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Mr. Unsportsmanlike returns today following his Caribbean holiday. The greatest thing about being on a cruise vacation is that when on board you eat as much and as often as you wish and all the food is, like, free. So the only things you have to pay for are the drinks; the off-ship excursions; the drinks; the tips to your excursion drivers and guides; the drinks; the chintzy souvenirs; the drinks; the casino losses; the drinks; the bingo; the drinks; the tips to your stateroom attendant, head waiter, waiter and assistant waiter; the drinks; and the pictures of you that professional photographers are incessantly snapping. Plus, the drinks.
Miami Vice debuted with a $25.2 million take, which is OK but way off blockbuster levels. Predicting here that the film will fade faster than Philip Michael Thomas' career. On the scale of movie remakes of TV shows, Vice will be closer to The Mod Squad than Mission: Impossible.
Reasons it's just as well your weren't in Cooperstown over the weekend: The big Hall of Fame induction included only one player. And it was Bruce Sutter.
Pictured at left is the creepy wax likeness of Shiloh, the baby of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt. My question: Does the baby poop candles?
It's down to five finalists for NFL commissioner, with Roger Goodell, longtime No. 2 man to Paul Tagliabue, the clear favorite. Owners want the next commissioner to have Tagliabue's attributes, and Goodell is said to measure up in terms of overall dullness.
Pamela Anderson and Kid Rock got married over the weekend. The bride wore white. A white string bikini. By all accounts they made a lovely pair. But enough about Pam.