Game on: Funnyman Seth Rogen signs up to star in movie about video console war
The pair will pen the movie based on Blake Harris's book, Console Wars: Sega, Nintendo And The Battle That Defined A Generation, which documents the corporate battle that helped turn video games into a massive industry.
While we’re really sure about the last three presidents’ history of pot smoking, the historical record is unclear about some of the rest. Here’s a Presidents Day look at the tokers and anti-tokers in the White House.
If you're as dedicated as I am to not doing anything, you're surely spending this afternoon watching the United States square off against Canada in the Olympic ice hockey semifinals. CANADA! Those horse-mounting salmon eaters needed to bribe a fucking post yesterday just to beat our women's team. They are a grotesquely bland half-continent of people. It's as if you took Minnesota Nice and crafted the second largest country in the world out of it. Like one giant, empty Lowe's.
DALLAS POLICE HAVE A SIX-HOUR STANDOFF WITH AN EMPTY APARTMENT
Dallas police expecting to save a woman from a sexual assault were bewildered last week when they stormed an apartment after a six-hour SWAT team standoff, only to find the apartment had been empty the whole time.
We would never deign to call an Olympic sport "easy." Eating muffins is easy. Sports at least require some motion. But if you, the average non-Olympic athlete, really needed to make the Olympic team in a pinch, you would clearly choose bobsled as your "sport."
You know how people often say that someone or something "won the Internet"? Well, KATE UPTON did that yesterday. And she CRUSHED any and all competition.
You see, Kate did a bikini photo shoot for the "Sports Illustrated" swimsuit issue . . . in ZERO GRAVITY. The pictures hit the web yesterday, and they're quite glorious.
The swimsuit issue is available online now. And because it's the 50th anniversary issue, they did a special back cover which features Kate. You might also like the interactive photo they did with two dozen models and their "SI: Swimsuit" covers.
MIDDLESBORO, Ky. (AP) — A snake-handling pastor who appeared on the National Geographic television reality show "Snake Salvation" has died after being bitten by a snake during a weekend church service in Kentucky.
HERE ARE ALL SEVEN GOALS FROM THE U.S. ROUTE OF SLOVAKIA
Team USA destroyed Slovakia 7-1 this morning in its opening game in Sochi, doing the most damage in the second period. John Carlson started off the scoring at 14:27 in the first period and then the Americans unloaded for six goals in the second.
LEBANESE OLYMPIC SKIER UNDER FIRE FOR TOPLESS PHOTOSHOOT
Lebanese slalom skier Jackie Chamoun is facing criticism in her home country, with even the Sports Minister calling for an investigation, after images from a toplesscalendar photoshoot emerged on the internet Monday.
DMF Giving Hearts Day (GHD)Giving Hearts Day is an innovative, online fundraising program made possible through a partnership between Impact Foundation, Dakota Medical Foundation, nonprofits trained through the Impact Institute and other community donors.On Giving Hearts Day, all donations of $10 or more made to select nonprofit organizations online at www.impactgiveback.org are matched (up to $4,000) by DMF and other community donors. This 24 hour fundraising event reinforces the Institute's High Impact Fundraising Training by giving nonprofits an opportunity to use the concepts they learned to raise awareness about their organizations, identify new donors, and secure more money for their missions.HISTORYThe inaugural year for Giving Hearts Day was 2008 when 1,452 online donations were made totaling over $325,000 on www.impactgiveback.org. DMF's match funding and incentive grant funds provided an additional $165,000 for a total of $490,000. In 2009, Giving Hearts Day more than doubled - 3,350 online donations totaling $701,000 were made during the 24 hour event. New records were set in 2010 when 5,350 online donations totaling $882,000 were made and DMF awarded an additional $285,000 in matching and incentive funds so that in all, more than $1.1 million was distributed to participating charities. In 2011, more than 7,000 online donations were made totaling over $1,165,000 on Giving Hearts Day. In addition, DMF and other community donors provided $390,000 in match and incentive funding for a total of $1,555,000 going to our nonprofit partners!
The 50th anniversary edition of Sports Illustrated's swimsuit issue hits newsstands tomorrow, which (inevitably, perhaps) evokes memories of a Golden Age when a bikini-clad blonde eating a Butterfinger was the veritable emblem of hotness.
U.S. figure skater Ashley Wagner had just finished her routine in the short program and when her scores were lower than expected, she couldn't help but express her disagreement. And just like that, a meme was born.Online, Wagner's face was dropped in every scenario imaginable.
RUSSIAN OLYMPIC BEER CANS ARE DRIPPING WITH TESTOSTERONE
The Washington Post's Rick Maese brings us this photo of Russian beer that can be purchased at the Sochi Olympics. As Maese points out on his Instagram page, that appears to be a Russian hockey player stealing a pretty ice skater from the defeated Canadian hockey team. You may question Russia's competence as an Olympic host country, but don't you ever question its swaggger.
Shiva Keshavan, a 31-year-old luge athlete participating in his fifth Olympic Games, falls off his sled but manages to remain calm and regain control to finish his practice run.Keshavan, who hails from India but will be racing under the Olympic flag because of his home country's suspension by the IOC, has already achieved a measure of viral fame due to his use of a Himalayan highway as a training track.There are no rules about falling off a sled and completing a run, so Keshavan's time of 1:01.64 during his training run is recorded as official in the session's results.
DENVER RESIDENTS TURN TO PORN TO AID SUFFERING AFTER SUPER BOWL DEFEAT
As has been discussed on this site a few times, Sunday night saw the Denver Broncos get their asses absolutely kicked by the Seattle Seahawks in one of the most one sided SuperBowls in history. So how did Denver residents choose to deal with the massive disappointment of losing the biggest game of their season so decisively?
AXL ROSE Weighs In On RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS' SUPER BOWL Controversy
If you caught the RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS playing their classic "Give It Away" with Bruno Mars during the Super Bowl halftime show last Sunday (February 2), you may have noticed that Flea's bass and Josh Klinghoffer's guitar were not plugged in. Apparently, neither musician was playing live during the three-minute performance, with Flea later admitting so in a tweet, saying, "No trickery. No choice, but no trickery."
A 12-year-old Yemeni girl who cries tears of stones has doctors baffled by her condition. Doctors have starting collecting the tears of Saadiya Saleh's for further observation as concerns grow over 2nd occurrence of this medical anomaly. (Metro
Here are Over 1,000 Text Messages That Richie Incognito and Jonathan Martin Allegedly Exchanged
The Jonathan Martin – Richie Incognito bullying scandal will conclude later this week when NFL special investigator Ted Wells releases his findings about what happened between the Miami Dolphins teammates.
An ABC reporter, who traveled to Siesta Key in Florida while covering a story about rental fraud, had his car stolen live on camera. Josh Taylor started to set up his tripod and camera outside the fraud victim's house, when another woman came running out and told him to leave. When Taylor held his ground, the woman folded up his tripod and drove his car away from the scene, but was later charged with grand theft auto. (ABC)
An 82-year-old Ohio man was buried in a customized see-through coffin that allowed him to be buried atop his motorcycle. Bill Standley, who came up with the unique idea 18 years ago, began his mission to create the casket six years ago by buying three burial plots next to his wife. Standley enlisted his sons Pete and Roy to create the 9-foot by 11-foot Plexiglas box which encased him