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  • British Singer Adele Sings Sarah Palin's Praises

    01/13/2011 8:21:43 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies · 1+ views
    Gather ^ | January 13, 2011 | Kimberly Ripley
    Adele, a British singer who has graced the charts in the U.S. and abroad, is singing Sarah Palin's praises, claiming Palin is the reason for the singer's success in the United States. Really? According to MSN, it's really true. However, it must be noted that Sarah Palin did nothing intentional in assisting with the singer's career. It seems that the first time Adele was scheduled to appear on Saturday Night Live, it also happened to be the episode on which then Republican vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin was appearing as well. This was back in 2008, when Tina Fey and her...
  • Brandy Proclaims She Is on 'Team Bristol,' Slams Kathy Griffin and Howard Stern 'Fat' Jokes

    01/07/2011 9:22:53 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 41 replies
    Fox News ^ | January 7, 2011 | Hollie McKay
    After it was revealed that Bristol Palin made it through to the finals of “Dancing With the Stars” late last year, shock jock radio host Howard Stern went on quite the rampage, announcing that she “is the first contestant in the history of the hit ABC show to get fatter as the show goes on,” and that she “must be eating everything in sight." Comedienne Kathy Griffin also jumped on the Palin “fat” attack while hosting VH1’s “Salute to the Troops” last month, mocking the 20-year-old for gaining “30 pounds per week” during the show and referring to her as...
  • 'What Not to Wear' Star Blasts Fellow TLCer Palin [Lavender Mafia, again]

    12/30/2010 2:20:21 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 94 replies · 264+ views
    Pop Eater's Naughty But Nice ^ | December 30, 2010 | Rob Shuter
    'What Not To Wear' fashion guru Clinton Kelly has come out blazing against fellow TLC star Sarah Palin, saying he wasn't thrilled when he heard that the ex-governor would be doing what he calls an "eight-hour info-commercial on my network." Sources tell me Clinton isn't the only star at TLC who wants nothing to do with the right-leaning politician. "Kate Gosselin isn't very fond of her either, especially after spending several days taping an episode" of her show, 'Sarah Palin's Alaska,' sources tell me. Sitting down with Joy Behar and myself a few days ago on her hit new HLN...
  • Harry Potter’s Boobgate: Role Restricted Emma Watson

    11/24/2010 9:25:17 AM PST · by Mister Ghost · 40 replies
    Fashion Time Magazine ^ | 23 November 2010 | Fashion Time Magazine
    It’s not global tub-thumping on the scale of North Korea’s shelling of South Korea, but Harry Potter’s Emma Watson was straight-jacketed in more than one way by her role as Hermione Granger and sought solace through fashion to express her own identity and choices. As Watson told WWD in an exclusive interview: “I have Hermione to thank, in a weird way, for my sense of style,” she said. “Playing this role, fashion was my way of expressing myself away from that school uniform. When I got the chance to dress myself, I was so thrilled to be able to be...
  • 2010 American Music Awards Red Carpet (Taylor Swift, Rihanna, Fergie, Jessica Alba, Katy Perry)

    11/22/2010 2:39:06 PM PST · by Mister Ghost · 8 replies
    Fashion Time Magazine ^ | 22 November 2010 | Fashion Time Magazine
    The pint-sized Tom Brady was the biggest winner at the 2010 American Music Awards held Sunday night in the heart of Los Angeles’ Kingdom of Glam, the Nokia Center. Bieber Fever dominated the starry proceedings taking home the Favorite Artist of the Year, Favorite Breakthrough Artist, Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist, and Favorite Pop/Rock Album. The 2010 American Music Awards Red Carpet had some illustrious looks, understated elegance, a plethora of mini dresses, and Taylor Swift’s much discussed “do”, that seems to have been embraced by a multitude of music fans. To see how your favorite pop and celebrity divas attired...
  • Chile Miners Keep the Shades On

    10/15/2010 3:00:54 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    Yahoo's The Buzz Log ^ | October 15, 2010 | Mike Krumboltz
    The Chilean miners have been free for several days now, and are, we presume, getting used to life on the surface. One thing they apparently haven't gotten 100% used to is the sunlight. The miners are still wearing sunglasses, and many online searchers are wondering why. Oakley donated pairs of their fancy shades to the miners in an effort to help ease the rescued heroes back into life above ground. The concern is very real. According to Dr. Andrew Hartwick, assistant professor at the College of Optometry at Ohio State University, after a history-making 69 days underground, the miners face...
  • India’s richest man has moved into world’s biggest private residence

