Hello Kitty's parents sound like a couple of jerks

It turns out that Hello Kitty, the iconic character created 40 years ago by the Japanese company Sanrio, is not a cat, but a human girl. She’s also not Japanese, she’s British. Who know? Christine R. Yano, anthropologist from the University of Hawaii and author of Pink Globalization: Hello Kitty’s Trek across the Pacific, that’s … Continue reading “Hello Kitty's parents sound like a couple of jerks”

Ray Rice implies his wife is a failure

Baltimore Ravens star running back Ray Rice appeared at a bizarre press conference yesterday with wife Janay Palmer. It was the first time either Rice or Palmer spoke publicly about a recent domestic dispute at a hotel-casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey that resulted with Rice knocking Palmer out. The entire incident was captured on … Continue reading “Ray Rice implies his wife is a failure”

Donald Sterling threatens to sue the NBA

Remember when NBA commissioner Adam Silver banned Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling for life? Yeah, about that. Sterling has hired high-priced antitrust lawyer Maxwell Blecher and is vowing to fight the NBA, claiming that he has done nothing wrong. In Sterling’s defense, I’m sure he believes that. He’s been a terrible human being for … Continue reading “Donald Sterling threatens to sue the NBA”