Home · Articles · By Danny Cross
Danny Cross
Top Articles from Danny Cross

Morning News and Stuff

{CommentsCant} · Friday, September 23, 2011
President Obama came to town yesterday, rolled up his sleeves and told a group of 1,500 supporters to tell Congress to get to work on passing his jobs bill. John Boehner and Mitch McConnell reportedly stayed in Washington, called the speech “political theater” and then ate some steaks. These mopes fact-checked the speech, finding that the major points were accurate, including the fact that all McConnell and Boehner really want to do is defeat Obama and eat steaks.  

Health Officials to Host HIV Public Forum Monday

Cite growing epidemic among African-American MSM

{CommentsCant} · Friday, September 23, 2011
Young, African-American men who sleep with men (MSM) are among fastest growing demographic groups for new HIV infections, according to Andrew Ruffner, director of the University of Cincinnati's Early Intervention Program (EIP), an HIV testing and prevention program. UC's Department of Emergency Medicine is among a group of agencies that will host a forum Monday, Sept. 26 titled, “Responding to the Crisis: Black MSM and HIV in Cincinnati” in order to educate the community about this growing trend.  

Morning News and Stuff

{CommentsCant} · Thursday, September 22, 2011
Bengals wide receiver Jerome Simpson has some explaining to do after being caught yesterday receiving a shipment of 2.5 points of weed to his home. Authorities found another 6 pounds inside the Crestview Hills house, which Simpson owns. Here's how the incident will affect your fantasy football team, should you have made the mistake of drafting Jerome Simpson.  

Morning News and Stuff

{CommentsCant} · Wednesday, September 21, 2011
President Obama's Cincinnati bridge visit is an attempt to literally and figuratively connect Mitch McConnell and John Boehner. No word on whether the top two Republicans in Congress will show up, but Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer is reportedly going to pop in.   

Peace, Man!

{CommentsCant} · Wednesday, September 21, 2011
Today is Peace Day, a day for “wide-scale community action and a day for UN agencies and aid organisations to safely carry out life-saving work,” according to a global organization called Peace One Day.  

Sept. 14-20: Worst Week Ever!

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 21, 2011
If you were to drive north on I-75 toward Monroe during the past year, it’s likely that you noticed something missing along the way: highway expansion projects (check), multiple TGI Fridays locations (yup), anatomically correct horse statue (still there), giant Jesus statue signaling a touchdown in football (dude, where’d it go?!?). That’s because Touchdown Jesus was smote by god last year.  

Morning News and Stuff

{CommentsCant} · Tuesday, September 20, 2011
Do you enjoy looking at slideshows of rich people? Here's a good one, themed “Most Corrupt Members of Congress.” Guess which local Eastside representative made the list … Here's a hint: Jean Schmidt.  

Football to the Face!

{CommentsCant} · Tuesday, September 20, 2011
Sorry to do this, guy who got hit in the face by Michael Boley's celebratory throw. But dang was it funny.  

Morning News and Stuff

{CommentsCant} · Monday, September 19, 2011
Bill Cunningham is still trying to do TV, even though he looks like a doll who's come to life to murder people. This report explains how his new spray tan, hair coloring and expensive suits have contributed.  

Morning News and Stuff

{CommentsCant} · Friday, September 16, 2011
The game of Cornhole has apparently spread from its modest beginnings in some West Sider's backyard all the way to the Northeast, thanks largely to a Fox News anchor who in 2005 took a set from his hometown back to New York and started teaching other people how to throw the beanbags at a hole in a piece of wood. The New York Times checks in with this report on the unfortunately named game. Now a bunch of mopes in Brooklyn are playing it, and it will probably be featured in a Kings of Leon video soon.