January 17, 2013 |
Well, that didn't take long. After news broke Wednesday that Manti Te'o's supposed girlfriend, Lennay Kekua, never existed, an Internet meme making fun of Te'o -- called #Teoing -- popped up. People are posting various photos to the Tumblr account to joke about the false relationship. There's a photo of a man with his arm wrapped around the air with the caption: "Me and my hottie girlfriend. " Another photo shows a dog talking on the phone with the caption: "Hello Yes, this is Lennay Kekua.
November 19, 2012 |
George Takei got himself a Tumblr page this weekend, and if you find this information thrilling, you are not alone. The page is titled "Are you talking to Meme?" and the featured post is a giant grinning Takei giving the thumbs up sign with the caption, "I tumbl. for you. " Beneath that is another caption that reads, "My nephew asked why I don't have a Tumblr account, given my love of goofy pics. So here it is! To celebrate, I've paired with Tumblr and Humans of New York to help with their Hurricane Sandy Fundraiser . " With Takei's help, the fundraiser has already doubled its initial goal of $100,000.
August 30, 2012 |
How you describe this photo likely will reflect how you view Metta World Peace. Do you scratch your head at him recently taking shots shirtless at a local bowling alley, or do you marvel at how he's maintained his physique this offseason? Do you cringe at the message he's sending about drinking alcohol? Or do you think it shows World Peace genuinely having fun with a group of fans? Do you become agitated over World Peace's constant want for attention by posting this on his Twitter account ?
August 21, 2012
Don't let the headline fool you. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar isn't making the third "Airplane!"movie. But when the former Lakers center tweeted a picture of himself sitting on a plane with actor Danny DeVito, it only brought nostalgic reminders about Abdul-Jabbar's role in the 1980's comedy. Some may recall Abdul-Jabbar's clever word play as Roger Murdock when he and his co-pilots, Clarence Oveur and Victor Basta, prepared for takeoff. "We have clearance, Clarence," Abdul-Jabbar said as Murdock.
March 23, 2012
Park stabbing: In the March 21 LATExtra section, a caption with two photos of a crime scene said that LAPD detectives were investigating the stabbing of a woman in Weddington Park in North Hollywood. The park is South Weddington Park, and it is in Studio City. Police identified the victim as Patrina Sabella, 32, of Rosamond.
November 27, 2011 |
It's 1922 and nothing much is up in Pasadena. Not among the orange groves, not along the leafy streets. Just as the little old ladies like it. But wait. Down in the Arroyo Seco, a crew has just started putting up some kind of stadium. On Pepper Street, Mallie Robinson's 3-year-old son may already be showing signs of amazing athleticism. Over at Polytechnic School, a tall 10-year-old named Julia McWilliams is developing the taste and aplomb that will make her America's best-known chef.