November 2009


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Blagojevich Can Appear on “Celebrity Apprentice,” Says Judge

A federal judge has ruled that former Illinois governor and loony pseudo-celebrity Rod Blagojevich can indeed appear on "Celebrity Apprentice" in March.  U.S. District Judge James Zagel decided on October 20 not to block Blagojevich from appearing on the show,…


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So Long, Guy Who Refused to Marry Interracial Couple

"I do hereby resign," began the only sentence anybody was interested in hearing out of Keith Bardwell, who until November 3 had been Justice of the Peace for the Eighth Ward of Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana.  Everybody has been calling for…


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“Air Zaidi” Shoe Is Top Seller in Bangladesh

It isn't really called "Air Zaidi," but it is damn popular in Bangladesh, apparently.  The "Zaidi shoe," a black and brown lace-up named after the guy who threw similar footwear at former President George W. Bush in 2008, is apparently…



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Judge Denies Wrongdoing; Says He Was Only There for the Soup

"No, I did not," Judge Michael Hecht testified in a Tacoma courtroom last week, in his own defense.  He said this repeatedly.  What had he not done, you ask?  Have a seat. Hecht was on trial for felony harassment and…