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Mike is a writer and videographer based in Lexington, KY. Follow Mike on Twitter and Google+.
Jay-Z Gets Misty While Writing Jeezy Verse

Rapper Jeezy told MTV that Jay-Z became emotional as he penned lyrics for his verse for the single “Seen It All.” Jeezy, 36, revealed, “We got on the phone and [Jay-Z] was like, ‘Yo, Jeezy, when I was writing the …

Gillian Anderson’s ‘Streetcar’ to be Broadcast Live

The rendition of Tennessee Williams’ celebrated play A Streetcar Named Desire starring Gillian Anderson as iconic character Blanche Dubois will be broadcast live worldwide on September 16th. The play, also starring American actor Ben Foster as Stanley Kowalski, is the …

Chelsea Manning to Begin Gender Treatments

Chelsea Elizabeth Manning, born Bradley Edward Manning, the United States Army soldier convicted last July of violations of the Espionage Act and other offenses, is set to start a basic treatment for her gender identity condition. Manning was sentenced to …

Keke Palmer Passes on Whitney Houston Role

BET talk show Just Keke host Keke Palmer recently opened up about her interview with Chris Brown’s girlfriend Karrueche Tran, her admiration of Rihanna and why she turned down the lead role in a Lifetime Whitney Houston biopic. Actress, singer, …

Tea Leoni Returning to Televison, Gets OK from Kids

Actress Tea Leoni will be returning to the small screen to star as Secretary of State Elizabeth Faulkner McCord, in the CBS political drama Madam Secretary. Madam Secretary, which will run after “60 Minutes” and before “The Good Wife” on …

One-Eyed Man Sought in 7-Eleven Double Homicide

Authorities are searching for a one-eyed gang member who fatally shot two other men in front of a Van Nuys, California 7-Eleven convenience store early Thursday morning. According to a statement from the Los Angeles Police Department, Angel Santana, 29, …

Dethroned Miss Delaware Files Lawsuit

Former Miss Delaware Amanda Longacre is suing state pageant officials and the Miss America organization after being dethroned for being too old. Longacre turns 25 in October, and pageant rules state that contestants must be between the ages of 17 …

Missouri Executes Man for Murdering 3

Former small time methamphetamine dealer John Middleton, 54, was executed by lethal injection Wednesday for killing three people in rural northern Missouri in 1995, due to fear his victims would report his drug activities to authorities. Middleton died after being …

Texas Woman Gets 18 Years for Sending Obama Ricin

Texas actress Shannon Guess Richardson, 36, who plead guilty in December to sending President Barack Obama ricin in a letter, was sentenced to 18 years in prison Wednesday, according to the U.S. attorney’s office. Richardson, who also sent a ricin-laced …

Massive Crater Discovered in Siberia

A huge crater has mysteriously formed in a region of Siberia commonly known as the “end of the world.” After a video of the 260-foot-wide crater surfaced online, Russian scientists mobilized, and were set to appear in the area today …

Grounded F-35 Fleet Cleared to Fly

After an engine fire in June grounded the entire U.S. military fleet of Lockheed Martin F-35 fighter jets, Navy and Air Force officials have approved a limited flight clearance to run engine inspections and restricted flight drills. The cause of …

Charlie Sheen Wasted at Taco Bell Drive-Thru

While sitting in his car awaiting his “fourth meal”, Taco Bell customer Jayden Blair had a chance encounter with a riotously besotted Charlie Sheen, who a emerged from behind some bushes, after Blair yells “she’s a big fan” and points …

Marvel Introduces New Female Thor

It was announced today on The View by Whoopi Goldberg that Marvel Comics that the traditional male Thor character will be replaced by a new female Thor. According to Marvel’s Asgardian canon, the male Thor commits some sort of misdeed …

Iron Age Coins Unearthed in Britain

Over two dozen of rare Roman and Iron Age coins were discovered inside of a cave in Dovedale, Derbyshire, United Kingdom. Four of the coins were initially discovered by a random cave dweller in the Peak district, which lead to …

Rapper Explains Why He Severed His Penis

Back in April, a Wu-Tang Clan-affiliated rapper named Christ Bearer, a.k.a Andre Johnson, severed his penis and jumped off a second story balcony in North Hollywood while high on PCP. Now Johnson has explained his motivation behind his self-mutilation, and …

Alix Tichelman Had a Long History of Drug Abuse

A former housemate of Alix Catherine Tichelman, who police say injected a fatal dose of heroin to a Google executive who repeatedly paid her for sex, had a drug habit that had likely progressed into full-scale dependence. Google executive Forrest …

California Expected to Set Water Restrictions

In an attempt to help curb the impact of a three-year drought, California is likely to soon issue a first-time mandatory water restriction. The California State Water Resources Control Board is expected to pass the emergency measure Tuesday, as reservoirs …

Tim Tebow Buys Home in Jacksonville

Former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow just purchased a $1.4 million home in Glen Kernan Golf and Country Club in Jacksonville, Florida. The Heisman Trophy winner bought a five bedroom, 4.5 bathroom house located on Swilcan Bridge Lane from David and …

Bright Eyes Accuser Recants Rape Allegation

A woman who claimed that Bright Eyes singer Conor Oberst raped her a decade ago when she was a teenager revealed that she fabricated the entire story. Joan Faircloth of Durham, North Carolina first posted an essay entitled It Happened …

Lilit Avagyan Marries Reggie Bush in San Diego

Professional dancer Lilit Avagyan tied the knot with former New Orleans Saints running back and ex Kim Kardashian boyfriend Reggie Bush Saturday night at the Grand Del Mar hotel in San Diego. Notable guests to the nuptials included former New …

Scarlett Johansson Answering Questions About ‘Lucy’

Actress Scarlett Johansson will be answering questions about her new film Lucy via Twitter, according to Entertainment Weekly. Twitter users can tweet with #askLUCY and @EW today to send questions to Johansson herself, and EW will be sharing answers on …

David Bowie Classics to be Covered at MCA

The Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago has been chosen as the U.S. venue for the David Bowie is… exhibit, which opened to great fanfare London’s Victoria and Albert Museum. The MCA exhibit is set to begin in September, and …

Amber Alert in Virginia Called Off

An Amber Alert issued Saturday by the Virginia State Police and Virginia Missing Children Clearinghouse for an abduction of a teenager has been called off. Fifteen-year-old Dustin Wade Shaver was found safe by authorities at approximately 7:15 a.m. Sunday. Virginia …

Sierra LaMar DNA Evidence Found on Rope

Over two years after Morgan Hill, California teenager Sierra LaMar disappeared, grand jury transcripts have been released detailing evidence against murder suspect Antolin Garcia-Torres. The court in Santa Clara County forwarded a 1,900 page document to the San Jose Mercury …