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Albino boy, 7, has hand hacked off by Tanzanian witchcraft group



The body parts of albinos are coveted on Tanzanian black market where they are believed to have mystical properties.

A 7-year-old albino boy from Tanzania had his hand hacked off by attackers collecting body parts for witchcraft, according to authorities.


The latest attack on an albino child saw his arm hacked off by a violent gang of attackers.


Mwigulu Magessa was attacked by a gang of three men as he walked home with friends on Saturday.

The trio pinned the terrified boy down onto the floor and used a machete to chop off his hand.

Apolinary Macheta, local government leader in Tanzania's southwestern Milepa district, said, "The boy was attacked by three people as he walked home with his four school friends."

He added that he was taken to hospital, where he is now recovering.

The vicious assault is the latest in a long line of attacks on albinos - whose body parts are believed to act as charms bringing good fortune and prosperity.

Some of those body parts can fetch thousands of dollars on the black market.

Last week a mother-of-four had her arm chopped off by a gang of five who left the rotting limb hidden in a field.

And last month a boy died in the Tabora region in a similar attack where his arm was completely severed from his body.

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Money no cure for stupid! Kansas brothers win $75K in lottery - celebrate by accidentally blowing up house after meth and marijuana party gets out of control



The dimwitted brothers home is in shatters after a butane torch used to light a bong caused a massive explosion.


A drug party got out of control after a pair of brothers won the lottery. 

Winning $75,000 in the lottery is no cure for stupid. As two Kansas brothers are now learning after an alleged drug-fueled party spiraled out of the control and they blew up their own house.

The pair, who have not been named, were said to be celebrating with marijuana and meth at their Wichita home on Friday night after scooping the mega-money Kansas Lottery prize.

One of the siblings reportedly went to the kitchen to refuel a butane torch he was using to light a bong.

But the butane vapor reached the pilot light in the furnace, sparking the blast.

Sgt Bruce Watts of the Wichita Police Department told The Wichita Eagle, "He emptied a couple of big cans of butane lighter fluid during this, leaking butane into the air.

"The butane vapor cloud reach a pilot light in the furnace and as you might expect - kaboom."

The man, 27, suffered second-degree burns to his hands, arms and chest - and was taken to Via Christi Hospital by his girlfriend.

Reports suggest she drove away from the hospital soon after dropping him off.

His brother was arrested at their home, with police saying he admitted to possessing marijuana and meth.

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THIS GUY IS CRAZY..... ALTHOUGH SHE IS PRETTY FUCKIN HOT! Disgraced golfer Tiger Woods tries to 'win back ex-wife Elin with a $200 million deal and she says yes!', claims new report





Tigers Woods is attempting to win his ex-wife Elin Nordegren back with a $200 million deal, according to the National Enquirer.

The shamed golfer, 37, is desperate to win his ex-wife back, according to the magazine and has offered the hefty pre-nup deal.

Elin, 33, who won a $110 million divorce settlement from the sportsman, is believed to have told him she will consider the proposal - but only if he includes a $350 million anti-cheating clause into the wedding contract.


Yummy mummy: Elin Nordegren celebrated her 33rd birthday on January 1 in the Bahamas on the beach with daughter Sam and son Charlie

Swedish blonde Elin is the mother of Tiger's two young children, Samantha, five, and Charlie, three.

A source told the Enquirer the deal was worth more than half of Tiger's $600 million fortune, adding Elin feels it's enough to keep him from straying.

The source claimed: 'Tiger didn't even balk at the demand. Even though his accountants think he's crazy, he's ready to sign the pre-nup and set a wedding date.



'The guy has never recovered from being dumped by Elin. He's dated lots of models and bimbos, but none of them were more than a one night stand.'

Once golf's greatest superstar, Tiger's career and marriage fell apart after he was revealed as a serial cheater and had a series of mistresses, the most high-profile being New York party girl Rachel Uchitel.

The couple divorced after five years in 2010 and Elin is currently spending a lot of time and money on creating her dream home, rebuilding a $12 million North Palm Beach estate in Florida.


Happier times: Tiger Woods, ex-wife Elin Nordegren and their young daughter Sam on the sidelines before the Cardinal game against the California Bears at Stanford Stadium on November 21, 2009


Close couple: Tiger Woods and ex-wife Elin Nordegren during the opening ceremonies at the AT&T National golf tournament B

Since their divorce, Elin has dated several men, including wealthy financier Jamie Dingman.

The stunning Swede, who recently showed off her flawless figure while on holiday in the Bahamas with her children and family, has been spotted around South Florida with professional hockey player Douglas Murray, who she was first romantically linked to in July 2012.

However the NHL player didn’t appear to be vacationing with Elin and her family at the exclusive Paradise Island resort.

A source told the Enquirer: 'Tiger swore that he'd never cheat on her again, but Elin told him that she didn't believe him.'

The magazine claims that Tiger even got down on one knee and proposed, presenting Elin with a ring for Christmas.

The Enquirer also alleges the couple are having sex again and a source claimed: 'Tiger stopped by Elin's rental house one afternoon when their kids were out with a nanny and they had sex for the first time since the split.

'It took them both by surprise, but they've continued to find alone time when they're both at their homes in Florida.


Stunning: Elin Nordegren's stunning $12 million beachfront mansion in North Palm Beach, currently under construction


Back in the swing: Tiger Woods in action during the Pro Am prior to the start of The Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship at Abu Dhabi Golf Club on January 16

Tiger is believed to have been left upset after seeing pictures of Elin frolicking with a young hunk on the beach at the Atlantic resort in the Bahamas earlier this month.

However, he then discovered the man was Elin's brother Axel.

The source said: 'Tiger breathed a sigh of relief. He and Elin actually got a big laugh out of it. 

'Tiger told me 'I love Elin. Without her, I'll be miserable for the rest of my life.'




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PLEASE DON'T DO THIS TO US WOODY!!! Jets exploring trading Revis, two teams interested



  • Last Updated: 8:36 AM, January 24, 2013
  • Posted: 12:23 AM, January 24, 2013

Are the Jets thinking of leaving Revis Island?

Jets owner Woody Johnson is ready to explore trading star cornerback Darrelle Revis, according to a report. Revis is coming off left knee surgery, but he will draw interest on the trade market, and two teams already have expressed interest in acquiring him, a source told The Post.

Johnson knows it will be tough to reach a contract extension with Revis and may think the Jets should get something in a trade for Revis rather than letting him walk as a free agent next winter.

Revis is scheduled to make $6 million this season, and the Jets cannot use the franchise tag on him.

Anthony J. Causi
EXIT STRATEGY! Jets owner Woody Johnson reportedly is open to trading star cornerback Darrelle Revis.

The Revis decision is going to be one of the first major ones for new general manager John Idzik, but it may not be his to make. Johnson likely will decide how much he is willing to spend on Revis, who will be looking for a monster contract similar to what Mario Williams received from the Bills last year. That contract included $60 million in guaranteed money.

The Jets drafted Revis in the first round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He has become the face of the franchise and the best homegrown Jet since Joe Namath. Parting with him would be a major PR blow for the team.

Revis has said repeatedly that he wants to remain a Jet for his entire career. He already has had two contentious contract negotiations with the Jets and a third seems likely if he is not traded.

The Jets have major salary cap issues and are entering a rebuilding phase under Idzik. There was speculation in league circles this week at the Senior Bowl that Idzik may have to “blow up” the Jets roster to begin repairing the team.


