Wednesday, October 11, 2006

Say No Evil, Scary Movie, -and- The Naked Truth

Say No Evil - jury awards $11.3 million over defamatory Internet posts
Scary Movie - anti-Democrat campaign video from producers of "Airplane!"
The Naked Truth - prosecutor caught nude at work

On this day in history: October 11, 1952 - Referee Francis DeReus halts the college football match between Wesleyan and Dubuque because of the profanity spewing from Dubuque's coach, Maco Mercer.

Born on this day in history: October 11, 1884 - Eleanor Roosevelt (1884 - 1962) first lady, social reformer. She was "First Lady of the World", U.S. delegate to U.N., 1945-53, and wrote "It's Up to the Women," 1953.

Be certain to watch this painful video! Submitted by Laura Olympics Oops #3

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Britain's Leisure & Gaming and payment processor FireOne joined the list of companies fleeing a U.S. ban on online gaming on Tuesday, as signs emerged that Europe is to open up its gambling market. Leisure & Gaming said it would stop serving U.S. gamblers if President George W. Bush signed into law a ban that was unexpectedly passed by Congress at the start of this month. Payment processor FireOne said it would stop serving U.S. gamblers after the ban. It warned this would have a "significant impact" on its business, knocking 26 percent off its share price by 1254 GMT. The statements followed more bad news from the online gaming sector on Monday, with World Gaming fighting for survival and sector-leader PartyGaming earmarked to exit the FTSE 100 index after losing 63 percent of its value last week.

Now, these guys are pals! Click to enlarge.