While you were working...
October 26th, 2011
06:00 PM ET

While you were working...

Today's news you might've missed:

  • Even in the afterlife, Michael Jackson is still making more money than you: The late King of Pop earned $170 million in revenue for the past year. [Forbes]
  • Wahlburgers, Mark Wahlberg's aptly named burger joint that he's running with his brothers in Hingham, Massachusetts, is now open for business. Toppings include a special "wahl sauce" as well as "government cheese" (American, of course.) Check out their menu at the link. [Wahlburgers.com]
  • Obviously fast food chains weren't going to turn "The Feel Bad Movie" of the holiday season into kids' meal toys - although we're not afraid to admit we'd purchase, if so - and instead H&M has hopped on the merchandising train. The retailer will sell a clothing collection inspired by David Fincher's adaptation of Stieg Larsson's "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo." [NYPost]
  • Have you been enjoying Claire Danes' Showtime gig, "Homeland"? Yeah? Then good news: The series has been picked up for a second season. This makes "Homeland" writer/producer Alex Cary's week doubly great because... [LAT]
  • He's also writing and executive producing a reboot of '80s series "Wiseguy," which will land over at NBC. [Deadline]
  • While we await the Steve Jobs movie to hit the big screen, PBS is bringing a Steve Jobs documentary to the small screen on November 2. Mark your iPhone calendars! [EW]

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  1. starrfire

    @FUA how can I miss ya by 1 min??

    October 27, 2011 at 1:41 pm | Report abuse |
  2. starrfire

    Knock, knock... anyone home?

    October 27, 2011 at 1:38 pm | Report abuse |
  3. FUA

    Hello ladies. How can one person be so tired and not be able to sleep ? O beautiful one I was serious about massage. U said it was funny I brought it up-some thing I should know ? I'm sorry ur in a bad mood. Wish I could make u feel happy. No lady should feel mad or sad. Maybe u need a massage ! I now have seven hours to sleep eat and be at work. I suppose ill try again. Ill be seeing u.

    October 27, 2011 at 1:37 pm | Report abuse |
  4. charlene

    Yeah understandable. You take care of you and hope you feel better. Have a nice day, too!

    October 27, 2011 at 11:41 am | Report abuse |
  5. Beautiful Vixen

    Yeah, that would be best thing to do. Just having a bad week. Have a nice day.

    October 27, 2011 at 11:30 am | Report abuse |
  6. charlene

    Hey gf! Anything I can do to make ya feel better? 🙂

    October 27, 2011 at 11:28 am | Report abuse |
  7. Coolbreeze

    Sorry to hear that. I better leave you alone.

    October 27, 2011 at 11:21 am | Report abuse |
  8. Beautiful Vixen

    Actually, I'm in a b!tchy mood.

    October 27, 2011 at 11:09 am | Report abuse |
  9. Coolbreeze

    Good morning BV. How are you today?

    October 27, 2011 at 10:49 am | Report abuse |
  10. Beautiful Vixen

    @FUA, have a good day. Funny you brought up massage. Later

    October 27, 2011 at 10:36 am | Report abuse |
  11. FUA

    Hello ladies. Wishing ur day finds u well. I am headed to bed. Already have almost forty hours in at work with two more more nights to go. I need a massage ! Ill be seeing u.

    October 27, 2011 at 10:22 am | Report abuse |
  12. @Darreld

    No numb.nuts.. its bc i was trying to use for user name and it won't let me.

    October 27, 2011 at 2:55 am | Report abuse |
  13. @Coolbreeze

    You and Starfire met on here and you directed her to another site. Hope that's going well for you both.

    October 27, 2011 at 1:18 am | Report abuse |
  14. @zak

    Zak, great to have such energy on the blog. Hope the trolls leave you alone, although it looks like you can handle them. Night everyone who matters. Sweet dreams Happy Cow and all our barnyard friends.

    October 27, 2011 at 12:53 am | Report abuse |
  15. Blonde, Bad @ Beautiful

    @Coolbreeze: Your 9:57 pm blond comment, you thought it was funny?

    October 27, 2011 at 12:28 am | Report abuse |
  16. starrfire

    Oh that's okay.. I am ready to hit the sack! Will chat with ya more another day! Good night!

    October 26, 2011 at 11:39 pm | Report abuse |
  17. starrfire

    Oh I get it.. funeral? Ha ha!

    October 26, 2011 at 11:28 pm | Report abuse |
  18. starrfire

    Coolbreeze, I haven't left yet.. was checking e-mail. What is blonds.. fu? You lost me lol

    October 26, 2011 at 11:28 pm | Report abuse |
  19. Coolbreeze

    Starrfire...I'm here babe. I'm still up. At blonds...fu

    October 26, 2011 at 11:25 pm | Report abuse |
  20. starrfire

    Ahh.. oh well I guess I'm gonna call it a night. Sweet dreams, y'all!

