Mine

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So the better half and I saw “Pirates of the Caribbean 4” this weekend. And after seeing this latest installment, I have to conclude that Jack Sparrow is one of my all-time favorite movie characters in the action/adventure genre. Not sure where he ranks, but he’s definitely above Indiana Jones.

That’s right. Indiana Jones. One of my all-time favorite characters, or so I thought.

How did I come to this conclusion? Well, Indy was great in “The Last Crusade,” very very good in “Raiders of the Lost Ark,” and so-so (at best) in “Temple of Doom.” (Let’s not talk about the fourth installment.)

On the other hand, Jack Sparrow was great/very very good in all four “Pirates” films. It will take some more years to see how these roles hold up over time, but as the better half and I were talking about “Pirates 4,” it dawned on me that I enjoyed this character more than I did Indy.

With all that said, Jack’s still no Han Solo.

Now for my opinion of the actual “Pirates 4” film. Well, if you watched the first three installments and felt those movies could use more Jack/Gibbs/Barbosa and less Legolas, then you will probably like this more. I liked it for what it was, which is just more of the same. And that’s not always a bad thing.

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June 28, 2011 at 10:43 am

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Cutting-Edge Interview

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Well he did say he wouldn’t rest until he found the real killers.

O.J Simpson has confessed to Oprah Winfrey that he murdered his former wife, it has been reported.

The talk show host made headlines recently saying that one of her regrets was never having got the shamed former sportsman to confess to the killing.

And it appears her wish may well have come true with reports Simpson has already told one of her producers in an interview from jail that he knifed ex-wife Nicole in self-defence – a confession he will now repeat to the talk show queen during a spectacular televised sit down interview.

And here’s the best part? Guess the LAPD killed Ron Goldman and placed his body on the scene.

According to the insider, Simpson recently decided to go through with the confession after he was contacted again by one of Oprah’s producers.

‘He told the producer: “Tell Oprah that yes, I did it. I killed Nicole, but it was in self-defence. She pulled a knife on me and I had to defend myself”,’ the insider was quoted as saying.

He reportedly then went on to give a full account of what happened on the night of the murders on June 12 1994.

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June 23, 2011 at 3:41 pm

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Don’t Drink And Drive: You’d Be A Jackass To Do So

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And to think I didn’t event know who Ryan Dunn was until yesterday.

“Jackass” star Ryan Dunn, who along with his cast mates made Americans cringe and snicker through vulgar stunts in their multimillion-dollar TV and movie franchise, was killed early Monday in a fiery car crash. He was 34.

Dunn, a daredevil who gained notoriety for diving into a sewage tank and performing other unsavory stunts, was driving his 2007 Porsche in suburban Philadelphia when it careened off the road, flipped over a guardrail and crashed into the woods before bursting into flames. A passenger, Zachary Hartwell, 30, of West Chester, Pa., was also killed, and speed may have been a factor in the crash, West Goshen Township police said.

From other media reports, they reported that Dunn was drinking and speeding.

Sorry, my sympathy ain’t there for this one. I’m just glad there wasn’t an innocent passer-by involved in this carnage.

If any good can come from this, I’d like to see PSA’s featuring accident footage caused by drunk drivers with the Jackass theme playing in the background.

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June 21, 2011 at 3:18 pm

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Listen To Coco

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The whole video is worth watching, but even if you don’t like Conan’s comedy, skip to the 16:00 mark. So true.

Here’s the written transcript of the last part of his speech.

Eleven years ago I gave an address to a graduating class at Harvard. I have not spoken at a graduation since because I thought I had nothing left to say. But then 2010 came. And now I’m here, three thousand miles from my home, because I learned a hard but profound lesson last year and I’d like to share it with you. In 2000, I told graduates “Don’t be afraid to fail.” Well now I’m here to tell you that, though you should not fear failure, you should do your very best to avoid it. Nietzsche famously said “Whatever doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.” But what he failed to stress is that it almost kills you. Disappointment stings and, for driven, successful people like yourselves it is disorienting. What Nietzsche should have said is “Whatever doesn’t kill you, makes you watch a lot of Cartoon Network and drink mid-price Chardonnay at 11 in the morning.”