    10/14/2010 10:47:32 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 55 replies · 1+ views
    Yahoo! News ^ | Oct ober 14, 2010 | Liz Goodwin
    Marking the end of seven years of construction work, India's richest man is planning a housewarming party for his 27-story palatial new home in Mumbai, replete with no fewer than three helipads and an air-traffic control station on its roof. The 570-foot-tall glass tower, called Antilia, "features a swimming pool, a health club, a salon and a mini-theatre," reports the Times of India. "The first six levels comprise the garage where more than 160 cars can be parked. Atop the parking lot is Antilia's lobby, which has nine elevators." The house also has a garden that can accommodate trees, according...
  • President Obama turns a N.J. man into a 'Celebrity Magnet'

    09/23/2010 2:28:03 PM PDT · by newjerseynewsroom · 46 replies ^ | 9/19/10 | Willimam Lamb
    FRANKLIN LAKES — The way Tom Murro tells it, a chance encounter with President Obama on a Martha's Vineyard golf course last summer had a transformative effect on him. Among Tom Murro's high-profile run-ins: President Obama, Natalie Portman, Dustin Hoffman and Kathie Lee Gifford. Suddenly, the Franklin Lakes father of two became the "Celebrity Magnet," known for an uncanny ability to attract, rub elbows and be photographed with some of the world's most famous people. Last April, Murro folded the mortgage company he had run for two decades and took to chronicling his exploits and conquests online at "Some...
  • President Jimmy Carter on tour with ‘White House Diary’

    09/23/2010 2:19:51 PM PDT · by newjerseynewsroom · 7 replies ^ | 9/23/10 | Deanna Cullen
    It was a lock-down situation at the Lincoln Triangle Barnes and Noble in New York City as former President Jimmy Carter made a special appearance Monday for the book signing of his latest book, "White House Diary." Secret Service agents flanked him, attendees were held at bay through an elaborate line system, and ready-to-be-signed books were passed through to the other side as though an invisible force field had been erected. Only one ordinary man infiltrated the system —'s celebrity correspondent Tom Murro, also known as the Celebrity Magnet. It started with a very exclusive invite to the event...
  • President Obama gets a gift from Yogi Berra

    09/04/2010 8:34:18 AM PDT · by newjerseynewsroom · 14 replies
    Politico ^ | 8/26/10 | Kiki Ryan
    On Wednesday afternoon, a pool report from the President’s vacation in Martha’s Vineyard contained a line about POTUS taking an envelope from an unidentified man. “One man, standing at the edge of the yellow police tape, handed POTUS something (it looked like a maroon 8.5x11 folder but pool was too far away to tell.) POTUS looked at it, then handed it to Nicholson [Obama’s trip director],” read the report. So who was the man, and what was in the envelope?
  • Martha's Vineyard man hopes to thank Obama with Jackie Robinson photo

    08/22/2010 6:43:43 AM PDT · by newjerseynewsroom · 13 replies · 1+ views
    Boston Globe ^ | 8/20/2010 | Mark Arsenault
    OAK BLUFFS — During last year’s Obama family vacation on Martha’s Vineyard, part-time island resident Tom Murro and his daughter, Lauren, got to meet the president at Farm Neck Golf Club. This year, Murro and his daughter are coming back to the Vineyard, to try to complete a long effort to present the president with a gift, to thank him for making the time to pose with them for photographs last year. “Gifting Obama isn’t easy” said Murro, who doesn’t want to chance damaging the gift—a photograph—by mailing it, and can’t figure out how to get it to the president....
  • Fanelli responds to Grayson Accusations

    08/18/2010 7:03:45 PM PDT · by oneprojectusa · 12 replies
    WOFL FOX 35 Orlando, Florida ^ | Saturday, 14 Aug 2010, 10:50 PM EDT | FOX 35 Orlando
    Republican candidate, Dan Fanelli is vying for congressman Alan Grayson's seat. Dan responds to Grayson who has called him a Racist.
  • The Rules of 4chan, the Machine That Feeds the Web