NO RESPECT FOR MISS NEW YORK: Miss New York left digging in trash - FROM NEW YORK POST



  • Last Updated: 9:15 AM, January 23, 2013
  • Posted: 12:43 AM, January 23, 2013

A newly crowned beauty queen digging in trash bags? Miss Hell’s Kitchen, Joanne Nosuchinsky, received less than regal treatment after being crowned Miss New York USA at Purchase College in Westchester on Sunday. We’re told while pageant bigwigs and contestants headed to the after-party, Miss New York was rummaging through trash bags full of pageant wear, looking for her things. A rep from the pageant explained to Page Six that “house moms” chaperone the girls and keep their items in order. But Joanne’s clothes “went into a trash bag, but not the trash,” the rep tells us. “Her bag got misplaced. The house mom went MIA. She left the theater,” adding, “We felt really bad.” Spies said poor Miss New York was seen digging in the trash bags, still wearing her crown and evening gown. To add further insult, when Nosuchinsky was finished with photos and interviews, everyone was gone. “I think she thought she was abandoned, but I stayed,” says the rep, who tells us Joanne’s parents had left earlier. Certainly no way to treat a beauty queen.

Joanne Nosuchinsky via Twitter
Newly crowned Miss New York USA Joanne Nosuchinsky

NO HATER HERE!! DAMN GOOD ACTOR: Leonardo DiCaprio taking 'a long long break' from acting



This could be Leonardo DiCaprio’s last awards season for a while. The actor has announced he’s retiring from acting indefinitely. “I’m a little bit drained,” he told German newspaper Bild. “I am now going to take a long long break.”

After doing three films in two years – "Django Unchained," "The Great Gatsby" and the recently-finished "The Wolf of Wall Street" – DiCaprio says, “I’m just worn out.”

Publicity tours for those films still loom, however, but DiCaprio, 38, has other plans for when his schedule slows down. “I would like to improve the world a bit,” he says. “I will fly around the world doing good for the environment.”

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Leonardo DiCaprio at the 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel.

In the meantime, he’s living green at home. “My roof is covered with solar panels,” he revealed. “My car is electric. A normal person does not drive more than 50 kilometers a day. That can be done with a plug.”

SO WE GOT THAT GOIN FOR US! : Men who take care of their gums are likely to enjoy better sex, have fewer issues with erectile dysfunction


Previous studies have linked erectile dysfunction (ED) with periodontitis, or inflammation of the gums. Now, a new study from Inonu University in Malatya, Turkey, finds that treating the infection can lessen the symptoms of erectile dysfunction after just three months.


Previous studies have linked erectile dysfunction (ED) with periodontitis, or inflammation of the gums. Now, a new study from Inonu University in Malatya, Turkey, finds that treating the infection can lessen the symptoms of erectile dysfunction after just three months.

The researchers compared 80 men in their thirties with erectile dysfunction with a control group of 82 men without erection problems. In the sample, 53 percent of the men with ED had inflamed gums compared to 23 percent in the control group. Men with severe periodontal disease were more than three times more likely to suffer from erection problems that men with healthy gums.

"Erectile dysfunction is a major public health problem that affects the quality of life of some 150 million men, and their partners, worldwide," says lead author Dr. Faith Oguz. "Physical factors cause nearly two-thirds of cases, mainly because of problems with the blood vessels, with psychological issues like emotional stress and depression accounting for the remainder."

The peer-reviewed findings appear online in the Journal of Clinical Periodontology.

WTF IS WRONG WITH PEOPLE? THIS IS CRAZY! : Video of Woman Thrown Into Subway Tracks Is Horrifying to Watch (VIDEO)



Posted by Kiri Blakeley on January 18, 2013 at 2:12 PMs

I can't imagine what this woman must have been feeling as she politely gave a stranger a light on a subway platform -- only to have him suddenly start punching her in the head, dragging her by the ankles, and hauling her over the side onto the subway tracks below. That's what happened to a 23-year-old mother who was attacked two days ago inside Philadelphia's subway system. But luckily her crazed attacker was caught -- thanks to his distinctive jacket, a sharp-eyed female police officer, and the 

The woman, who wishes to remain anonymous, was sitting on a bench inside the Chinatown subway stop in Philly, when the man, whom she said "didn't look crazy," approached and asked her for the time and a light. When she obliged him, he suddenly and viciously attacked.

What is so horrifying here is that the guy grabs her by the ankles -- and drags her across the platform. As someone who has taken self-defense and can get out of a wide array of holds, this one stumps me. How would you defend yourself from someone dragging you by the ankles? Not to mention that my favorite trick -- staying far from the track -- did this woman no good. Then he throws her like a sack of potatoes onto the subway tracks. This comes only a couple of months after two subway pushing incidents in New York City.

Luckily for this woman, there were no trains coming and she was able to get back onto the platform with only cuts and bruises. The psychotic man took her cellphone, which she dropped in the attack, and then walked away.

Police, wanting to capture the man and having only his jacket as an indicator of his identity, didn't release the surveillance video for two days while the man was still walking around free -- because they worried he would take it off.

It was a female police officer who spotted the man in the jacket -- though it was now underneath another jacket -- and helped apprehend him. Police called Sgt. Nicole Lawson "hero of the day."

The man, William Clark, is homeless. He was arrested yesterday. This is truly a terrifying scenario for anyone to face and thank god the woman is okay. Here's the video. Be warned it's disturbing.


Image via CBS


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CLASSIC LINE, CLASSIC MOVIE!! : 'Princess Bride' fan causes stir on Qantas flight with 'Prepare to die' shirt




  • Last Updated: 10:43 AM, January 23, 2013
  • Posted: 10:42 AM, January 23, 2013

For most folks on this side of the pond, the classic Inigo Montoya quote from "Princess Bride" is an unforgettable part of childhood.

Unfortunately for a flier on a New Zealand-bound flight, fellow passengers didn't feel the same way about his T-shirt featuring the movie's most famous quip.

Wynand Mullins was on a Sydney-to-Auckland trip Sunday when a flight attendant told him some passengers were intimidated by the Mandy Patinkin-line, according to


The brown T-shirt, featuring a "Hello, my name is..." name tag graphic, continued with "Inigo Montoyo. You killed my father. Prepare to die."

"The flight attendant said to me: ‘Are you able to remove it because some of the passengers are quite intimidated by it'. I thought it was all a bit silly. The person next to me was laughing, because they knew the movie," Mullins told the site.

Mullins, who told the magazine he was hoping to snag a pilot's shirt as a swap, said the flight attendant never returned after making the initial inquiry.

"I wouldn't be surprised if they had someone watching me the whole time," he said. "The whole experience was a bit over the top, but also a bit comical."

A Qantas spokesman told the site the airline had no record of the incident.

"Qantas does have dress standards for passengers travelling on our aircraft . . . particularly for slogans which other passengers may find offensive or threatening."

DRILLING WHILE INTOXICATED: Lindenhurst dentist busted after reporting to work reeking of booze and drilling teeth while allegedly drunk


Dr. Robert Garelick allegedly swigged from a purple squeeze bottle, treated patients' cavities and mistakenly injected the wrong side of a patient's mouth with Novocain in his office Monday, according to a dental hygienist.



Lindenhurst office of dentist Robert Garelick, who was arrested for being drunk on the job on Jan. 22.


A Long Island dentist is accused of being hammered while drilling.

