Wednesday, April 25, 2007

Page 1 Consider (04/25)

  • Match Point: Another trip to rehab for Irish star Jonathan Rhys Meyers. (Source)

  • Cruel and Unusual: A two-disc DVD of Ben Stiller's "Night at the Museum"? Wouldn't sitting through one be punishment enough? (BC)

  • The Double Standard: A New York radio station that ignored criticism after two of its morning show stars called a musician a "fag" on air has suspended the shock jocks following prank phone call to a local Chinese restaurant that was filled with ethnic slurs. In the call, a woman employee at the Chinese restaurant was told by the caller that he would like to "come to your restaurant" to see her naked, especially the body part he referred to as "hot, Asian, spicy." He then attempt to order "flied lice," and uses a series of racial slurs and four-lettered words. I guess they couldn't just fire JV and Elvis for not being the least bit funny as that would mean all morning DJs would be out of work. (Source)

  • Welcome to the Dollhouse: How sad when one repressed group decides it's OK to then try to hold another one down. (Source)

  • Shattered Faith: Messy George Michael must appear in court on drug charges a day before a sellout concert at London's new Wembley Stadium, a district judge ruled Tuesday. The 43-year-old singer, whose real name is George Panayiotou, was arrested in October. He faces charges of driving under the influence of drugs, an activity he seems to fancy doing on a weekly basis. (AP)

  • All Out of Pride: Faced with a mountain of debt Seattle's Out and Proud, the volunteer group that puts on the city's annual gay pride parade and festival, decided Tuesday to disband and file for bankruptcy. (Source)

  • Tears of a Clown: What's up with that "Girls Gone Wild" guy crying like a baby in court yesterday? I guess he knows what it feels like now to be one of those teenage girls who sobers up after she's already signed a release form. (AP)
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