Dylan Decides to Accept the Nobel Prize
Dylan Decides to Accept the Nobel Prize: After a long silence on the matter, singer-songwriter Bob Dylan has finally told the Swedish Academy that he will accept the Nobel Prize in Literature. Perhaps he just needed a little time to think it over. Now if I were advising him, I would have told him “don’t think twice, it’s alright.”
Counterfeit Exercise Equipment Coming from China: Los Angeles prosecutors report that a man has been sentenced to jail for bringing more than 2,000 counterfeit, Chinese-made Ab Circle Pro machines into the United States to sell. City officials warn consumers that any pounds or inches lost using the bogus equipment will not really count.
Mel Gibson Wants to Put His Anti-Semitic Remarks Behind Him: During an interview promoting his latest film, Mel Gibson complained he’d been hoping he could put his anti-semitic remarks made during a 2006 drunk driving arrest behind him, but people keep bringing it up. Hell, forget the anti-semitism questions, with a picture like that — what we should be asking him is what he plans to do with the prize money should he actually win this year’s Saddam Hussein lookalike contest.