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Kim Kardashian Leather Dress: Star's Dress Splits Open (PHOTO)

Kim Kardashian Leather Dress: Star's Dress Splits Open (PHOTO)

Commented Jun 8, 2012 at 07:11:55 in Celebrity

“Urine drinking pig”
'Mad Men' & Richard Speck Murders: Season 5 Episode Mentions 1966 Killings

'Mad Men' & Richard Speck Murders: Season 5 Episode Mentions 1966 Killings

Commented Apr 9, 2012 at 14:47:43 in Entertainment

“I thought Triscuits were the glaring error in art direction. Lo & behold, Triscuits were invented in the early 20th century, and were common in many cupboards. I guess my mother didn't like them, because I don't remember ever seeing them. Ritz, on the other hand, was a common item and was a legend for the recipe for "mock apple pie" which used crushed Ritz. Yummy.”

VicAdv on Apr 10, 2012 at 10:16:57

“I forgot Bugels existed until this show”
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Max Estenger On Mike Kelley's Suicide

Commented Feb 2, 2012 at 20:18:43 in Arts

“It's somewhat mean-spirited to post such negative comments about a man who suicided, and the announcement was made. I knew Mike Kelley years ago, and never could comprehend his "art" or why anybody like it. He was a harmless guy though. No need to bash a guy while his friends are grieving his death.”
Rafael Nadal Reaches 4th Round At French Open

Rafael Nadal Reaches 4th Round At French Open

Commented May 28, 2011 at 18:25:18 in Sports

“Fire the photo editor.

Such obvious bias.

Djerk is on something.”
Westminster Best In Show 2012: Malachy The Pekingese Wins Dog Competition

Westminster Best In Show 2012: Malachy The Pekingese Wins Dog Competition

Commented Feb 16, 2012 at 08:06:27 in Green

“I love Dobies. Worked for a breeder in high school. FIfi is magnificent & wanted her to win.

But after a few minutes of shock, I have to admit I love Malachai, too! Beautiful eyes, and very regal in her own way. All the dogs in the show are beautiful. it must be hard to choose.

In the meantime, everyone to take some time and sign petitions to stop dog brutality in Korea. Please, do something. All dogs are wonderful. Please help. The buck stops here.”

IndestructibleLioness on Feb 20, 2012 at 00:00:22

“I loved the Doberman although my favorites were the Amstaff, Newfoundland, Mastiff, Rottweiler and the Cane Corso. Interesting fact: a majority of the dog breeds today came from an ancient Roman war dog called the Molossus. The Molosser dog group covers a wide range of dog breeds from the Newfoundland, American Pit Bull Terrier, Boston Terrier, Golden Retriever, Great Dane and Bulldog.

I can't wait until the AKC recognizes the Peruvian Inca Orchid, Thai Ridgeback, Dogo Argentino and Rat Terrier.”
John Atterberry Dead: Music Industry Executive Dies After Hollywood Shooting

John Atterberry Dead: Music Industry Executive Dies After Hollywood Shooting

Commented Dec 13, 2011 at 01:49:21 in Los Angeles

“So sad for Mr. Atterberry's friends & family. Christmas will always remind them of this horrifying tragedy.

John was trying to get by in L.A. It's not his "karma" that consumers encourage the proliferation of krap musik. I didn't know him. I bet he loved jazz & gave 2 hoots about rap. It's complicated
being a young black man who has a passion for music and tries to find an honorable niche in a complex industry.

I hope he's in Heaven listening to all his favorite tunes with all his beloved great-grandparents & ancestors.

Nobody, but nobody deserves to die @Sunset & Vine @10AM on a TGIFriday @ ATM shot in the head by a depressed, drugged crazyman who came to LA & couldn't make anything work for him.

Nobody.

Rest in peace, John Atterberry. The people of L.A. offer comfort & consolation to your family.”
Kercher Family Vow Not To Accept 'A Single Cent' From Knox

Kercher Family Vow Not To Accept 'A Single Cent' From Knox

Commented Nov 8, 2011 at 02:27:15 in UK

“No, the evidence does not point to more than one killer, and no, the Appeal Judge did not say that nonsense. Obviously, you don't speak Italian, but even in translation, you've misconstrued the judge's statement.

Guilters spread innuendo, rumor & lies about two innocent people ad infinitum. One thing this case has done has struck sheer terror into my soul at the utter irrationality of the guilters. They can read & write, but can't think.

As a previous poster stated, the evidence is overwhelming that Guede committed the horrendous crimes all by himself. Known thief & petty criminal, knife was preferred weapon, athlete familiar w/building, he hoisted himself into the side window looking to steal some cash & computers. Tragically, sweet Meredith came home to her peaceful cottage in gorgeous Perugia after a low-key evening of pizza w/friends. RIP Meredith. My soul mourns for you.

