Outspoken liberal pundit Keith Olbermann returns from his epic and controversial 3-day exhile from the upper echelons of MSNBC news “analysis.”
MSNBC news host Keith Olbermann, one of the nation’s most outspoken liberal pundits, has been suspended indefinitely without pay for giving cash to three democratic candidates. This represents a violation of NBC News’ ethics policy.
In a Lower East Side record store, Henry Rollins regurgitated just about every hipster stereotype propagated by the anti-hipster blogger camp, first to a woman that was interviewing him, then directly – and awkwardly – to a group of hipsters he’d just confronted. “Feel exhilarated?” he said to the woman after the exchange. Then, in the car, later, “I knew that would happen. I could feel it when I walked into the store.” Video inside.
Nintendo, California Raisins, Sure Deodorant, California Cooler, Honda Scooters, Juicy Fruit, Whatchamacallit, and the first cell phone commercial ever aired. Finish off your hump day with a look at America’s endearing and optimistic marketing past. Videos inside.
A video from a Jumbotron at a Celtics game has been making its rounds on the internet over the past couple days. In it, a young Celtics fan takes the opportunity of being captured on screen for what it’s worth. What he does with his time on camera is pretty intense and sweet. About halfway through it gets surreal. Video after the jump.
The Giants won the World Series last night. The enterprising people of San Francisco quickly took the opportunity to riot. Riot police came, bottles were thrown, fires were started. Fights were documented inside fast food chains. Some participants and onlookers used hashtags #SFRiot and #SFRiots to update Twitter on their exploits, while others checked in to the riots on Foursquare. Videos after the jump.
This April, the final batch of Sony cassette Walkmans was shipped out to Japanese retailers. Once they’re sold, the cassette Walkman will be gone forever.
Facebook CEO and recent focus of mega-attention Mark Zuckerberg is questioned about David Fincher’s The Social Network in front of a large audience and explains what the film got wrong. Sadly, he didn’t go on a rampage. Video after the jump.
In celebration of the sci-fi classic Back to the Future‘s 25th anniversary, Micheal J. Fox has recreated its theatrical trailer. Video of both the new and original trailers after the jump.
Last night, Virginia democratic congressional candidate Dr. Wynn LeGrow announced (via advisor and Vanity Fair contributor Barrett Brown) on Reddit that if he’s elected, he’ll create a Reddit forum that his aides will monitor for suggested legislation and input…