Flash Lites: Rip ‘N’ Read Pop Culture Recap

Flash Lites: Rip ‘N’ Read Pop Culture Recap

WASHINGTON (Wireless Flash) – Jay Leno is celebrating his 10th anniversary as the host of the Tonight Show and he owes Bill Clinton for most of his yucks. According to the Center for Media and Public Affairs, Leno has made 3722 jokes at Clinton’s expense since 1992, more than Al Gore, O.J. Simpson, Bob Dole, Monica Lewinsky, Hillary Clinton, and Ross Perot combined.

LOS ANGELES – The network behind Who Wants to Marry a Multimillionaire? is leaping back into the spouse-searching game with a new reality series called I Want A Husband: Alaska. The Fox TV show, which premieres May 23, follows five single gals who go husband-hunting in the man-rich land of Alaska.

NEW YORK – Think Politically Incorrect host Bill Maher is all wet? If you saw him last Saturday night, you’d be right. Maher ended up with a face-full of floor cleaner when a busboy at a New York nightspot accidentally dumped a bucket of mop water on him while rushing to clean up a spill, reports the New York Post.

SAN JOSE, Calif. – How many ways can you spell Britney Spears’ name? More than 400 different ways, according to folks at the Google search engine, who have been tracking the Spears misspellings over the past month. The most common misspelling was “Brittany” by 40,134 different users. Some of the rarest misspellings were “Priteny,” “Brirany,” and “Britanu.”

LOS ANGELES – Who comes to mind when you think of famous Italian Americans? What about Nicolas Cage? Well, the National Italian American Foundation has picked him as the first inductee into the “Italian American Hall of Fame,” and will honor him at a special gala in Los Angeles tomorrow (May 2).

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