Anyone know the designer? Totally inappropriate for court but an awesome dress none the less!
Anyone know the designer? Totally inappropriate for court but an awesome dress none the less!
Joe Wilson, Bill O'Reilly and Rush Limbaugh are the horse's asses in the race against time.
And they're off. The shock jocks, blabber mouths and horses ass's moths are running out of the gate. For one solitary day, after the shooting of Gabrielle Giffords and the senseless massacre of innocent people, we had a moment, before the staged silence, that felt as though this horrendous event might impact the bloviators who spew hateful rhetoric. It was on Sunday, and I was hoping that all the God-fearing Christians would see this as a sign and shift their evil-doing ways. That they might, perhaps, even be more Christian. One day. That is all we got. Because if you listen up now, the same old crap is being spewed by the likes of Bill O'Reilly, Rush (I need an Oxycontin) Limbaugh and the gun toting gun lobbyists. They're baaaack! Let's face it. Republicans are great at dominating the conversation. Heck, they won by a landslide, didn't they? So, naturally they are not going to cower like the Democrats did for the last two years. No, these mongers are true to their core beliefs. They are bullies from a pulpit...bullying. They are pros at puffing out their chest, banging it like King Kong. Who isn't afraid of bullies? According to statistics, bullying has increased in the school nationwide. Funny that no one talks about connecting the dots from the political vitriol to the grade school hallways. Well, I am here to do just that. What is heard in the home, most likely is brought to the classroom, like an elementary case of transference, Psych 101. Makes sense to me.
Academy Award winning Polish-French director and filmmaker Roman Polanski has been living in self-imposed exile in France since fleeing the U.S. in 1978 after pleading guilty to having sex with a 13 year old girl in Los Angeles. His legal team is in the process of filing a new brief asking that the case be dismissed.
The filmmaker is the widower of actress Sharon Tate, who was murdered in 1968 by Charles Manson in Los Angeles. She was eight months pregnant with their first child, a son.
His legal trouble started in 1977 when he hired a young female model to do a photo shoot. He gave her Quaaludes and champagne and had sex with her in a hot tub. Polanski, 75, was indicted on 6 felony counts and pleaded guilty to one count of unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor. He was locked up for a 42 day psychological evaluation and fled the country prior to sentencing. It is likely his sentence would have been for 16 months to three years in prison.
Polanski has continued to direct, including the 2002 Holocaust film The Pianist, which won him the Best Director Academy Award. Other major successes include Rosemary’s Baby and Chinatown.
New efforts to wipe out the charges against him come after an HBO documentary, Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired premiered in June 2008. The show featured several of the principals in the case, including retired Deputy District Attorney Roger Gunson, Polanski’s original prosecutor, who said that if he had been in Polanski’s shoes he also would have fled the country.
The documentary portrayed the late Superior Court Judge Laurence J. Rittenband as a publicity hound who held news conferences and extrajudicial meetings about the case. He was advised by former Deputy District Attorney David Wells, who recommended that Polanski be sent away for diagnostic study, which was illegal.
Wells also reportedly schemed to inflame the judge by showing him photos of Polanski in Germany with girls at an Oktoberfest party, in an apparent misrepresentation. The kicker is that Wells wasn’t even assigned to the case.
Sandi Gibbons, a spokesperson for Los Angeles District Attorney Steve Cooley, indicates that they have not yet been served with the new motion and have only heard about it through the media.
The female victim in the case is now 43 years old and remains steadfast in her desire that the charges be dropped.
TOKYO: A 43-year-old Japanese woman whose sudden divorce in a virtual game world made her so angry that she killed her online husband's digital persona has been arrested on suspicion of hacking, police said Thursday.
The woman, who is jailed on suspicion of illegally accessing a computer and manipulating electronic data, used his identification and password to log onto popular interactive game "Maple Story" to carry out the virtual murder in mid-May, a police official in northern Sapporo said on condition of anonymity, citing department policy.
"I was suddenly divorced, without a word of warning. That made me so angry," the official quoted her as telling investigators and admitting the allegations.
The woman had not plotted any revenge in the real world, the official said.
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She has not yet been formally charged, but if convicted could face a prison term of up to five years or a fine up to $5,000.
