A three-hour whale watch tour off the coast of Massachusetts turned into an overnight ordeal for 157 passengers the other night.
The whale-watching boat failed to spot some lobster traps about 16 miles out, and got caught up in their lines.
It took until morning to free the boat. The Coast Guard had two ships stationed near the marooned vessel, providing food, water and blankets to the passengers, so except for being at sea a lot longer than they expected, everything ended up okay.
But here’s a lesson for you: whenever something’s labelled a “three-hour tour” and it involves the ocean, you might invoke the Gilligan Rule and stay on dry land.
Sean Hannity recently had a segment on his Fox News show called “Sympathy for the Terrorists.” Some think that his stance favors one side over the other, to the point where he shouted loudly at the guest who opposed his viewpoint.
For some reason, Russell Brand recorded himself reacting to the segment, tearing it apart bit by bit.
And at the top of it, he said that Hannity “does look a bit like the Ken doll in the Toy Story 3 film.” Of course, Brand didn’t want to appear “petty” or “trivial.”
Which is good. Otherwise, he might land a show on Fox News, mightn’t he?
Two folks traveling on a highway in the Boston area had the (fill in the blank) scared out of them yesterday morning when an unsecured ax flew off the landscaping track they were riding behind and smashed through their windshield.
Luckily, the ax didn’t go all the way through and the head sort of stuck on the dashboard – directly in front of the passenger’s face.
The truck’s driver was fined $200 for not completely securing his load.
They should also make him pay for new pants for both the motorist and the passenger.
It seems like the folks at the Syfy Channel know what they’re doing when it comes to flying sharks terrorizing a major city.
Last year, Sharknado took a funnel cloud filled with sharks and unleashed it on the West Coast. Last night, Sharknado 2 did just about the same thing on the East Coast – this time plopping a bunch of snapping Jaws-like creatures on the Big Apple.
An hour or so after it aired last night, Hollywood Life wondered if it might be the best worst movie ever - “… so bad, it’s good…” is what they had to say.
Ian Ziering, one of the franchise players, hopes there’s a third installment on the way. “Sharkpocolypse Now!” is what he’s praying for.
The Twitterverse went nuts with commentary all night long at #Sharknado2TheSecondOne.
One of my favorite tweets came from the Ocean Conservancy. Check it out. And wait til next summer, I guess.
Sony Music Entertainment "forgot" to mention to Justin, Lance, Joey, & JC were releasing a new *NSYNC greatest hits album. The guys had no idea! Bass tweeted, "I love when the record label doesn't even tell you they are releasing a new 'NSYNC album tomorrow! #Theycare"
The word spread fast and sold out on amazon immediately. The 2-disc cd titled "The Essential" can also be purchased on Itunes.The Daily News has the full story with thoughts from the disgruntled boy band at http://bit.ly/nsyncalbumdrop
Thursday morning, Buffalo Firefighters along with Sabres players and alumni will be at 7 corners throughout the city collecting money from cars during their morning commute for their annual Fill the Boot program. The proceeds are going to SMART (Spinal Muscular Atrophy Research Team). Find out which corners they'll be at and more about the great things SMART has accomplished at www.smarthope.com.