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Viral Video: Umpire for Amateur Baseball
Viral Video: Umpire for Amateur Baseball Association of New Jersey Finds Fame ...International Business Times AUSince then, 988 viewers gave it the thumbs up. But, 84 viewers gave it the thumbs down. Bendix even compared Reed to the late actor Leslie Nielsen who famously starred in "The Naked Gun." Nielsen's memorable scene as a funny umpire was reminiscent of ...
Posted on 29 July 2014 | 6:05 am
'Everybody kills it on 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine':
'Everybody kills it on 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine': Andy SambergEdmonton Sun(Frank) Drebin (played by the late Leslie Nielsen) was the best. After The Naked Gun came out I went back and watched all the Police Squad shows on VHS.” The 35-year-old was in Montreal to accept an award from the Just for Laughs Comedy Festival this ...
Posted on 28 July 2014 | 10:13 am
Making Craft Brew in Mississippi, the Land
BusinessweekMaking Craft Brew in Mississippi, the Land That Beer ForgotBusinessweekWhen Mark and Leslie Henderson opened Lazy Magnolia Brewing in 2004, their hometown of Kiln, Miss., was an unlikely place to make beer. Halfway ... Households that earn more money drink more craft beer, according to a 2012 study by Nielsen (NLSN).and more »
Posted on 28 July 2014 | 8:52 am
They did it again - Bellefontaine Examiner
They did it againBellefontaine Examiner... laying out four hours of hit song after hit song, taking the crowd down memory lane and then bringing them back with something new. Leslie Satcher and Beth Nielsen Chapman and guitar virtuoso Mike Loudermilk debuted two new songs to the local crowd ...
Posted on 28 July 2014 | 8:29 am
The Rotary Club of Cedar Rapids names
The Rotary Club of Cedar Rapids names 2014-15 board officers, directorsThe Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and HeadlinesMembers of the board for 2015 are Bryan Brunow, Benchmark, Inc.; Tricia Hoffman-Simanek, Shuttleworth & Ingersoll; Sam Houston, Health Solutions; Anna Milbach, US Bank; Wendy Nielsen, Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust; Leslie Schwarting, Mercy Medical ...and more »
Posted on 27 July 2014 | 9:17 am
'Everybody kills it on 'BrooklynLooking like a young CEO, Andy Samberg is sitting at the head of a boardroom table in a Montreal hotel, waxing philosophical about cop show comedies.
Posted on 28 July 2014 | 10:17 am
WWE SummerSlam 2014: 8 Worst BookingWWE SummerSlam has been one of the staples of Vince McMahon's promotion's pay-per-view calendar for nearly three decades, and in that time, it has been home to some outstanding matches and moments. Who can ever forget the Mega Powers overcoming the Mega Bucks in 1988, Bret Hart beating Mr. Perfect in 1991 and then dropping the same title to British Bulldog a year later at Wembley Stadium, the ...
Posted on 28 July 2014 | 8:41 am
Hilarious baseball umpire calls steal theBaseball fans could be forgiven for thinking actor Leslie Nielsen, rapper '2 Chainz' and pop sensation PSY were officiating play when this whacky New Jersey umpire delivered some whacky impersonations. At a highschool baseball game, "Eddie" the umpire entertained onlookers with his dramatic strike three calls which resembled Nielsen’s character Enrico Palazzo in Naked Gun. A member of the crowd ...
Posted on 24 July 2014 | 11:23 pm
Baseball umpire shouts out 2 Chainz withEvan Bleier EERIE, Ind., July 22 (UPI) -- A video of a baseball umpire shouting out 2 Chainz and Gangham Style during his "Strike three" calls is going viral on the web.
Posted on 22 July 2014 | 9:34 am
Facebook in new 'experiment' drama:Free-content ad network morphs into online market Facebook is dipping a toe into the e-commerce market to test an Amazon-style "Buy now" button on the adverts it serves.…
Posted on 18 July 2014 | 5:02 am
Suranne Jones: A Touch of Cloth "takesWritten by Brooker and Daniel Maier, it's delivered in the dead-pan style of Leslie Nielsen's '80s film Airplane!, barraging the viewer with sight gags, plays on words and deconstruction of crime drama cliches. Series three, which sees Cloth trying to ...
Posted on 30 July 2014 | 3:42 am
My life in films: Leaving Las Vegas, Peter'sJulie Hagerty, Leslie Nielsen & Peter Graves In Airplane! Photograph: Allstar/PARAMOUNT/Sportsphoto Ltd. This week's selection of films is from Lukas F. If you'd like to contribute in future weeks, tell us about the five films that mean the most to you here.
Posted on 24 July 2014 | 12:50 am
Leslie Nielsen -- One Final Fart JokeHere lies the late, great Leslie Nielsen in Evergreen Cemetery in Fort Lauderdale, FL ... where the "Airplane" star was immortalized on his gravestone with the exact fart-inspired epitaph he requested years before his death.
Posted on 1 June 2011 | 10:00 am
Leslie Nielsen Dead at 84Legendary funny man Leslie Nielsen died today of complications of pneumonia in a hospital near his home in Fort Lauderdale, this according to his agent. He was 84. His agent tells TMZ Nielsen passed surrounded by his wife and friends at about 5:34 PM ET.
Posted on 29 November 2010 | 3:00 am
Leslie Nielsen DiesShirley, he will be missed. Leslie Nielsen, who made audiences laugh with his ridiculous seriousness and deadpan deliveries in the absurd scenes of comedy films like Airplane! and The Naked Gun, has died. He was 84. His agent, John. S. Kelly, confirmed ...
Posted on 28 November 2010 | 10:00 pm
Correction: Obit-Leslie NielsenIn a story Nov. 29 about the death of Leslie Nielsen, The Associated Press reported erroneously that he played the king of France in "The Vagabond King." He played Thibault.
Posted on 1 December 2010 | 8:41 am
'Airplane!', 'Forbidden Planet' actorDespite decades spent playing sober commanders and serious captains, Leslie Nielsen insisted that he was always made for comedy. He proved it in his career's second act.
Posted on 28 November 2010 | 6:11 pm
5Top: Movies that revolve around eatingWhen a young woman (Lumi Cavazos) is kept from marrying the man she loves, her culinary creations become the manifestation of her broken heart. Shedding a few tears into the batter of the wedding cake she makes when her lover marries her older sister, the resulting dessert makes the entire party weep. When he gives her a dozen roses and she uses the petals in a quail recipe, the result is a dish that makes everyone at the table feel, well, extra spicy. Many movies tap into our feelings about eating, but this is one where a chef’s creations express the emotional state of their creator. Mexican cuisine gets a series of delectable close-ups in this adaptation of the Laura Esquivel novel (featuring a screenplay by Esquivel herself).
Posted on 27 July 2009 | 10:58 am
‘The Women’ a flick chicks will hateLargely forgotten among the heyday of MGM musicals in the post-WWII period is 1956’s “The Opposite Sex,” a disappointing attempt to inject men, music and Metrocolor into George Cukor’s 1939 classic “The Women,” which featured an all-female cast. Whereas “The Women” featured immortals like Norma Shearer, Rosalind Russell and Joan Crawford exchanging barbed dialogue by Anita Loos and Claire Boothe Luce, “Sex” gave us such inadequate substitutes as June Allyson and Joan Collins; even worse, the man these two were fighting over was no longer unseen on screen — he had somehow become the utterly bland, pre-“Airplane!” Leslie Nielsen.
Posted on 9 September 2008 | 1:01 pm