Category Archives: News

Michael Lohan must be looking pretty good right now.

In a shocking new development in the Gosselin family story, Jon Gosselin has – wait for it – actually been fired from the show.

Yes, you read that correctly. He didn’t quit. He didn’t get another job and move on. Jon Gosselin got fired.

Jon Gosselin

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Literary Idiocy Strikes Again

glassIt’s no secret that the buckle of the Bible belt has a hard time keeping its fingers out of the cookie jar that is censorship, and Norman’s Whittier Middle School has pulled another crumbled cookie out of the jar.

This time the victim is Young Adult author Ellen Hopkins, whose visit to the middle school was canceled after a concerned parent spoke out against content in her book Glass.

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What’s in a name?

I remember a conversation I had with my aunts — both public school teachers — a few years ago about how they judge students by names. I don’t remember how we even came to the subject, but I remember that the aunt who teaches sixth grade science said boys with the name Spencer were always the worst.

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Power to the Tweeple

A collection of our favorite Tweets from the ridic and famous.

Follow someone famous or interesting? Let us know: tips(dot)theravingwheat(at)gmail(dot)com.

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FOX News sticks all feet in mouth at once (again)

Well, FOX News is once again laying blame where it doesn’t belong. Call me a hippie liberal, but saying “We cover all the news” doesn’t equate “We aren’t crazy, right-wing extremist nutcases” or “We don’t insert our opinions into everything we cover.”

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And really, if you’re going to fuck with someone, why would you pick every single one of the other major news outlets?

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Music industry: Go fuck yourself

Srsly.

Srsly.

I love music. I don’t do anything without it. I live with my earbuds in, and when I’m at work, we have a pretty decent playlist playing in the background.

I think artists should be paid a fair amount for their work, whether it be through physical CD sales or things like iTunes. But I do not think the music industry should overstep like it’s trying very hard to.

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Sarah Failin

Gag me

Gag me

I’ve been asked several times in the past few days why I follow Sarah Palin on Facebook. I want to clear that up once and for all:

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