David Letterman has been on television for over 30 years now, but did you know that he is obsessed with drums? No matter how much Letterman you've watched in your life, I be you didn't take notice of his fascination with visiting bands' drum sets. Most talk show hosts will greet the lead singer first after a band has played. Not Letterman. He heads over to the drummer straight off and asks if those are in fact "your drums."
On June 17th the Tigers will receive their 11th Sports Illustrated cover. Prince Fielder and Miguel Cabrera will grace the cover of the legendary sporting magazine. The duo are featured as the "Bash Bros - The swing-from-the-heels power and awesomeness of Miguel Cabrera and Prince Fielder - Baseball's 21st-century version of Mantle and Maris." Those are some pretty big words guys... Better not let us down this season!
Michigan's gas prices are among the highest in the nation peaking at $4.70 in Clinton Township. Michigan currently has the 3rd highest average gas price in the United States; only Hawaii and Illinois have higher averages. In general, the Midwest has above average fuel prices with Michigan, Illinois, and Indiana being hit the hardest.
A crowd of 60,000 people randomly started singing 'Bohemian Rhapsody' at a Green Day concert in Emirates Stadium, London. While the crowd was waiting for Green Day to take the stage, the venue began to play 'Bohemian Rhapsody' through the stadium speakers. What happened next was nothing short of British. The loyalist crowd erupted in song, screaming Queen at the top of their lungs!
Orion Music + More Festival is more than just the music (although a lot of it is all about the music.) In addition to all of the bands playing, each of the members of Metallica brought a long a little bit of themselves along. For example, Kirk is a HUGE horror movie fan and has one of the largest collections of memorabilia in the country. He set up a mini-mausoleum at the festival to show off some of his stuff. Check it out after the jump.
Metallica surprised Orion festival goers with a secret show to celebrate the 30th anniversary of their first studio album, Kill 'Em All. The band listed themselves as 'dehaan,' an unknown band from Baltimore. Some fans seemed like they knew that Metallica would take the stage instead of this mystery band, but the vast majority of the festival had no clue what was about to happen.
If you have ever tried a diet, chances are it didn't work well. People are always trying to lose weight and some people are willing to try almost anything to lose those pounds. A doctor has come up with a very unique system for weight loss. It's called the Tongue Patch and it supposedly will curb your appetite by making it uncomfortable for you to eat solid foods. The patch is a protein patch that is sewn on to your tongue. It causes you discomfort as you eat, so you are forced to have a completely liquid diet for 4-8 weeks.
Orlando Shaw is a very ambitious man from Nashville Tennessee. Throughout his lifetime, he has fathered 22 children with 14 different women. The children range in age from infants to an 18-year-old son. Shaw exclaims that he can't pay for their child support and is in the process of working out a plan with the courts on how to pay for his children. The state ends up paying over $7,000 per month to support Shaw's children.
An extremely attractive woman near Portland, Oregon had something very embarrassing stolen from her. Chelsey Coutts had $500 worth of sex toys stolen from her car. She claims that she was quite flustered while reporting the theft to the police. We don't think this is true, as she later went on a local television station and told her story.
Yes, you read that right, starting at just $20 a ride, you may soon be able to hire your very own chauffeur. But I wouldn't expect these chauffeurs to be wearing suites with fancy hats. More likely, blue jeans and motorcycle helmets.
A 4 foot python went missing in a KFC parking lot in Grand Rapids. Bianca, the python, was left in the car with the windows cracked while the owners ran into the KFC for lunch. When they came back, the snake was missing.
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