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  • 'American Pie' singer Don McLean arrested for domestic violence

    01/18/2016 5:21:17 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 83 replies
    Fox News ^ | January 18, 2016 | (Sasha Bogursky and The Associated Press)
    Singer Don McLean was arrested on a misdemeanor domestic violence charge Monday in Maine. Camden's Chief Randy Gagne told FOX411 police responded to a call at McLean's Camden, Maine residence early Monday morning and arrested the singer without incident. He was transported to Knox County Jail in Rockland, Maine, and was later released after on bail. He has a court date set for February 22, 2016. ...
  • Gloomy Don McLean Reveals Meaning of ‘American Pie’ — and Sells Lyrics for $1.2 Million

    04/09/2015 4:35:32 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 46 replies
    Washington Post ^ | April 8 | Justin Wm. Moyer
    The music died because Buddy Holly merely wanted what every touring musician wants: to do laundry. Shoved into unheated buses on a “Winter Dance Party” tour in 1959, Holly — tired of rattling through the Midwest with dirty clothes — chartered a plane on Feb. 3 to fly from Clear Lake, Iowa, to Fargo, N.D., where he hoped he could make an appointment with a washing machine. Joining him on the plane were Ritchie Valens and, after future country star Waylon Jennings gave up his seat, J.P. Richardson, a.k.a. “the Big Bopper.” Taking off in bad weather with a pilot...
  • Buy, buy miss American pie: Singer reveals meaning behind iconic hit

    04/06/2015 4:37:53 PM PDT · by 9thLife · 112 replies
    Express (UK) ^ | 10:39, Sat, Apr 4, 2015 | CLIVE DAVIS
    A long, long time ago - to borrow the words of the song - Don McLean sat down to write the first lines of an epic. First released in 1971, American Pie is a classic that an entire generation memorised line by line, verse by verse. Fans around the world have argued over the true meaning of one of the most enigmatic songs in pop history. Faced with all the speculation, McLean's own response is defiantly down-to-earth: when people ask him what it means, he likes to reply, "It means I never have to work again." American Pie, famously covered...
  • Don McLean's 'American Pie' Manuscript to Be Auctioned in NY

    02/13/2015 7:36:34 PM PST · by TBP · 30 replies
    ABC News ^ | Feb 13, 2015
    Christie's announced Friday that singer-songwriter Don McLean is selling his manuscript and notes to "American Pie," the wistful anthem that asked, "Do you recall what was revealed the day the music died?" The auction house says McLean is selling 16 pages that include the original working manuscript and typed drafts of the song.
  • “American Pie” explained. The Song By Don Mclean

    Songs like “Revolution” by The Beatles, which was clearly suspicious of violent revolution and uprisings, as well as “American Pie” by Don McLean. Many people think that the song “American Pie” is about the death of Buddy Holly and other musicians in a plane crash, but Glenn presented a reading of the lyrics on radio and showed how it could also be seen as a warning against the danger of violent uprisings.
  • “American Pie” explained. The Song By Don Mclean

    Songs like “Revolution” by The Beatles, which was clearly suspicious of violent revolution and uprisings, as well as “American Pie” by Don McLean. Many people think that the song “American Pie” is about the death of Buddy Holly and other musicians in a plane crash, but Glenn presented a reading of the lyrics on radio and showed how it could also be seen as a warning against the danger of violent uprisings. “ I’ve never understood I drove the Chevy to the levee, I didn’t know what that was. Let’s just start there on the simple part because Chevy, just...
  • ***FIRE actor Jason Biggs from Nickelodeon

    08/31/2012 11:29:41 PM PDT · by profit_guy · 27 replies
    Go to the bottom of Nickelodeon's page ( and click "Report a Concern" then tell them about Jason Biggs and that you won't be allowing your kids to watch Nick until they FIRE him for his vile tweets.
  • Media Silent as Liberals on Twitter call for Ann Romney's Death

    08/29/2012 8:14:19 PM PDT · by jan in Colorado · 58 replies ^ | August 29, 2012 | Joe Newby
    On Wednesday, liberals on Twitter called for the death of Ann Romney, the wife of GOP nominee Mitt Romney, Twitchy reported. As of this writing, the so-called "mainstream media" has refused to report on the hateful threats issued on the social media site. "I want to murder Ann Romney right now," tweeted "Gregory Martinez." Some called for Mrs. Romney to commit suicide. "Why does Ann Romney act like an average mom? B***h kill yourself, you had maids taken care of your f*****g kids," another person said. "Ann Romney Need To Kill Her Husband Then Kill Herself (sic)," said another. "Ann...
  • American Pie Star Jason Biggs Launches VILE Twitter rant against Janna Ryan!