    08/09/2010 11:40:30 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | August 9, 2010 | Niraj Chokshi
    Love it or hate it, you can thank 4chan for countless online phenomena like lolcats, the ubiquitous photos of cats combined with humorous text, often in "kitty speak." The image-based Internet forum has been the breeding ground for some of the Web's most well-known inside jokes, but it's still unknown or mysterious to many. But thanks to the Smoking Gun, a site dedicated to unearthing court and government documents, we now know a little more about how the site works directly from the mouth of its founder, Christoper Poole. Poole delivered testimony, just posted by The Smoking Gun, in the...
  • A gift for the president from baseball legend Yogi Berra

    08/04/2010 9:41:10 AM PDT · by newjerseynewsroom · 11 replies
    Wshington Times ^ | 7/31/10 | Tom Murro
    Baseball Hall of Famer Yogi Berra has met every sitting U.S. president since 1945 - except for Barack Obama. Yogi Berra's gift for President Obama Yogi Berra autographing the picture He has, however, met first lady Michelle Obama, and the Yankees did send him a ceremonial throw out ball signed by the president. But to date, he has not had the opportunity to shake hands with the Commander in Chief. Mr. Berra is just one of the many interesting celebs I have encountered. When Berra learned of my chance meeting in 2009 with President Barack Obama, he agreed to sign...
  • Yogi Berra has a special gift for President Obama

    08/04/2010 9:40:54 AM PDT · by newjerseynewsroom · 11 replies · 1+ views
    Raleigh Telegram ^ | 8/2/10 | Raleigh Telegram
    Celebrity and entertainment correspondent Tom Murro says that baseball legend Yogi Berra has a unique gift for President Barack Obama. As Yogi would say, "It ain't over till it's over," and the Hall of Famer is still going strong. Yogi Berra, who now lives in Montclair, New Jersey is an 15-time All-Star and three-time winner of the American League’s Most Valuable Player award as a catcher for the New York Yankees. Berra, who obviously has a sense of humor, was right on the money when he famously stated that “baseball is 90% mental — the other half is physical.” Celebrity...
  • Caption this photo: Obama/Mededev raising hands, Merkel, Harper, Barroso not (G-8 group photo)

    06/26/2010 8:31:27 PM PDT · by ph12321 · 27 replies
  • Cellphone inventor Marty Cooper uses a Droid.... and a Jitterbug

    05/23/2010 5:50:53 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 18 replies · 985+ views
    Engadget ^ | March 11, 2010 | Donald Melanson
    Sure, you read reviews and take recommendations from friends before you buy a new cellphone, but have you ever stopped to consider what the inventor of the cellphone uses on a daily basis? C-SPAN has, and recently took the opportunity to ask the man himself, Marty Cooper, that very question during a wide-ranging interview. While Cooper said that he has used an iPhone previously, he recently passed it on to his grandson in favor of a Motorola Droid, which he says he chose because he wanted to get more experience with Android. But that's not all, Cooper also revealed that...
  • 2010 Cannes Film Festival: Fan Bingbing in Elie Saab Spring (beautiful Chinese actress & singer)

    05/14/2010 8:07:36 AM PDT · by Mister Ghost · 22 replies · 1,362+ views
    The Fashion Time Magazine ^ | 14 May 2010 | The Fashion Time Magazine
    Fan Bingbing walked the red carpet for the premiere of “Chongqing Blues” at the Cannes Film Festival last night.
  • Aishwarya Rai wows at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival (The World's Most Beautiful Woman?)

    05/13/2010 2:08:42 PM PDT · by Mister Ghost · 69 replies · 3,073+ views
    The Fashion Time Magazine ^ | 13 May 2010 | The Fashion Time Magazine
    She did it again! Aishwarya Rai impresses us a second time in a row. The Bollywood actress walked the red carpet at Cannes Film Festival for the “On Tour” Premiere.
  • H&M Swimwear 2010 Ad: Daria Werbowy, Erin Wasson, Sasha Pivovarova, Julia Stegner, Lara Stone...

    05/10/2010 7:41:49 AM PDT · by Mister Ghost · 16 replies · 1,800+ views
    The Fashion Time Magazine ^ | 6 May 2010 | The Fashion Time Magazine
    H&M, the Swedish multinational giants of trendy “fast fashion” clothing give us a look at their sleekest designer swimwear for women and men: bikinis, one-pieces and swim trunks, courtesy of models Daria Werbowy, Erin Wasson, Sasha Pivovarova, Julia Stegner, Lara Stone, et al. It’s quite nice and some of the most fashionable beachwear we’ve seen, not overly daring, but solid choices.