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  • ESPN pulls Hank Williams Jr. after he compares Obama to Hitler

    10/03/2011 6:51:51 PM PDT · by Justaham · 109 replies ^ | 10-3-11 | Chris Chase
    Hank Williams Jr., the singer whose various videos for the hit song "All My Rowdy Friends Are Coming Over Monday Night" has served as the intro to "Monday Night Football" for 23 seasons, compared President Barack Obama to Adolf Hitler during a Monday morning appearance on "Fox and Friends." The statement led to ESPN pulling his popular intro segment, best known to fans for its "Are you ready for some football?" ending, for Monday night's game between the Indianapolis Colts and Tampa Bay Buccaneers. During a discussion on the 2012 presidential race, Williams began discussing Obama's golf outing with Speaker...
  • Dad Sells 'Guitar Hero III' on eBay After Catching Son Smoking Pot

    12/17/2007 4:09:31 AM PST · by Colonel Kangaroo · 56 replies · 360+ views
    Fox News ^ | December 16, 2007 | FoxNews
    After catching his teenage son smoking pot, a father sold his son's coveted "Guitar Hero III" video game on eBay as punishment, and made over $9,000, PC World reported. The father, a Canadian school teacher, spent two weeks searching for the rare video game for the Nintendo Wii gaming system before buying it for his son. But later, after coming home from work early, he caught his son smoking reefer in the backyard with his "delinquent friends," PC World reported. Click here to read the full PC World report. In the eBay listing page, the man said he put the...
  • The Graying of the Record Store

    07/18/2006 10:49:17 AM PDT · by weegee · 18 replies · 509+ views
    New York Times ^ | Published: July 16, 2006 | By ALEX WILLIAMS
    On a recent Monday, six people — soon enough four, then two — were browsing the bins of compact discs at Norman’s Sound and Vision, a music store on Cooper Square in Manhattan, around 6 p.m., a time that once constituted the daily rush hour.A decade ago, the number of shoppers might have been 20 or 30, said Norman Isaacs, the owner. Six people? He would have had that many working in the store. “I used to make more in a day than I probably make in a week now,” said the shaven-headed Mr. Isaacs, 59, whose largely empty aisles...

    02/08/2004 3:50:23 PM PST · by Hillary's Lovely Legs · 1,166 replies · 701+ views
    46th Annual GRAMMY Awards Final Nominations List For recordings released during the Eligibility Year October 1, 2002 through September 30, 2003Note: More or less than five nominations in a category is the result of a tie.   General Field   Category 1 Record Of The Year (Award to the Artist and to the Producer(s), Recording Engineer(s) and/or Mixer(s), if other than the artist.) Crazy In Love Beyoncé Featuring Jay-Z Rich Harrison & Beyoncé Knowles, producers; Jim Caruana & Tony Maserati, engineers/mixers Track from: Dangerously In Love [Columbia Records/Music World Music] Where Is The Love The Black Eyed Peas &...
  • Secret Service Probes Eminem 'Bush Threat'

    12/05/2003 11:29:15 PM PST · by metalboy · 68 replies · 308+ views ^ | 12/06/03 | metalboy
    Secret Service Probes Eminem 'Bush Threat' By Mark Sage, PA News, in New York The United States presidential bodyguard said today it was examining lyrics by rap star Eminem to see whether he had threatened George Bush. The Secret Service confirmed it was probing lyrics by the controversial artist, who says in a song: “I’d rather see the president dead.” The words to the song, We As Americans, are available on the internet and have not been released by the award-winning rap artist. Eminem says in the song: “F*** money, I don’t rap for dead presidents. I’d rather see the...

    12/04/2003 10:07:37 PM PST · by RWR8189 · 131 replies · 375+ views
    Drudge Report ^ | December 5, 2003
    A new shock song from rapper Eminem wishes the president dead, the DRUDGE REPORT has learned...