*How annoying is it when you get to the good part of your movie or soap opera and BAM!
It’s time for a commercial. Some of you have hollered out loud at your televisions. Don’t worry!
We don’t judge. But did you know that there’s a service out there now that will help you avoid those commercials? It may not last long, but it’s out there.
The Dish Network has a new service called “AutoHop” that allows the viewer to skip the commercials as they watch their favorite shows. (more…)
*Nelson Mandela’s daughter is being sued for allegedly flaking on a deal to organize a fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Paquiao.
According to the suit filed in L.A. County Superior Court, Zindziswa Mandela (pictured) made a deal with boxing promoter, Duane Moody, to see this fight through for her dad’s 93rd birthday. She estimated it would bring in $100 million.
Moody claimed she would return 15 percent of the proceeds. But nothing actually ever went down. So now he figures Mandela’s daughter owes him $7.5 million.
Yes, we know 15% of $100 million is $15 million. So, don’task us, ask Mr. Moody.
*The British health system, NHS, is in a battle with the man who used to be the fattest man in the world.
He is under the impression that he should be taken care of because he ate himself into a thousand pound body because he wasn’t properly treated and/or diagnosed from what he believes is obviously an eating disorder.
The NHS sent Paul Mason to dietitians, but he feels that they didn’t properly counsel him on how to get rid of the weight, so now he’s suing them. He claims that they just said “Stop eating!” (more…)
Tom Burlington, former reporter/anchor for Fox29 in Philadelphia fired for use of N-word.
*The age old argument over whites not being able to use the N-word, yet African Americans can has reared its ugly head yet again.
A former tv anchorman was fired from his job in 2007, for using the N-word at a staff meeting. The improper use of the word during a conversation about a colleague’s story on Philadelphia’s NAACP Youth Council’s “symbolic burial” of the word is allegedly what prompted the station to fire the anchor.
Now, he’s suing for racial discrimination against him because he’s white and he alleges that blacks had used the word in the workplace. (more…)