Ripping the Headlines Today, 11/23/21

Making fun of the headlines today, so you don’t have to

The news, even that about renaming the Staple Center, doesn’t need to be complicated and confusing; that’s what any new release from Microsoft is for. And, as in the case with anything from Microsoft, to keep the news from worrying our pretty little heads over, remember something new and equally indecipherable will come out soon:

Really all you need to do is follow one simple rule: barely pay attention and jump to conclusions. So, here are some headlines today and my first thoughts:

Staple Center, Arena
Staple Center to be renamed Arena.

L.A’s Staple Center will be renamed Arena

Look for the seats to now go anywhere from $3 to $60K depending on when you buy the ticket.

Ryan Reynolds couldn’t stop talking about sex with Blake Lively

Me, too, and I’ve never actually met her.

Ivermectin study retracted after data found to be completely wrong

Now, tap your foot once on the ground if you believe this, twice if you don’t.

Mississippi originally banned Sesame Street

They thought it wasn’t suitable for those in PreKKK.

Biden undergoes colonoscopy ahead of his birthday

Look for the NY Post to report they found another Hunter Biden laptop …

Three people killed and hundreds injured from scorpion stings during thunderstorms in Egypt

… damn, hide your oldest male child, Egyptians

Rittenhouse found not guilty on all counts

Let’s face it – you could see the Rittenhouse verdict coming from Sarah Palin’s house.

Russell Wilson has abysmal return, Seahawks shutout 17-0 by Packers

Seattle stunk so bad in the game against the Packers even Aaron Rodgers could smell them.

House votes to hold Steve Bannon in criminal contempt

We’ll see what happens, but Steve Bannon looks less like a guy who pleads the fifth and more like a guy who drinks a fifth.

34 New York City cops refused to get the vaccine

That’s it? There’ve been more actors playing cops on Law and Order.

Congressman Paul Gosar after House censures him: “If I must join Alexander Hamilton, the first person attempted to be censured by this House, so be it. It is done.”

Diane Feinstein: “I knew Alexander Hamilton. I served with Alexander Hamilton. Alexander Hamilton was a friend of mine. You sir are no Alexander Hamilton!”

Saweetie Twerks During Sexy SNL Performance of New Single ‘Icy Chain’

Let face it … At this point, Saweetie was less performing on SNL and more auditioning to date Pete Davidson.

Happy 79th birthday Martin Scorsese

C’mon, sing-a-long: “For he’s a jolly Goodfella, for he’s a jolly Goodfella, for he’s a jolly Goodfella, which nobody can deny!”

American Airlines reduces service to Haiti

… I’m shocked, shocked people were flying to Haiti. I guess all the AirBNBs in Kabul were taken …

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