February 8, 2016

Boycott Beyonce Petition Proposed After Cop Bashing Super Bowl Performance

Beyonce is being threatened with a boycott on the heels of her cop bashing Super Bowl halftime performance.

Among other things, the performance featured a tribute to the Black Panthers as well as the Black Lives Matter movement, leaving many viewers confused and upset.

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Of course Jay Z’s wife’s new song Formation addresses the movement, but her dancers definitely paid their respects by donning outfits, including berets like those worn by members of the Black Panthers. Continue reading

February 8, 2016

Metal Band “Valleys” Singer Mikey Clement DEAD At 23

The rock and metal community is mourning the loss of Valleys singer Mikey Clement who was killed in a car accident on Friday, Feb. 5, 2016. He was 23.

The sad news comes before the release of Experiment One: Asylum, the debut album from the Raleigh, N.C. based modern progressive metal outfit.

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After careful consideration, the band has decided to forge ahead with the originally planned stream of the new track “Choices,” heard below courtesy of Heavy Blog Is Heavy. Continue reading

February 8, 2016

Rudy Giuliani Blasts Beyonce “Anti-Police” Super Bowl Performance

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani blasted singer Beyonce for what he is calling an anti-police Super Bowl 50 halftime show.

Giuliani, who was also a 2008 presidential candidate, made the comments during an appeared on “Fox & Friends” on Monday.

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“I think it was outrageous,” Giuliani said. “It was terrible.” He said the halftime show should be used to provide “decent, wholesome entertainment” and not as a bully pulpit to attack law enforcement officers. Continue reading

February 8, 2016

Rocky Rococo Pizza Pitchman James Martin Pedersen Dies

James Martin Pedersen, the popular pitchman for Wisconsin restaurant chain, Rocky Rococo Pizza, has died.

Pedersen, who lived in the Madison area, played the role of “Rocky Rococo” for the franchise for decades. The cause of death has not yet been released.

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Wayne Mosely, owner of the Madison Rocky Rococo franchise told News 3 that, as Rocky, Pedersen could relate to many groups of people. Continue reading

February 7, 2016

Social Media Swooning Over Super Bowl 50 Handsome Ref

Social media is going gaga, not only over Lady Gaga‘s rousing rendition of the Star Spangled Banner, but also over Super Bowl 50 head referee Clete Blakeman, who has been dubbed the “Handsome Ref.”

After appearing on national TV, Blakeman garnered the amoration of dozens of new admirers on Twitter, woman and men alike!

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“All my gal pals loving this @NFL ref! #SuperBowl @CBNFL34,” said one new Blakeman fan on Twitter.

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February 6, 2016 February 6, 2016

Mischa Barton — Repo Man Cometh Again

Mischa Barton — Repo Man Coming for Her Volkswagen. Mischa Barton is back in the doghouse with another car company — this time Volkswagen’s making her a target. VW filed a case against the model for the return of their vehicle.

Late last summer Barton’s brand new Audi Q3 also fell victim to the repo man after she didn’t pay dime in 4 months.

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Mischa signed the car lease at the end of March. She put down $2,300 and agreed to $696.29 a month for 3 years Continue reading

February 6, 2016

Trans In Viral “Asperger Meltdown” Dog Video Killed By Police

Danielle Jacobs, aka Kayden Clarke, the subject of a viral video that depicted her dog calming her down during an Asperger’s meltdown, was shot and killed by Arizona police.

A transgender man, Jacobs, 24, gained viral fame last year after uploading a video showing her service dog’s calming actions during a meltdown.

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A pair of officers tried to talk to Clarke through an open doorway as a third officer retrieved a “less-than-lethal option,” a Mesa police spokesman said Friday, according to video uploaded by the Republic.  Continue reading

February 6, 2016 February 5, 2016

O Face Bar Owner Arrested On Sexual Assault Charges

Matthew Overmyer, co-owner of O Face Bar, made infamous on Spike TV’s “Bar Rescue,” has been arrested after being accused of sexual assault on an unidentified adult woman.

Overmyer, 35, was taken into custody on suspicion of second-degree sexual abuse and assault with intent to commit sexual abuse by the Pottawattamie County Sheriff’s Office Thursday evening.

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The alleged abuse took place at a home in the 2300 block of Old Lincoln Highway in Crescent. Continue reading