    08/30/2012 9:04:23 PM PDT · by kozanne · 32 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 8/30/2012 | Christian Toto
    The popular "American Pie" films mixed the very, very raunchy with the sweetness of high school pals who simply wanted to fall in love. And, of course, occasionally defile a freshly baked pastry. These days, franchise star Jason Biggs is aiming some "American Pie" style humor at the Republican's Vice Presidential candidate - and his wife. And while the "Pie" films typically left a pleasant after taste, Biggs' Tweet barrage feels ugly, mean-spirited and not even remotely funny.
  • Jason Biggs(who has a Nickelodeon contract)Targets Christians, Ann Romney ...with vile tweets

    08/31/2012 3:10:57 PM PDT · by tookiesrcookies · 27 replies
    Twitchy ^ | 8/31/2012 | Twitchy Staff
    Looks like Jason Biggs is still defiling that pie … if by “pie” you mean “contract with Nickelodeon.” Yesterday Twitchy reported that the “American Pie” actor tweeted about sexually assaulting Paul Ryan’s wife. We know … shocking from an actor who made a name for himself by humping a pie. But Pig Biggs wasn’t done tweeting misogynist filth about political wives. After a disgusting tweet about Ann Romney’s body, he targeted Janna Ryan again by retweeting his wife, Jenny Mollen. ...
  • American Weasel: Jason Biggs quietly deletes vile tweets about Ann Romney and Janna Ryan

    09/01/2012 11:41:46 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 23 replies
    Twitchy ^ | September 1, 2012
    Doesn’t Jason Biggs know that Twitchy is forever? Earlier this week, we called attention to the American Idiot’s knock on Christians and his vile, sexually degrading tweets about Paul Ryan, Janna Ryan and Ann Romney. We also highlighted the mounting pressure on Nickelodeon to fire the actor from his “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” voice gig. Biggs dismissed his critics by tweeting, “You know I put my dick in a pie, right?” And completely misreading the First Amendment, his wife, Jenny Mollen tweeted, “How weird would it be if we all had freedom of speech? But today all of the disgusting...
  • Should Jason Biggs lose cartoon gig over sexual assault comments?

    09/01/2012 2:14:57 PM PDT · by South40 · 33 replies ^ | 9/1/2012 | VICTOR MEDINA
    Update 9/1: Biggs has deleted his tweet about sexually assaulting Janna Ryan, but other misogynistic tweets about her and Ann Romney remain. Nickelodeon is being pressured to fire actor Jason Biggs after he said he wanted to sexually assault Janna Ryan, the wife of vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan. The American Pie actor made the comments on Twitter on Wednesday, earning criticism across the political spectrum and calls that he is unfit to provide the voice of Leonardo on Nickelodeon's new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles cartoon. The situation brings up questions of free speech and personal responsibility in the public...
  • ( Nickelodeon star)American Pie star Jason Biggs and wife hire prostitute to spice up marriage

    09/01/2012 4:25:43 PM PDT · by tookiesrcookies · 57 replies
    Mail Online ^ | 10/03/2011 | Mike Larkin
    They say that things can sometimes become stale in a marriage. But it is unlikely that many people resort to hiring prostitutes after just a year like American Pie star Jason Biggs, 33, and his wife Jenny Mollen. The actress, whose biggest role was as minor character Nina Ash in TV show Angel, wrote a lengthy blog about their sexual escapades on website The Smoking Jacket...
  • Nickelodeon viewership drop-Why You’re Seeing More Ads on Comedy Central, Nickelodeon(Fire Biggs!)