Now, by definition, Commencement speakers at an Ivy League college are considered successful. But a little over a year ago, I experienced a profound and very public disappointment. I did not get what I wanted, and I left a system that had nurtured and helped define me for the better part of 17 years. I went from being in the center of the grid to not only off the grid, but underneath the coffee table that the grid sits on, lost in the shag carpeting that is underneath the coffee table supporting the grid. It was the making of a career disaster, and a terrible analogy.

But then something spectacular happened. Fogbound, with no compass, and adrift, I started trying things. I grew a strange, cinnamon beard. I dove into the world of social media. I started tweeting my comedy. I threw together a national tour. I played the guitar. I did stand-up, wore a skin-tight blue leather suit, recorded an album, made a documentary, and frightened my friends and family. Ultimately, I abandoned all preconceived perceptions of my career path and stature and took a job on basic cable with a network most famous for showing reruns, along with sitcoms created by a tall, black man who dresses like an old, black woman. I did a lot of silly, unconventional, spontaneous and seemingly irrational things and guess what: with the exception of the blue leather suit, it was the most satisfying and fascinating year of my professional life. To this day I still don’t understand exactly what happened, but I have never had more fun, been more challenged—and this is important—had more conviction about what I was doing.

How could this be true? Well, it’s simple: There are few things more liberating in this life than having your worst fear realized. I went to college with many people who prided themselves on knowing exactly who they were and exactly where they were going. At Harvard, five different guys in my class told me that they would one day be President of the United States. Four of them were later killed in motel shoot-outs. The other one briefly hosted Blues Clues, before dying senselessly in yet another motel shoot-out. Your path at 22 will not necessarily be your path at 32 or 42. One’s dream is constantly evolving, rising and falling, changing course. This happens in every job, but because I have worked in comedy for twenty-five years, I can probably speak best about my own profession.

Way back in the 1940s there was a very, very funny man named Jack Benny. He was a giant star, easily one of the greatest comedians of his generation. And a much younger man named Johnny Carson wanted very much to be Jack Benny. In some ways he was, but in many ways he wasn’t. He emulated Jack Benny, but his own quirks and mannerisms, along with a changing medium, pulled him in a different direction. And yet his failure to completely become his hero made him the funniest person of his generation. David Letterman wanted to be Johnny Carson, and was not, and as a result my generation of comedians wanted to be David Letterman. And none of us are. My peers and I have all missed that mark in a thousand different ways. But the point is this : It is our failure to become our perceived ideal that ultimately defines us and makes us unique. It’s not easy, but if you accept your misfortune and handle it right, your perceived failure can become a catalyst for profound re-invention.

So, at the age of 47, after 25 years of obsessively pursuing my dream, that dream changed. For decades, in show business, the ultimate goal of every comedian was to host The Tonight Show. It was the Holy Grail, and like many people I thought that achieving that goal would define me as successful. But that is not true. No specific job or career goal defines me, and it should not define you. In 2000—in 2000—I told graduates to not be afraid to fail, and I still believe that. But today I tell you that whether you fear it or not, disappointment will come. The beauty is that through disappointment you can gain clarity, and with clarity comes conviction and true originality.

Many of you here today are getting your diploma at this Ivy League school because you have committed yourself to a dream and worked hard to achieve it. And there is no greater cliché in a commencement address than “follow your dream.” Well I am here to tell you that whatever you think your dream is now, it will probably change. And that’s okay. Four years ago, many of you had a specific vision of what your college experience was going to be and who you were going to become. And I bet, today, most of you would admit that your time here was very different from what you imagined. Your roommates changed, your major changed, for some of you your sexual orientation changed. I bet some of you have changed your sexual orientation since I began this speech. I know I have. But through the good and especially the bad, the person you are now is someone you could never have conjured in the fall of 2007.