Dr. Robert Garelick was hauled out of his Lindenhurst office in handcuffs Monday after his dental hygienist smelled booze on his breath and caught him administering Novocain to the wrong side of a patient’s mouth.

“I observed Dr. Garelick looking for cavities in the right side of the patient’s mouth, but the cavities were in the left side,” hygienist Kimberly Curtis told police in a written statement.

“I pointed this out to the doctor and that’s when he ordered more Novocain for the patient,” Curtis told cops. “So now, he basically numbed the whole patient’s mouth.”


A dental hygenist said Dr. Robert Garelick was wobbling before drilling a patient's chipped tooth on Tuesday.

Apparently, it wasn’t the first time the tooth doctor was boozed up on the job. Curtis told cops Garelick, 57, of Melville, once showed up to work so wasted that she had to call his wife because he could barely stand.

After noticing Garelick’s wobbly behavior Monday, Curtis texted co-worker Dina Fara, who called 911.

Curtis said she sent the message after Garelick used a drill to treat another patient who had a chipped tooth.

“He was filing the tooth down,” Curtis said. “When you’re using that drill, you have to be very careful and have a steady hand.”

She said that just before Garelick treated the chipped tooth, he slipped into his office.

“I noticed that he was drinking from a white and purple squeeze bottle,” Curtis said.

“At first I didn’t think anything was wrong,” Curtis said. “But right after, he took a drink from that bottle, he got up and walked past me. When he did this I smelled a strong odor of alcohol.”

She said that while Garelick was drilling on the patient’s tooth, she went into his office and found the bottle filled with vodka under his desk.

“It was at (that) time that I had to do something. I was concerned for the patients,” said Curtis, explaining why she texted Fara.

The dentist initially claimed he only had a couple of beers with pizza during lunch Monday, according to Suffolk County cops.

But Garelick, who was charged with misdemeanor reckless endangerment, later confessed to his drunken dentistry while being taken to a police precinct in the back of squad car.

“I never had any beers with my pizza. I’ve been sipping at that bottle all along today,” he told police, referring to his squeeze bottle filled with vodka, according to a criminal complaint.

A man answering Garelick’s cell phone Tuesday refused to comment and hung up. Garelick was released on his own recognizance.

Curtis and Fara could not be reached for comment.

Garelick’s attorney, Randy Zelin, was quick to point out that no patient was injured.

“You have someone who has a very good record as a dentist,” Zelin said.

“He’s never been in trouble before. He’s a family man, resident of the community lives in the community, works in the community.”

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Former Manhattan prosecutor accused of selling marijuana to undercover cop


David Leung, 44, is facing at least one felony count after allegedly sold $200 worth of pot to an officer.



Former Manhattan Prosecutor David Leung, 44, faces at least one felony count after allegedly sold $200 worth of pot to an officer.


A former Manhattan prosecutor accused of having a felony-weight amount of pot after selling to an undercover cop in the East Village last year has been indicted in connection to the bust.

David Leung, 44, made a brief appearance in Manhattan Criminal Court -- where he worked during his 11-year stint in the Manhattan District Attorney's office - to hear the development Tuesday morning.

The former prosecutor is facing at least one felony count after allegedly sold $200 worth of pot to an officer on E. 9th St. before stashes totaling more than eight ounces were found in his trunk and on the floor of his car on Sept. 27, according to the criminal complaint.

Leung and his attorney, Andrew Tilem, declined to comment on the development outside the courtroom. Leung was a prosecutor in Manhattan from 1993 to 2004.

He's due back in court on Feb. 19 when the indictment charges are expected to be unsealed.

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Lance Armstrong’s Biggest Crime Was Being A Huge Asshole



By now, you know that Lance Armstrong will be giving a two-and-a-half-hour confession to Oprah Winfrey on Thursday and Friday nights (Two nights? Jesus Christ, Shogunwasn't that long). No one who watches this thing will be there to hear Armstrong admit to doping. We all knew that ages ago. The reason people are gonna watch (and they will) is to see if, for once, Lance Armstrong shows some remorse, some semblance of regret for all the people he dicked over. They want to know... Hey, is that guy still a fucking asshole?

Between last week's Hall of Fame shutout and Armstrong's coming public crucifixion, we're getting a clinic in how much we Americans like to see assholes get exactly what's coming to them. Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, and Mark McGwire were all supposedly shut out of the Hall because they were cheaters. But I promise you that most voters kept those guys out of the Hall because they LIKED the idea of keeping them out of the Hall, because all three of those men are surly pricks (McGwire less so, but was known for being prickly in his playing days). Bonds and Clemens are two of the greatest baseball players of all time. But seriously, who wants to give THOSE ASSSHOLES the satisfaction? Fuck that. Let's keep them out of the Hall. Matter of fact, let's hold expensive Congressional hearings, indict them for perjury and see if we can jail them. Why? Because fuck them, that's why. Oh, and we care about the children and whatnot.

You can get away with a lot if you're a star athlete. You can obstruct justice in a murder case, as Ray Lewis did. You can use PEDs on occasion, as Andy Pettitte did. You can do a great many things and still find a way back into the public's good graces. But the one thing that fans, and especially the media, do not tolerate is assholishness. It's okay to be an asshole on the field, to channel all your petty dickishness into winning games and performing at a high level. That totally makes you a WARRIOR GRRRRRR HERM EDWARDS SAYS YOU JUST WANT TO WIN. But to let it spill out into the real world? Not good. Lance Armstrong oversaw a sophisticated doping operation that lorded over an entire sport for the better part of a decade. And I guess that's bad. But I promise you, if he had overseen such a gigantic cheating operation and been NICE about it, people wouldn't want him thrown into a stockade as they do now. They might have even let it slide, what with the whole ball cancer angle.

And he should have known that. He should have seen the way an asshole like Pete Rose got double-extra punishment because he was a scumbag in addition to being a rule-breaker. History has proven, time and again, that if you are a smug, unrepentant asshole, then you have committed the biggest sin in the sporting world. We the people will demand a punishment placed upon your head that is ten times the amount your crime merits. Pete Rose will never see the inside of the Hall of Fame, and that's because he's a disgusting person and few people in baseball want to see him happy.

Same with Armstrong. I don't really care if Armstrong confesses outright or not because I already know he did it. I don't care that he did it! Use drugs and bike up a mountain all you like. No no, what I would like is for him to SUFFER. I would like him to experience great unhappiness for being enough of a prick to do shit like this. Put him in jail for all I care. He sicced lawyers on people, which is one of the worst things one person can do to another person. He constantly threw the money he raised for cancer (and whether that money actually accomplished anything is a bit murky) in everyone's face as a cheap excuse for being a dick. He made this ad:




He's an asshole and he deserves to be shit on. Whether or not he actually merits being thrown in jail and having his penis electrocuted is of little concern to me. Once you cross into Extreme Asshole territory, you invite people to throw rationality out the window. It becomes an intensely personal matter. Your crime becomes superfluous. You are now being punished for being YOU. We are not a society that tolerates people who are both successful AND are jerks about it. And we have a thin-skinned national media that takes being lied to oh so very personally. You don't want to humiliate self-loathing media folks like that. They'll drone on for AGES about how you duped them, and then they'll hound you to the gates of Hell for daring to make them look stupid.


Long ago, while he was still in public denial, Lance Armstrong said that he was the target of a witch hunt. And he was right. But when you're as big of an asshole as he was, you invite the lynch mob to your door. If you're gonna cheat, cheat with a smile on your face.