    October 26, 2011 at 11:22 pm | Report abuse |
  21. Blonde, Bad & Beautiful

    @Elmar and Coolbreeze: Really? .. b!tch slap

    October 26, 2011 at 11:19 pm | Report abuse |
  22. starrfire

    Fix is right.. it has gone weird here! Where the heck are the trolls?

    October 26, 2011 at 11:17 pm | Report abuse |
  23. starrfire

    I'm back from watching tv. Did y'all go to bed?

    October 26, 2011 at 11:11 pm | Report abuse |

    I can tell that the this site has gone weird for the night and that is my que to go to bed. Nice meeting you Coolbreeze! See ya later ladies, Peace, Starrfire, and Missy! Sorry I missed you FUA! I'll check back in tomorrow. Everybody play nice overnight! I hope Happy Cow comes back!

    October 26, 2011 at 11:00 pm | Report abuse |
  25. omg

    e.k. what did i tell u a few hours ago? u give credit to which is not due. im done. bye

    October 26, 2011 at 10:55 pm | Report abuse |
  26. Missy

    @Darreld- I have no idea what your comment even means! Nope, not a blonde. I have long dark hair. Give it up on the blue Missy, though. Really! Don't you think we can't figure that one out!

    October 26, 2011 at 10:28 pm | Report abuse |
  27. Darreld

    I Wendy. I like girls too. Are you in to middle aged, hung black men from Idaho?

    October 26, 2011 at 10:27 pm | Report abuse |
  28. wendy

    Hi everyone,hope you've had a nice day I did,Zack i'm a girl but I like you have a good evening all.*

    October 26, 2011 at 10:25 pm | Report abuse |
  29. Darreld

    @zack. Yum. Call me.

    October 26, 2011 at 10:24 pm | Report abuse |
  30. zack

    Hey darreld dude! U like young hot guys? I'm 28. I like all pickles

    October 26, 2011 at 10:13 pm | Report abuse |
  31. Darreld

    Zach, I'm 42 from Idaho. Do you take the chubby pickle? What is your motive?

    October 26, 2011 at 10:01 pm | Report abuse |
  32. zack

    Hi elmer. how r u? wanna chat? where u from? me in nj and 28 u?

    October 26, 2011 at 9:59 pm | Report abuse |
  33. zack

    Hi darreld where u from? I'm 28 in nj ur age? wanna chat?

    October 26, 2011 at 9:58 pm | Report abuse |
  34. Darreld

    Geeze, saw your last comment Missy. Maybe not. Wow!

    October 26, 2011 at 9:56 pm | Report abuse |
  35. Elmer


    October 26, 2011 at 9:55 pm | Report abuse |
  36. @Darreld

    Not even close! But thanks for saying I sound sweet.

    October 26, 2011 at 9:54 pm | Report abuse |
  37. Elmer

    Plus Im blond. Notice the way I spelled Hawiian ?

    October 26, 2011 at 9:53 pm | Report abuse |
  38. Elmer

    Im not a guy though. My parents just had an odd sense of humor. Im a way hot Hawiian Tropic model from Sweden.

    October 26, 2011 at 9:51 pm | Report abuse |
  39. Missy

    @shirt- wow, that really made me chuckle! Thanks!

    October 26, 2011 at 9:49 pm | Report abuse |
  40. Darreld

    Same game just different names. It appears CNN purged user names like sunshine girl, blow me, mr Ed, beautiful vixen, groupon, Lloyd Christmas etc. Be cautious out there....

    October 26, 2011 at 9:48 pm | Report abuse |
  41. Elmer

    Thanks coolbreeze. I just think dooodie jokes are funny. Im 4 years old. DOOOOODOOOO 🙂

    October 26, 2011 at 9:47 pm | Report abuse |
  42. shirt

    What is a furit? Is that some kind of animal lIke a ferrit or hamster?

    October 26, 2011 at 9:44 pm | Report abuse |
  43. Coolbreeze

    Hey Zack, Elmer is here. No offense Elmer. 🙂

    October 26, 2011 at 9:44 pm | Report abuse |
  44. Anonymous

    I'm ~NOT~ trolling you guys or the trolls. I'm just not using my name. I made the comment on ..clean beaver and bend over 4 zack. I'm lmfao... because I responed to peace thinking it was real peace with my clean beaver comment and it wasn't even her. Omg.. I'm going to burst a fr!cken lung laughing so hard. You guys and the trolls are too funny. I don't fr!cken know anything or who is who on here anymore..lmao. Good night. Thxs to the whole bunch for the laugh. @Starfire, glad you got over feeling blue. ..lmao.

