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Flavor Flav’s Speeding Cased Postponed

William Jonathan Drayton, Jr., better known by his stage name Flavor Flav, appeared in a Mineola, New York courtroom Tuesday, where a judge postponed a criminal speeding case against the rapper, after he was pulled over on a Long Island …

Patrice Wymore, Widow of Errol Flynn, Dies at 87

Patrice Wymore Flynn, widow of late silver screen idol Errol Flynn, has died of pulmonary disease at her estate in Portland, Jamaica, according to family spokesman Robb Callahan. Wymore Flynn was a film and television actress who once starred opposite …

Twitter Turkey Ban: Facebook Called “Immoral” by PM

In a statement at an election rally recently, according to AFP, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan (pronounced ER-doo-won) continued his attack on sites like Twitter, Facebook and Youtube, saying , “I cannot understand how sensible people still defend Facebook, …

Gwar Frontman Dave Brockie Dead at 50

David Murray Brockie, known by his stage name Oderus Urungus as the frontman of fantasy thrash-metal band Gwar, was found dead in his Richmond, Virginia apartment Saturday night. The cause of the death is currently unknown, though no foul play …

Ana Ivanovic Beats Flavia Pennetta at the Sony Open

Number 12 in the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) rankings for singles Ana Ivanovic defeated 20th seed Flavia Pennetta on Saturday, at the Sony Open in Miami, at the Tennis Center at Crandon Park. Serbian Ivanovic, 26, claimed victory over Pennetta …

William Shatner Turns 83, Launching New Series

Cultural icon William Shatner turned 83 yesterday, and has yet to show any sign of slowing down – He’s set to star in his own home renovation series on the DIY network, entitled The Shatner Project. Best known for his …

Robin van Persie Out for Six Weeks

Dutch Manchester United striker Robin van Persie will be sidelined for four to six weeks due to a sprained knee sustained shortly after scoring against Olympiakos in the Champions League on Thursday. Van Persie, regarded as being one of the …

Kate Bush Announces First Full Shows in 35 Years

English singer-songwriter, musician and record producer Kate Bush announced on Friday that she will be playing at least 15 full, live sets at the Hammersmith Apollo in London, beginning on August 26th. The Hammersmith Apollo is the same venue where …

“Dumb and Dumber To” Gets New Posters

The upcoming sequel to 1994′s “Dumb and Dumber,” entitled “Dumb and Dumber To” just got a couple of new promotional posters. The Warner Bros.-distributed film, starring Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels as Lloyd Christmas and Harry Dunne, is set to …

Brazil No-Fly Zones for World Cup: With a Catch

Brazil’s Air Force has established no-fly zones around the stadiums hosting the 64 soccer games of the 2014 FIFA World Cup taking place July 12-13. A four mile perimeter has been set around each stadium, and the suspensions will begin …

Pontiac Silverdome Memorabilia to be Auctioned Off

Pieces of the former home of the Detroit Lions will soon be auctioned off, as renovations of the Pontiac Silverdome get underway. Fans will have the opportunity to own seats, signs and even stadium urinals, by way of an auction …

Colorado Man Involved in Real Life GTA Car Chase

A Colorado man was recently involved in a 2-hour long car chase that resembled a real life depiction of a scene from the popular video game Grand Theft Auto. The incident began when Ryan Stone, 28, stole an SUV with …

Sons Unite to Create New Roy Orbison Song

The three sons of singer/songwriter Roy Orbison have united to create a new track featuring the late artist, using samples from an old boombox recording of a song entitled “The Way is Love.” Wesley, Roy Jr. and Alex Orbison were …

Google And Viacom Settle Once And For All Google And Viacom Settle Once And For All

Google and Viacom have finally settled their lengthy legal battle over copyright once and for all. The companies both announced the news Tuesday morning. Here’s their joint statement: “Google and Viacom today jointly announced the resolution of the Viacom vs. …

YouTube Is Down For Many Users YouTube Is Down For Many Users

Update: We got this statement from a YouTube spokesperson: “Some people encountered errors, or a slower than normal experience on YouTube today. We worked quickly to address the issue and fixed the problem. We’re sorry for any inconvenience this caused.” …

YouTube Embed Code Has A Weird Parenthesis At The End YouTube Embed Code Has A Weird Parenthesis At The End

Writing for the web all day, we tend to use a lot of YouTube embeds. We couldn’t help but notice that today there is a weird issue with the code. It’s adding a single parenthesis at the end: I don’t …

Allah Pendant Scrubbed from Katy Perry’s Dark Horse Video

Earlier this week, we told you that the new Katy Perry video had really infuriated some in the Muslim community. So much so, that an online petition on change.org to force YouTube to remove the video garnered over 60,000 signatures. …

Anti-Muslim Film: YouTube Ordered to Remove Offensive Film

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals issued an order today demanding YouTube to remove an anti-Muslim film from its site. The film, called Innocence of Muslims, has been the source of much controversy around the world, including a riot in …

YouTube Launches Design Tweaks, Emphasizes Playlists YouTube Launches Design Tweaks, Emphasizes Playlists

YouTube announced a few design tweaks, which it says are designed to make it easer to find what you want to watch, and to collect playlists. The guide now contains all the playlists you’ve created as well as those you’ve …

YouTube Names Ad Blitz Winners, ‘Puppy Love’ Takes Top Spot YouTube Names Ad Blitz Winners, ‘Puppy Love’ Takes Top Spot

While most of the world has long since moved on, YouTube has finally announced the winners of its 2014 Ad Blitz, ranking users’ favorite Super Bowl commercials. It’ no surprise, but Budweiser’s “Puppy Love” took the top spot. It’s currently …

Google Embeds Big YouTube Videos On Results Pages For Music Tracks Google Embeds Big YouTube Videos On Results Pages For Music Tracks

In another move related to keeping users on Google properties, the search engine is now showing big embedded YouTube videos on the top of search results for a lot of song queries. For example, if you search for “flaming lips …