I have told you many things today, most of it foolish but some of it true. I’d like to end my address by breaking a taboo and quoting myself from 17 months ago. At the end of my final program with NBC, just before signing off, I said “Work hard, be kind, and amazing things will happen.” Today, receiving this honor and speaking to the Dartmouth Class of 2011 from behind a tree-trunk, I have never believed that more.

Thank you very much, and congratulations.

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June 20, 2011 at 1:08 pm

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Quarter-Of-A-Millionaires And Billionaires

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So I heard a caller on Neal Boortz’s radio show say the following in a discussion about taxes.

“If you make $250,000, you’re a millionaire.”

lol

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June 9, 2011 at 11:52 am

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This Is A Posting

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A few days ago I mentioned the show called, “My Cat From Hell.”

This YouTube clip is just more proof that before people breed they need to own a dog/cat. If they fail, then snip-snip. THIS IS A PUNISHMENT!

Oh God I haven’t laughed this hard in quite some time.

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June 8, 2011 at 10:00 pm

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35 And Watching 16-Year-Old Moms

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Meet my newest favorite comedy: MTV’s “16 and Preggers.”

This country is doomed.

Don’t know what I’m talking about? Here you go.

16 and Pregnant is an MTV reality television series produced by Morgan J. Freeman and Dia Sokol Savage, and was first broadcast on June 11, 2009. It follows the stories of pregnant teenage girls in high school dealing with the hardships of teenage pregnancy. Each episode features a different teenage girl, with the episode typically beginning when she is 4 1⁄2–8 months into her pregnancy. The episode typically ends when the baby is a few months old. The series is produced in a documentary format, with an animation on notebook paper showing highlights during each episode preceding the commercial breaks.

The funny thing is that these teenagers are HALF the age of me and already parents. Good God, if I had to support another human being when I was that age and continued to do so until the ripe ol’ age of 35 … that kid would be SEVENTEEN YEARS OLD by now.

So that means that by the time these new parents reach my age their kids will be having kids of their own. Oy.

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June 7, 2011 at 10:34 pm

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Libertarian Loder

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As I was browsing Andrew Breitbart’s “Big Hollywood,” I noticed that Kurt Loder reviews movies on the site. For some reason, I find this really funny.

And after a Wikipedia search, I learn Loder’s a libertarian. Ha.

Loder is a libertarian. He summarizes his position as “Free Love and Free Markets”. He has called New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg “a scary guy” and called it “amazing that people don’t rise up with pitchforks.” Loder opposed President George H. W. Bush in the 1992 election and he believes that MTV News played a small role in Bush’s loss. Loder believes that his views came from his childhood experiences, saying:

“I grew up on the Jersey Shore, on a little barrier island. The Atlantic Ocean was on one side, the bay was on the other. Everyone there hunted and fished and clammed and got crabs out of the bay. And one day my brother told me someone had come down from the Bureau of Petty Harassment or something and they measured the temperature of the water and had decided it was a little too warm and a certain type of bacteria might incubate in it and there was a chance that might harm the clams. And so, from now on, no one was supposed to take clams out of the bay anymore. Which everyone ignored. And no one died. That was before the government got tenacious about this stuff. So I thought that was pretty stupid right there.”

“When governments attempt to regulate the balance between a limited supply of health care and an unlimited demand for it they’re inevitably forced to ration treatment.”

Where was this on your MTV News broadcasts?

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June 5, 2011 at 10:41 pm

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All Dogs Go To Heaven, All Cats Are From Hell

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So the better half and I watched this show called, “My Cat From Hell” on Animal Planet yesterday.

This title is a little misleading because ALL cats are from hell.

Basically, this is like a second-tier “Dog Whisperer” show, only with cats. Here’s a link to the show’s website.

It was funny watching the owners telling the “Cat Whisperer” stuff like, “All my cat does is scratch and hiss and he doesn’t like anybody,” and my reaction each time was, “Yeah, and…?” There’s a reason why these animals are not called “dogs.”

