Miss Universe Pageant goes tonight. In Las Vegas!

Yes, indeed, folks, Steve Harvey has been allowed back to host the Miss Universe Pageant, which is once again back in their favorite city Las Vegas. Just a reminder to myself to tune in, a reminder I will definitely need as I am interested in the Grey Cup game going on, today, too. ———————————– Update:…

The post-Trump fallout continues for Miss Universe and Miss USA!!!

The fallout continues in the wake of Donald Trump’s disparaging Mexico comments. First, Mexico’s Televisa has dumped Miss Universe. It’s also confirmed Miss Mexico will stay home and not compete in the pageant. Next, Cheryl Burke and Thomas Roberts have quit as Miss USA hosts. How the heck is this pageant going to get aired?! What…

NBC finally gives Donald Trump his comeuppance: “You’re fired!”

   Well, Donald Trump has really done it this time.  He and his big mouth have succeeded in getting the Miss USA and Miss Universe pageants booted off of NBC. This comes right after he got booted off of Univision. You have to wonder, again, about business people in the USA and why they insist on alienating…

The king of Saudi Arabia is dead, Deflategate, and other News from Nowhere

It is time for another News from Nowhere on this boring, largely football-free weekend. The only interruption to that has been yet another Bill Belichick press conference today on Deflategate, which I tuned into. This is proving to be a big distraction for the team’s Super Bowl efforts. I gotta say, Belichick looked supremely ticked…

HEY GUYS, THE MISS UNIVERSE PAGEANT IS ON TONIGHT, SORT OF

Just wanted to let you all know the Miss Universe Pageant airs tonight on NBC. However, it should be pointed out this isn’t exactly what we would call a live telecast on NBC. The contest was held in Russia, several time zones away, and it turns out the whole thing is over already, as I…

MISS UNIVERSE PAGEANT IS TONIGHT, IF YOU CAN BELIEVE IT

I have to be honest with you — the timing for the Miss Universe Pageant this year threw me off. Instead of holding it in the spring like they usually do, they shifted this year’s version to December. I suppose this is a response to the shift of the Miss America pageant to January, which…