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Billie Joe Armstrong kicked off plane for saggy pants

By Tony Hicks
Friday, September 2nd, 2011 at 2:25 pm in Uncategorized

Well, good to know as we approach the tenth anniversary of September 11th that the airlines have finally got their priorities straight. Read the rest of this entry »

George Lucas makes Darth Vader into simpering little girl

By Tony Hicks
Thursday, September 1st, 2011 at 4:11 pm in Uncategorized


LucasFilm confirmed on Thursday interent rumors on the internet about the upcoming release of “Star Wars: The Complete Saga” on Blu-ray, with (terrible) alterations to the films that have (rightly) outraged fans. Read the rest of this entry »

Angry e-mail of the week

By Tony Hicks
Wednesday, August 31st, 2011 at 2:00 pm in Uncategorized

I received a few negative e-mails concerning today’s column about mixing God and politics, a couple of which I resolved by assuring the reader that I meant no disrespect to religious folks, or to God herself/himself. In fact, I like to believe that God has a sense of humor (and reads me regularly).

However, this guy pretty much laid it out that I’m going to Hell and he doesn’t want to watch football and eat nachos at my house sometime: Read the rest of this entry »

Kim Kardashian’s music video – no, really.

By Tony Hicks
Tuesday, August 30th, 2011 at 2:29 pm in Uncategorized

How did I miss Kim Kardashian’s music career?

I guess I was on vacation or something. I can’t believe I didn’t know that she recorded music that was actually released … somewhere … a year or so ago.

Well, please allow me to now apologize to Rebecca Black, who is no longer the worst video artist of all time. Not even close. Not by a longshot. Not even by a Hasselhoff. Read the rest of this entry »

How many showers has Condi taken today?

By Tony Hicks
Thursday, August 25th, 2011 at 1:19 pm in Uncategorized

That Muammar. He has a cute little crush. Read the rest of this entry »

Hella old for back cuts

By Tony Hicks
Thursday, August 18th, 2011 at 1:40 pm in Uncategorized

This was a new one. I’ve been called many many things. But not “hella old” by a bitchy 18-year-old college student with a sense of entitlement. Read the rest of this entry »

Soundgarden and I will rock

By Tony Hicks
Thursday, July 21st, 2011 at 8:43 am in Uncategorized

I admit I haven’t been so excited to see a band since – I don’t know. Maybe the Monkees in Disneyland when I was 9. Read the rest of this entry »

Wrong about Rebecca Black

By Tony Hicks
Tuesday, July 19th, 2011 at 3:48 pm in Uncategorized

Ok, now that Rebecca Black has a new single out, some of us will have to admit we were wrong. Read the rest of this entry »

J-Lo and Marc Anthony getting divorced

By Tony Hicks
Friday, July 15th, 2011 at 2:58 pm in Uncategorized

So this is why she’s been calling me. Read the rest of this entry »

Rickey Henderson vs. Brian Wilson

By Tony Hicks
Thursday, July 14th, 2011 at 2:59 pm in Uncategorized

Because we have obviously so much work to do, three of us were just talking about Brian Wilson and how there just aren’t that many characters in baseball any more, which probably explains why Brian Wilson is suddenly more important than air. Read the rest of this entry »