From the first time a kid picks up a basketball, he imagines hitting a half-court shot as the clock runs out. Austin Worthen, a third grader from Oklahoma, has fulfilled that dream before his tenth birthday.
Ever wonder what Facebook would’ve looked like back in the early days of the internet? Well, wonder no more. The fine folks at SquirrelMonkey.com have unearthed this (fake) VHS tape from the 20th century TV show ‘Wonders of the World Wide Web,’ which discusses a new destination called “The Facebook.”
Lisa Robin Kelly, who starred as Eric Forman (Topher Grace)’s sister Laurie on ‘That ’70s Show,’ was arrested over the weekend for a felony charge of spousal abuse. If you’ve been wondering what Kelly’s been up to since playing Eric’s promiscuous older sister on the long-running sitcom, her mug shot would suggest “no good.”
CBS’s late night schedule is set for the next couple years. On Monday the network announced that ‘The Late Show’ host David Letterman and ‘The Late, Late Show’ headman Craig Ferguson have both had their contracts renewed through 2014.
When he completes his new contract, Letterman will have been a late night talk show host for 32 years, which would break the record previously held by former ‘Tonight Show’ host Johnny Carson.
When one thinks of Bobby Knight, the mind conjures up images of red-faced rage and chairs skidding across a field house floor. But age has mellowed the 71-year old, and Knight now prefers a good nap to the angry histrionics of his past.
Even stacked together in a jar, all those pennies you have are fairly worthless. However, they may soon become collectors’ items.
Canada, our neighbor to the North, has just eliminated the penny in their latest federal budget, following the example of nations like Australia and New Zealand. The Canadian national mint will stop producing the one-cent coin over the next six months, and businesses have been asked to return pennies to be melted down.
We thought it was a joke too, but apparently the Great White North is serious:
The morning show wars are really starting to heat up. On the heels of former ‘Today’ host Katie Couric returning to AM television as guest co-host of ABC’s ’Good Morning America‘, NBC’s ‘Today’ just announced their own high profile guest co-host.
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