Two days in a row. You probably shouldn't get used to it.
Jim TresselCheatypants McSweatervest, Ohio State's paragon of discipline, class and integrity, has allowed a player convicted of fifth degree felonious drug trafficking back on the team. Hey, it's not as bad as it sounds. I mean, the player is not on scholarship anymore or anything. Yet.
- TiVo alert: The World Indoor Track & Field Championships will be on OLN on Sunday, from 3-5 p.m.
- The IRS intends to tax everyone who received an Oscar gift bag (valued, by the way, at $100,000). Good; let those irritating drama-majors-that-we-made-fun-of-in-college-grown-older show us by their shining example that giving our money away to fund programs and initiatives that we may not agree with is how we should live. You know, instead of just telling us that's what we (not they) ought to do.
- This is the saddest story you'll read today. A family of retards, sired by a brother and sister, have to walk around on all fours because they can't walk any other way. They are the subject of a BBC documentary.
- Sir Anthony Hopkins, making sense about Hollywood directors and celebrities:
"I can't get caught up in the self-importance. People bow to your every wish and you forget where you come from and what you're doing," he told the magazine.
"I recently worked with two actors who wouldn't come out of their trailers for some reason.
"Can you figure that out? It's insanity. Or they complain because their trailers aren't big enough.
"Bulls***. It's a job, like any other, so don't make a big deal. Be polite, treat the crew with respect and don't think you're different."
As I commented at Garfield Ridge, it's a good thing he's Sir Anthony Hopkins. Otherwise, this would be like in Jerry Maguire where all of the other agents are applauding him and patting him on the back ("Someone finally said it!") while simultaneously starting a betting pool on how soon he'll be fired.
If it were a middling actor, say, Pierce Brosnan or even Brian Dennehy, he wouldn't be able to get a gig co-hosting a "Set it and forget it!" infomercial with Ron Popeil after making comments like these.