Pro baller Carmelo Anthony congratulated himself Saturday for dealing with distractions he created after turning down a $64.7 million contract extension. “I think it takes a strong-willed person, a strong-minded person, to deal with the stuff that I deal with and still go out there and go to work every day and perform on a […]Read more "Self-absorbed pro athlete du jour"
“Tomorrow I meet Sarah Palin for the first time. I’m actually a little nervous as she is one of the only people that I can see that can possibly lead us out of where we are. I don’t know yet if she’s strong enough, if she’s well-enough advised or if she knows she can no […]Read more "Pointless year in review presents … 2010’s best imitation of a parody"
A breathtaking display of self-pity and self-aggrandizement: I guess this cancels out Gay Fish‘s celebrated “mea culpa” from a few months back.Read more "Meet the world’s most self-absorbed 12yo girl"
What a surprise — former Miss California Carrie Prejean stole the show at the Value Voters Summit this weekend. Prior to choking up, Prejean explained how she knew her answer would jeopardize all the work she had put into preparing for the pageant. She said, however, that she believes she was chosen for that moment. […]Read more "what is it about conservatives and dim, self-pitying egomaniacs?"
I used to like Brett Farve. Used to. Too bad Lawrence Taylor can’t come out of retirement and end this soap opera once and for all.Read more "confessions of a 39-year-old drama queen"
Self-absorption reaches new heights — from a familiar source.Read more "Today’s must-read"
All this Paris Hilton talk has reminded me of another spoiled brat. She was an old friend of mine and Miss Ellie’s. She was very, very dramatic. The headline above was an actual quote. She emerged from her room, white as a ghost, proclaiming that her arms were falling off her body. For real. We […]Read more "“Oh my God. My arms are falling off my body”"
Charles Pierce goes where few sportswriters dare in an article comparing LeBron James to MJ: Jordan wrote the book on how to become a wildly popular and successful athlete without demonstrating even the sliver of a public conscience. More to the point, he created a new template for risk-free stardom, whereby involvement in the unruly […]Read more "Slamming Michael Jordan"
He knows me so well: You are still mad that you couldn’t be head cheerleader, aren’t you? Well, I didn’t have a picnic in school either. The interesting thing is, by continually belittling me because of your hate for them, you are just joining the ranks of those that continually bullies those that are already […]Read more "Zinged by Duane"