WTF DO YOU MAKE OF THIS?? CRAZY SHIT!! Manti Te’o’s Dead Girlfriend, The Most Heartbreaking And Inspirational Story Of The College Football Season, Is A Hoax


Timothy Burke and Jack Dickey

Notre Dame's Manti Te'o, the stories said, played this season under a terrible burden. A Mormon linebacker who led his Catholic school's football program back to glory, Te'o was whipsawed between personal tragedies along the way. In the span of six hours in September, as Sports Illustrated told it, Te'o learned first of the death of his grandmother, Annette Santiago, and then of the death of his girlfriend, Lennay Kekua.

Kekua, 22 years old, had been in a serious car accident in California, and then had been diagnosed with leukemia. SI's Pete Thamel described how Te'o would phone her in her hospital room and stay on the line with her as he slept through the night. "Her relatives told him that at her lowest points, as she fought to emerge from a coma, her breathing rate would increase at the sound of his voice," Thamel wrote.

Upon receiving the news of the two deaths, Te'o went out and led the Fighting Irish to a 20-3 upset of Michigan State, racking up 12 tackles. It was heartbreaking and inspirational. Te'o would appear on ESPN's College GameDay to talk about the letters Kekua had written him during her illness. He would send a heartfelt letter to the parents of a sick child, discussing his experience with disease and grief. The South Bend Tribune wrote an article describing the young couple's fairytale meeting—she, a Stanford student; he, a Notre Dame star—after a football game outside Palo Alto.

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Huffington Post/AP  |  By Posted:   |  Updated: 01/16/2013 3:00 pm EST

Conrad Bain, pictured here with "Diff'rent Strokes" costar Gary Coleman, is dead at 89.

Conrad Bain is dead at age 89. TMZ reports that the actor, best known for his long run as father Philip Drummond on the hit series "Diff'rent Strokes," died Monday night in Livermore, Calif.

While details are scant, Jennifer Bain, the actor's daughter, confirmed the news to the website, saying: "He was an amazing person. He was a lot like Mr. Drummond, but much more interesting in real life. He was an amazing father." She added that Bain was with family for his last days.

At age 55, the Canadian-born Bain appeared on 179 episodes of the landmark "Diff'rent Strokes" sitcom, which ran from 1978 to 1986. Bain played a Manhattan millionaire who adopted the children of his former household maid, an African American. The children were played by child stars Gary Coleman and Todd Bridges. Dana Plato portrayed Mr. Drummond's biological daughter.

Bain was a prolific actor who appeared in dozens of television shows since the 1950s, most notably as Dr. Arthur Harmon on "Maude" and as Charles Custers on "The Love Boat." The actor's last television performance was a guest stint on CBS' "Unforgetable," in 2011.


NEW YORK -- Conrad Bain, a veteran stage and film actor who became a star in middle age as the kindly white adoptive father of two young African-American brothers in the TV sitcom "Diff'rent Strokes," has died.

Bain died Monday of natural causes in his hometown of Livermore, Calif., according to his daughter, Jennifer Bain. He was 89.

The show that made him famous debuted on NBC in 1978, an era when television comedies tackled relevant social issues. "Diff'rent Strokes" touched on serious themes but was known better as a family comedy that drew most of its laughs from its standout child actor, Gary Coleman.

Bain played wealthy Manhattan widower Philip Drummond, who promised his dying housekeeper he would raise her sons, played by Coleman and Todd Bridges. Race and class relations became topics on the show as much as the typical trials of growing up.

Coleman, with his sparkling eyes and perfect comic timing, became an immediate star, and Bain, with his long training as a theater actor, proved an ideal straight man. The series lasted six seasons on NBC and two on ABC.

In the show's heyday, Bain didn't mind being overshadowed by the focus on the show's children. He praised Coleman and Bridges as natural talents without egos.

But "Diff'rent Strokes" is remembered mostly for its child stars' adult troubles.

Coleman, who died in 2010, had financial and legal problems in addition to continuing ill health from the kidney disease that stunted his growth and required transplants. Bridges and Dana Plato, who played Bain's teenage daughter, both had arrest records and drug problems, and Plato died of an overdose in 1999 at age 34.

Bain said in interviews later that he struggled to talk about his TV children's troubled lives because of his love for them. After Bridges started to put his drug troubles behind him in the early 1990s, he told Jet magazine that Bain had become like a real father to him.

Bain went directly into "Diff'rent Strokes" from another comedy, "Maude," which aired on CBS from 1972 to 1978.

As Dr. Arthur Harmon, the conservative neighbor often zinged by Bea Arthur's liberal feminist, Bain became so convincing as a doctor that a woman once stopped him in an airport seeking medical advice.

At a nostalgia gathering in 1999, he lamented the fading of situation comedies that he said were about something.

"I think they got off the track when they first hired a standup comic to do the lead," he said. "Instead of people creating real situations, you get people trying to act funny."

Before those television roles, Bain had appeared occasionally in films, including "A Lovely Way to Die," "Coogan's Bluff," "The Anderson Tapes," "I Never Sang for My Father" and Woody Allen's "Bananas." He also played the clerk at the Collinsport Inn in the 1960s television show "Dark Shadows."

A native of Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada, Bain arrived in New York in 1948 after serving in the Canadian army during World War II. He was still studying at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts when he acquired his first role on television's "Studio One."

A quick study who could play anything from Shakespeare to O'Neill, he found work in stock companies in the United States and the Bahamas, making his New York debut in 1956 as Larry Slade in "The Iceman Cometh" at the Circle in the Square.

With his plain looks and down-to-earth manner, he was always cast as a character actor.

It was an audition for a role in the 1971 film "Cold Turkey" that led Bain to TV stardom. He didn't get the part but "Cold Turkey" director Norman Lear remembered him when he created "Maude."

Conrad Stafford Bain attended high school in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, deciding on his life's work after an appearance as the stage manager in a high school production of "Our Town."

He married artist Monica Sloan in 1945. She died in 2009. He is survived by three children: Jennifer, Kent and Mark.

Associated Press writer Bob Thomas in Los Angeles contributed to this report.

Man shot in the butt in Kansas City bar fight that erupted after partying pregnant woman’s water broke


The pregnant woman’s water broke on the dancefloor at E.B. Bar & Grill in Kansas City, Mo. Her situation sparked a gunfight that left one man critically wounded.



Cyrano R. Irons, 23, was arrested in connection with a shooting that occured outside a Kansas City bar. Irons, already on probation in Missouri, was charged with firing a .40-caliber gun from a vehicle.

A pregnant woman’s water broke while she was dancing in a Missouri bar, leading to a shootout.

The unidentified woman was partying early Saturday morning at the E.B. Bar & Grill in Kansas City when her water broke on the dance floor, the Kansas City Star reports. Police said that some men at the bar had “unkind comments” about why the woman was at the club.

The conversation became heated and moved outside. At around 12:40 a.m., two groups of men exchanged gunfire outside the bar. A 40-year-old man was shot in the buttocks while sitting in his car. Police found the critically wounded man lying in the middle of the street. He was not involved with the shooting. The man’s friends had been yelling, “Shoot! Shoot! Shoot!” witnesses told the police.

Officers stopped a group of men who tried to flee the scene in a sports utility vehicle. They later recovered a gun half a mile away, which they believe was thrown out of the fleeing SUV.

Cyrano R. Irons, 23, was arrested in connection with the case. Irons, already on probation in Missouri, was charged with firing a .40-caliber gun from the SUV.