It was also funny watching the “Cat Whisperer” diagnose certain behavior issues within each kitty, because in a number of these situations I was saying the same thing the expert was saying. Of course, there were other times when I’d go, “Oops.” For example, I don’t think the “Cat Whisperer” would approve of us keeping Dessa in the bedroom all by herself. But you know what? At this stage in the game, I’m not trying anything different. She loves it. We love it. The End.

I did actually learn a few new things — for example, some cats are “bush cats” and some are “tree cats.” What this means is that some prefer to hide on the floor and others go off toward high ground. That was interesting and I once I heard this I realized which ones in our brood were “bush” and which ones were “trees.”

Overall, I hope this show stays around. It may be a rip-off of the “Dog Whisperer” but more people own cats than dogs so it only makes sense to have a show devoted to felines. The “Cat Whisperer” (naturally) cannot employ the same techniques as Cesar Millan, so this will be an original type of show.

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June 5, 2011 at 7:37 pm

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Montage Trois

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So I posted this question on my Facebook wall: What’s the best song to montage to?

Please note this doesn’t mean the best movie/tv montage out there or the best song I have seen complement a montage.

My answer:

Honorable mentions:

Are there others? Sure. But these were the three that popped in my head right after I asked the question. And we all know how much thought I put into these things.

Montages are meant to be over-the-top, and you need a song that can achieve this need to show that someone can go from n00b to Jedi Master in just a few minutes.

And I can’t exit this entry without posting this gem:

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June 3, 2011 at 5:43 pm

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Life On The Roadster

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I’m one of the biggest girly men out there, and even I wouldn’t be caught dead riding one of those tricycle motor bike things that have recently been pimped on TV ads.

Riding re-invented. My God. Those things make me look gangsta in comparison.

You know what else “reinvented riding”?

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May 26, 2011 at 10:31 pm

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Imagine If Ed Was A Tea Party Supporter

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I don’t really care about this story.

Ed Schultz gave a 4-minute long apology for calling fellow radio talk show host Laura Ingraham a “right-wing slut” during his program. Schultz says he is indefinitely suspended from his show for the time being.

I just wanted to post it so I could say, “Because Ed’s show is on MSNBC, it’s not like anyone heard him say it.”

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May 26, 2011 at 1:22 pm

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Leaving A Big “O” In My Life Without Winfrey?

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What will be my life like without Oprah?

The same as it was before.

If you’re one of the zillions who is tearful over the thought of life without “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” now you have a scientific excuse for your sadness. (You get a scientific excuse! And you get a scientific excuse! And — OK, that’s enough.)

A recent study showed that when a favorite TV show goes off the air — even temporarily — its absence can leave the show’s most fanatical viewers feeling lonelier. In ‘Oprah’s’ case, we’re thinking the rather emotive women featured on the blog Faces of the Last Season of Oprah will be among those having the hardest time dealing with the loss of the show, which ends its 25th and final season on Wednesday.

If you’re blue over losing Oprah — or the characters from shows-gone-by like “Lost” or “Arrested Development” — that feeling can be explained by a term coined in the 1950s by a pair of psychiatrists: You’ve developed a “parasocial,” or one-sided, relationship with the people that live inside your TV (or inside your computer screen, if Hulu is more your thing).

“We develop these relationships with certain characters — and it doesn’t have to be a fictional character; it could be a TV personality, like Oprah,” says Emily Moyer-Guse, an assistant professor of communications at Ohio State University. She’s the lead author of the new study, which was published in the journal Mass Communication and Society.

This actually got me the thinking if there were any television shows that made me feel this way. Hmmm.

I may get that feeling whenever “South Park” goes off the air, although I have a feeling that show will be suddenly cancelled due to pissing off Muslims or some other group. But in regards to shows which have already ended … I’m not exactly committed to television shows — drama, comedy and everything in-between.

I guess I would have to say “The Shield,” but I really stopped watching this program weekly during the middle part of the series — I think Season 5 was when I decided to stop. However, when the series finale was announced, I did watch the program just so I could get closure. And I would be fibbing if I said some of the character outcomes didn’t affect me.

