Dan Abrams’ Websites Today

Dan Abrams’ Websites Today

April 22, 2011
Filed under: Blog — sarah @ 5:44 pm

Mediaite brings us the unfortunate news that skunks are the newest trend in weird pets. You can surgically remove the gland that makes them spray their scent, which you’d think would be a sign that skunks are not meant to be kept and cuddled as pets. This is all beside the point, though, when you consider that the cutest novelty pet is and always will be the slow loris. Get the full post here.

On Geekosystem: radio host David Barton believes that not only would the pilgrims be able to understand the internet, they would have very strong opinions about the way we have chosen to structure it. Basically, as the pilgrims would say, “Net neutrality: ur doing it wrong.” To read the full post, click here.

Yikes: according to this report cited on Styleite, freezing the facial muscles that enable you to form expressions with Botox may make it more difficult to process other peoples facial expressions, rendering Botox enthusiasts less empathetic. Saaaaad face — wait, make that frozen, vaguely surprised-looking face. Get the full post here.

Sportsgrid brings us a clip that encapsulates all that’s great about watching professional sports: rabid fans, the camaraderie that comes from watching the same game with a few million people, and the amazing people-watching opportunities. In this particular case, we were all treated to some moves from a surprisingly agile dancer who decided when the JumboTron panned over to him that this was his moment to shine. To see what unfolded next, click here.

Well, according to Gossip Cop Leann Rimes and Eddie Cibrian are married now. Does this mean we can stop hearing their various justifications for cheating on their previous spouses with one another? To read the full post, click here.

The Mary Sue covers a bummer of a study that finds the vast majority of female roles on film (the number of which is still dwarfed by male roles) are so called “eye candy” roles, rather than speaking parts. Boo! To read the full post, click here.