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Mike is a writer and videographer based in Lexington, KY. Follow Mike on Twitter and Google+.
Cyber Monday 2014: Target Online Deals

Cyber Monday, the Monday after the Thanksgiving holiday, was a term coined in 2005, as a marketing ploy to encourage consumers to shop for their wares online. In 2013, Cyber Monday online sales grew by 20.6% over 2012, hitting a …

Nordstrom Black Friday Shooting Victim Dies

A man walked into a Chicago Nordstrom department store during its Black Friday event, and shot his ex-girlfriend in the back of her head, before turning the gun on himself. The victim has since died. Authorities say 31-year-old Marcus Dee …

Teen Missing Four Years Found Behind Fake Wall

A 13-year-old Atlanta-area boy who had been missing for roughly four years was discovered behind a mock wall that was constructed to conceal him. The boy was reunited with his mother on Saturday, according to authorities. The teen was able …

Cyber Monday 2014: Sears and Kmart

Sears and Kmart’s Cyber Week deals start Sunday, Nov. 30 at midnight, and run until Saturday, Dec. 6 at 11:59 p.m. Sears has been losing money and closing department stores as of late, and the multinational department store chain based …

Cyber Monday 2014: Walmart Deals

Cyber Monday, the Monday after the Thanksgiving holiday, was a term coined in 2005, as a marketing ploy to encourage consumers to shop for their wares online. In 2013, Cyber Monday online sales grew by 20.6% over 2012, hitting a …

Scott Stapp was Put on Psychiatric Hold, Fears ISIS

Former Creed frontman Scott Stapp was put on a mandatory 72-hour psychiatric hold in mid-November, after authorities found him alongside a Florida road, seemingly intoxicated, and rambling about how he believed someone was attempting to poison him. Stapp, 41, gained …

Cyber Monday 2014: Best Buy Deals

Cyber Monday, the Monday after the Thanksgiving holiday, was a term coined in 2005, as a marketing ploy to encourage consumers to shop for their wares online. In 2013, Cyber Monday online sales grew by 20.6% over 2012, hitting a …

‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ Teaser Trailer Released

The teaser trailer for Star Wars: Episode VII was released Friday, and was viewed almost five million times within hours. The trailer for the seventh installment of the Star Wars space opera, entitled The Force Awakens, features Tattooine-esque sand dunes, …

Hugh Hefner Dissed by Kendra Wilkinson

Former Playboy model Kendra Wilkinson had some unkind words for former boyfriend Hugh Hefner, as she opened up to the Daily Mirror. Kendra Leigh Baskett (née Wilkinson), 29, gained notoriety on the E! network reality television series The Girls Next …

Ferguson Cop Leaving Police Force

After Furguson, Missouri police officer Darren Wilson, 28, shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown on August 9, during an altercation, protesters in that town began burning police cars, smashing and looting storefront windows and firing gunshots, shortly after the verdict …

Black Friday 2014: The Best Deals

Black Friday, which historically has occurred on the day after Thanksgiving (the fourth Thursday of November), is often regarded as the beginning of the holiday shopping season. Some of the most notable deals from various businesses include: Best Buy, which …

Christina Milian Breaks it Down at the AMA’s

At the 2014 American Music Awards Sunday evening, actress and singer/songwriter Christina Milian turned heads as she performed a song called “Start a Fire” with rapper and sizzurp enthusiast Lil Wayne. The duo, who are rumored to be dating, displayed …

Amanda Seyfried May Lose Gig Over Unruly Dog

According to Classicalite, actress Amanda Seyfried might lose her job on the set of Ted 2, after Mark Wahlburg complained of the antics of her dog, Finn. Finn, an Australian shepherd, allegedly barks and whines whenever Seyfried is filming scenes …

Best Buy Black Friday 2014 Deals

Black Friday, a ritual when ravenous consumers hoard big-box retailers to secure their deals, is right around the corner, and Best Buy is offering deals online now, and will commence in-store deals on Thanksgiving day. The online deals are now …

Miss Honduras Accused Killers Refuse to Testify

The man, along with three accomplices, accused of killing Miss Honduras and her sister, refused to testify during their first court appearance on Tuesday. Miss Honduras and Miss World contestant Maria Jose Alvarado and her sister were found buried near …

Rachel McAdams Cast in “True Detective”

Mean Girls actress Rachel McAdams has been cast in the second season of HBO’s hit police drama True Detective. McAdams will play Ani Bezzerides, a by-the-book Ventura County, California Sheriff’s detective whose unyielding ethics cause conflict with her contemporaries. McAdams …

Obama Condemns Furguson Violence

President Barack Obama harshly criticized protesters Tuesday night for the racially charged violence in Ferguson, Missouri, after mayhem erupted after a grand jury refused to indict a white police officer who shot a black teenager. Speaking from Chicago, Obama declared, …

George W. Bush Attending Naperville Book Promotion

Forty-third President of the United States George W. Bush is set to make two appearances next week in DuPage County, Illinois in promotion of his new book, 41: A Portrait of My Father. The biography details the life and career …

Kohl’s Black Friday Sales for 2014

Black Friday, a ritual when ravenous consumers hoard big-box retailers to secure their deals, is right around the corner, and Kohl’s is offering deals online now, and will commence in-store deals on Thanksgiving day. The online deals will run through …

Teen Driver in Deadly Crash Will Not be Cited

A Texas teen who was issued a careless driving citation after wreck that killed five of his family members will not face charges, prosecutors said Monday. The crash crash occurred on a Louisiana interstate, as the family was travelling to …

Black Friday 2014: Walmart Doorbusters

Black Friday, a ritual when ravenous consumers hoard big-box retailers to secure their deals, is right around the corner, and WalMart is offering deals in three phases. Event One occurs on Thursday, November 27, between 6 and 7 p.m. Deals …

Richard Gere May Be Looking at Pricey Divorce

Richard Gere might be heading towards giving up half of his estimated $250 million fortune, as divorce proceedings commence with his estranged wife Carey Lowell. A source told Page Six, “they are not getting along and they are very far …

Julian Edelman Comments on 74-Yard Punt Return

While the New England Patriots were throttling the Detroit Lions Sunday in a 34-9 win, wide receiver Julian Edelman logged a 74-yard punt return, though the play was nullified after a referee threw a flag. Patriots safety Patrick Chung committed …

Anna Kendrick Talks “Into the Woods”

Actress and singer Anna Kendrick recently opened up about her role in the upcoming film adaptation of the Broadway musical Into the Woods. The film, a Walt Disney Pictures production, was adapted from a Tony Award-winning musical created by Stephen …