Let’s see … meh, that’s about all I can think of at this time.

Oh, there was “Oz,” but the series finale was so stupid that it didn’t affect me at all. And I guess I have to mention “Charmed” because the better half has all the seasons on DVD. I guess it was nice to see everything wind down the way it did, but that series was screwed with its last season and introducing the “Billie” character. By that time I could hear Mrs. kkk swear at the teleivison while I was elsewhere in the house.

Maybe I need to watch more television.

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May 24, 2011 at 1:27 pm

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World’s End — Whatcha Talking About, Willis?

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Forget today’s Rapture that’s supposed to destroy the world. You want fear? Peep the Madden Curse.

Look who EA has to now get to grace its cover.

Yeah, I know Peyton Hillis won this honor through a fan-voting tournament, but why let little things like the facts get in the way of my joke?

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May 21, 2011 at 9:39 pm

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A Common Issue With Rappers

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So I heard that Cewbacca’s Sister was inviting some rapper to the White House for poetry night. Then the, “this is what the guy said on albums” game started.

Here’s a column about the issue that made me laugh.

Rapper “Common” recently performed for “poetry night” at the White House. “Objection!” said the out-of-touch, Golf Channel-watching, Pat Boone-loving right-wingers, who called Common unworthy of an invitation to the People’s House. The Comedy Channel’s hip Jon Stewart ridiculed the unhip for their outrage. Who’s right?

White House press secretary and apparent rap-o-phile Jay Carney, who hails from the mean streets of the Lawrenceville prep school and Yale — where he majored in Russian and Eastern European studies — defended Common as “socially conscious.”

Common ought not, therefore, be grouped with non-socially conscious rappers — the gold-chain-wearing, crotch-grabbing, dope-smoking, dope-selling, misogynistic kind who riff about killing cops, hating whites, and fighting the ever-present and all-encompassing racism practiced by The Man. (The Man, of course, briefly left his post in November 2008 and allowed the election of a black president. Everybody has bad days.)

Think of Common as a black Ward Cleaver, up from the ‘hood, who comes in from a hard day at the office, sets down his briefcase at the coat rack, hangs up his tweed jacket and shouts, “Bitch, where’s my dinner?!” Sure, Common, like the non-socially conscious rappers, has rapped about killing cops, beating up white people and burning President George W. Bush. But to be fair, even Common lovers admit that the first two might not be all that socially conscious.

This is a poet with a soft spot — for blacks who murder white cops.

President Barack Obama’s White House celebrates open-mindedness and tolerance. For example, Obama just dined with the socially conscious Rev. Al Sharpton, the whitey-denouncing race hustler who rode to fame by falsely accusing a white former assistant district attorney of raping a black teenage girl. Sharpton’s incendiary rants –“If the Jews want to get it on, tell them to pin their yarmulkes back and come over to my house” — helped ignite a riot in Crown Heights that left a hundred wounded and a Jewish student stabbed to death.

Unlike Sharpton, Common never called then-New York Mayor David Dinkins, the city’s first and only black mayor, a “n–ger whore.” Besides, Common and Obama go way back. They both belonged to Trinity United Church of Christ, presided over by the Rev. Jeremiah “United States of KKK” Wright.

So what’s the problem with Common?

His daughter is named after Assata Shakur, a black panther formerly known as Joanne Chesimard. Shakur was sentenced to life for her role in the execution-style murder of New Jersey State Trooper Werner Foerster. Shakur broke out of prison and fled to Cuba, where she still lives under political asylum. Congress passed a resolution demanding that Fidel Castro return her to the States. The FBI calls her a “domestic terrorist” and offers $1 million for her capture.

Now it’s possible that Common named his daughter after Shakur because he likes the name. On the other hand, he did write a poem in which he calls Shakur an innocent woman wrongly convicted by the racist criminal justice system.

