The Cynic
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Friday, May 27, 2005

Weekender (Holiday Edition)

Quick and early because I've got to catch a movie.

Ultimate Champion: Many props to former record store clerk Brad Rutter who straight up bitch slapped Ken Jennings and some guy named Jerome in the Ultimate Jeopardy Champions final. Jerome made me crack up the way he rolled his eyes everytime he was able to buzz in.

But overall Brad was just unstoppable, totally crushing the aura of the Jennings right before he starts his venture as game show host. [Indy Star]

In Rutter's hometown of Lancaster, Pa. he's described as a well-rounded but extremely over-the-top genius. And he seems like a halfway decent guy. [Lancaster New Era]


Use Common Sense, Not Force: Star Wars fans still proven to not be the smartest guys on the block. Two British Star Wars fans sustained critical injuries after constructing their own light sabers from fluorescent light tubes filled with liquid fuel. Fanatics...defend them you can't. [E!]


Let's Make a Deal: Deal in Filibuster scandal reached. It'll last a month maximum. Already one Jesus freak judge has been approved [NYT]


Locked Out: UN wannabe John Bolton gets to talk to the hand. Like I always say, wear the hairpiece for the job you want, not for the job you have. Dems say they want the information requested or they will filibuster him. Right on! [Wash. Post]


Who's the Idol: Carrie defeated Bo in the finals as Simon probably contemplated suicide after being subjected to both of them for 20 weeks. [Wash. Post]


President Clinton II?: Hillary gets some majority 2008 love from CNN/USA Today Gallup Polls [USA Today] and even one-third of the conservatives say they'd vote for the former first lady. I bet Elizabeth Dole wonders why she didn't get such conservative support.


Get Rich and Die: How does one get paid slowly? Save more, rip up those credit cards (like me) and build that financial palace called a home. [Lifehacker]


And how do you enjoy Memorial Day weekend. Have a drink, take a drive, but don't do both at the same time and you stay classy...world.

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