Career Move


Chotiros Suriyawong, a 22-year-old actress better known by her stage name of Amy, has been publicly vilified after she dared to turn up to Thailand’s version of the Oscars ceremony.

She has been fired from her current film project and ordered by her university to make a public apology and to do 15 days of community service by reading to the blind. Reported in the independent



It was brought to our attention via The Morning News that the “L” was missing from today’s Google logo treatment, thus displaying the name as Googe. Deb Googe was the bassist for My Bloody Valentine. Coincidence?

Special thanks to John Reineck of the band Soft for this serendipitous observation.

law that will not be passed or inforced


NBC4 reports, A state senator from Brooklyn, Carl Kruger said on Tuesday he plans to introduce legislation that would ban people from using an MP3 player, cell phone, Blackberry or any other electronic device while crossing the street in either New York City or Buffalo. Maybe we should educate people to look both ways, instead of just banning everything. We are always looking for something to blame. The ipod is the anti-christ.

legend solved?


From the Telegraph, residents of a remote Chinese village are hoping that DNA tests will prove one of history’s most unlikely legends

Animal Prediction


Both Punxsutawney Phil and Staten Island Chuck have predicted an “Early Spring”.



INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NFL has nixed a church’s plans to use a wall projector to show the Colts-Bears Super Bowl game, saying it would violate copyright laws.

NFL officials spotted a promotion of Fall Creek Baptist Church’s “Super Bowl Bash” on the church Web site last week and overnighted a letter to the pastor demanding the party be canceled, the church said.

Initially, the league objected to the church’s plan to charge a fee to attend and that the church used the license-protected words “Super Bowl” in its promotions.

We are not a religious bunch here at twbe but come on! Its a church. Maybe I should try and pick up a $5000.00 and up ticket to watch it in person.

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Reason to forgive the french


For those Bondophiles who despise the French… all should be forgiven. James Bond (2)007: Cultural History and Aesthetic Stakes of a Saga was a three-day conference held last week at the National Library in Paris, where researchers and assorted intelligentsia dissected, criticized and praised the british agent. Read the story here.

reason not to move to Florida

“A man who said he is an addict and would do anything to get some beer was taken into custody today on suspicion he used a hammer to smash through a wall leading to a store’s refrigerator, according to FLORIDA TODAY news partner WKMG Local 6 News.

Orlando police said the unidentified man tunneled through a concrete block wall after 3:30 a.m. at Young’s Food Market located on Parramore near Carter Street and crawled through.

He then smashed another bathroom wall inside the store in an attempt to get into the store’s cooler….”

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