San Diego, CA: This past week featured the 2009 presentation of San Diego’s Comic-Con, a four-day entertainment party to celebrate and promote movies, comic books, television shows, and anything else that fanboys and fangirls find enjoyable.
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Santa Barbara County, CA: The Michael Jackson memorial gained new steam this week, as the deceased King of Pop’s will was read in front of family, friends, and loan officers at a law firm in Los Angeles, California.
Bend, OR: The family consisting of “the pregnant man,” his/her significant other, their beautiful baby boy, and a talking horse had their senses tested once again, as the second parenting holiday in as many months threatened to tear the clan apart.
Paris Hilton has reportedly lost her Blackberry during a recent trip to France to attend the Cannes International Film Festival. Industry insiders are amazed at her carelessness because this is not the first time that Miss Hilton had misplaced this notorious device. In 2005, she had “lost” her Sidekick, which angered many of her famous friends and acquaintances after their phone numbers appeared on the internet. Now she is bracing herself for the latest fallout that is sure to come.
Dr. Jerri Nielsen FitzGerald, 57, whose struggle against breast cancer during a winter at the South Pole captivated the world, died, only to be revived moments later in what is now being called a “miracle”.
Her husband, Thomas FitzGerald, says she died Tuesday at their home in Southwick, Mass, but that the stoppage of her heart then activated what she called the Kickstartmyheartillator. She developed this device, which is powered by energy stored by centrifugal forces catalyzed every time the toilet flushes, shortly after her return home from the tundra.
New York, NY: After a year of legal wrangling, Woody Allen and American Apparel have reached an agreement in the lawsuit filed by Allen last year, accusing American Apparel of using his likeness in billboard ads posted in Hollywood and New York.
The ads, which portray Allen as a rabbi, were offensive enough to the diminutive director that he filed a ten million dollar lawsuit.
Bend, OR: The normally simple holiday of Mother’s Day was turned on its head for well-wishers of a certain family.
Visitors to the home of Thomas Beatie(aka that “pregnant man” that was born Tracy Lagondino) and Nancy Beatie will have the nerve-shattering job of deciding who to wish a “Happy Mother’s Day” to on this first Mother’s Day for the household.
Las Vegas, NV: Television viewers of NBC and the audience at the Planet Hollywood Resort were shocked and appalled at the Miss USA Pageant on Sunday. The reason: Perez Hilton.
As a celebrity telecast judge, Perez Hilton was given the seemingly humorous function of asking Miss California Carrie Prejean a question.
Cupertino, CA: After months of mockery and resentment, but steady sales, Apple has raised the bar of excellence with the sophisticated features present in its iPhone 3.0 Operating System, due to be released to the public this summer.