Players in "Maple Story" raise and manipulate digital images called "avatars" that represent themselves, while engaging in relationships, social activities and fighting against monsters and other obstacles.
The woman used login information she got from the 33-year-old office worker when their characters were happily married, and killed the character. The man complained to police when he discovered that his beloved online avatar was dead.
A 53-year old man, who is currently going by the name John Fitzgerald Kennedy, is claiming to be the love child of Marilyn Monroe and the original JFK. Kennedy, who’s real name is John Burton, has filed a lawsuit against the President’s estate for his share of the inheritance. Lawyers for the estate are calling the suit “frivolous”.
John, be it Burton or Kennedy, says the reason he decided to go public was because he was being ignored by the administrators of the estate despite his repeated claims.
Asked why he waited 45 years after the president’s assassination to come forward, Kennedy, of Queens, New York, said: “You wait for people to do the right thing, and they don’t.
“That’s how you end up in my position.” The Manhattan federal court filing insists “Plaintiff is a child of President Kennedy” and insists that he’s been shut out of his “father’s” fortune.
His suit names the current administrators of the trust that was set up for Kennedy’s family, Edwin Schlossberg and Martin Edelman.
“In [his] will, each child of President Kennedy was to receive a certain amount of money each year pursuant to the terms in said will,” the suit says, and because he’s a Kennedy child, he deserves his share.
[From Daily Mail]
Lawsuits against the Kennedy estate claiming paternity have come up before, and none have proven genuine. But this John has taken it a step further, going as far as to say that, even though he has no photographic evidence, that Jack and Marilyn were “great parents”, and that “I couldn’t ask for anything better.” He’s also asking for a the court to give him a DNA test.
Plaintiff requests this court order DNA testing so that plaintiffs[sic] may prove that [sic] bona fides of his claim,” and order “genetic (DNA) testing of environmentalist Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and Congressman Patrick Kennedy.”
“Upon such proof being made,” Kennedy wants a judge to recognize him as a rightful heir, the suit says.
[From Daily Mail]
John Burton/Kennedy, at 53, would have been born in 1955. Between 1954 and 1956, Monroe was in four movies, River of No Return, There’s No Business Like Show Business, The Seven Year Itch, and Bus Stop, all of which showed her looking in excellent shape and not pregnant. She was also married to Joe DiMaggio until November of 1954 and started dating her next husband, Arthur Miller, in May of 1955. Mr. Burton should have done some research and math in claiming his maternal identity.
Attorneys for the estate of JFK intend to “vigorously defend against” the lawsuit.
An Australian man shot a woman in the crotch after she refused his demand for oral sex, a court has been told.
Laurie Edward Elliott of Adelaide was yesterday found guilty of threatening a person with a firearm and possessing a firearm without a licence.
Elliott, 54, demanded the woman perform the sex act on him while the pair were driving in suburban Adelaide, the Advertiser reported.
After the gun went off, hitting the woman in the inner thigh, Elliott told her the gun had gone off accidentally.
The woman today told how the shooting had forced her to move interstate and the stress it had placed on her family.
Judge David Lovell remanded Elliott in custody for sentencing on October 24.
If the thought of clowns wasn’t already enough to scare the pants off some people, 21 clowns are dropping theirs for a 2009 Naked Clown Calendar.
Graduates of the San Francisco Circus Center’s Clown Conservatory are getting naked for the calendar to help raise money for the Judy Finelli Fund, a non-profit organization that works with the MS Foundation of Florida to do advocacy and research for multiple sclerosis. It also will provide scholarships to people with MS who want to do circus arts.
Finelli, 60, co-founded the San Francisco School for Circus Arts, now the Circus Center. In 1989 she was diagnosed with MS. Today she is quadriplegic.
So how did the clowns decide to do a nude calendar? The idea came up when they started talking about how great they felt, physically, from all the training. They also felt they had bonded in a unique way and started talking about something they could all do together. The idea of a clown calendar was tossed out, and the next thing they knew, they were talking about doing it naked.