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Strange owner of Cocoa, the goat who rode subway and ate pizza, charged with raping 19-year-old woman in New Jersey


Cyrus Fakroddin has been charged with taking incapacitated woman to Summit, N.J. home and sexually assaulting her. His famed brown goat drew headlines last year as it toured New York City.


A weirdo goat lover who gained fame by strolling New York with his pizza-loving pet has been charged with raping a young woman.

Cyrus Fakroddin is penned up at Union County Jail in New Jersey on charges he picked up a 19-year-old woman in Manhattan, took her to his Summit, N.J., home and sexually assaulted her.
Fakroddin, 51, whose brown goat, Cocoa, made headlines last year for strutting through Greenwich Village and Times Square, met the woman after she partied with friends at a Manhattan nightclub, prosecutors said.
The woman was incapacitated when Fakroddin drove her in his van to his home and had sex with her, according to prosecutors.
“When the victim regained consciousness several hours later, she had no memory of meeting Fakroddin or traveling to his house,” the Union County prosecutor’s office said.
“She was able to contact a friend and was returned to Manhattan a short time later.”
The woman suspected she had been raped and sought medical attention, prosecutors said. New Jersey authorities nabbed Fakroddin at his home Wednesday after gathering forensic evidence and statements, they said.
The suspect is being held on $250,000 and will appear in court on Jan. 18, authorities said.
Fakroddin, a pharmaceutical scientist, first adopted a goat in 2006 to clear poison ivy from his yard, reports said last year.
His outings with Cocoa to Manhattan restaurants and taverns mostly drew gawkers and chuckles. But some Village residents bleated about the celebrity goat turning their nabe into a zoo.

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That's one horny chimp! Primate found to be addicted to porn


Spanish primatologist recounts his observations of Gina, a chimpanzee that only wanted to watch pornography when a television and remote control was placed in her enclosure.


Gina (not pictured) was found to prefer watching pornography by her handlers rather than any other form of television entertainment.


Gina is one naughty chimp.        

Gina, a resident of the Seville Zoo in Spain, chose to solely watch adult entertainment channels when a television and remote control was placed in her enclosure.

 Primatologist Pablo Herreros, writing in Spanish newspaper El Mundo, claimed he made the discovery some years ago on a tour of the nation's chimpanzee enclosures.

 During his research trip he conducted surveys on the behavior of the animals.

 Herreros wrote, “What I could never imagine were the surprises prepared for me by a female of this species called Gina who inhabited Seville Zoo.”

 “Due to the intense interior lives that these animals have, you have to enrich their environment to stimulate them physically and psychologically,” Herreros wrote.  “These usually consist of artificial mounds, toys and other inventions that require them to be active and sharpen their wits. It is the equivalent of occupational therapy for humans.”

To enliven Gina's nights, officials apparently decided to install a television, protected behind glass, and gave her a remote control so she could change the channels herself.

And enliven herself she did.

“The surprise was when they found that within a few days, Gina was not only using the remote control perfectly well, but that she also used to choose the porn channel for entertainment, as many of us would have done, ” Herreros wrote. “Although a small study estimated that porn films are only watched for about 12 minutes on average, the truth is that human and non-human primates possess an intense sexual life.”

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Ex-Armani employee sues company, claims her former boss sexually harassed her by taking off her pants in closed-door meeting


Laura Giulini, a former senior vice president for wholesale apparel, is accused of dropping her pants in front of former employee Kelle Azzopardi.



Ex Armani employee claims she endured months of harassment from her former boss Laura Giulini (in photo), culminating with the drawers-dropping episode at the company’s Fifth Ave. offices.


The Giorgio Armani Corp. has been hit with a lawsuit by an ex-employee, who charged the company ignored her sexual harassment complaints about a female boss who dropped trou in a closed-door talk.

Executive assistant Kelle Azzopardi claims she endured months of harassment from her former boss Laura Giulini, culminating with the drawers-dropping episode at the company’s Fifth Ave. offices.

Giulini, a former senior vice president for wholesale apparel, summoned the underling to her private office, closed the door, “then proceeded to take off her pants and expose herself,” Azzopardi claims in a wrongful-termination suit filed Monday in Manhattan Supreme Court.

Azzopardi turned her head in disbelief and fear, then was told, “You don’t have to do that. I’m not a prude,” according to the suit.

Azzopardi says she repeatedly complained to the company’s human resources department about Giulini’s frisky behavior, but her gripes fell on deaf ears.

She claims she was fired in November in retaliation for her complaints.

Armani officials declined to comment.

Giulini — who left Armani in October to become managing director of the French luxury goods company Zadig & Voltaire — could not be reached for comment Tuesday.

“Kelle wants what everyone else does in these kinds of cases — justice,” Azzopardi’s attorney Maya Risman told the Daily News. “The only way she can get justice is in a court of law.”

Azzopardi claims Giulini began harassing her soon after she joined the company in October 2011 as an executive assistant and “ramped up her unconscionable behavior” after the pants-dropping shenanigans.

Hoping to silence Azzopardi, Giulini allegedly “trumped up negative reports” claiming Azzopardi did not meet her expectations.

Fearful of losing her job, Azzopardi says, she was forced to sign a report “confirming” Giulini’s claim that her work was subpar.

Azzopardi claims that the harassment continued even as Giulini was leaving the company.

At a going-away party last October for Giulini, which was widely attended by Armani employees, Giulini called Azzopardi to her side.

Giulini “brazenly gestured to (Azzopardi) and announced to everyone that she tried to have Ms. Azzopardi fired,” the suit claims.

Although she received “stellar” evaluations from other Armani executives, Azzopardi was put into “performance counseling” for 30 days and then canned, the suit charges.

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Former Houston Chronicle reporter fired for secret stripping job gets new journalism gig with same parent company


Sarah Tressler, whose ‘Diary of an Angry Stripper’ blog led to her termination last year, now works as a crime reporter for the San Antonio Express-News.




Sarah Tressler was fired from the Houston Chronicle in March after the paper found out she was a stripper.


Sarah Tressler, the beautiful reporter fired last year from her job at the Houston Chronicle after she was discovered to be moonlighting as a stripper, has landed a new gig in journalism.

Tressler, 30, is now a reporter for the San Antonio Express-News, covering “cops, crime and general mayhem,” according to her Twitter account.

In April, the gorgeous Tressler was fired from her job as a society reporter for the Houston Chronicle for failing to tell the newspaper about her after-hours gig as a stripper, which she chronicled in her blog, “Diary of an Angry Stripper.”

The termination came about after an alternative newspaper in Houston was tipped off to the blog and published the story about her background in March.

Tressler then sued her former employer's parent company, the Hearst Corp., which also owns the Express-News, alleging that the firing was unfair.

She hired celebrity lawyer Gloria Allred and filed a complaint with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, saying the paper’s reason for firing her -- failing to write on her application that she had been working part-time as a stripper -- was ridiculous.

"I've worked at KB Toys. I've worked at a surf shop. I've worked at multiple coffee shops. I've worked at Taco Bell. I've worked as a line cook at a restaurant," Tressler told the Las Vegas Review-Journal in June. “Do you really want me to put every single one of those on my job application?"


Tressler hired celebrity lawyer Gloria Allred to help her with her suit.

The sexy scribe, who earned a master’s degree in journalism from New York University in 2009 and had also been an adjunct professor at the University of Houston, said the only reason she took up exotic dancing in the first place was to earn some cash.

