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Entries from July 2010

Greg Fischer Scared, Already Going Negative

July 29th, 2010 · 7 Comments

You don’t have to take my word for it. Greg Fischer is afraid he’s about to lose to Hal Heiner and he’s already going negative. The latest from LEO Weekly’s Phillip Bailey: While Fischer has pledged not to use negative television ads or mailers, sources say his campaign is conducting a poll to question voters [...]

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Tags: Greg Fischer · LEO · Mayor's Race 2010 · Oops · Polls

Kentuckians Receiving Foodstamps Up In June

July 29th, 2010 · Comments Off

The number of people in Kentucky receiving food stamp benefits jumped 1 percent. That means tons more people started receiving benefits in June, up a whopping 8,000 from May. More people receive food stamps (or SNAP) now than at the start of the recession. 155,000 more than in January 2008, to be specific.

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Tags: Economy · Poverty

The Sexytime Trial Downtown Is Heating Up

July 29th, 2010 · 10 Comments

Please don’t forget to make your nominations in the Second Annual Golden Poo Awards. We’ve got three categories live so far. [Page One] Today at 11:30 A.M. the Fairness Campaign is hosting a ‘Show Me Your Papers’ street demonstration at 4th Street Live. They’ll be there in protest of Arizona’s discriminatory immigration law. [Press Release] [...]

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Tags: Awards · Contests · Discrimination · Fairness · Festival · Immigration · Movies · Music · Parks · Scandal · Senate Race · Sex

Very Important: Joe Arnold Wins At Life

July 28th, 2010 · 7 Comments

Joe Arnold wins at life for this hilarious moment on teevee yesterday, discussing how dirty the courthouse was after testimony about the Karen Sypher-Rick Pitino sexytime scandal: !!! Haha. Get it? The courthouse needed a shower after all the juicy, juicy. Not even kidding. Cracked up while watching. I will send Joe many, many amazing [...]

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Tags: Reporters · Scandal · Sex · TV · Video · WHAS

Second Annual Golden Poo Awards: Day 3

July 28th, 2010 · Comments Off

Welcome to day 3 of the Second Annual Golden Poo Awards in honor of our third anniversary. Ten lucky winners will receive a fancy pile of golden poo. And you, our terrific readers, are going to help give the awards. See how great the poo is? Everybody wants it, just because, amen. Which elected/public officials, [...]

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Tags: Awards · Bad Behavior · Contests · Hype

Noticeable Changes At Louisville’s WHAS11

July 28th, 2010 · 12 Comments

We hear WHAS11′s station manager has moved Jamie Martin to the weekend shift with a take it or leave it offer. Cost-cutting move? That’s exactly what happened with Ken Schultz. Martin has been at the station for about five years and was allegedly making more than fellow meteorologist Ben Pine, who has been there for [...]

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Tags: Reporters · Rumors · Weather · WHAS

Louisville’s Apparently The Center Of The Universe

July 28th, 2010 · 2 Comments

HEY! YOU! Don’t forget to nominate someone for yesterday’s Golden Poo Awards category! [Page One] Yesterday, Governor Steve Beshear and the White House announced that Kentucky was named a finalist for the Race to the Top educational award. Obviously, we will lose again, because why not. [Press Release] AT&T activated a new 3G cell site [...]

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Tags: Awards · Contests · Education · Festival · Mayor's Race 2010 · Metro Council · Music · Public Relations · Scandal · Sex · Steve Beshear · Technology

This Fits Todd Lally Like A Fancy Glove

July 27th, 2010 · Comments Off

Don’t you think? Five years ago, Washington Democrats said the war in Afghanistan was worth fighting because there really were terrorists there. Five years later, the Democrat in chief is still saying that, even though we now know that 1) most of the al Qaeda types are in Pakistan, 2) Hamid Karzai has largely given [...]

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Tags: Congress · Economy · John Yarmuth · Republican Party

Second Annual Golden Poo Awards: Day 2

July 27th, 2010 · Comments Off

Welcome to day 2 of the Second Annual Golden Poo Awards in honor of our third anniversary. Ten lucky winners will receive a fancy pile of golden poo. And you, our terrific readers, are going to help give the awards. See how great the poo is? Everybody wants it, just because, amen. Which elected/public officials, [...]

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Tags: Awards · Bad Behavior · Hype

Time Waster: A Greg Fischer Funny

July 27th, 2010 · 4 Comments

Yesterday we complained about Greg Fischer’s lack of Louisville knowledge. Then we spotted this: Heh.

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Tags: Greg Fischer · Mayor's Race 2010 · Oops · Possibility City

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