To beautiful Meredith. Your promising life never got a chance to bloom. You will always be missed, but certainly you would never have wanted Amanda & Raffaele to suffer for Rudy's crime.

P. S. Check the YouTube videos of a real criminal---Prosecutor Mignini.
Amanda claimed she & Raffa read the German version of Harry Potter the night of the crime. The prosecutors claimed this was lie, that the book was at the cottage where the girls lived & Meredith died. In fact, there's a chilling YouTube video of Mignini himself searching Sollecito's flat. The German version book of Harry Potter is on the counter.”

vinno on Nov 8, 2011 at 05:45:19

“Um... according to the Italian Supreme court the evidence does point to more than one killer, this is a fact, I am not making it up, do some research.

"Known thief & petty criminal" Please point us to Guede' criminal record thanks. Next you'll be repeating the pap that someone with a flat is a "drifter"

"he hoisted himself into the side window looking to steal some cash & computers"

Why when there was a much easier route in at the back of the house, out of sight of neighbours and passers by,?”
Raffaele Sollecito, Amanda Knox Ex-Boyfriend, Reveals Relationship Details

Raffaele Sollecito, Amanda Knox Ex-Boyfriend, Reveals Relationship Details

Commented Nov 3, 2011 at 05:14:15 in World

“Most of the people on the planet that have researched this case and actually read the several books published about it [both pro and con RF/AK] have concluded that the evidence used against them in the first trial was useless & proved nothing due to how it had been collected. They had no motive. Most of the millions of kids that experiment with cannabis don't become crazed, throat slashing murderers with no previous display of violent tendencies or fantasies.The first trial was positively medieval w/prosecutor obsessed with Satanic cults who's tried to link several people in other cases to Satanism, not only AK/RS.

The guilters are scary because they simple refuse to acknowledge that terrible mistakes were made, and independent scientific analysis proved the evidence in the first trial was invalid. The Italian judicial system admitted they were wrong. Why can't the internet crime hounds accept they were wrong too? Oh yeah, because "she looks evil..." That's all the reason they need to condemn AK/RS when it's been concluded there is no evidence they were at the crime scene.”

homeking40 on Nov 7, 2011 at 00:21:12

“Read the latest incontrovertible books and you yourself will come away with a new perspective on the entire case..
Or don't - and carry on boring everybody.”
Raffaele Sollecito, Amanda Knox Ex-Boyfriend, Reveals Relationship Details

Raffaele Sollecito, Amanda Knox Ex-Boyfriend, Reveals Relationship Details

Commented Nov 3, 2011 at 04:57:58 in World

“Rudy Guede innocent? He took a speedy trial because there was so much of his blood, hair, semen and even feces at the crime scene he and his attorneys knew he'd be convicted. So many comments made by people who know zero about this case.”
Raffaele Sollecito, Amanda Knox Ex-Boyfriend, Reveals Relationship Details

Raffaele Sollecito, Amanda Knox Ex-Boyfriend, Reveals Relationship Details

Commented Nov 3, 2011 at 04:52:29 in World

“Not true. Guilters repeat endless lies. I can't imagine how Knox & Sollecito will recover from the international character assassinations done to them by people who never met them, never will, don't understand Italian, and have no idea what actually happened in both trials. Can't count the posts that state simply, "She looks evil. She's obviously guilty." It's like the Salem witch trials.

Look at the innuendo & outrage that Amanda dressed as a "cat burglar" for Hallowe'en. Oh, such bad taste. Except she's actually dressed as Roger Levesque, a Seattle Sounders soccer team member. Amanda always loved soccer. Her nickname when she was kid on her school soccer team was "Foxy Knoxy". An innocent childhood nickname dragged thru world media to portray her as a nymphomaniac.

People truly scare me.”

donepretending on Nov 3, 2011 at 12:21:09

“Just to further an understanding of why her team called her "Foxy Knoxy". Her team mates called her that because she was quick able to outwit her opponents....like a fox. Not because, at such a young age, she was considered to be "hot".”

sanfran55 on Nov 3, 2011 at 08:58:49

“@gioconda - I'm not a "guilter" but I don't think innocent people falsely accuse others of murder. Knox was arrested because she placed herself at the scene of the crime, and falsely accused her black boss of this horrible murder of her room mate Meredith Kercher - something that the court upheld as a conviction - Knox's false accusation of murder of Patrick Lumumba. Are you saying the court is wrong?

It's the Knox groupies blowing smoke talking about soccer or god knows what to distract from the real issues that got Knox in trouble. And Knox herself used the name "Foxy Knoxy" as an adult on her social website pages - do you really think she doesn't know what "foxy" means as an adult? Please. I could care less, but stop distorting things. It wasn't because she used the moniker "foxy knoxy" as a name for social networking that she got arrested.

