Saturday, July 31, 2010

Eddie Munster is getting married.

Butch Patrick who played Eddie Munster for years on the "Munsters" is getting married to a long time fan. At age 57, Butch finally met the fan that he'd been corresponding with. They lost touch for a while but Ms. McCall tracked him down on the internet. They agreed to meet at "Dracula Con II" in Philadelphia and the rest is history. Eddie Munster

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Yogi Bear comes to the big screen

Yogi Bear and Boo Boo come to life with big name stars as their voices. The movie will be in 3D and comes out in December. The trailer has just been released--watch it here.

owner finds dog after looking for 4 years

Sandra Castillo became ill and was unable to care for her two dogs so she placed them in other homes. She tried to stay in touch with the people that took the dogs but she lost track of one of them over the years. She placed adds on Craigslist and finally in July 2010, got several responses because the MSPCA-Boston Animal Care and Adoption Center had sent out notices to their members. 'Milady' was in bad shape when she ended up at the shelter and it took weeks of cleaning and medical care to get her better. Through it all Milady remained playful and friendly. Milady's story

Monday, July 26, 2010

House will record this summer

The cranky doctor on 'House,' Hugh Laurie is going to record his own album this summer. He's shown off his talents during episodes of 'House' and 'Jeeves and Wooster.' He's so good that he played on Meatloaf's latest album. House

Sunday, July 25, 2010

What is Walmart up to now?

Walmart plans to attach high tech tags to some of their clothing items. They can be removed but never turned off. So, even after you purchase your item and take it home, Walmart can scan to see where it is. There are also worries that this technology will be used for other reasons and not all of them are good. story

another sinkhole closer to home

A Milwaukee man survives after his vehicle fell into a sinkhole. He was faced with raging waters and electrical lines. Lucky for him, he had a hero nearby. video

Friday, July 16, 2010

Pink takes a tumble

Something went wrong on stage during Pink's performance in Germany on Thursday. She ended up falling off the stage into a barrier. It happened right before she was to sing her final song in the concert. She apologized to fans for ending the concert early and then was taken to the hospital by ambulance. She's doing fine and nothing is broken. One of her backup dancers also fell but is doing fine as well. video

Thursday, July 15, 2010

ship found buried at WTC site

Excavators at the sight brought up curved lumber and discovered that a ship was buried there. It was probably used as fill when lower Manhattan was extended into the Hudson River. It will be tested to see how old it is. An anchor was also found but experts are not sure if it's from the same ship. wtc sight

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

undercover jewel

Jewel got a fake nose, brunette wig, and business-like clothes and went undercover at a karaoke bar for a show called 'Funny or Die.' She got up to sing some of her very own songs as 'Karen' and no one knew that it was her. She came back later as herself to sing again and some still didn't know that they were the same person until they were told. jewel at karaoke

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Sinkhole in Florida swallows car.

In St. Petersburg Florida a sinkhole formed just out side of an apartment building. It was big enough to swallow up a car. video

Monday, July 12, 2010

Beatles fans gaga over piano

Some Beatle's fans are having a fit after seeing a photo of Lady Gaga playing John Lennon's white piano. Sean Lennon posted the picture but ended up taking it down after some of the criticism. He made his feelings known about the subject. white piano

Jimmy Johnson's GM

It's not his car or his dealership. It's his new daughter. Her name is Genevieve Marie. Jimmy says that it is purely coincidental that her initials match that of General Motors. GM story

Sunday, July 11, 2010

Paul the octopus has a perfect record

He picks 8 for 8 right. Paul the octopus is a celebrity now and he doesn't even know it. He has guessed all of the winners in the World Cup correctly. Paul

New dinosaur to become extinct already

A man in Vermont decided to get creative with a pile of junk that was laying on his property. He circulated a flyer asking neighbors for help. The rules were that only stuff in the pile could be used and it had to be used as is. What resulted was a large dinosaur. Now neighbors are upset about it and the government is trying to either force him to buy permits or dismantle it. Vermontasaurus

Carrie Underwood weds

The wedding took place this weekend in Georgia. Some of the details had leaked before the wedding but no one knew for sure if they were accurate. Turns out, most were. Mr. and Mrs. Fisher will be going someplace warm for their honeymoon. wedding

Saturday, July 10, 2010

Lindsey Lohan is going to jail

Even though Lindsey was vindicated over the alcohol bracelet's mistake, it seems that someone is out to get her. She's been sentenced to 90 days in jail to commence on July 20 for not attending classes stemming from a sentence in 2007. She broke down in tears when she heard the verdict and vows to appeal with a new attorney. Lindsey

An Octopus with a rare talent.....

Paul the Octopus can pick a winner or so it seams. So far he has picked the winners in the World Cup. Is he that clever or is he just trying to keep from being eaten? paul

Thursday, July 1, 2010

Shrek sells onion

Sweet Vidalia onions have a new friend in Shrek. They've built a new campaign around a line from the first Shrek movie, "Ogres are like onions, It's not that both might be stinky, make you cry or get all brown in the sun. Rather, it's that we both have layers." Sales are up 30-35% since Shrek started to appear on onion bags and in produce aisles. Shrek campaign