    09/01/2012 4:49:25 PM PDT · by tookiesrcookies · 13 replies
    InvestorPlace ^ | 8/27/2012 | Alyssa Oursler
    Viacom (NASDAQ:VIAB) has seen its viewership drop of late, meaning it can charge less money for the same commercial spot. So, the company’s solution has been simple: run more ads. At Nickelodeon, for example, viewership dropped by just under 30%, while Comedy Central has also lost a smaller number of viewers. Overall, the company increased the amount of air time rose by 9% in 2012, on top of a 7% rise the year before, The Wall Street Journal reports
  • Nickelodeon now promoting Jason Biggs’ Twitter handle in promotions

    09/01/2012 5:02:54 PM PDT · by tookiesrcookies · 15 replies ^ | 9/01/2012 | Twitchy Team
    Twitchy reported earlier today that the most vile tweets from Jason Biggs’ Twitter feed had quietly disappeared, and now it seems there might be a very obvious reason why — Nickelodeon has begun tweeting Biggs’ Twitter handle in promotions for its Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles reboot, for which Biggs provides a voice. That’s right: kids following Nickelodeon’s @TMNTMaster — an account which boasts nearly 2,400 followers — are literally one click away from the feed that introduced us to, well, this, not to mention a quick bit of Christian-bashing as a follow-up...
  • The Day that Obamacare Died (American Pie Parody)

    04/14/2012 8:24:42 PM PDT · by Former Fetus · 9 replies
    YouTube ^ | Paul Shanklin
    Obama realizes the end is near and accepting the inevitable sings about the death of his health care plan. You can watch the video HERE
  • “American Pie” explained. The Song By Don Mclean

    Songs like “Revolution” by The Beatles, which was clearly suspicious of violent revolution and uprisings, as well as “American Pie” by Don McLean. Many people think that the song “American Pie” is about the death of Buddy Holly and other musicians in a plane crash, but Glenn presented a reading of the lyrics on radio and showed how it could also be seen as a warning against the danger of violent uprisings. “ I’ve never understood I drove the Chevy to the levee, I didn’t know what that was. Let’s just start there on the simple part because Chevy, just...
  • The Day The Music Died: Feb 3, 1959

    02/03/2010 5:28:43 AM PST · by Shellybenoit · 26 replies · 1,509+ views
    The Lid/Various ^ | 2/3/2010 | The Lid
    Some accidents are burned into memory even decades after they happened. The sinking of the Titanic, the explosion of the Hindenburg, the accident at Tenerife, and the Challenger crash all bring back remembrances of unforgettable tragedies. “The day the music died,” wrote singer/songwriter Don McLean for his hit song, American Pie, in 1971 commemorated the loss of singer Buddy Holly in an aircraft accident. Charles Hardin Holley, better known as Buddy Holly, was and remains one of the giants in the music business. His may be the most-discussed pop music star aircraft accident in history. The impact on the music...
  • The Day Obamacare Died

    10/04/2009 12:41:35 PM PDT · by bloodmeridian · 3 replies · 503+ views
    Feed Your ADHD ^ | 10/4/2009 | Dr. Dave
    See this awesome video song sung by fake Obama to the tune of American Pie, by Don McLean.
  • 50 Years Ago -->The Day The Music Died

    02/02/2009 7:39:26 AM PST · by Shellybenoit · 45 replies · 1,203+ views
    Yidwithlid ^ | 2/2/09 | Yidwithlid
    In one of music's most tragic accidents, a light plane carrying three people who changed the face of Rock forever crashed in an Iowa field shortly after leaving a concert on Feb. 3, 1959. Buddy Holly had chartered the plane to take his band to their next gig in North Dakota while other artists and staff took the usual means of tour bus....
  • Lucinski: Today's the day the music died (49 years ago today)

    02/03/2008 11:42:38 AM PST · by SE Mom · 121 replies · 991+ views
    The Niagra Gazette ^ | 3 February 2008 | Dick Lucinski
    ...It was about 1 a.m., Feb. 3, 1959, when a light plane carrying Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. (The Big Bopper) Richardson crashed near Mason City, Iowa. The trio had just finished a concert in Clear Lake and was headed to Fargo, N.D., the next stop on their tour, when the plane went down in bad weather. All three were hitmakers on the music scene at the time, Valens with the song “La Bamba” and Richardson with “Chantilly Lace.” But the real star of the group was Holly. He was the creator of songs which are now considered to...
  • "American Pie" actress turns herself in - she threatened to "sexually molest neighbor's dog"

