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Sunday, October 31, 2010

How do you like them apples? (Guest Post)

The following is a story from our Washington State correspondant, John F.

A federal judge decided in favor of Apple Computers today against Washington state apple farmers over the use of their corporate name and likenesses of the corporate logo on packaging and advertising.

Suggestion for the new cartoon-like
WA apples logo

Rolling Stone Keith Richards is a zombie

For decades, the music media has been asking how Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones is still alive, considering the innumerable quantities of drugs he has routinely pumped into his system. The short and simple answer is he isn't alive.

"Do I look undead to you?"

Saturday, October 30, 2010

New movie about Brett Favre

Finally someone has made a movie about Brett Favre and his troubles this season. Brett is no stranger to sports headlines but sadly this year he has been highlighted for all the wrong reasons.

Thursday, October 28, 2010

New CD Releases for November 2nd

Since at least one person read last weeks new releases I figured we would try this again before putting it to bed - forever.

This week we will be looking at new CD's from Neil Diamond, Mariah Carey, Brad Paisley, Elvis Costello and Jason Aldean.

Friday, October 22, 2010

Ford accused of stealing names and designs

Ford Motor Company is currently under intense scrutiny after suggestions that they have stolen design concepts and even product names for their vehicles.

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Thursday, October 21, 2010

Top Ten Funny Austrian Place Names

The entire population of Austria has a weird sense of humor and who can blame them, having produced a long list of celebrities including Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, a string of famous composers such as Strauss, Strauss, Mozart, Falco and Strauss. And Adolf Hitler.

Austria Map
Austria - not actual size

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

New CD Releases for 25th October

A rundown of next Monday's new releases that caught my eye for whatever reason. This may become a regular weekly feature if it proves to be popular.

The hotlist features Taylor Swift, Buddy Guy, Fourplay, Michael Buble and Alice Cooper.

Hint: Hover over the album image to get an Amazon.com link



Monday, October 18, 2010

Who is the true King? Elvis vs Michael Jackson

For years the argument has raged between generations as to who is the true king, Elvis Presley or Michael Jackson. Slap the Penguin finally closes that discussion like a slamming door.

We will look at each singer's track record, compare and contrast their styles and rate their achievements in their own genre against their peers.

We have taken subjectivity and guesswork out of the equation and put these two legends head to head in a one of it's kind Deadliest Warrior Deathmatch.

WTF? - Brett Favre's Green Bay Pecker

I decided to wait a while before posting my thoughts about the whole Brett Favre situation. By situation I mean his lacklustre performance so far this season for the Vikings, his constant battle with old age injury and the lewd text messages including images of his penis, allegedly sent to Jenn Sterger.
Favre photo montage
A cool photo montage to graphically represent the story highlights.
(note - it's a comedically shaped vegetable, not a real penis)
"Why would you wait, Jack?"

Sunday, October 17, 2010

Shameless Beaver Picture

For our teenage readers, here are the words to
Justin Beaver
You know you love me, eh?
Justin Beaver - Baby

you know you love me,
i know you care,
you shout whenever,
and i'll be there,
you want my love,
you want my heart,
and we will never ever ever be apart,

are we an item?
girl quit playing,
we're just friends,
what are you sayin'
is that there's another,
then look right in my eyes,
my first love, broke my heart for the first time

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Hot Christmas Toys 2010

What will be the top selling toy leading up to Christmas this year?

Just like the Backstreet Boys only cuter

There are a couple of items in contention (see below) but top of my list is Sing-A-Ma-Jigs from Fisher Price.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

WTF? - The New Penny

Have you seen the new penny yet? I found one in my change yesterday and had to double check that I had not been given a foreign coin. Well, it had Honest Abe on the front and I know he won't lie to me, but I was quite taken aback by the flip-side/posterior/reverse/tail of said currency unit.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Dear Tina - Vajazzling

Dear Tina,
recently I have seen a lot of talk about vajazzling on daytime TV. I understand that Sarah Jessica Parker is a famous vajazzler. Do you have any tips or tricks for vajazzling oneself?
Thanks, Megan.

Sunday, October 10, 2010

Cigar Guy has been revealed

The Daily Mail in London announced recently that they had located the infamous Cigar Guy. His name is Rupesh Shingadia and he is a normal 30 year old guy who is a little embarrassed by all the attention. We will say no more and respect Rupesh's privacy.

Friday, October 8, 2010

Cigar Guy is Rob Schneider - Part 2

What more proof does anybody need that Rob Schneider is the Cigar Guy?

Rob Schneider IS The Cigar Guy

Don't believe the hype about Sacha Baron Cohen. Rob is our man.

Leave a comment or Tweet to show support for Team Rob. And a BOOO for Team Sacha.


Dora the Explorer's real father is A-Rod

Almost every parent in the United States knows the diminutive explorer, Dora. The cute little girl who helps our children learn with the assistance of her talking monkey friend, Boots and a magical backpack, imaginatively named Backpack. But within Dora's history is a darker secret that she herself is just coming to terms with. For years, we as innocent voyeurs of Dora's adventures had assumed that the man she calls 'Papi' is her father. In a shocking revelation we have found this to be untrue.

Dora is a natural when it comes to baseball
Dora is a natural when it comes to baseball

Thursday, October 7, 2010

Cigar Guy is the #1 halloween costume this year

Just days after becoming a huge viral hit on the internet, Cigar Guy is looking to be a big hit in the real world. The real world of Halloween costumes that is.

Party City and other large costume retailers are scrambling like crazy to get the Cigar Guy outfits ready and in stores within the week in order to meet the big rush from Halloween revellers.

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Ryder Cup 'cigar man' identified

By the time you read this, the image of  Cigar Guy and Tiger Woods' mishit stroke will have circled the interweb a dozen times, but we have the inside information that everyone is searching for.

WHO IS CIGAR GUY?

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Peter Falk spotted in Office Depot

Retired actor Peter Falk was spotted in an Office Depot in San Francisco buying a piece of office equipment. The 83 year old Columbo star was asked by the girl at the checkout if he needed anything else, to which he replied, "Just the fax, Ma'am"

"May I be excused? PLEASE"

Sunday, October 3, 2010

Is Time Travel Possible?

Is time travel possible? Slap The Penguin had an exclusive interview with Lithuanian born Laiko Keliautojas, who says "Yes It Is."
Time Travel
Time Travel?
We received an email from Laiko claiming that he travelled back in time using a machine that he had been building and perfecting for the last 9 years. Intrigued, we invited him to visit the Slap The Penguin office to share his story.

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