10 ) Governor Deval Patrick vetoes a common-sense EBT card reform measure that would ban the use of state welfare for things like booze, lottery, bail, and tattoos.
9 ) Arizona Governor Jan Brewer asks the Supreme Court to overturn a state court’s ruling that state employees with a same-sex partner may continue to receive health benefits. But hey, it’s a dry hate.
8 ) Massachusetts voters will this November vote on proposals pertaining to medical marijuana and self-induced euthanasia. (Mental note: start new business, call it “Stoned to Death”)
7 ) 20 million DirectTV viewers lose two dozen Viacom-owned channels after the two corporations fail to come to an agreement of licensing fees. But hey, sports! Still lots of sports programming! You still have, like, twelve ESPNs to choose from!
6 ) Ernest Borgnine dies at age 95. Strangely, sales of “McHale’s Navy” and “The Black Hole” on DVD do not spike.
5 ) Twilight fans rally round a fellow fan who was struck and killed by a car at ComiCon. The vigil is expected to last three days, after which point they’ll know she’s not coming back as a vampire.
4 ) A Franklin man skips out on a court date so he can appear on Today. Fortunately, no one saw the show to prove he was there instead of in court.
3 ) He-Man celebrates his 30th anniversary by swearing to lay off the steroids.
2 ) The producers of The Hunger Games films announce that the third book, Mockingjay, will be presented as two movies. Look, you jerks, if Peter Jackson could fit Return of the King into a single movie…
1 ) A proposed biopic of guitar legend Jimi Hendrix will go forward without any Hendrix music after the late musician’s family denies the music rights to producers. Next up, a film about Rocky Marciano with no boxing, a film about Dale Earnhardt with no cars, and a movie about Lawrence Olivier with no acting.
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