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About Chris Richardson

Chris writes about the Internet, in all of its unpredictable glory. You can find him on Google+, Twitter, and, of course WebProNews.
Obama Has A Laugh, Explains Lipstick On His Collar

While hosting an event for the Asian American and Pacific Islanders Heritage Month celebration at the White House, President Obama, while speaking to the celebration’s attendees, took a second to explain the noticeable stain on his collar. For those of …

Oakland Raiders Draft Pick D.J. Hayden Hospitalized

After the Oakland Raiders took D.J. Hayden in the first round, a pick NFL.com correspondents referred to as the one that shocked the world, all eyes (at least those that follow the NFL) were watching to see if the risk …

Does J.C. Penny’s Billboard Look Like Hitler?
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A J.C. Penny billboard appearing in California has been raising some eyebrows for the apparent similarity to one history’s most infamous characters. The news about the billboard, which is located around the 405 freeway near Culver City, in Southern California …

F-15 Fighter Crashes in Okinawa, Japan

According to multiple publications, a United States Air Force F-15 operating out of Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, Japan has crashed. The report, generated by the Associated Press, also indicates the pilot ejected and survived the incident: A U.S. Air …

Kentucky Police Officer Killed in Ambush
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A Bardstown, Kentucky police officer was shot and killed on Saturday, May 25, in what is being termed as a potential ambush. Details about the homicide are still being filled in, as the police officer, Jason Ellis, was not using …

Rolling Thunder Memorial Day Ride Returns to Washington D.C.

Keeping with the spirit behind the Memorial Day celebration, the Rolling Thunder “Ride For Freedom” event is another fantastic way to honor those who have served for the United States. The focus, however, of the Rolling Thunder event is to …

President Obama Heckled During Recent Speeches
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Apparently, this is the week to get your two cents in with Obama: During a speech given at Ohio State University, President Obama had to deal with hecklers, as respect for the position he holds continues to erode in the …

Benedict Cumberbatch’s Deleted Scene from Star Trek Into Darkness

Before he leaves the shores of the Star Trek franchise to takeover the upcoming Star Wars sequel, J.J. Abrams is having to do a little bit of damage control with his latest installment for the universe Gene Roddenberry created. The …

Bill Murray Imitating Crying Baby Wins The Internet
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Let’s face it. Bill Murray is more awesome than you, me, your friends, my friends, our families. He more awesome than Garfield and Ghostbusters 3. Just ask Dan Aykroyd about that. Anyway, Murray’s commitment to being awesome (and succeeding at …

Cartoon Network’s Annoying Orange Creators Sued
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Dane Boedigheimer and Spencer Grove, the creators of the Cartoon Network show, Annoying Orange, have been named in a lawsuit claiming the duo copied their citrus from a previous ad campaign for the North Dakota Department of Transportation. Reports indicate …

Naturally, The Westboro Baptist Church Trolls Oklahoma Tornado Victims
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In what may be one of the most non-surprising “news” items of the year, members of the Westboro Baptist Church, professional life trolls that they are, have blamed the Oklahoma tornado tragedy on Kevin Durant, among other things. Well, of …

The Vatican Denies Pope Performed Exorcism

Did Pope Francis, the latest to ascend to the Catholic throne, perform an exorcist on a wheelchair-bound young man this past Sunday? According to those who know what the ritual entails–beyond the movies, anyway–it appears as if the prayer the …

Is ESPN Starting A Round of Layoffs?

Is the worldwide leader in sports getting ready to start cutting some of their fat? If the report at Deadspin is to be believed, the answer is, it certainly looks that way. In fact, the report indicates “hundreds” will be …

Another Teaser Trailer For Anchorman 2 Hits, Promises Greatness

Apparently, the creative team behind Anchorman are big on celebrating anniversaries, because a year ago–to the day–Funny or Die debuted the first Anchorman: The Legend Continues teaser trailer, and while the newest teaser trailer was released a few days ago, …

Kansas Weather Anchor Evacuates As Tornadoes Hit Wichita

While the Moore, Oklahoma tornado is dominating the news cycle–rightfully so–it’s easy to forget about the weather damage that occurred on Sunday in Wichita, Kansas. While the devastation pales in comparison, the fact is, when a “massive” tornado hits, it’s …

Kanye West Debuts “New Slaves” On The Side Of Buildings
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If you’ve attained a notable level of fame in the entertainment industry, and are a known commodity, it is becoming more and more commonplace to try and make an incredible splash when debuting a new product. If done correctly, the …

US Airways Plane Makes Belly Landing At Newark Airport

A US Airways flight was forced to make an emergency landing at the Newark, New Jersey airport early Saturday morning, around 1 a.m. EST, according to multiple reports. The aircraft would not lower its landing gear during its approach to …

Zach Galifianakis Discusses Why He Quit Drinking With Conan O’Brien

As the actors who comprise The Hangover’s Wolfpack hit the press circuit in preparation for next week’s release of The Hangover Part III, there are sure to be some interesting stories and anecdotes from the group that is Ed Helms, …

Ladies, You Can Resume Hanging Your Bras at Milwaukee’s Holler House

There’s a tradition at a Milwaukee tavern/two-lane bowling alley called the Holler House where first-time female patrons remove their bra, sign it, and hang them from the rafters, which sounds like something I would support wholeheartedly. Apparently, others do too, …

Powerball Jackpot Now at $550 Million
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So, remember the other day when I asked you what you would do if you won the $360 million jackpot? Well, apparently you guys didn’t wish hard enough because no one won, meaning all that money spent on (losing) tickets …

Chad Johnson Is A Wanted Man In Broward County

The artist/NFL wid receiver previously known as Chad Ochocinco is a wanted man in the County of Broward, which is probably best known for being the area Fort Lauderdale resides in. The news comes thanks to a TMZ.com exclusive, and …

NASCAR’s Dick Trickle Dies Of Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound
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It is being reported that NASCAR legend Dick Trickle has died due to wounds suffered by a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The news comes from Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department in North Carolina, which is where the former racer resided. Darkening the …

Iron Man 3 Expected To Pass $1 Billion Plateau

Although it may have been the first big release of the Summer Movie Season–no offense to Michael Bay and his Pain & Gain offering–Marvel’s Iron Man 3 has thrown down an impressive arc reactor-powered gauntlet down for the other summer …

The Immaculate Craig Sager Photobombs Will Smith

Will Smith and his son Jaden were in Miami to draw attention to their attempt to capitalize on the apocalyptic movie craze watch LeBron and his Miami Heat dispatch the Chicago Bulls. While Smith is famous for, among other things, …