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Woman tries to make a citizen’s arrest of Karl Rove for “war crimes” during Las Vegas book signing. We’ve skimmed his pro-Bush Administration book—and we’d like to suggest changing the charge to “literary crimes.”


Jesse James’ ex-mistress Michelle “Bombshell” McGee to appear at Las Vegas strip club. That’s always been our main beef with our strip clubs—not skanky enough.





Kenny Chesney premieres Summer in 3-D concert film in Las Vegas. Avatar revived a really tired concept, and here’s hoping that Kenny Chesney’s junk in 3-D will kill it.

The Help Desk

April 22nd, 2010

Woman tries to make a citizen’s arrest of Karl Rove for “war crimes” during Las Vegas book signing.
We’ve skimmed his pro-Bush Administration book—and we’d like to suggest changing the charge to “literary crimes.”
Jesse James’ ex-mistress Michelle “Bombshell” McGee to appear at Las Vegas strip club.
That’s always been our main beef with our strip clubs—not skanky enough.
Kenny Chesney premieres Summer in 3-D concert film in Las Vegas.
Avatar revived a really tired concept, and here’s hoping that Kenny Chesney’s junk in 3-D will kill it.

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