    October 26, 2011 at 9:42 pm | Report abuse |
  45. elmer

    I got a nice cool breeze flowing out of my behind. Smells like beans the musical furit. Aaaaaaah wonderful tooots. (im sorry coolbreeze. i had to say that)

    October 26, 2011 at 9:41 pm | Report abuse |
  46. zack

    Thanks missy. I'll wait for another dude to come by. Sorry nothing against u just my preference.

    October 26, 2011 at 9:38 pm | Report abuse |
  47. zack

    How about u kurt? Still there? Don't be shy

    October 26, 2011 at 9:36 pm | Report abuse |
  48. Missy

    Hi Zack! I just don't know. It's not for your lack of trying, though. You just keep trying. I'm sure there is that special someone on this blog just waiting to come out of the closet & be your friend. lol I'm rooting for ya!

    October 26, 2011 at 9:35 pm | Report abuse |
  49. zack

    Hi missy. I'm trying. Why do guys ignore me but pick on girls?

    October 26, 2011 at 9:29 pm | Report abuse |
  50. Missy

    Hey Coolbreeze- how are you doing tonight? Zack is just making me laugh. I'm home now. Glad the work day is done. How about you?

    October 26, 2011 at 9:29 pm | Report abuse |
    • Coolbreeze

      So very nice of you to reach out to Zack. Funny though. When are you coming over for a cold one?

      October 26, 2011 at 9:41 pm | Report abuse |
  51. Missy

    Hey Mr. Ed- are ya here? I saw your earlier comment. I think that is the nicest, and the strangest, comment you've ever given to me. What's up with that? Was that really you? You do confuse the heck out of me! lol

    October 26, 2011 at 9:25 pm | Report abuse |
  52. Missy

    Evening all! I think Zack is just misunderstood. He's just a real friendly guy! You keep trying Zack. You are cracking me up!

    October 26, 2011 at 9:18 pm | Report abuse |
    • Coolbreeze

      Hi Missy...you need to focus on us guys who like women. How are you sweetie? It has been a few hours.

      October 26, 2011 at 9:24 pm | Report abuse |
  53. zack

    Ron sounds like u don't like girls. How about dudes? I'll bend over for u if u wish

    October 26, 2011 at 9:08 pm | Report abuse |
  54. Coolbreeze

    Your comment (assuming it was you) about Zack cracked me up. Thought it was funny. What's that got to do with Starrfire?

    October 26, 2011 at 9:05 pm | Report abuse |
  55. what

    @coolbreeze my bad

    October 26, 2011 at 9:05 pm | Report abuse |
  56. what

    U crying over ? Did not think starfire said any funny.

    October 26, 2011 at 9:01 pm | Report abuse |
  57. @ the fake peace

    Nice try troll. Peace doesn't talk like that! You guys are not even good at what you do! Are you all trolls in training? You suck at your jobs! We'll be watching & calling you out.

    October 26, 2011 at 8:59 pm | Report abuse |
  58. @peace

    I really luv u. Pop corn balls hallodeco and now this ? I still want to trick and treat at yer house. U surprize me lady. *smile*

    October 26, 2011 at 8:48 pm | Report abuse |
  59. Don't Knock

    A clean shaved beaver girl..lol. Nothing wrong with a shaved beaver. It's nice and clean and can't be used as floss...lmao. Just playing with you.

    October 26, 2011 at 8:34 pm | Report abuse |
  60. Oh dear g*d

    Would someone bend zack over and do him already so he would shut up

    October 26, 2011 at 8:28 pm | Report abuse |
  61. peace

    The only thing bald is a clean shaven beav. Yer such an azz hole. Any thing else u wanna no ?

    October 26, 2011 at 8:20 pm | Report abuse |
    • Coolbreeze

      Not a very nice comment to you Peace. But very nice to know. Thanks for the info sweetie. Have a good evening.

      October 26, 2011 at 8:51 pm | Report abuse |
  62. zack

    Ron I like bald dudes. U bald?

    October 26, 2011 at 8:11 pm | Report abuse |
  63. zack

    Hi kurt. Where u from? I'm from nj. Wanna chat?

    October 26, 2011 at 8:10 pm | Report abuse |
  64. Kurt

    Dat b a bald headed heifer

    October 26, 2011 at 8:08 pm | Report abuse |
  65. zack

    Hi ron. Where u from? I'm from nj. U?

    October 26, 2011 at 8:08 pm | Report abuse |
  66. starrfire

    Coolbreeze, one last comment – I would if I had the time.. I'm aware that there are tons of good shows but I can't spend all my time in front of the tv, ya know what I mean? Thanks for the info though. Good night!

    October 26, 2011 at 8:06 pm | Report abuse |
  67. Ron

    Hey peace are you still bald?

    October 26, 2011 at 8:05 pm | Report abuse |
  68. starrfire

    Sorry but I'm gonna split... I check my phone now and then and might post a comment. Nice chatting with you, Coolbreeze. Have a good night, y'all! Trolls, have fun!!

