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Mariah hated AI

In a recent interview, Mariah Carey said she “hated” doing American Idol.  She went on to say, “It was like going to work every day in Hell with Satan.”  She didn’t specify which of the judges might be the devil but it’s no secret that she clashed with Nicki Minaj throughout the season.  Mariah did say there was one bright ... Read More »

You can now live at Disney World!

Some people just don’t want to leave Disney World, so Disney has created an exclusive gated community called Golden Oak and it’s actually on the Disney property.  The million dollar homes come with hidden Mickeys throughout the properties.  Owners get park passes, access to the park after hours and even car service that drives right up to their door and ... Read More »

What’s special about today?

It’s November 12, 2013, right?  To put that another way, it’s 11-12-13!  So, even thought it’s Tuesday, it’s an excellent day to get married.  How would you ever forget your anniversary?  Next year there’ll be a 12-13-14, but what about after that?  Hmmm. Read More »

Amazon and Postal Service team up

Amazon announced today that it will begin Sunday deliveries using the U.S. Postal Service’s mail carriers,  office workers and truckers to bring packages to homes seven days a week.  The Sunday delivery will begin immediately in Los Angeles and New York and spread to much of the nation next year.  Postal Service officials said the partnership should help the financially strapped Postal ... Read More »

Colorado voters pass pot tax

A year after Colorado approved recreational use of marijuana, voters yesterday passed a statewide tax on cannabis by a 65% to 35% margin.  The legislation creates a 10% sales tax on pot purchases.  The new tax is on top of Colorado’s existing 2.9% sales tax.  The new tax will bring in an estimated $70 million a year.  The first $40 ... Read More »

Paula piles on Miley

Paula Abdul had some harsh words for Miley Cyrus and her twerking.  She said, “Twerking has been around for many, many years.  Early rap videos were girls bending down and twerking all over the place.  I think when girls dance, they should be girls.  I don’t find it the most attractive kind of dance.  My Chihuahua can twerk and stick ... Read More »

Gaga Dumped?

British tabloids are reporting Lady Gaga has been “dumped” by boyfriend Taylor Kinney.  The relationship has been “fizzling out for months” due to Gaga’s “insane workload”.  One source tells The SUN newspaper, “Taylor has told her she’s married to her career and he can’t deal with dating Gaga the megastar and all her obsessions and alter-egos.”  He’s also probably tired ... Read More »

Costume Ideas

According to, the most popular movie-inspired Halloween costume for girls this year is Katniss from “Hunger Games.”  For boys it’s Thor, so watch out for that sledgehammer! Read More »

Lou Reed Dies

Influential songwriter and guitarist Lou Reed died yesterday.  Reed was known as being a pioneer who helped shape almost fifty years of rock music.  The cause of death has not been released, but Reed underwent a liver transplant in May.  Lou founded the Velvet Underground in the late 60s.  He was a solo artist from the 70s to the 2010s ... Read More »

Michael still making millions

The list of the top earning dead celebrities is out and Michael Jackson tops it with a BIG number… $160 million this year alone!  Meanwhile, his brother Jermaine is being threatened with jail time if he doesn’t pay back child support.  TMZ is reporting Jackson is required to pay his baby mama Alejandra $3,000 a month for 13 y-o Jermajesty ... Read More »