GUEST: We want to go to that Island with the prison on it.
CONCIERGE: Hm. The prison? In New York? Riker’s?
GUEST: It’s like a famous shut down prison out on an Island and they do tours.
CONCIERGE: You’re thinking of Alcatraz.
CONCIERGE: That’s in California, I’m afraid.
JON STEWART, on reports that the Minnesota Vikings reversed their decision to not suspend child abuser Adrian Peterson only after major league sponsor Anheuser Busch said they were “not yet satisfied” with how the NFL handled the case, on The Daily Show.
Stewart adds, “How crazy is this — a company that sells alcohol is the moral touchstone of the NFL… Maybe one of the only substances that is proven scientifically to increase the likelihood of domestic abuse — that company is saying to the NFL, ‘You’ve got a real problem here.”
Credit to Anheuser Busch— an example of how sponsors can shape culture.
Let’s get outta here
Kim, Kanye, and North West the Person are back in America after visiting Australia. Kim recently said that they are trying for another baby, because I guess she thinks that’s something the planet needs. I’d be OK with it, just for the laughs.
Oh my god, you guys. I have the same stroller as Kim Kardashian.
|—||Idris Elba, on his dream role, to US Weekly (via camewiththeframe)|
By Ron Bell, General Counsel
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"What’s your biggest dream for your child?"
"We’ll let him dream for himself."
(New Delhi, India)
Thing that exists in the woods of North Carolina: a 20 foot pendulum wave demonstration made with 16 bowling balls.