Flash Lites: Rip ‘N’ Read Pop Culture Recap

Flash Lites: Rip ‘N’ Read Pop Culture Recap

NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) – Formerly party-hearty supermodel Kate Moss is a real “tea-totaler” now. She’s just been announced as the new spokeswoman for the U.K. Tea Council. According to the New York Post, Tea Council heads hope hipster Moss can make the granny-like hot beverage cool with youngsters.

NEW YORK – Tonya Harding has at least one fan: Bill Clinton. When Newsweek asked his opinion of the recently celebrity boxing match between Harding and Paula Jones, Clinton chuckled that Harding “looks like a pretty tough cookie to me.”

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – An adult contemporary radio station in Kansas City, Missouri, fooled many of its listeners yesterday by temporarily changing its name to KGAY, and playing tunes by ABBA, Donna Summer and Liza Minnelli. The station’s slogan: “We’re here, we’re queer and we’re in your ear.”

LONDON – Oh, how the mighty have fallen: Tiger Woods was recently beaten in a round of golf by actor Samuel L. Jackson. Jackson told the BBC that it was the first time he and Woods had played together, but Tiger didn’t bite Jackson’s head off over the loss and the two continue to be golf buddies.

NEW YORK – Spike Lee will now be called “Professor Lee” and anyone who doesn’t like that can go straight to the principal. The filmmaker was recently named Artistic Director of the graduate division of the Kanbar Institute of Film and Television at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. According to Indiewire.com, Lee will teach and advise third-year students.

Tue 04-02-02