“The reason I started dancing — it just boils down to money,” she told ABC News in April. “The economy was bad, and I couldn’t get a job.”

Despite her unemployment, the lust-inspiring Lois Lane certainly wasn’t bored after she lost her job.

Over the summer, Tressler embarked on a national stripping tour and pushed a book, which shared the same title as her blog. She also picked up some freelance assignments for “Good Morning America.”

After the suit and the tour, it seemed unlikely Tressler would re-enter Texas journalism, let alone for a newspaper owned by the same parent company that fired her. Some have suspected that her new job was part of a settlement she reached with the company.

Tressler did not respond to requests for comment, and a Hearst Corp. spokeswoman did not respond to phone calls or emails.

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18-year-old Florida prankster charged after allegedly giving wedgies to random moviegoers


Internet comedian Charles Ross was reportedly filming material for his YouTube channel, RossCreations, Sunday in Bradenton. Authorities said some victims were too embarrassed to come forward.




Internet comedian Charles Ross routinely ruffles strangers' feathers as his friend records the mischief. Other pranks include performing handstands over subathers, delivering unsettling pickup lines and kissing men and women. 


Florida prankster Charles Ross was arrested Sunday after allegedly giving strangers wedgies.

The 18-year-old Internet comedian reportedly harassed moviegoers at Carmike Royal Palm 20 theater in his hometown of Bradenton, Fla., around 7:45 p.m. His friend Jordan Owens recorded footage for another installment on Ross’ YouTube channel, RossCreations.
Ross routinely bothers strangers to get reactions as his friend films the encounters. His other pranks include kissing men and women he does not know, performing handstands over sunbathers and hitting on girls with unsettling pickup lines.
In one video called “Walk by Pick Up Lines,” he approached a bikini-clad girl on the beach and said, “If a big fat guy comes by and stuffs you in a bag tonight, don’t be scared.”


Ross' Youtube video "Kissing Strangers" has been viewed nearly 400,000 times.

After the girl’s male friend confronted Ross about his creepy statement, he responded that he asked for her for Christmas.
For the wedgie prank, however, not all of the victims were content with voicing their frustration solely to Ross.
One 20-year old victim alerted authorities that Ross allegedly grabbed the back of his pants and pulled them up hard. Ross then asked if he wanted to hit him, authorities said.


"Those suckers didn't even see it comin," Ross wrote in the description to the video in which he performs handstands over strangers.

Other victims of the prank long associated with schoolyard bullying were apparently too embarrassed to come forward, according to the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office.
A deputy confiscated the camera as evidence, reported the local Bradenton Herald newspaper.
Ross was charged with battery, and his bail of $750 was met the following day, said the Sherriff’s Office.
He is scheduled to appear in court concerning the wedgie incident Feb. 14.

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California teacher fired for porno past won't get job back: judges


Stacie Halas, 32, was fired from her job teaching science to middle school students in April after officials discovered her porno past. A panel of judges ruled on Tuesday that she can't return to teach in the district.



Stacie Halas, an Oxnard teacher who was fired after her past as a porn actress was discovered. A three judge panel ruled on Tuesday that she can't return to the classroom in the district. 

A California teacher with a porno past won't be allowed to return to the classroom, a panel ruled.

A three judge panel for the Commission on Professional Competence on Tuesday ruled that Stacie Halas, 32, was forbidden from teaching in the Oxnard School District again, local station KTLA reported.

Halas appeared in porn films under the name Tiffany Six during an eight-month period between 2005 and 2006, three years before she started teaching science at Richard B. Haydock Intermediate School.


She was fired in April after school officials discovered some of the skin flicks online.

Her lawyer argued that she only did it for the money and that she didn't break any laws.

The school district claimed the former porn princess had no business teaching children.

“This case is about whether the students of the Oxnard School District are required to incorporate into their learning environment the choice Ms. Halas made to be a porn star,” Nitasha Sawhney, one of two lawyers representing the school district, said.  

Halas appeared in porn videos from 2005 to 2006 under the name Tiffany Six. 

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Conn. mayor wants school named after Sandy Hook teacher


From Associated Press

  • Last Updated: 12:41 PM, January 7, 2013
  • Posted: 12:40 PM, January 7, 2013

STRATFORD, Conn. — The mayor of Stratford, Conn., is proposing to name a school for a teacher who was killed in the massacre in nearby Newtown.

Mayor John Harkins says the bravery shown by Victoria Soto in protecting her children should never be forgotten.

The 27-year-old Soto was a Stratford resident. She was killed Dec. 14 inside Sandy Hook Elementary School as she tried to shield her students from the gunman. The shooter killed 20 children and six women at the school before committing suicide.

Harkins on Monday proposed to give Soto's name to a new school. Construction is set to begin this summer.

Sandy Hook Elementary School teacher Victoria Soto who was killed during the massacre at the Newton, Conn. school.

The name must be approved by the town council, which is expected to take up the matter on Jan. 14.


NYU coeds looking for 'sugar daddies' to help pay tuition, book fees



  • Last Updated: 3:24 PM, January 14, 2013
  • Posted: 3:23 PM, January 14, 2013

Sure beats a student loan.

Comely coeds struggling with the cost of tuition and books are turning to a new source of income -- sugar daddies.

And nowhere are there more coeds looking for rich benefactors than New York University, where last year, nearly 300 young women signed up for memberships at an online relationship site that promises a “mutually beneficial” arrangement.

The site,, has also signed up hundreds of young women from Columbia, Cornell and Syracuse.

The average coed "sugar baby" receives about $3,000 a month in allowances and gifts from her sugar daddy, enough to cover tuition and living expenses at most schools, according to Jennifer Gwynn, a spokeswoman for the site.


But in New York City, where cost of living and learning are higher, sugar babies can fetch as much as $4,000 a month.

NYU and Columbia are among the nation’s most expensive universities, with Columbia ranking third with $59,208 for total annual costs and NYU ranking fifth with $58,858 in total annual costs, according to a recent Forbes magazine survey.

According to the Pew Research Center, one out of five households are in debt because of student loans.

Brooklyn Nets gaining ground on NY Knicks in battle for Big Apple basketball supremacy


Who’s really the better team, the Knicks or the Nets? This particular debate had evaporated for much of December, as the Nets swooned and the Knicks stomped on everyone. But now the Knicks are struggling with injuries, the Nets have their act together and it seems the answer is no longer so clear.

You never know with these winning streaks, or with the Nets. Back in 1982-83, they reeled off a franchise-record 11 straight from Dec. 23 through Jan. 12. Their owner, Joe Taub, popped a beer bottle top in the locker room after a sellout victory over the Lakers in East Rutherford — victory No. 10 — and declared, “The Nets have arrived.”

They hadn’t arrived, not really. Larry Brown was about to depart for Kansas and Micheal Ray Richardson would implode. The Nets fell apart soon enough and lost to the Knicks, their perennial yardstick, in the first round of the playoffs.

Now the Nets own a more modest winning streak, six straight, the longest one going in the league. It’s hard to tell what that means, but it probably means a lot more after they whipped Indiana, a solid team, on Sunday in Brooklyn. The Knicks had dropped a game to the Pacers a few days earlier, albeit on the road and without Carmelo Anthony, which begs the same question that began the season:

Who’s really the better team, the Knicks or the Nets?