“Our goal was to create this sort of craziness in your mind,” says Chad Benjamin Potter, the lead clown on the project. “When you think of clowns you think of costumes and makeup and hair. When you think naked clowns, that’s something else entirely.”
glad its for a cause..but clowns...can be scary :O
Kelly Lumadue, a 33-year-old woman who was videotaped by her husband having sex with a 5-year-old boy, has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
Lumadue, who was 21 when she had sex with the child, said she performed those acts under duress by her husband (now deceased), a professional photographer who recorded the sessions.
The Florida woman was living in Longwood with her husband at the time, and was arrested seven years later, in 2003, when a garbage collector found the tapes and turned them over to authorities.
The child, who’s relationship with Lumadue has not been identified, reportedly has no recollection of the sex acts.
A jury originally convicted Lumadue in 2007 after watching the video tapes, only to have the judge overturn the ruling.
The boy, now a teenager, was not a witness at her trial. He does not remember what happened. That is significant, wrote Circuit Judge Clayton Simmons, who presided over her trial, then ordered a new one.
“The fact that the defendant faces a Draconian punishment for a crime where the victim is alive and apparently living a normal life some eleven years after the criminal act, when criminals who have killed people are released from prison almost daily, makes it even more imperative that the defendant receive a fair and impartial trial . . . ” he wrote.
Hmmm, not only did Lumadue admit in court that she performed the sex acts, but the jurors saw the tapes! Are you kidding me with this?
sick :sick: :O
File this one under 'gross.' A pair of unwashed underwear that once belonged to Michael Jackson is going up for sale on eBay with a reserve price of $1 million.
New Jersey businessman Henry Vacarro obtained the white size 28 Calvin Klein briefs in a bankruptcy case and boy do these tighty whities have a past!
This specific pair of undies were part of the evidence confiscated in 2003 by former DA Tom Sneddon, who wanted a DNA sample for his child-molestation case against Jackson. They even come in an evidence bag and wrapped with police tape!
If you have an extra million to spend on someone else's used underwear, look for the undies on eBay tomorrow.
So it really was a rubber suit.
The excitement over a supposed Bigfoot body that built all last week, culminating Friday in a circus-like press conference in Palo Alto, Calif., collapsed like a wet soufflé over the weekend as an independent investigator found out it was all fake.
SearchingforBigfoot.com owner Tom Biscardi paid an “undisclosed sum” to Matthew Whitton and Rick Dyer, the two Georgia men who say they found the body, for their frozen corpse and the privilege of trotting them out in front of TV cameras.
At the same time, Biscardi sent self-described “Sasquatch detective” Steve Kulls back to Georgia to check out the body.
Kulls, it’s safe to say, was severely disappointed.
The upshot? The real Bigfoot, once found, is now missing. So are Whitton, Dyer and Biscardi’s money.
In a long statement on SearchingforBigfoot.com, Kulls reveals what he found early Sunday morning Eastern time as the body thawed out.
“I extracted some [hair] from the alleged corpse and examined it and had some concerns,” Kulls writes. “We burned said sample and said hair sample melted into a ball uncharacteristic of hair.”
Kulls called Biscardi in California, who told him to heat the body to speed up thawing.
“Within one hour we were able to see the partially exposed head,” Kulls continues. “I was able to feel that it seemed mostly firm, but unusually hollow in one small section. This was yet another ominous sign.”
Then came the clincher.
“Within the next hour of thaw, a break appeared up near the feet area. … I observed the foot which looked unnatural, reached in and confirmed it was a rubber foot.”
That jibes with what Jerry Parrino, owner of Internet Halloween-costume retailer TheHorrorDome.com, told FOXNews.com last week.
“It definitely looks like our [Sasquatch] costume,” Parrino said after viewing photos of the body.
The Biscardi team immediately went into crisis mode. Biscardi called Whitton and Dyer at their California hotel. They admitted it was a hoax and agreed to sign a promissory note at a meeting set for 8 a.m. Pacific time at the hotel.
But when Biscardi got there, he “found that they had left.”
“At this time action is being instigated against the perpetrators of this fraud,” Kulls writes on Biscardi’s Web site. “On behalf of myself I can say with certainty Matthew Whitton and Ricky Dyer [are] not the best Bigfoot trackers in the world!”