This would be the same racist criminal justice system that the socially conscious rapper insists unjustly convicted Mumia Abu-Jamal, currently serving a life sentence for the execution-style murder of Philadelphia police officer Daniel Faulkner. But let us not single out Common. Abu-Jamal defenders include Hollywoodies Ed Asner, the late Paul Newman, Susan Sarandon, Ossie Davis, Mike Farrell, Tim Robbins and Whoopi Goldberg, as well as the French. Not all of the French, just the ones like the then-mayor of Paris who made Abu-Jamal an honorary citizen and the Parisian suburbanites who named a street after him.

Common does not personally advocate violence. He merely adopts a character, and becomes a tool through which urban angst of the streets is given voice. Does actor Anthony Hopkins actually eat people with some fava beans and a nice Chianti?

Middle-agers, who grew up on Motown, are hopelessly out-of-touch. Why if it were today, Smokey Robinson would be doing drive-bys on Marvin Gaye and Stevie Wonder. Stax and Motown would trade lead over which label was “keepin’ it real.” Otis Redding would be sitting on the dock of the bay, recovering from gunshots fired by the Temptations — strapped, cruising the streets in a tinted SUV, searching for respect. It’s hard out there for a pimp.

When not rapping, Common stays in touch with his inner Klansman. Like the Klan, Common condemns interracial dating. Sticklers might recall the heat then-presidential candidate George W. Bush took when he agreed to speak at Bob Jones University, which, at the time, forbade interracial dating among students without parental permission.

When asked about “mixed-race relationships,” Common explained: “I disagree with them…Sometimes to get back up to the level of respect and love, you’ve gotta stick with your own for a minute and build a certain amount of strength and community within yours so that other people can respect and honor your traditions.” Unlike the Klan, Common approves of interracial sex, in which he admits having indulged. He opposes only interracial relationships, like the kind that produced…President Obama.

Maybe Common will rap about that at next year’s poetry night. Until then, peace out.

I never really liked Common’s work, but it had nothing to do with anything that was mentioned above in Elder’s column. I just didn’t like the stuff he produced. But someone must like him, considering he’s been around for well over a decade.

However, if you ask me what side to take, I will gladly take Mr. Cube over Mr. Sense Common.

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May 20, 2011 at 1:46 pm

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Coal TV

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If you ever want to complain about your job, go watch “Coal” on Spike.

Damn, what a hard life.

And oops.

The cameramen for Spike TV’s new reality show Coal, from Deadliest Catch‘s Thom Beers, are doing an undeniably good job documenting the lives of the miners who work Cobalt Coal in Big Sandy, W. Va. So good, in fact, that after viewing the first episode of the series, the federal Mine Safety and Health Administration and state Officer of Miners’ Health, Safety and Training cited Cobalt Coal for various violations that endangered miners. The Associated Press details the citations, which range from improper use of tools to individual miners failing to wear the correct reflective clothing or proper eye protection. Cobalt Coal co-owner Mike Crowder hasn’t been soured on reality TV by the experience: He told the AP at the very least, the Spike footage, far better in quality than most training videos, can be used as a teaching tool, and that the show succeeds in its goal, which is to tell the coal miners’ story. (He also said he’s seen both a surge in business and in employee applications.)

Now I don’t know shit abut the mining industry, but there were a few things I noted while watching the first several episodes.

Example one: When the digger that cut out the coal from the mountain would always shut down the generator, my first thought was, “Why didn’t they get a bigger generator?” I’m sure cost might have been a factor, which brought me to my second point. Whenever the digger shut down power at the site, we were told it took at least 15 minutes for a miner to walk over to the breaker system and reboot everything. Here’s my question: Couldn’t they pay someone to “camp out” by the breaker device and reset everything each time the digger pooh-poohs out? We were told that every time the digger shut power down it costs thousands of dollars in lost productivity, it would seem worthwhile to pay someone to stay by the breaker and call that person whenever power needed rebooted.

However, in the end a new generator and digger were purchased and all was right with the world — for a shift or two before something else went wrong.

Now here is an article about the show that I found interesting.

