Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Greek Default
Greece is closer than ever to a national default. It's getting so bad, they're renting out the Parthenon this weekend to Charlie Sheen.

Electric Cars
A new poll says 57% of Americans will not buy an electric car no matter what the price of gas. Unfortunately, the other 43% know the government is going to make us buy them anyway.

Tequila Deal
Diageo is in talks to buy Jose Cuervo. It's all part of Diageo's effort to become the #1 cause of date rape.

Oprah's Last Show
Oprah Winfrey's final regular broadcast show ends today. That means it'll be about six weeks before she tells everyone she's gay.

Edwards Indictment Coming
John Edwards could soon face a federal indictment for using campaign funds to coverup his affair with a mistress... the only thing worse would be if he used that money to actually run for office.

May 25th

1925: John T. Scopes is indicted for teaching Charles Darwin's theory of evolutionā€¦ and refusing to join the teachers union.

1961: President John F. Kennedy announces before a special joint session of the Congress his goal to initiate a project to put a "man on the Moon" before the end of the decadeā€¦ and to nail Marilyn Monroe before the end of the year.

1977: Star Wars is released in theaters, eventually helping millions of American men stay unmarried through 2011.


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