FRI, SAT, August 31, Sept 1, 2012

SHEEN TEAM -- After ordering ninety episodes of Charlie Sheen's sitcom, "Anger Management," the FX Channel has signed Charlie's dad, Martin, to play his on-screen dad.  When asked if he thought he'd have any problems working with his volatile son, Martin said, "Hey, after spending two years in a Philippine jungle with Marlon Brando filming "Apocalypse Now," how hard can it be?"


RHYME TIME -- Major cash cow for Ruff-House Records, rapper Beanie Sigel, awaiting the start of a prison term for tax evasion, was charged with carrying a concealed firearm.  At least the judge sentenced him in language he understands:  "Beanie, ten more years to learn your lesson -- five for Smith and five for Wesson."

KING'S CLOTHES -- Underwear once owned by Elvis Presley is up for auction and, according to experts, may fetch bids as high as $15,000.  Adding to the historical value of the King's red, polka-dot boxer shorts, is the fact they were the subject of a song on the flip side of "Blue Suede Shoes."  "Whatever You Do, Don't Wrinkle My Fruit-of-the-Looms."

KEEN SCREEN -- Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute warns people who use their Kindles, I-Pads or computers two hours before bedtime risk a sleepless night.  Seems the back lit screens fool the body into believing it's daytime and reduces the production of sleep-inducing melatonin up to 22%.  On the plus side, if you've spent the two hours watching porn, you're up and ready to go.

KIM DANDY -- Kim Kardashian has settled a multi-million dollar lawsuit against Old Navy whom she claimed had advertised similar clothing to her line using a lookalike model.  Settlement terms were undisclosed.  Next, she plans to sue the new navy demanding stronger drinks at officers clubs and longer liberties for enlisted men.

Copyright (c) 2012 by Robert L. Mills  All Rights Reserved

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