July 23, 2016

Mystery Science Theater 3000 COMING BACK On NETFLIX

Via avclub: At the recent MST3K (aka Mystery Science Theater 3000) reunion, series creator Joel Hodgson teased some big news for the show at Comic-Con, and tonight that news has been revealed via the show’s new home at Netflix. First, some exciting news from the writer’s room: Joel McHale and Dan Harmon have joined the show as writers under previously announced head writer Elliott Kalan. They’ll be working alongside two members of the original crew, Bill Corbett and Mary Jo Pehl, who have joined the show’s writing staff along with booking onscreen appearances we’ll tell you more about below.

It’s also been revealed that the new season of MST3K will appear on Netflix in the U.S., Canada, U.K., Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand:

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Casting-wise, Bill Corbett will also be returning to the show to reprise his character of Brain Guy in a guest-starring role. Likewise, Corbett’s RiffTrax compatriot Kevin Murphy will appear as Professor Bobo, and, completing the late-season Mads trio, Mary Jo Pehl is set to guest star as Pearl Forrester. Continue reading

July 23, 2016

#DNCLeak Exposes: Ariana Grande White House Gig NIXED Over Donut Licking Incident

It has been revealed singer, Ariana Grande, was denied a chance to perform at the White House over her July 2015 career-ending donut-licking scandal. The revelation came to light after Wikileaks dumped thousands of DNC emails.

According to leaked DNC emails, the White House nixed Grande’s performance because she was caught on a donut shop security camera bad rapping America and licking donuts that were placed on a counter.

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On September 10, 2015, DNC Finance Chair Zachary Allen sent an email asking that Ariana, hot be vetted for a potential gala performance for the president. Continue reading

July 23, 2016

Did Twitter Censor Wikileaks DNC Email Dump By Removing Trending Hashtag #DNCLeaks?

Twitter users were outraged over allegations the social media giant attempted to suppress news stories pertaining to Wikileaks exposing thousands of emails obtained from the servers of the Democratic National Committee.

Hashtag “#DNCLeaks” had been trending with over 250,000 tweets before disappearing from the platform entirely Friday evening. After many Twitter users protested the removal, it curiously returned as “#DNCLeak.”

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“Gabe @gacman0
#DNCLeaks was trending #1. @twitter pulls it from the list completely, gets called on it, then replaces it with #DNCleak to cover themselves” Continue reading

July 23, 2016

“Selfie War” Paramedics ARRESTED In Florida; Exposed Elderly Patient’s Private Area

A pair of Florida paramedics have been arrested after engaging in a “selfie war” competition that used patients under their care as “props.” The game included holding open one patient’s eyelid and exposing a private area of an elderly woman. Many of the victims were unconscious at the time the photos were taken.

Kayla Renee Dubois, 24, and Christopher Wimmer, 33, were arrested by deputies and charged with multiple felonies. Authorities identified a total of 41 patients used in the game ranging from ages 24-86.

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“Many patients were intubated, sedated, or otherwise unconscious at the time,” said Okaloosa County Sheriff Larry Ashley’s office Facebook page. Continue reading

July 22, 2016

Utah Lake Toxic Algae Bloom Sickens 130 Leaves Farmers Scrambling For Fresh Water

A massive Utah Lake toxic algae bloom, 150 square miles in size, has closed one of the largest freshwater lakes west of the Mississippi river. The antifreeze colored phenomenon has sickening more than 100 people who reported vomiting, diarrhea, headache and rashes after coming in contact with the affected waters.

Farmers, who depend on the lake for fresh water, have been left scrambling for new sources of the wet stuff during some the hottest days of the season.

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The bacteria commonly known as blue-green algae has spread rapidly to cover almost all of 150-square-mile Utah Lake, turning the water bright, antifreeze green with a pea soup texture and leaving scummy foam along the shore. Continue reading

July 22, 2016

Pokemon Go Players Plagued With Glitches! So When Will The Bugs Be Fixed?

Since last week, Pokemon Go players have been subjected to constant bugs, but now a new update for the game promised to fix some of the issues. But did it work? Most say “no.”

The update, which itself indicated it provided “minor text fixes,” appears to have fixed a minor error related to text. The addressed error message appears after catching Magikarps. The bottom line is, none of the game’s major problems appear to have been addressed by this update.

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This three footstep bug, of course, is an issue players have been having for days whereby the “nearby” tracker is broken and displays every Pokemon as being three steps away, regardless of where it actually is. Continue reading

July 22, 2016

End Of An Era: Final VCR To Be Manufactured This Month

The company which claims to be the world’s last VCR manufacturer, has announced they will make the final unit this month.

At one time, Japan’s Funai Electric, who began manufacturing video-cassette recorders in 1983, sold 15 million units a year. Besides lack of demand, the company says it is becoming increasingly difficult to find parts.

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A Funai spokesperson said that customers have been the company and asking where they can find the last few products. Continue reading

July 22, 2016

BREAKING: Terror Strikes German Mall Several Dead Many Injured

Gunfire erupted at a Munich shopping mall Friday evening. Several people are reportedly dead and multiple others wounded.

The shooting occurred at around 6 p.m. local time at the Olympia shopping mall. The shooter was neutralized according to a police spokeswoman. *Correction* the shooter or shooters have not yet been apprehended.

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Lynn Stein, who said she works at the Jack Wolfskin store in the mall, told CNN that the shooter was inside the mall.

“I heard several shots,” Stein said. “(I) was just going to buy something while my coworker was still in the shop. Continue reading

July 21, 2016

READ: FULL Trump RNC Speech LEAKS Ahead Of Appearance

Donald Trump’s full speech as prepared for delivery at tonight’s highly anticipated RNC convention appearance. The following text is according to a draft obtained by POLITICO Thursday afternoon.

TRUMP: Friends, delegates and fellow Americans: I humbly and gratefully accept your nomination for the presidency of the United States.

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Together, we will lead our party back to the White House, and we will lead our country back to safety, prosperity, and peace. We will be a country of generosity and warmth. But we will also be a country of law and order. Continue reading

July 21, 2016

Rupert Murdoch: Ailes STEPS DOWN From FOXNEWS; Stay On As 21ST Century Consultant

RUPERT MURDOCH: ROGER AILES STEPS DOWN FROM FOXNEWS; STAYS ON AS CONSULTANT AT 21ST CENTURY UNTIL 2018

Letter from Roger Ailes To Rupert Murdoch:

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Dear Rupert,

With your support, I am proud that we have built Fox News and Fox Business Channels into powerful and lucrative news organizations that inform our audience and reward our shareholders Continue reading