    12/15/2006 3:02:50 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 31 replies · 1,434+ views
    Reuters ^ | Fri Dec 15, 2006 | Jeanne King
    "American Pie" actress turns herself in at NY court Fri Dec 15, 2006 2:40 PM ET By Jeanne King NEW YORK (Reuters) - Actress Natasha Lyonne, the star of "American Pie" accused of threatening to sexually molest a dog, turned herself in at a New York court on Friday. A bench warrant was issued for her arrest in January after Lyonne, who has also appeared in "Blade," and "Scary Movie 2," missed four court hearings. The 27-year-old faced a number of charges including criminal mischief, harassment and trespassing after accusations she threatened to sexually molest her former neighbor's dog and...
  • Song Parody American Pie / Dan Rather Lied

    09/22/2004 12:18:19 AM PDT · by Travis McGee · 9 replies · 287+ views (Los Angeles KFI 640 talk host) ^ | September 20th, 2004 | John Ziegler
    JZ's Revised Parody Lyrics To "American Pie" Date Thursday, September 16, 2004 American Pie (Dan Rather Lied) I can still remember , Walter Cronkite on the evening news. America just understood, his stories were true, the sources were good, It was simple when the networks were so few. But Dan Rather came and made us livid, with every flawed report he delivered, bad news on the TV screen. It was enough to make you scream. I can't remember if I cried when I read about the memo lies, but something touched me deep inside, the day, CBS lied. So... Bye,...
  • American Lie

    09/14/2004 9:19:19 AM PDT · by BipolarBob · 4 replies · 410+ views
    Me, myself and I | 9-14-2004 | BipolarBob
    American Lie by BipolarBob A wrong, wrong rhyme ago I watched the evening news that told all I ever knew And I said goodnight to David and Chet Read the newspaper to hedge my bet The Cold War kept me awake Because nuclear war made me quake it was about all I could take all our lives seemed at stake The Day the media died So lie lie Mr. Evening News Guy Turned the channel and never asked why Their whoppers were a point of pride just kept searching the TV Guide for a news source that I could abide,...
  • End Of Road For GOTMILF License Plate

    07/29/2004 11:04:56 AM PDT · by Constitution Day · 230 replies · 8,891+ views
    The Smoking Gun ^ | July 21, 2004 | TSG
    End Of Road For GOTMILF License Plate"Offensive" vanity tag yanked by Washington officials JULY 21--This is the story of GOTMILF. In May 2002, Michael Syravong filed a "personalized license plate application"with Washington's Department of Licensing. GOTMILF was Syravong's first choice among the three possible personalized tags he listed on the state form (he would have settled for SUPL8EZ or RCKSTAR). Asked for the meaning of GOTMILF, Syravong wrote, "Manual Inline Lift Fluctuator," which he would later claim was some kind of automotive gizmo. The 25-year-old software engineer's license plate choice was, amazingly, approved by bureaucrats who obviously never saw the...
  • 250 MILF rebels surrender

    08/15/2003 12:58:18 PM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 119 replies · 2,954+ views ^ | 8.15.03 | Jaime Laude
    Two hundred forty one active members and nine commanders of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) abandoned the armed struggle for a separate Muslim state in Mindanao and formally pledged allegiance to the government yesterday. The ceremony was held at headquarters of the 4th Infantry division at Camp Edilberto Evangelista, in Cagayan de Oro City. Major Gen. Cristolito Balaoing, commander of the 4th Infantry "Diamond" Division, said the rebels also turned over to the government 140 high-powered firearms, including five 60 mm mortars and two 40 mm M-79 grenade launchers. According to Balaoing, the rebels who surrendered to the military...
  • Sick Acts (Review of Bill O'Reilly Special Airing Tonight)

    03/28/2002 3:02:51 PM PST · by GeneD · 9 replies · 218+ views
    The New York Post ^ | 3/28/02 | Adam Buckman
    <p>IF Bill O'Reilly's goal was to make some purveyors of shock culture look like total jerks, then his special airing tonight is a complete success.</p> <p>And the word "jerks" is actually too mild a description for some of O'Reilly's targets in the show, which is titled "An 'O'Reilly Factor' Special: The Corruption of the American Child," airing at 9 p.m. on Fox/Ch. 5 (not the Fox News Channel).</p>