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New trailer confirms that, yup, a fourth season of Jersey Shore

New trailer confirms that, yup, a fourth season of Jersey Shore

TV & Radio
For those still concerned about our alarmingly large trade deficit, never fear -- we are now exporting our garbage to other nations. How else to explain this trailer for the upcoming fourth season of the runaway MTV hit Jersey Shore? Get More: Jersey Shore, MTV Shows, Jersey Shore (Season 3), MTV Shows OK, let's see what we got here. JWoww is still preoccupied with her boobs. The dancing in Italy is just as awful as the dancing in Seaside Heights. No orifice for any of the housemates is off limits. Snookie gets behind the wheel and fulfills at least two stereotypes. Everybody hates the Situation. Ronnie finds a way to let his roid rage explode in another continent. The Situation gets the beatdown he has so rightfully deserved for, well forever probably. ...
Let’s talk A-Roid

Let’s talk A-Roid

Sports
For the past few days I've been mulling over this whole Alex Rodriguez steroids story, and the more I think about it the more I just can't bring myself to care all that much.  It's not that I don't think he's a cheating scumbag and I'm certainly not impressed by his weak defense, which basically relies on the fact that the substances he took weren't banned by Major League Baseball at the time.  So what?  Then why lie about it to Katie Couric? Nor am I bowled over by A-Rod's claim that he doesn't know what substances he took that caused him to flunk.  Barry Bonds used a similar defense, and it doesn't pass the smell test.  Am I seriously supposed to believe that a person whose career depends on their body being in peak physical condition would just blindly take substances without kno
Random thoughts on the Mitchell Report

Random thoughts on the Mitchell Report

Sports
My thoughts on the report, as I skim through it. If you want to follow along, you can download the entire thing here: It took a whole eight pages (SR-8) before we got to the first cry of "won't someone please think of the CHILDREN!" $20 million and they couldn't tack one page at the beginning that just lists all the names? Lame. Holy crap, did Mitchell just compare MLB's steroid problem to Northern Ireland? (SR-34) This has got to be the most expensive term paper ever produced. p. 22 - "In 1988, androstenedione became the subject of national attention after a reporter observed a container of the supplement in the locker of Mark McGwire of the St. Louis Cardinals during his pursuit of the single-season home run record." Pretty sure that was 1998. Again, $20 million and they ...