This particular debate had evaporated for much of December, as the Nets swooned and the Knicks stomped on everyone. But now the Knicks are struggling with injuries, the Nets have their act together and it seems the answer is no longer so clear.

The Knicks still have an edge in the standings, where their record is second-best in the East and sixth-best in the NBA.

The Nets are fourth in the East, ninth in the league, two games back. The Nets also have enjoyed a skewed, early schedule. After they host Toronto on Tuesday, they will have played 22 of their first 38 games at home.

But as the Knicks head for the UK (the one European nation that hates basketball) for a game against the Pistons, there is reason to believe the Nets may be the stronger team down the stretch if they can overcome a far more difficult schedule. And beating out the Knicks, no matter what they say in Brooklyn, is the most important, achievable aim of this particular season.

There is no doubt the Nets have the stronger backcourt. There never was. Now, however, Deron Williams and Joe Johnson are actually playing up to their clippings. The Knicks’ substantial edge in the frontcourt with Anthony and Tyson Chandler has been somewhat reduced by the rejuvenated play of Brook Lopez.

Age is taking its toll on Eighth Avenue. Meanwhile, all the winning in Brooklyn has put on extended hold reports about replacing P.J. Carlesimo or trading for Dwight Howard. The Nets took the day off on Monday and were understandably basking in their own success against the Pacers.

“The last time we’d won five in a row we then went 3-13, so this was a big game for us — given who it was, an Indiana team that’s been playing really good basketball,” Williams said. “You know they’re going to be in the playoffs. We needed this game. This was a good test for us, a good challenge against a good team. I’m glad we came ready and stepped up our game in the fourth quarter.”

As for the Knicks-Nets rivalry, the NBA has done these teams no good service with its lopsided schedule. They will meet for a fourth time this season at the Garden on Monday afternoon, Martin Luther King Day, after the Knicks return from London. Then they won’t play each other again this year, unless they meet in the playoffs.

That series could become 1983 all over again, a swift, convincing Knick victory over a Net team that had peaked in January. Or something very different.

“We have a confidence about ourselves,” Kris Humphries said. “It’s obviously nice to win games and get on a streak, but we’ve always known what we’re capable of.”

The good and the bad.


Too Bad Fellas... its True! Women reach orgasm more easily when their lover’s manhood exceeds 5.8 inches, study shows

Women reach orgasm more easily when their lover’s manhood exceeds 5.8 inches, study shows

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Rock out with your corpse out! Swedish man designs coffin with surround-sound speakers

Rock out with your corpse out! Swedish man designs coffin with surround-sound speakers

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Las Vegas woman, her adopted son — having affair — charged in husband murder plot

Las Vegas woman, her adopted son — having affair — charged in husband murder plot

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Not So Lucky: Chicago man who won $1 million lottery was killed by cyanide poisoning: medical examiner


Not So Lucky

Chicago man who won $1 million lottery was killed by cyanide poisoning: medical examiner

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Alabama is blowin the fuckin doors off of Notre Dame..  It's 28 - 0 at Halftime.  Ouch!!  They look like they are playing a pop warner team right now.. The Alabama running back Lacy looks like a friggin BEAST! Looks like a done deal here barring a miracle..  Nice run Irish but doesn't look like Nick Saban loses too many championship games..   Roll Tide Apparrently


Its getting ugly in the national championship game and it's still very early.  Alablam already has jumped on Irish with a quick 21- 0 lead.  Notre Dame is finally moving the ball but as of right now they are getting completely dominated.  What you got B. Kelly?  Time to break out the big speech!


Heidi Klum likes it Kinky! Nice!


  • Last Updated: 10:25 AM, January 7, 2013
  • Posted: 10:23 AM, January 7, 2011

Heidi Klum is all about making it work -- in bed.

The gorgeous “Project Runway” host even admitted she enjoys getting freaky in bed, getting “experimental” and wearing costumes during her hot love making.

"It's good to make an effort to dress up sometimes – to do things outside of the norm," she told Marie Claire magazine.

"Some people are more experimental in bed and others are more boring. If you are wild and crazy, bring it on so the other person is well aware that you have little devil horns that come out every once in a while."

The iconic fashion figure was married to recording artist Seal for seven years before the broke up in April.

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Heidi Klum

She’s now hooked up with bodyguard Martin Kirsten.

The 39-year-old called her divorce "devastating” but necessary.

"Did I wish for this to happen to my family? No," she said.

"But everyone is healthy. We're moving on with our lives. If someone got [very sick] – God forbid – that would be a real problem. It's not what I wanted. It's not what anyone wanted. But it's not a real problem."

Klum isn’t bitter about the institution of marriage, but doubts she’ll ever walk down the aisle again.

“I don't think [I'll get married again], no, no," she said.

"I'm not angry about anything, but I don’t think I will. Maybe if I'm with someone for 15 or 20 years, and we do it in our old age as a fun thing to do.”

Studies Show Welfare recipients may be spending their government money on STRIPPERS AND BOOZE! From the NY POST

Dems bottle up welfare reform bill that would end 'sinful spending'

for porn and booze



Last Updated: 6:35 AM, January 7, 2013

Posted: 1:42 AM, January 7, 2013


Democratic state lawmakers, led by Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, have blocked welfare-reform legislation that would end “sinful spending” by preventing people receiving government benefits from withdrawing taxpayer-funded cash at jiggle and gin joints, The Post has learned.

The state Senate passed the reform measure last year — and if the Assembly doesn’t act by 2014, New York could lose $120 million in federal funding because of new regulations, officials warned.

“Sheldon Silver decides which bills come up for a vote, so it’s up to the speaker whether he considers this a priority,” explained upstate Republican Assemblywoman Jane Corwin.


“The speaker knows [it’s a Republican bill], and he might choose not to bring it up for a vote. And that’s deplorable,” she continued.

“If you’re using a debit card at a casino or strip club, chances are you are not buying something that is beneficial to your family.”

A spokesman for Silver declined to comment.

The Post yesterday revealed that welfare recipients are using Electronic Benefit Transfer cards to make cash withdrawals at ATMs inside strip joints, porn shops, bars and liquor distributors — even though there were other ATMs nearby that would give them dough.

The reform bill has languished in the Assembly’s Social Services Committee, headed by Michele Titus (D-Queens).

Former Brooklyn Democratic Party boss Vito Lopez — who built a social-services empire in Bushwick — is a senior committee member.

One reform opponent, Assemblyman Richard Gottfried (D- Manhattan), compared welfare recipients to municipal employees and said the government shouldn’t dictate how the taxpayer-funded checks are spent.

“Last I checked, this is America, and if somebody wants to propose that policemen, firefighters, sanitation workers, state legislators and other people paid with government funds be restricted as to what they use their money for, let them propose it,” Gottfried said.

“I wouldn’t support it.”

Republican lawmakers complained that the Assembly typically doesn’t support welfare-reform bills because its more liberal members think it would “hurt the poor,” said state Sen. Tom Libous (R-Binghamton), who pushed the bill through his chamber.

A single-person household receives a maximum $200 in monthly food stamps plus $158 in cash assistance. A family of four could get as much as $668 in food stamps and $433 in cash.

The food-stamp program prohibits the purchase of booze, tobacco and lottery tickets with an EBT card. But there is no way to track the cash assistance.

Additional reporting by Kate Briquelet


Breaking News... Man Walking a Bunny in a Vest hears that a body was discovered nearby.

Breaking News... Man Walking a Bunny in a Vest hears that a body was discovered nearby. 

