WHAT SHOULD I BE DOING INSTEAD OF THIS?
 
 
by Jac Kern 10.03.2012
Posted In: TV/Celebrity at 11:02 AM | Permalink | Comments (0)
 
 
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I Just Can't Get Enough

Jac's roundup of pop culture news and Internet findings

Happy Wednesday, y’all! Go make yourself a hump day treat because, if you didn’t know what day it is… It’s October 3rd. Let’s observe a moment of silence for 2005-era Lindsay Lohan. Tina Fey (who wrote Mean Girls) will soon end another hilarious quotable venture as 30 Rock which kicks off its final season Thursday on NBC. We’ll see Liz and Criss on their quest to make a plant baby, Jenna prepare for her wedding and countless more priceless moments from Kenneth, Jack, Tracy and the others. Go brush up on your Lemonology here. It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, another returning fall comedy, is always willing to shake things up to keep the show spontaneously funny (cut to “fat Mac”). This season the show features an all new cast! If you want to lose your last hope for humanity, peep the comments on Facebook. One fan suggested,“You know what networks should do ... ASK the people when they are thinking of new cast members ! people watch the show for the cast not the content for the most part.” “You're joking? Why is Stephanie Tanner from Full House on it?!?” complained another, clearly confusing DJ with the middle Tanner sister (amateur). And FX better watch their numbers because some people will no longer be tuning in: “not good!!!!! writers will deeply regret new cast because there is no way on earth the original can be outdone a nd guess what? COUNT ME OUT AS VIEWER!” In other fake television news, the Twitter du jour has to be Fake Louie Episodes (@FakeLouieEps). Highlighting the simple yet absurd storylines featured on Louis C.K.’s FX hit, Louie, the tweets feature three-sentence descriptions of episodes that could totally exist — they just haven't been written yet. Hey, should you really be wearing that fedora? Click here to find out. In fact, if you find yourself on the above Tumblr or notice even your closest friends hiding your incessant Facebook statuses, peep this handy flowchart  to decided what to share and what to keep to yourself Because pop culture isn’t always nipple slips and baby bumps, we lost two TV stars this past week. Sahara Davenport (also known as Antoine Ashley) of RuPaul’s Drag Race and Sons of Anarchy’s Johnny Lewis, both in their twenties, flew up to the big boob tube in the sky. It has not been reported how Davenport passed; Lewis, who played the lovable “Half Sack” on Sons, allegedly murdered his elderly landlord before falling to his death from his roof. Find details here if you want to spend the rest of your day crouched in the fetal position in a dark room, quietly sobbing.
 
 
by Andy Brownfield 08.29.2012
Posted In: News, Education at 03:27 PM | Permalink | Comments (0)
 
 
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Suspended Frat Sues Miami U. for $10M

Phi Kappa Tau claims university unconstitutionally suspended it

UPDATE: 5:11 p.m. Updated with comment from Miami University spokeswoman.A Miami University fraternity that was suspended after an alleged fireworks battle led to police finding drugs when executing a search warrant has filed a lawsuit with the frat demanding $10 million from the university. The Phi Kappa Tau chapter at Miami university alleges in their lawsuit that university officials improperly suspended the fraternity, damaged its business and property and made libelous allegations out of “malice, hatred and ill will.” The frat is suing for compensation as well as $10 million in punitive damages and attorneys fees. The Tuesday court filing demanded a trial by jury. The fraternity was suspended after members of the Phi Kappa Tau and Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternities allegedly threw lit fireworks between their two frat houses.  When Oxford police officers tried to investigate, students refused to let them into the houses without warrants. So the police got warrants. According to the filing, inside the Phi Kappa Tau house police found fireworks, a baggy of marijuana and two pipes. The lawsuit alleges that the university improperly suspended the fraternity because it did so in the absence of any written complaint. It claims that there are no police complaints or charges as of the lawsuit’s filing. The suit also alleges that the university recklessly made false statements damaging the reputation of the fraternity and causing some of its members “severe emotional distress.” Miami University spokeswoman Claire Wagner declined to comment on the lawsuit. However, she said the school's student code allows the Dean of Students or a designee to issue a summary suspension without a written complaint if there is a pending investigation. She said the university, as well as Oxford fire and police, are investigating the incident.
 
 

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