Newsbreak – Nov. 4, 2010

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Meat is the new bread

Health nuts, enjoy! The newest way to cut carbs, KFC’s Double Down is a Canadian success. After speculation that it wouldn’t even be allowed to cross the border, the “sandwich” has broken records. Featuring two breaded chicken cutlets instead of a bun, the Double Down has become KFC Canada’s best selling new menu item.

 

 

 

 

Civil is sexy

Instead of going to the bar on Oct. 30, some decided to fight for reason – or against it. John Stewart and Stephen Colbert held the Rally for Sanity/Fear. Stewart argued against the political extremism that has a death grip on politics in the U.S.  The event was filled with stars like Ozzy Osbourne and the artist formerly known as Cat Stevens. Numbers for the event range from around 250 thousand to Colbert’s conservative estimate of six billion people.

 

 

 

Listen! A man was just immortalized

Now can you afford the rent? Jimmy McMillan, the New York gubernatorial candidate, will be getting his own doll. For just $49.99 you can buy a miniature doppelganger of the founder and CEO of the Rent is too Damn High Party. It’ll be available at Herobuilders.com. The company is also known for making Dick Cheney, Sarah Palin, and Jon and Kate Plus 8 figurines.

 

 

 

Pee-wee’s Playbill

Today’s secret word: Comeback. Cue the balloons! Nobody likes to go out on a sex scandal, so Paul Reubens must be thanking his lucky stars. After being arrested for indecent exposure in 1991, Reubens’ character Pee-wee Herman will be getting a Broadway revival. The Pee-wee Herman Show will be debuting in New York on Nov. 11.

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