Monthly archives: April 2013

Dwight Howard's First Year as a Laker Ends in Disappointment

With the Los Angeles Lakers already down 3 games to none in front of several empty seats at the Staples Center Sunday night, Dwight Howard, the self proclaimed “Superman,” exited the building. The Laker center was charged with two technicals - the first coming in the 1st quarter after throwing an elbow, and the second came arguing with a ref in the 3rd as the game began to slip away. […]

#MadMen Recap: Shots Ring Out in Memphis

One of the reasons we love Mad Men so much is how they handle historical events and how those situations interact with the characters on the show. In that light, this episode explored how the characters deal with the tragic loss of Martin Luther King, Jr. Matt Weiner, the writer of Mad Men, loves to theme out his episodes and this one is no different. The theme is encapsulated by […]

BREAKING: Jets Finally Give Tebow Something to Do - Look for Work

Adam Schefter of ESPN has broken disappointing news for Tim Tebow fans this morning: The NY Jets have officially parted ways with their infamous back-up QB. With their second pick in this year’s draft, the Jets took West Virginia’s Geno Smith. Adding Smith to the mix gave the Jets the sixth QB on their roster and perhaps reason enough to finally end their relationship with the controversial Tebow. The Jets […]

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Won't Challenge Hillary Clinton for 2016 Democratic Nomination

If Secretary of State Hillary Clinton seeks the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo will not run against her, a source close to the governor told a New York Post columnist. “The governor has told people in recent weeks that there’s not a chance for him to run if Hillary gets in the race because she’ll easily wrap up the Democratic nomination,’’ a source described as “a […]

FBI Says Tamerlan Tsarnaev's Mysterious Muslim Mentor 'Misha' Not Implicated in Boston Bombing

A friend who influenced Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s Islamic beliefs had no role in the April 15 attack that killed three people and wounded more than 260, federal officials told the Associated Press. Family members have said the older Tsarnaev brother “hardened his Islamic views in 2008 or 2009 under the influence of a Muslim convert, known to the family as Misha,” the AP’s Matt Apuzzo reported. “Two U.S. officials […]

Michael Jordan Marries Yvette Prieto

Basketball legend, Michael Jordan married Yvette Prieto, Cuban-American former model, over the weekend in Palm Beach, Florida. The wedding was held at the Episcopal Church of Bethesda-by-the-Sea with nearly 300 guests in attendance, including notables like Tiger Woods, Patrick Ewing, Spike Lee and Ahmad Rashad. Among the star-studded entertainment lineup for the night were Usher, Robin Thicke, K’Jon, DJ MC Lyte and the 18-piece band The Source. This is the […]

The 10 Best Jokes From Last Night's #NerdProm, White House Correspondents' Dinner

Last night was the White House Correspondents’ Association annual black tie dinner of politicians, reporters, and celebrities. Know in the political world as “nerd prom,” it was headlined this year by President Barack Obama and TBS’s Conan O’Brien. Here is a round-up of the “Top 10″ Best jokes from the evening: 10. Conan O’Brien’s self-deprecation: “Last year Tom Brokaw criticized this even for having too many superstars and A-list celebrities. When […]

White House Correspondents' Dinner: House of Cards Spoof -- #NerdProm

Netflix’s series House of Cards is an excellent representation of how politics is actually done. It is a little over the top, but gives an insight on how the political class gets things done.

The White House Correspondents’ Dinner is always full of mockery and jokes at the political class.

So the people at Politico and House of Cards put together a funny spoof of the White House Correspondents’ Dinner: