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by Mike Stanz posted Nov 25 2015 1:00AM
It seems like the New England Patriots are magnets for controversy.

The whole Deflategate thing is finally winding down, but now the 10 & 0 Pats have another tempest brewing.

At least this one isn't about them. It happened to them.

They're calling it Whistlegate.

During Monday's game between the Patriots and the Buffalo Bills, a referee blew a whistle that ended a play that looked like it might have resulted in a Patriots touchdown. After a huddle of about 15 minutes (okay, that's an exaggeration), the refs announced that the whistle had been "inadvertent."

And the football world goes mad! At least this will give folks something to chew on for the rest of the season, right?

by Mike Stanz posted Nov 25 2015 1:00AM
Adele has taken over the entertainment world as the year closes out.

She was on Saturday Night Live this weekend, she pulled that prank with Adele impersonators on the BBC, and her song "Hello" is doing phenomenally well.

So well, it's leap-frogging over anything Taylor Swift did in 2015 as the most-parodied video of the year.

Look who's taking a swipe at it now.

Miss Piggy, in a bold-faced promotional move for The Muppets on ABC.

by Mike Stanz posted Nov 25 2015 1:00AM
There's been a lot of buzz surrounding Creed, aka Rocky VII.

In this one, the son of Apollo Creed turns to Rocky Balboa to manage him as a boxer.

Sort of putting Rocky in the Mickey spot.

And putting Sylvester Stallone back in the spotlight after a pretty good stretch out of it.

They're marketing this as your Thanksgiving movie.

Might not be a bad idea to plan to see it. Sure beats Black Friday shopping...

See why critics are calling #CREED "an absolute knockout." 7pm screenings Tuesday, everywhere Wednesday:

Posted by Creed on Monday, November 23, 2015
by Mike Stanz posted Nov 25 2015 1:00AM
This may be the most awkward exchange ever between two people who make their living with comedy.

Stephen Colbert had Bill Maher on his show the other night, and the discussion turned to religion.

Stephen's a practicing Catholic - "doesn't mean I'm good at it," says Stephen.

Bill was raised Catholic, but is now non-religious.

Somehow, Stephen tried to convince Bill to return to the Church.

I'm pretty sure he was kidding, but Bill didn't seem to get that.

And that's when it all turned awkward.

Check it out. Maybe it's just me?

by Mike Stanz posted Nov 25 2015 1:00AM
Johnny Manziel - the NFL quarterback who'd prefer to be known as Johnny Football - was named the starting QB for the Cleveland Browns for the remainder of the season.

That was last week.

Yesterday, he lost the starting position.

He also lost the back-up position.

He's now the Number 3 QB, and all because of video that surfaced showing him partying Manziel-style after being named the starting QB.

When his coach handed the spot to him, he did tell him to be on his best behavior.

Looks like maybe that didn't sink in...

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by Mike Stanz posted Nov 25 2015 1:00AM
Jimmy Kimmel Live has a long-standing running gag suggesting that Harrison Ford is feuding with Chewbacca from the Star Wars franchise.

Something to do with a woman - "a long time ago... in a galaxy far, far away," says Jimmy.

Last night, it looks like a near tragedy managed to bring the two old friends together.

Thank you, Jimmy Kimmel!

by Mike Stanz posted Nov 24 2015 1:00AM
An interesting moment at the American Music Awards on Sunday night.

Harrison Ford - you might remember him as Han Solo from Star Wars? - introduced a musical segment paying homage to the music of Star Wars.

Pentatonix, the truly amazing a capella group, backed by a symphony orchestra.

An a capella group, with an orchestra...

Am I the only one who finds that contradictory?

Rather than compliment each other, it seems they worked against each other...

What do you think?

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by Mike Stanz posted Nov 24 2015 1:00AM
Wyatt is a 12-year-old autistic boy who loves the Blue Man Group.

His right arm was amputated shortly after he was born.

His wish was to have a robotic Blue Man Group arm.

The folks at Limbitless Solutions made that happen with a low-cost arm produced on a 3D printer, and had the folks at Blue Man Group present the arm to Wyatt.

Watch this amazing video from a couple of weeks ago, and tell me you don't tear up...

When you take Blue Man Group, Limbitless Solutions and an amazing boy named Wyatt - magic happens. How do you Dare to Live in Full Color?

Posted by Blue Man Group on Friday, October 30, 2015
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by Mike Stanz posted Nov 24 2015 1:00AM
You can bet that when it was announced that JJ Abrams would be directing the upcoming Star Wars 7: The Force Awakens, he was buried in audition requests and tapes.

On Saturday Night Live this weekend, he shared some of those tapes with the world.

You never know who's going to show up when a part in a potential blockbuster is on the line, right?

Very funny clips - with some very interesting cameos too.

by Mike Stanz posted Nov 24 2015 1:00AM
Dontari Poe is a nose tackle for the Kansas City Chiefs.

In his team's face off with the San Diego Chargers on Sunday, he lined up behind the offensive line and went airborne to score a 1-yard rushing touchdown.

Consider that this guy is a defensive tackle. And he weighs 346 pounds.

Making him the heaviest person ever in the NFL to score an offensive touchdown.

Because apparently, that's a stat that everyone keeps track of...
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