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Tuesday, February 15, 2005
Things in the News (That Caught My Limited Attention Span)
It's been a long time since I posted random things from the news that caught my limited attention span. But there were quite a few today starting with...

Fans Buy 'Fawlty Towers' Hotel
I guess having the DVD set just wasn't enough....I find it funny that the hotel has a butler who is the spitting image of Manuel.

Did the Teacher Say to Put Your Tongue in My Mouth?
After a really bad date, Chery Byrd started a kissing school to teach the art of lip-locking. Thankfully for his ego, the gentleman with the poor kissing technique is not mentioned by name here.
"It's hard to truly connect with your beloved in our society because we're
in such a hurry," [Byrd] explained. "Multi-tasking leads to sorry, sloppy
smooches."

If you're so busy in your life that while kissing an attractive member of the opposite sex (or the same sex if that is what floats your boat), that you are multi-tasking, you really need to take some time off. There are just some things in life that should be savored and enjoyed.

Surprised Customer Says Penis Pills Don't Work
So, you're shocked that a product, advertised during sport call in shows on the radio doesn't do what it's supposed to do?!? One that was endorsed by "porn stars and doctors"?!? Yeah, because you know the AMA is thinking--who can we get to legtimitately push a health care product or a healthy life style--why porn stars! Everyone looks up to them and respect their opinion!

I think the people suing should just count it lucky they only lost $39.95 on the pills and move on while they have their dignity and self-respect in tact. I mean, it's not like the whole world knows they felt deficient and bought the product....oh wait, too late!

Philly's spitting mad at Kats
I saw some of this Arena league game Sunday afternoon (I was in bed with the flu and I flipped over during commericals in the Lady Vols/Vandy game!) and I didn't see any thing going on between the two teams. I did see the Kats playing pathetically at times, but I didn't see any dirty football being played.

Though I have to love the quote from Philly's co-owner, Jon Bon Jovi.
''That's the dirtiest team I've ever seen,'' Bon Jovi told the Delaware
County Times.
''They're a bunch of punks and they deserved to be beat. When you can't play well, you play cheap, and that's what the Nashville Kats are.''

Yeah, when I think about hard-hitting, in-depth football analysis, I think Jon Bon Jovi...

On a more serious note...
Last week, middle Tennessee made national headlines with the Pamela Turner story--the 27 year teacher who is accused of having had sex with a 13-year 0ld student. There have been a couple of stories in the past few days that put a sobering light on what can happen to the victims in these situations. Both of them are worth reading: here and here

posted by Michael Hickerson at 2/15/2005 01:28:00 PM | |
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Damn, and I've been told I'm good at multi-tasking...
 
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