The press is a double edged sword, and as long as Knox engages - along with whatever media team is working with her/her family, yes, they will have articles about themselves. But I didn't read any article about Knox dressing up like a burglar - link please? I have read articles about how Knox is adjusting to life, and this one, how her former boyfriend/convict Sollecito wants to be with her (ugh).

You sound like a family/friend of Knox.”
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Lab Chimps See Sunlight For The First Time (VIDEO)

Commented Sep 9, 2011 at 03:39:25 in Green

“The data collected from animal experiments does not apply to humans. This has been confirmed by many Nobel prize scientists.

You may believe the chemicals that kept you alive justify the torture of animals.
Experiments using chemicals that torture primates prove absolutely nothing. You are alive because the chemicals administered to you diminished your tumors or stopped the spread of your diseased cells. Period. No proof exists that results form experiments on primates apply to humans or produce similar results.

In fact, the medicine that "cured" your cancer have, in fact, have made you an experiment.

It's interesting that you'd be willing to "torture" living things so that one human can live. This is what is fundamentally wrong with using animals for testing, besides the fact that the data is useless.

It's very Nazi like thinking. It's OK to torture. Stop the sentence right there. It's never OK to torture.

Have a nice life.”
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Lab Chimps See Sunlight For The First Time (VIDEO)

Commented Sep 7, 2011 at 01:20:32 in Green

“You are wrong. The data collected from animal experiments does not apply in humans. Experiments on primates are bullsh&& and simply cruel.

Many great scientists and doctors came to that conclusion years ago. Animal experiements are pointless.”

Chad Wheeler on Sep 8, 2011 at 17:10:02

“No animal experimentation has ever resulted in any benefits or advances to medical science? Really?”

f0t0o1 on Sep 7, 2011 at 10:24:46

“When was the lat time you volunteered for such an undertaking?”
Rafael Nadal Reaches 4th Round At French Open

Rafael Nadal Reaches 4th Round At French Open

Commented May 28, 2011 at 18:25:18 in Sports

“Fire the photo editor.

Such obvious bias.

Djerk is on something.”
Roger Federer Twins Picture: Champ Debuts Babies On Facebook (PHOTO)

Roger Federer Twins Picture: Champ Debuts Babies On Facebook (PHOTO)

Commented Aug 8, 2009 at 02:52:56 in Entertainment

“Roger beautiful? You can't be serious. His ego is as big as the entire Milky Way galaxy. Not even pretty.”

fjh on Aug 8, 2009 at 17:50:13

“If anything, he is too modest”

Veronica on Aug 8, 2009 at 15:06:41

“Gioconda, I'm very sorry Roger beat your favorite tennis player.

That aside, compared with most sports figures, his "ego" isn't even all that noteworthy. You sound really bitter.”

Seaglass on Aug 8, 2009 at 12:52:47

“Oh, wrong. Wrong, wrong, wrong.”
UPDATED WITH RETRACTION: Terrence Howard Defends Chris Brown:

UPDATED WITH RETRACTION: Terrence Howard Defends Chris Brown: "He's A Good Guy" (VIDEO)

Commented Feb 11, 2009 at 20:06:02 in Entertainment

“Chris Brown's stepfather was a wife beater whom he frequently fantasizedt killing with a baseball bat.

That's a lot of pent up rage.

It's weird how children often imitate the worst behaviors of their parents. John Bradshaw made a fortune exploiting this fact, after he realized every man in his family for generations had abandoned their wives & children, over and over again. He finally realized he needed to break the chain.

The children of alcoholics frequently drink & use, although they hated to see their parents drunk, hated to have to care for them when they passed out. Yet they grow up and do the same thing.

Chris Brown has deep, deep problems and will need serious therapy to control the rage within. He's so lucky he did not kill that girl. He's only 19 and has his whole life ahead of him.

Terence Howard is just plain creepy.”
Synchronicity Foundation Associates Alan And Naomi Scherr Killed In Mumbai (VIDEO)

Synchronicity Foundation Associates Alan And Naomi Scherr Killed In Mumbai (VIDEO)

Commented Nov 29, 2008 at 20:40:34 in Politics

“I am having a very hard time comprehending the brutal murder of Naomi Scheer.

What political agenda can possibly justify shooting a small girl at point-blank range?

A sweet little girl who could not possibly comprehend why these tragically brain-washed 20-somethings shot her gentle father in the head, too? One of the most peaceful souls on Earth?

This makes absolutely no sense to me. This is a horrible, horrible nightmare for all those involved, both the victims and perpetrators. This is not how life is supposed to be.

I grieve for this child as if she were my own.”