NBA To Offer Autistic-Only Bathrooms for 2017 All-Star Game
NEW YORK—The National Basketball Association (NBA), bowing to pressure from the radical autism-rights group Autism Speaks, has promised to install "a prorated number" of autism-friendly restrooms at next year's all star game, "no matter where it's ultimately played." The league is already under pressure from LGBTQWERTY groups, who want the game moved from Charlotte, North Carolina, because that state recently passed a bill requiring men to pee in "The Gents" and women to pee in "The Ladies."
Apr 16, 2016 - 8:26
Road Rage Trails in Consumer Reports Survey
NEW YORK—When Consumer Reports conducted research for its 2015 road rage survey, published on December 31 last year, the magazine included for the first time questions about other forms of rage that sully our lives.
Feb 23, 2016 - 6:04
What Would Nixon Do? You Can't Photoshop This
We were watching the Villanova-Temple game last night, half paying attention to an interview with a former Temple player, half poking around on our tablets, half sucking on a phatty, when what to our wandering eyes should appear but the accompanying image.
Feb 18, 2016 - 8:33
Coldplay Criticized for Lily White Super Bowl Message
NEW YORK—British superstars Coldplay may have graciously yielded the stage at the Super Bowl 50 Halftime Show to Bruno Mars and Beyonce Knowles, but Coldplay’s passive-aggressive civility did not fool all the people even some of the time.
Feb 9, 2016 - 12:05
Charlotte Rampling Says Fuss Over Cam Newton
Is Racist to White QBs
CANCUN—Oscar nominee Charlotte Rampling said yesterday that “all this codswallop” about Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton, who is African American, "is racist to white quarterbacks."
Feb 3, 2016 - 3:58
Ten Years After: Oprah Buys Zodiac Sign
CHICAGO—Ten years ago today then-talk-show-host Oprah Winfrey celebrated her 52nd birthday by purchasing the Aquarius sign of the zodiac from the International Star Registry for an undisclosed sum reputed to be in the high eight figures. Ms. Winfrey of Montecito, California; Lavallette, New Jersey; Telluride, Colorado; Maui, Hawaii; Chicago, Illinois; and Fisher Island, Florida, said she gave herself the unusual gift because "at some point you have to start thinking about your legacy, and what better way is there to be remembered than by owning your birth sign?".
Jan 29, 2016 - 2:43
Mike Ditka Is the New Face of Lane Bryant
CHICAGO—In a move certain to raise eyebrows if not hem lines, Lane Bryant is set to introduce former Chicago Bears coach Mike Ditka as the new face of plus-size women’s clothing at a press conference tomorrow. Although Lane Bryant CEO Charles McKee would neither confirm nor deny the report, a source close to Coach Ditka told the Pug Bus, “Mike has always been fond of a little cross dressing. He coached the entire 1985 season wearing a sports bra.”
Jan 25, 2016 - 9:04