5 Things You Should At Least Pretend To Know Today - June 21, 2013
1. Kim And Kayne Announce Their Baby's "Name"
In a move we can only assume was in response to James Gandolfini hogging all the attention, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West announced Thursday that they have named their daughter North West. According to Us Magazine there is no corresponding dumb middle name and she will be called "Nori" for short.
2. FAA Poised to Allow Use Of Electronic Devices During Takeoff — Well, At Least Until They're Responsible For A Crash
An FAA advisory panel says it's time to start allowing use of certain electronics people can't bear to be without for 10 fucking minutes during takeoff and landing. According to the panel, aircraft are "much more tolerant" of electronic device usage than they used to be, though cell phone calls still pose a threat and are not likely to be allowed during the first wave of new regulations, which come as early as September.
LeBron James' 37 points led the Heat to a 95-88 Game 7 win over both the San Antonio Spurs and the desires of basketball fans everywhere last night. This is Miami's second straight NBA championship.
4. We Now Live In A World Where A Guy Can't Even Threaten To Kill Obama On Twitter Without Everyone Making A Big Fucking Deal Out Of It
An Alabama man was sentenced to a year in prison Thursday for posting a death threat against President Obama on Twitter. Jarvis Britton, 26, has been behind bars for nine months on the charge, leaving him three more to serve for his innocent little "Let's kill the president" Tweet last year.
5. Supreme Court Could Have Just Made It Easier For You To Find A Saigon Hooker Who Doesn't Have AIDS
The Supreme Court struck down a 2003 law Thursday that required any group getting federal funding for HIV-prevention programs overseas to have a blanket policy against prostitution, which opponents say made it difficult for groups to help hookers, who often are the ones most in need of HIV intervention.