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Archive: January, 2013

Oh, yeah: Brian Williams, Jimmy Fallon and The Roots slow jam the fiscal cliff

Wednesday, January 30, 2013, 8:54 AM
Struggling to understand what's going on with the debt ceiling and fiscal cliff? No worries, Allison Williams' dad, Brian (you know, that guy from Rock Center), stopped by Late Night with Jimmy Fallon this week to break it down for you. Ohhhhhh, yeahhhhhhh. Luckily, The Legendary Roots Crew lent a... Read more

Group of guys have played cross-country game of tag for 23 years because age is just a number

Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 3:04 PM
A group of men who became friends while attending Gonzaga Preparatory School in Washington have been carrying on a game of tag for 23 years. The game is only alive during February and has incorporated a bit of manifest destiny into its rules. One of the guys is a lawyer and drew up a contract stipulating... Read more

Chicago HS plans school shooting drill with blank ammo

Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 12:07 PM
A Chicago-area high school will conduct a school shooting drill on Wednesday. Cary-Grove High School—located northwest of Chicago—has planned a 15-20 minute "code red" drill with blank ammunition to help teach students what gunfire sounds like and how they should react in the event of an... Read more

A-Rod and a bunch of other athletes turned up in alleged PED dealer's records

Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 10:44 AM
Hey, get ready for another A-Rod steroids story because, duh. The Yankees third baseman's name turned up—along with a slew of his constituents—in the records of a alleged Miami-based PED dealer. Alex Rodriguez, Gio Gonzalez, Melky Cabrera, Wayne Odesnik (tennis, read a book), and others... Read more

Did Ray Lewis use banned deer-antler spray to return from triceps injury?

Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 9:39 AM
Sports Illustrated has published an in-depth examination of a company called Sports with Alternatives to Steroids (S.W.A.T.S.) and its relationship with high-profile athletes, including Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis. S.W.A.T.S. is an edgy sports science company run by a gym owner/former stripper... Read more

Gun advocates heckle father of boy slain in Newtown massacre

Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 8:44 AM
The Connecticut Post has published an article about the Gun Violence Protection Working Group's hearings addressing gun control in wake of the Sandy Hook massacre. Some 1,500 people made their way to the Legislative Office Building at the Capitol complex in Hartford. Neil Heslin—whose son was... Read more

Sheena Parveen moves to primetime, but 'Hurricane' Schwartz is still Chief Meteorologist at NBC10

Monday, January 28, 2013, 2:42 PM
NBC10 meteorologist Sheena Parveen has replaced Glenn "Hurricane" Schwartz on the station's nightly news broadcasts. Schwartz has moved to the day side and remains the station's Chief Meteorologist, a title he's held since 2002. Station spokesperson Kathleen Burke declined to comment on the change... Read more

Ron Artest is getting his own version of 'Punk'd' for athletes

Monday, January 28, 2013, 11:40 AM
Ron Artest Metta World Peace and LMNO Prods. are teaming up to bring you that hidden camera show for athletes that you never asked for. The production company is the driving force behind I Get That a Lot for CBS. They've partnered with Metta World Peace's Artest Media group to create a show that will... Read more

VIDEO: Lance Armstrong's version of Radiohead's 'Creep' is the BEST version of Radiohead's 'Creep'

Monday, January 28, 2013, 10:23 AM
Ah, Lance Armstrong. The much-maligned cancer survivor and cyclist recently sat down with Oprah to come clean(?) or something about all the cheating he did to win his Tour de France titles. That's not particularly important because it happened a decade ago (in Internet years) and wasn't incredibly... Read more

Kid President wants you to stop being boring and find your 'Space Jam'

Monday, January 28, 2013, 10:10 AM
This kid is smarter than all of us. If you haven't had the pleasure of seeing Kid President's Pep Talk yet (why the hell not?), this miserable Monday is the perfect opportunity to take his swift kick in the ass. Kid President is a recurring character on Rainn Wilson's Soul Pancake YouTube channel... Read more
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