When it comes to the national media, West Virginia, more often than not, is not portrayed in the best light. So when new endeavors relating to the state are announced, we approach them with trepidation.

That was my feeling last year when I heard about a coal mining reality show filming in McDowell County. My mind immediately conjured up the many potential embarrassments this could bring.

That show, Spike TV’s “Coal,” premieres at 10 p.m. Wednesday. The 10 hourlong episodes follow the miners and operators of Cobalt Coal in Big Sandy, near Welch.

Earlier this week, I was nervous as I popped my rough-cut press copy of the premiere episode into the DVD player, fearing the worst. But while it’s not likely to change outsiders’ opinions of us Mountaineers, “Coal” isn’t terribly embarrassing – at least not yet.

Yes, some of the men have elements of the stereotypical hick, and I did cringe at some of their bad grammar and unintelligible speech. However, I also cringed at the occasionally overdramatic voiceover narration.

There are frequent subtitles to help with the dialogue, but they don’t completely alleviate the problem. Whether it was the accents, the background noise or a combination of the two, there were still plenty of times without subtitles when I couldn’t understand what was being said.

Also, it was sometimes difficult to catch the dialogue because I was busy just trying to keep up with everything being thrown at me. For much of the premiere, you are inundated with information about mining, mines and mine equipment. There’s also a barrage of names and faces as people are introduced.

Maybe it’s because West Virginia borders southwestern Pennsylvania and I have some sort of affinity for my Mountaineer State brethren, but I did not get the “embarrassing” aspect of watching these guys work in the mines. Yes, they’re from West Virginia. Yes, they have some … interesting … dialects. But they’re FROM WEST VIRGINIA. If this show was based in Noo-Yawk City, you’d expect to hear that annoying Noo-Yawk accent. It’s just the way these guys live. And in regards to the “overdramatic voiceover narration,” I’ve heard worse. Actually, I found the parts about explaining how a mine is worked to be interesting. The only “embarrassing” part of the show I found was when the mine was at a standstill because some digger part was incorrectly replaced, or when there was a similar “d’oh” moment that cost the company tens of thousands of dollars. Then again, anyone with a job can relate to spending a lot of time working on fixing a problem only to have it backfire. Now try fixing that copier paper jam while in the middle of a dug-out mountain.

I’m not sure how well this series will fare, but I’ve enjoyed it for the most part. I don’t see this turning into a multiple-season affair, though.

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May 20, 2011 at 7:14 am

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All’s Quiet On The Z Front

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Here’s my latest LOL ad.

“ZQuiet will put you in each other’s arms again.” Yeah.

Why should I care if I snore? It’s not waking ME up.

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May 16, 2011 at 12:48 pm

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Me So Electable

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So I was going to make my usual snarky comments about the article’s main topic, but then I noticed that LUTHER FRICKIN’ CAMPBELL was one of the mayoral candidates. I’m done.

A Miami-Dade mayoral candidate along with students are expected to protest a campaign forum Wednesday to express their outrage and disapproval of FIU hosting a Spanish-only event.

The debate, held at FIU’s Wertheim Theatre, broadcast by Univision radio and set for rebroadcast by Univision channel 23 television, was open only to candidates Julio Robaina, Marcelo Llorente, Carlos Gimenez and Jose “Pepe” Cancio.

“I was appalled,” said Luther Campbell, a former rap star and African American candidate for mayor. “The university is having a Cuban-only forum, which is wrong to the students, because the students are from all different races and all different cultures and all the students don’t speak only Spanish.”

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May 14, 2011 at 12:19 pm

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A Pawn In The Board Game Of Life

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It’s not just Pawn. It’s Hardcore Pawn.

My God this show has become my newest obsession.

Don’t know what I’m talking about? Wiki is your friend.

Hardcore Pawn is a true American documentary reality television series produced by Richard Dominick Productions and RDF USA (later Zodiak USA) for truTV about the day-to-day operations of American Jewelry and Loan, a family-owned pawn shop on Greenfield Road between 8 Mile Road and the John C. Lodge Freeway in Detroit, Michigan.

