Monthly archives: January 2013

Super-Storm Menendez Strengthens (UPDATED AGAIN)

1/29/2013 U.S. Senator Bob Menendez has become the talk of the town in recent days. He recently presided over two high profile hearings; Libya, and Senator John Kerry’s nomination to Secretary of State. In addition, he joined Senators Schumer and McCain in a joint presser to present a plan for immigration reform. And if that weren’t enough, the New Jersey Senator is now scheduled to become the Chairman of the […]

Cute Animal Alert: Puddle Jumping Elk (VIDEO)

I know. I know. You are tired of cute kittens and cute puppies. Well, here is the video for you! A cute elk being mischievous. Just goes to show that jumping in mud puddles is a true animal instinct… My favorite part is at the :28 mark. I can just imagine his mom calling for him before he goes back to crazy splashing.     ReactionLOL (0) It’s a Trappp! (0) Bias (0) […]

Gov. Patrick Names Kerry's Interim Successor

Coming from Jon Keller at CBS Boston - Massachusetts’ Governor, Deval Patrick will name his former Chief of Staff, William “Mo” Cowan as the interim successor to John Kerry’s Senate seat. Former Chief of Staff William “Mo” Cowan The announcement, expected to be made at 11:00 AM today, will officially kick off the special election for the seat. The short list of candidates include former Republican Senator Scott Brown, and Reps. Ed […]


Via Reuters, early this morning - A western diplomat has confirmed an Israeli air strike on the Syrian-Lebanon border. As the unrest continues in Syria, Israel has become increasingly alarmed over the country’s stockpile of chemical and conventional weapons. Developing… ReactionLOL (0) It’s a Trappp! (0) Bias (0) Losing (0) Fail (0) Winning (1) Aww (0)

Exclusive: Rep. Paul Broun Announces Candidacy for US Senate, Steals Karen Handel's Thunder

Tonight was a night of surprises for anyone who attended the Georgia C.H.A.R.G.E (Citizens Helping America Restore Government Ethics) meeting in Gwinnett county. Luckily, ViralRead was on the scene with a front row seat to all the fireworks. The surprise, however, didn’t come from the keynote speaker, former Secretary of State and 2010 gubernatorial candidate Karen Handel. Moments before the meeting was underway Congressman Paul Broun (R-Athens) shocked the crowd […]

LGBT Activist Comes Out as Friend of Chick-Fil-A and Dan Cathy

The Huffington Post has an excellent column written by Shane L. Windmeyer, founder and executive of Campus Pride, a national organization for LGBT college students. Campus Pride is mostly responsible for the boycott of Chick-Fil-A that has become a political football for both pro- and anti-gay communities. Windmeyer writes that he has been speaking and meeting privately with Dan Cathy, president and COO of Chick-Fil-A, for months and has not […]

A-Rod, Gio Gonzales Among Those Named in New PED Probe

New York Yankees third-baseman Alex Rodriguez and the Washington Nationals’ Gio Gonzalez, who was third in this year’s National League Cy Young Award voting, have been named by the Miami New Times as clients of a Miami “anti-aging” clinic, known to be a supplier of banned performance enhancing drugs to pro athletes. Biogenesis, run by 49-year-old Anthony Bosch, suddenly closed last month, but an employee sent evidence to the New […]

Major Media Shake-Up at CNN

The Jeff Zucker era at CNN seems to have shifted into overdrive today, with longtime commentators Bill Bennett, Mary Matalin & James Carville, and Red State's Erick Erickson (along with an executive vice president) parting ways with the network. Also announced today was a new pairing: ABC's Chris Cuomo and CNN primetime host Erin Burnett on the network's morning show, Starting Point, leaving some to wonder: what happens to current […]

Watch This Surreal Michel Gondry [Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind] Trailer

Director Michel Gondry (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Dave Chapelle’s Block Party, Green Hornet) has a new film, Mood Indigo/L’Ecume Des Jours, coming out in the spring (April 24 in France, then a U.S. release shortly thereafter). Forget the fact that the trailer’s not in English- it’s likely one of the most surreal things you’ll ever see. H/T Paste ReactionLOL (0) It’s a Trappp! (0) Bias (0) Losing (0) Fail (0) Winning (1) Aww (0)

Pro-Wrestler Uses Chair to Stay "Safe"-- Amazing VIDEO!

In order to be eliminated from a WWE competition, you have to be thrown over the first row. Your feet must also touch the floor. This video comes from last night’s “Royal Rumble”, and features the antics of wrestler Kofi Kingston. Kingston made another hilarious “save” move in last year’s “Royal Rumble”.   H/T Rick Bulow ReactionLOL (0) It’s a Trappp! (0) Bias (0) Losing (0) Fail (0) Winning (1) Aww (0)