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Few Hometown Heroes at a Hip-Hop Showcase

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — As hip-hop rites of passage go, the annual Summer Jam, hosted by the New York radio station Hot 97, is ostensibly an event of genre-wide significance, but really its an opportunity for local boosterism. Summer Jam is supposed to be a reminder not just of the importance of New York hip-hop but also of New York as vital turf where outsiders come to more...

Obama To Make Reassuring Eye Contact With Every Last American

ROCKLAND, ME—In an attempt to convince an anxious populace that his legislative agenda is working and that everything is going to be all right, President Barack Obama embarked on a 50-state, 30,000-town tour Monday during which he plans to gaze assuredly into the eyes of each American citizen, one at a time. I know a lot of people out there are nervous. They are worried more...

Brad Pitts Psychic Speaks

Brad Pitt may have no use for religion, but his psychic tells Life & Style he is very spiritual and often seeks divine advice. Life & Styles press release follows: When super dad Brad Pitt has tough decisions to make, he turns to a surprising source--his psychic! Life & Style has learned that psychic Ron Bard has helped Brad through many important moments in his more...

British No 2 Alex Bogdanovic faces anxious wait at Queens

For the past eight years, a first-round defeat for Alex Bogdanovic at Wimbledon has been as much a part of the summer season as Royal Ascot or Henley, yet when the All England Club announced their first batch of wild cards for this summers Championships, the highest ranked Briton after Andy Murray was not on the list. Bogdanovic, who is ranked 166 in the world, has had more...

World Cup 2010: Portugal wing Nani ruled out of tournament with collar bone injury

Portugal have suffered a major injury blow following news that winger Nani will play no part in the World Cup after damaging his collar bone. The Manchester United player is thought to have suffered the injury in World Cup training on Friday and will be replaced in the squad by Benfica midfielder Ruben Amorim.Nanis absence will disrupt the plans of Portugal coach Carlos more...

England v Bangladesh: Paul Collingwoods earned his rest, but hell be badly missed

Watching England warm up today, there was a overriding feeling that something was missing. It was an eager Labrador of a player, whose spindly legs invariably protrude from a pair of shorts as he bats, bowls and fields with the sprightliness of someone 10 years younger, encourages players in his Geordie twang and makes the odd self-deprecating remark to a passing hack. I more...

The worlds largest super-ferry

Watching England warm up today, there was a overriding feeling that something was missing. It was an eager Labrador of a player, whose spindly legs invariably protrude from a pair of shorts as he bats, bowls and fields with the sprightliness of someone 10 years younger, encourages players in his Geordie twang and makes the odd self-deprecating remark to a passing hack. I more...

Rousting Africa´s Sleeping Giant

South Africa Coach Carlos Alberto Parreira stood outside the auditorium at Soccer City Stadium on Thursday being interviewed by a television crew when word came that Mexico´s coach, Javier Aguirre, was arriving for his session. An innocent enough encounter, one that coaches in the United States negotiate all the time. Their paths accidentally cross, they smile and more...

Massive Flow Of Bullshit Continues To Gush From BP Headquarters.

LONDON—As the crisis in the Gulf of Mexico entered its eighth week Wednesday, fears continued to grow that the massive flow of bullshit still gushing from the headquarters of oil giant BP could prove catastrophic if nothing is done to contain it. The toxic bullshit, which began to spew from the mouths of BP executives shortly after the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon more...

Actress, Musician To Wed.

HOLLYWOOD, CA—The actress from the big hit movie and the musician from the popular band who have been photographed many times together out on the town are getting married, entertainment industry sources reported Monday. I love him, the actress, who has been seen sporting a huge diamond engagement ring recently, told reporters while walking down the red carpet. He is more...