American Jewelry is owned by Les Gold, a 60-year-old man who is the grandson of a pawnbroker who once owned Sam’s Loans, a now-defunct pawnshop on Michigan Avenue in Detroit. Les first opened American Jewelry at the Green Eight Shopping Center on 8 Mile Road in Oak Park in 1978, moving to its present location in 1993.

The shop’s general manager is Les’s son, Seth, who is also the shop’s marketing wizard (he claims that if it wasn’t for him, the shop’s only marketing would be “an ad in the Yellow Pages”). The assistant manager is Les’s daughter, Ashley, who, as the series debuted, returned to the shop after taking some time off for maternity leave. The sibling rivalry between her and Seth is a common element of many episodes.

The series premiered on August 16, 2010, delivering 2 million viewers, setting a new record as truTV’s most-watched series premiere ever.

YouTube is also your pal.

Real or fake? I don’t care. I can’t get enough of watching the Great Society in action. Lyndon B. Johnson, you must be proud.

“We’re trying to help you.” LOL.

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May 8, 2011 at 9:28 pm

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Where’s The Ward-en?

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Cops must be Raider fans.

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver and “Dancing With The Stars” contestant Hines Ward was pulled from a car at gunpoint and handcuffed by Los Angeles police, his manager confirms.

The incident happened around 2 a.m. Thursday.

Ward told Channel 4 Action News anchor Sally Wiggin that about 20 police cars converged on the scene. He posted a note to fans on his Facebook page and called the encounter “a complete misunderstanding. The police were just doing their job. Apologies were made and it’s now in the past.”

“I thought I was being ‘Punk’d,’ said Ward. “I realized I wasn’t when police ordered me to the ground and handcuffed me.”

Ward said he was out with a group of friends, and since he didn’t have a car, one offered to give him a lift.

According to Ward’s manager, Andrew Ree, the football player was not arrested, but he and a woman in the car were ordered out when they were stopped by officers from the North Hollywood division who had their guns drawn.

“There’s no story. It’s over,” Ree told Channel 4 Action News.

Los Angeles police said they pulled over a car that had been reported stolen at the busy intersection of Ventura and Lankershim boulevards.

Ward and the female driver were pulled out of the car at gunpoint and handcuffed, police said.

The officer determined the car had been reported stolen April 19 but actually the owner forgot where it was parked, police said.

The owner then neglected to tell police after she found the car.

Hines and the driver were held for about an hour while officers verified the woman’s story and police said the Steelers superstar was “very cooperative.” Ree said the situation was a misunderstanding.

Wha-? Let me read that part again.

The officer determined the car had been reported stolen April 19 but actually the owner forgot where it was parked, police said.

The owner then neglected to tell police after she found the car.

For Hines’s sake, I hope he’s pretending to block on a sweep play and this gal is a 5’2″ cornerback.

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May 6, 2011 at 3:32 pm

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This Video Is Alien To Me

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Now I’ve mentioned Katy Perry before at this place, and I’ve been positive about what I’ve thought about her and her work.

The hell is this?

After hearing this song, doesn’t it sound like it’s endorsing rape?

I’ma disrobe you, than I’mma probe you
See I abducted you, so I tell ya what to do

Then again, there are rich white guys that pay some chick dressed up in leather and holding a whip, so maybe this is on the level after all.

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April 16, 2011 at 10:14 pm

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Parking Wars In The Motor City

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So last month I learned that “My Big Redneck Wedding” was still on CMT.

Now I learn that not only is A&E’s “Parking Wars” still on the air but now they feature segments from Detroit’s parking authority.

Oh this I have to see.

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April 9, 2011 at 9:58 pm

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Clear On How Dumb This Commercial Is

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So this commercial is my newest entry in the “Wow This Is Stupid” category.

*Middle-aged guy almost falls to his death off rikety bridge.*

“WATCH YOUR STEP!”

“I couldn’t do this without you.”

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April 2, 2011 at 3:59 pm

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