We hate to hear of the murder of another human being...  but what's with the guy and the Bunny?!  Seems Fishy!

My Recurring Dreams about Crazy Bridges!

I wanna start this by saying I love heights. I love flying in planes. I love standing on the highest balconies and looking down over the rail below. I've Sky Dived 3 times. I've Parasailed (and even plummetted slowly 400 feet into Lake Tahoe when my parasail shoot folded up on me in the air). I would fly in a Jet Pack if they were available, and I especially would love to use one of those Bird Suits where the guy jumps off the mountain and flies just above the cliffs, except for the fact that those mountains are extremely unforgiving and I love Life too much.. And further more I love bridges.. I like their construction, I like to know how they're built and designed, and I love being at the highest point and seeing the Views..

Now having said all that, you can understand why this next part is confusing to me.. For years and years, as far back as I can remember, probably 3 - 4 times a year, I have had a recurring dream where I am forced to cross a huge, rundown bridge over a big body of fast running water.. It's never the same bridge, but the traits are similar. It is high, falling apart, and I'm crossing it on foot. Sometimes I'm climbing over ladder like sections barely holding on. Now I admit, I have never really looked into what these dreams mean.. nor do I really care too. But as I was surfing the web I came across this piece on the worlds scariest Bridges.. I suggest checking it out at

Some of these Bridges are not at all scary.. But some of them are very similar to what I see in my Dreams. This picture and videos are probably the closest I can ever come to describing the feeling in my dreams so I figured I share a little bit of whats inside my head lol. Anyone else have similar dreams?











He Blew It! Kinda funny!! From the New York Post.

This was in the New York Post.. Just pretty funny He blew it. A Long Island man attacked by a hatchet-wielding neighbor was busted last week for allegedly requesting oral sex from that man’s fiancée in exchange for positive testimony. Horace Lattimore, 59, of Hampton Bays, faces a felony bribery rap after allegedly making the indecent proposal to Catia Fernandes, 27, fiancée of Sean McDermott, 23. Fernandes told cops that Lattimore asked for oral sex in exchange for favorable testimony in the August incident. When she declined, he allegedly requested $500, which was also rejected. But Lattimore told The Post Fernandes first offered him a cash payment. Fernandez’s lawyer, John Shea, called that ridiculous, insisting Lattimore “demanded sex and/or money for favorable testimony.

Alot of Good People out There!!!

On Sunday I was sitting watching my Fantasy Team win my Super Bowl, had to throw that in,  lol, when I heard crazy sirens outside my house... I look out to see all kinds of Cops and Fire Trucks, and was about to run down to help, when I see about 20 Kids running down the street in front of the Police and Fire Trucks.. Im like what the hell is going on here?!?  Well I soon found out these kids were running down the streets like mad men with toys in their hands for any kids that didn't have any..  I don't have any kids, but it made me kind of proud of my town and the people in my area..  Throughout this whole storm thing, a lot of people have come out of the woodwork to do a lot of nice things for people.  In a world full of a lot of Bullshit, it's refreshing to see how many good people there are out there..  way to go Jersey Shore!!! We will be back and better then ever.. 

Here's a Great Way to Run your Bar Business into the Ground!

I love this shit!!  Saw this online in  My favorite part of the story is she took the Job to get paid in Alcohol. hahaha.

And of course the directive from the owner to the bartender to give her as many drinks as she wants to "Loosen Her Up". Smart move buddy.  


NATIONAL PARK — Regulators have suspended the alcohol license for a southern New Jersey bar after managers were caught hiring a 17-year-old to strip and paying her with alcohol.

Park Place Bar and Grill in National Park cannot serve alcohol for 50 days as a result of the decision announced Thursday by the state Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control. Officials say an investigator in February 2011 found the minor being served drinks by a bartender, who told officials she was directed to give her as many drinks as she wanted “to loosen her up.” A bartender, manager and owner were charged with serving alcohol to a minor. The girl and two others were charged with underage drinking.

Back To Work!

So once again Christmas comes and goes in a flash.. Had a great day with the family.  Hope everyone else did too.  Ready to start shooting some beautiful Models in this new year..  If Anyone is interested in becoming a Sin-Factory Girl hit us up at

Merry Christmas Everyone!

Hope everyone enjoyed their Christmas Eve. Have a great Christmas Day and stay tuned to Sin-Factory in this new year.  I'm finally getting a handle on all the craziness going on in my world right now, so starting this New Year I will be dedicating my ass to making this web site the best it can be!!  Have a great holiday and see you soon with new pictures, videos, and more.  Here's a few behind the scenes of our Christmas Shoot! This is the always fun and beautiful Kayla!  Check out the Video  on!!


Kayla behind the scenes of the Christmas Shoot


One of the best interviews you will ever see!!

This just speaks for itself!


I can never get enough Tyson



How Can You not love Mike Tyson?

I swear I can listen to this guy all day long.. Now I know he has done some outlandish things in his day, and most people hate him or love him. I personally love him, because not only is he one of the baddest men on the planet, he is actually pretty smart, and he is DEFINITELY one of the funniest motherfuckers this world has ever seen. He was in the news this week about while he was getting a Divorce from Robin Givens, he was still sleeping with her and he came over to find her fucking Brad Pitt one day.. This is from the New York Post:

' "I was getting a divorce, but... every day, before I would go to my lawyer's office to say 'she's a pig and stealing,' I would go to her house to have sex with her," Tyson said on the Yahoo! Sports show “In Depth with Graham Bensinger.”

"This particular day, someone beat me to the punch. And I guess Brad got there earlier than I did." How did the heavyweight boxer react? "I was mad as hell...You should have saw his face when he saw me," Tyson said. '


In honor of my man Mike T., I thought I'd share some of my favorite Tyson moments.


BTS from Yesterdays shoot!! Love my Job!

Some Behind the Scenes from yesterdays shoot!


Awesome Shoot Today

Awesome shoot today! Got some amazing pics..  There will be some new behind the scenes pics up soon, And new pics from this shoot to come! Long ass day, gonna relax now and get back at it tomorrow.

No Not the Hot Tub!

Shoot today in a couple hours! Should be really hot..  On another note I just tried turning on my hot tub for the first time since the storm and it was not good news....  after trying to start running I just kept hearing electrical shit popping.  Cant be good. Probably my worst casualty of the storm.. If anyone fixes hot tubs hit me up!

Christmas shoot tomorrow!

Ready for tomorrows Christmas shoot! Got 5 and possibly 6 SMOKING HOT girls..  Gonna be a good one..  Nice way to kick off the launch weekend.


Today's the Day

Todays the day.. About to blast the official live launching of  Even though its been up since yesterday..  Is it exactly where I want it to be right now? No..  But putting this thing together has taken a lot of work, especially doing it basically on your own.  Its a lot of time and energy, but hopefully it will all pay off In the end.  So I hope you like it. What's really not to like about looking at smoking hot girls wearing almost nothing when you think about it? And it's free. Can't beat that.. So Enjoy!


Mad Respect to the El Camino, and anyone who still has the balls to drive one!


almost there!

One more day until I officially launch this thing!  Been fixing all the little details all day..  Its getting there though. Gonna be a work in progress for a while but I'm Felling good about it.  If anybody's actually reading this and gives a shit its actually up right now as I'm working on it. Let me know what you think.. 

I love a good Storm

Some crazy lightning from my back yard..   Damn, it seemed like it was on my head!! Could feel our hair stand up.


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