I would like a “Bones” episode where Booth and Brennan arrest a killer/suspect but, for one reason or another, a squad car can’t take the guy so they have to put him handcuffed in the back seat of Booth’s SUV, and then they get stuck in DC traffic and Booth and Brennan spend the whole 45 minutes of the show arguing and the guy in the back is just banging his head on the side window, begging to be let out and wondering if they’re, like, together or something, because there seems to be a lot of unrealized sexual tension.
That is my Christmas wish. Make it happen, Hart.
NYC Taxi Drivers, a 2014 calendar
The cabdrivers pose with erotic novels, a unicorn mask and an energy drink to help bring out their inner sex appeal. The calendar is priced at $14.99 and can be purchased here. All proceeds will go to a local charity that serves over 30,000 immigrant and working individuals and families. (via PSFK)
Best. Gift. Ever.
Russia’s state-run television channels are not known for their impartiality.
Their coverage of the massive pro-European protests that have engulfed Ukraine is no exception, analysts say.
Russian state television has been churning out what critics describe as misleading, at times downright odd reports since protests erupted almost two weeks ago in Ukraine against President Viktor Yanukovych’s decision to walk away from a key association deal with the European Union.
On December 8, as hundreds of thousands of angry demonstrators flooded Kiev’s Independence Square to call for the government’s sacking—felling a statue of Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin in the process—Russia’s Channel One reported that “only a few hundred people” had turned out and assured viewers that the protests were “dying out.”
Russian television reporters have spared no efforts to portray the protesters as a horde of hooligans funded by the West to topple Yanukovych and sow chaos in Ukraine.
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