The iPod nano



"Take everything you love about iPod and shrink it. Now shrink it again.
With 2GB (500 songs) and 4GB (1,000 songs) models starting at $199, the
pencil-thin iPod nano packs the entire iPod experience into an
impossibly small design. So small, it will take your music places you
never dreamed of."

Hmm it’s no wider than a pencil and here I thought bigger was better. Once again I have been proven wrong by Apple.[Engaget report]

Wednesday Afternoon Quick Hits



Star Jones to adopt baby because she is too old, husband too gay.

Gamers take a break from beating up prostitutes, shooting people, and otherwise being violent to organize Katrina aid.

Marvel Entertainment announces 10 characters it will develop in to full
blown features including such well known superhero greats as Black
Panther and Ant-Man, who can shrink to insect size and umm… communicate with

Fox news gives Kanye West’s new album poor review. Fox News doesn’t care about hip hop.

Thai artist creates sculptures of dismembered body parts from bread.
Investigation into the mysterious disappearance of the Pillsbury
Doughboy and family abruptly reopened.

group of Germans showered for 101 hours to break the world shower
record. That’s 100 hours and 50 minutes longer than the French record. I kid…I kid.

“Mego superhero action figure commercials form the 70s”



"Currently video upload site
You Tube is on fire with old ads for those Mego Action Heroes,
the 8 inch (and occasionally 3 3/4 inch) tall action figure dolls from
the 70s. If you were alive back then, even only barely, this is one
heavy flashback to all the cool stuff you wanted but couldn’t have, or
had an abundance of and enjoyed lording over kids who are still angry
about it and still want to kill you with your own ripped off limb even
if they should know better by now."

Screenhead has all your 70′s super hero action figure commercial needs.[link]

One Wonderful Day



It appears that they are sexing up the new season of Desperate Housewives already. The season premiere is this coming Sunday and I don’t think you have to even like the show to enjoy the photo-shoot.[link]




One Locked Out Lohan



It seems Lindsay Lohan lost the key to her car. Here’s an idea Lindsay, maybe if you were using a smaller purse (you know, like one that isn’t the size of Texas) you would have less trouble locating your keys, make up, sidekick, etc. Help us, help you. [pics]

Wednesday Morning Quick Hits



Monica Lewinsky decides to blow town, study in London; headmaster expects she could make cum laude.

Hugh Jackman

   turns down James Bond role. Wanted Bond to have adamantium claws as special equipment.

Dennis Hopper, 60′s hippie icon, has voted Republican since Reagan;
tries to keep it a secret from his Hollywood friends, by telling the

Creators of "Super Troopers" and "Club Dread" sign three-year deal with Warner Brothers.  Still don’t know what a liter-of-cola is…

Superman Returns’ budget nears $250 million. Kneel before Zod.

Mastermind behind 1972 Munich Olympics murders upset Spielberg didn’t consult him for film. Uh, should we start being concerned about the film ET or is it too late?




New York, NY – September 5, 2005 – Comedian and television personality Colin Quinn will headline Northern Hospitality – A Benefit for the Bayou, a comedy event to be held at the Kraine Theater on Wednesday, September 14, 2005. Every penny raised will be donated to the Red Cross.

BWE’s own Christian Finnegan will be performing, so if you’re in New York you should definitely check it out. You’ll have a great time, and it’s all for a great cause. Click here for more information.