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13 May 2011 15:27


Culture: What Charlie Sheen thinks about his replacement, Ashton Kutcher

  • nice When asked to react to news that Ashton Kutcher would replace Sheen on “Two and a Half Men,” he had this to say: “Kutcher is a sweetheart and a brilliant comedic performer.” And he has way more followers than Charlie.
  • not-so-nice However, Chuckie had more to say to the producers of the show. “Enjoy the show, America. Enjoy seeing a 2.0 in the demo every Monday, WB,” he said. Hear that? That’s the sound of a man with a chip on his shoulder. source

04 Apr 2011 21:59


Culture: Sheen’s live show improves in Chicago after disastrous opening

  • detroit The premier of Charlie Sheen’s one-man show did not go well. After, amongst other things, setting fire to a shirt and insulting the city in which he was performing, Sheen was booed off the stage.
  • chicago Sheen shook things up the show’s second night, opting for a talk show-esque format instead of…well, whatever the hell it was he did the first night. Apparently it worked; this time, Sheen received a standing ovation. source

26 Mar 2011 15:32


Politics: Tea Party leader blasts Boehner

  • Charlie Sheen still makes more sense than John Boehner, because at least Charlie Sheen is winning.
  • Tea Party Nation founder Judson Phillips • Expressing dissatisfaction with the Speaker of the House. A topical comparison, sure, but is it really accurate to say that Charlie Sheen is “winning?” source

22 Mar 2011 10:43


U.S.: First National Spelling Bee winner dies, word recitation skills intact

Frank Neuhauser spelled the word “gladiolus” correctly way back in 1925 to ensure his place in history as the winner of the first National Spelling Bee. He died March 11 at 97. source

16 Mar 2011 21:22


World: “General Petraeus” and “Charlie Sheen” share same sentence

  • General Petraeus is giving us the Charlie Sheen counter-insurgency strategy, which is to give exclusive interviews to every major network, and to keep saying ‘we’re winning’ and hope the public actually agrees with you.
  • Rep. Lynn Woolsy (D-CA) • Quoting Rolling Stone editor Michael Hastings, who made the comparison at a Congressional Progressive Caucus meeting, on the House Floor. Woolsey wants US troops out of Afghanistan, pronto, and hasn’t taken kindly to the optimism in Petraeus’ recent media blitz. This isn’t the first time she’s come down on Petraeus, the commander of US and NATO forces in Afghanistan; in 2010, she accused the general of using “weasel words” to dodge a question about the troops’ withdrawal date. source

16 Aug 2009 09:57


Sports: PGA Championship: Tiger Woods has statistics in his favor

  • 14 final-round major leads; he’s never lost when he’s winning that far in source

26 Jul 2009 12:12


Offbeat: The soap-box derby isn’t a boys’ game anymore, guys

  • 4 of the six titles went to girls in the national Soap Box finals source

24 May 2009 18:22


Sports: Helio Castroneves has proven quite good at winning things lately

  • races Castroneves, perhaps the biggest star in Indy Car racing (a fairly minor sport these days), won his third Indy 500 race today – just the ninth racer to pull off that feat.
  • cases He has lots of other reasons to celebrate. He was acquitted of tax-evasion charges recently – charges that could have sent him to prison for six years. source

11 Feb 2009 10:24


U.S.: A bunch of teachers win the lottery. Good for them!

  • $76 million among 15 teachers & staff in California source