|09.26.14 at 8:28 am ET|
— Five weeks ago, a Haverhill man bought a winning $1 million lottery ticket. Earlier this week, police raided Gary L. Bond’s house and found cocaine, marijuana, EBT cards, a machete and brass knuckles. He was charged for cocaine and marijuana possession as well as trafficking.
His wife, Fritzlaine Liautaud, faced the same charges, but posted her and Bond’s bail earlier this week.
Said Callahan: “It’s one thing to get caught, you got caught. You’re a liar, you’re a cheater, you’re stealing from the taxpayers, you’re dealing drugs. But then there’s this indignation. How dare you?”
Continued Callahan: “How is he given an EBT card? You walk in the [welfare] office, and they just say, ‘Here you go’?”
Replied a sarcastic Dennis: “His back hurts, Gerry. He can’t work and provide for his family.”
Said Minihane: “So I can go get one?”
— Governor Deval Patrick said Thursday that he has no intention of succeeding Eric Holder as attorney general. Many have speculated a role for Patrick in the Barack Obama administration, especially since Patrick is going on a trip to Washington, but Patrick continued to deny it.
“Wouldn’t it be a lot fun to hang out with Obama and Patrick?” Minihane asked. “Go play 18 with them?”
Said Callahan: “I was just hoping he’d take the gig and go before the Senate and get out of our lives.”
— A Canadian man unsuccessfully attempted to smuggle 51 live turtles over the Detroit border and into Canada when he taped the reptiles to his body. Kai Xu tried to put the turtles under his sweatpants, but he was caught by agents near the border.
Asked Dennis: “How big were the turtles?”
Replied Minihane: “They’re like those little snapping turtles.”
Said Dennis: “Well, you’ve got to be careful then, if they’re snapping turtles. Like, where you put them in your sweatpants.”
— Robert Kennedy Jr. and new wife Cheryl Hines recently purchased a $5 million home in Malibu, California. The house was bought from award-winning composer David Kurtz.
Callahan didn’t have many nice things to say about Kennedy.
“All you need to know about Robert Kennedy Jr. is he’s been called the dumbest Kennedy,” Callahan said.
|09.25.14 at 1:31 pm ET|
Here are the highlights from Thursday’s Three for All on Middays with MFB with Lou Merloni, Christian Fauria and Tim Benz. To hear the segment, go to the MFB audio on demand page.
— The Comedy Central show “South Park” took aim at the Washington Redskins in Wednesday night’s season premiere, making fun of the team for keeping the nickname despite protests that it’s racially offensive.
The hosts were impressed that the show took out injured quarterback Robert Griffin III, who had appeared in the promos, and quickly replaced him with Kirk Cousins.
At the end of the episode, the players quit the team in protest and team owner Dan Snyder takes to the field himself to play the Cowboys and is massacred.
“Dan Snyder became the hero at the end of the episode,” Benz said. “The owners looked bad, [Roger] Goodell looked bad, the entire NFL looked bad, they made fun of Ray Rice, [but] they made Dan Snyder into the sympathetic figure. That was my favorite part about it.”
— A Peruvian woman claims the popular Disney movie “Frozen” is based on her life story and she is suing for $250 million. Isabella Tanikumi says Disney plagiarized her 2010 autobiography “Living My Truth,” which detailed her childhood in the Andean mountains.
“She had mystical powers?” Fauria wondered.
“She says they stole her life story and she feels like this situation has ruined her life,” Merloni said.
” ‘Rocky’ was about me. That’s my life story,” Fauria joked. “I’m sure it’s yours, too, and every other Italian.”
— Wrestling legend Hulk Hogan owns a restaurant in Florida, and the dress code has led to accusations that the establishment is biased.
Among the rules for evening admission: No excessively baggy attire, no low-hanging pants, no hats facing sideways or back-facing, no oversized or excessive jewelry, no do-rags, skull caps or bandanas.
“It’s that urban stereotype that they don’t want in there,” Fauria said.
|09.25.14 at 8:33 am ET|
— A flight from Boston to Los Angeles had to be diverted to Nebraska because of a disturbance one California man caused. Doug Adams, 26, masturbated during the flight and then attempted to exit the plane while it was mid-air. When the plane landed in Omaha, police detained him and admitted him into a local hospital.
“So the guy was sparring with the champ, they tell him to stop, he puts it back in his pants and tries to open the door,” Callahan said. “I guess that pretty well establishes his mental state. He wasn’t just giving it a grab.”
Said Dennis: “What they should do is let the passengers have at him before they take him off the plane.”
— A 37-year-old man in Wisconsin suffers from the rare persistent genital arousal syndrome. This means that husband and father of two Dale Decker can have up to 100 orgasms in a single day.
The hosts said they believe the man is a complete phony.
“But how do you prove this is a hoax?” asked Minihane. “You can prove a woman has three boobs.”
Replied Dennis: “You can take him into a room, put a doctor there, videotape him, strip him naked and watch it happen.”
Asked Callahan: “Can’t they fix the poor guy? Can’t they do a little procedure?”
— Judge George O’Toole allowed a two-month delay in the trial for suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. However, O’Toole will not allow the trial to move from Boston.
O’Toole said it would be difficult to find people anywhere in the country who did not know about the case, and a fair trial can happen in Massachusetts.
“You’d be in search of the biggest dopes, the biggest dummies, in the world,” Callahan said.
Said Dennis: “This is going to be compelling. This is going to be probably more interesting and just as well covered as the Whitey Bulger thing.”
|09.24.14 at 8:57 am ET|
— A Florida woman who said she had three breasts has been untruthful, according to a TMZ report. Jasmine Tridevil, who claimed she had surgery to have a third breast added to her body, lied about it.
One of the Tridevil’s bags was stolen off a conveyor belt at Tampa International Airport. Police caught the thieves and retrieved the bag. Inside the black nylon bag was a three-breast prosthesis.
Asked Callahan: “So you can buy a three-breast prosthesis?”
Replied Dennis: “You can buy anything.”
“Sure, I imagine there’s probably a small market for it, but a loyal market,” Minihane said. “There’s a fetish for everything. Three boobs is a weird fetish, but some guys liked to get urinated on.”
— HBO confirmed actors Colin Farrell and Vince Vaughn will star in the second season of “True Detective.” Vaughn and Farrell will replace Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson, who stared in the show’s first season.
Said Minihane: “Colin Farrell I think is going to be good. I’m worried about Vince Vaughn.”
Replied Callahan: “I think [Vaughn] will kind of have a dry sense of humor and be that same witty guy that he is in ‘Wedding Crashers.’ ”
“I don’t want a witty guy,” said Dennis. “[Vaughn] seems like a lightweight by comparison to these three guys.”
— President Barack Obama has come under criticism for saluting Marines with a coffee cup in his hand. After he exited the presidential helicopter, Obama carried a cup of coffee with him and made a casual salute.
“How about this, put the coffee cup down, go in the White House and get another cup of coffee,” Dennis said.
This comes after President George W. Bush once saluted military members with a dog in his hand.
Said Minihane: “The Bush stuff doesn’t work for me anymore. Bush was a fool, so is Obama.”
— A man in New Delhi fell into a tiger cage at a zoo and was eaten by one of the tigers in the enclosure. The 22-year-old man, only known as Masqood, pleaded in front of the white tiger, but was killed after 10 minutes.
“Do you think he ate him legs and arms first, so the guy could watch?” asked a sarcastic Callahan.
|09.23.14 at 11:14 pm ET|
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