    October 26, 2011 at 8:05 pm | Report abuse |
  69. starrfire

    Ha ha! the guy in the mailroom..hmmm.. now maybe that could be true.. lmao! j/k

    October 26, 2011 at 8:03 pm | Report abuse |
  70. starrfire

    I've started watching a new show on that channel "Disappeared". They're on dvr right now and I haven't got a chance to watch it yet. Missy, I know when it's not you.. no worries, girl!

    October 26, 2011 at 8:01 pm | Report abuse |
    • Coolbreeze

      They have had great shows on the investigations of serial killings as well. My favorite was on the Gainesville ripper but the investigation took so many turns. You need to watch more than Disappeared.

      October 26, 2011 at 8:04 pm | Report abuse |
  71. Coolbreeze

    Do you ever watch the ID channel? It stands for Investigative Discovery. I get hooked on that sometimes.

    October 26, 2011 at 7:58 pm | Report abuse |
  72. Missy

    Hey Coolbreeze- the mean remarks weren't me. They sure do like to troll me, though. I never talk like that! Welcome to the blog! ha ha!!!!

    October 26, 2011 at 7:57 pm | Report abuse |
    • Coolbreeze

      Hi sweetie, I know it wasn't you and I know you aren't doing the guy in the mailroom. LOL

      October 26, 2011 at 8:00 pm | Report abuse |
  73. starrfire

    I think it depends who's reading the blogs. Oh they'll bere, trust me! We've learned to ignore them.

    October 26, 2011 at 7:57 pm | Report abuse |
  74. starrfire

    I'm a crime drama fan and on Wednesdays I'm at the tv from 8-11

    October 26, 2011 at 7:54 pm | Report abuse |
  75. starrfire

    Coolbreeze, ha ha! EST here,. I'm a multi-tasker that's why I was quiet. I'm surprised that the trolls have stopped but give them a few min and they'll be back!

    October 26, 2011 at 7:49 pm | Report abuse |
    • Coolbreeze

      I'm surprised it took them this long to troll me. However, their comments can be funny at times but I hope that doesn't encourage them.

      October 26, 2011 at 7:54 pm | Report abuse |
  76. starrfire

    If ya need a laugh, check out http://www.damnyouautocorrect.com. There's a new one every day ~ thanks to Iphones and droids!

    October 26, 2011 at 7:48 pm | Report abuse |
  77. starrfire

    I'm very well, thank you sir!

    October 26, 2011 at 7:31 pm | Report abuse |
    • Coolbreeze

      Not quite as active tonight. Am I missing something I should be watching? I'm on central time.

      October 26, 2011 at 7:46 pm | Report abuse |
  78. starrfire

    Peace, hello and goodbye! LOL

    October 26, 2011 at 7:27 pm | Report abuse |
  79. Coolbreeze

    Hi Starrfire, how's my sweatheart tonight?

    October 26, 2011 at 7:27 pm | Report abuse |
  80. starrfire

    I saw previews of "Grimm". Sounds interesting and I plan on watching it. Hello to you, Coolbreeze!

    October 26, 2011 at 7:26 pm | Report abuse |
  81. Peace

    Hey all! Fix, That was the longest vaca ever! LOL Glad your back! I am fine, that was several years ago. Someone said something about it to me on a diff blog the other day & now I'm sick & headed to "hail"! HaHa, sorry trolls, I'm doing very well. Thanks again for all the possitive shouts, though! As for Homeland, I saw 1st epi & have the rest on dvr. I'll get caught up 1 of these days! Missy, starrfire, Fix, & of course BV, Have a great pm! C-ya!

    October 26, 2011 at 7:20 pm | Report abuse |
  82. Coolbreeze

    Thanks Fix. I knew what I was getting into.

    October 26, 2011 at 7:20 pm | Report abuse |

    Hey Missy & Coolbreeze & Starrfire ~ It doesn't take long for people to blame anything on anybody. Welcome to the blog Coolbreeze!

    October 26, 2011 at 7:16 pm | Report abuse |

    Hey Missy ~ I love Dexter! This season is so interesting! Now that he has prayed to God, dropped his slides, and was figured out by the Tooth Fairy Killer how is this going to figure into the story line? Is he losing his focus? Is his praying going to totally going to affect his entire capability to kill? It is definately an interesting roller coaster ride this season! I can"t want for the next episode! As to Homeland sometimes they will show old episodes in order on the weekends so you can catch up. You can definately catch up if you have On Demand! Hope you enjoy both!

    October 26, 2011 at 7:10 pm | Report abuse |
  85. I thought

    It was Fix in Tx, doesnt really type like her either.

    October 26, 2011 at 7:05 pm | Report abuse |
  86. Coolbreeze

    Well, that didn't take long Missy for someone to troll me. You know I'm a gentlemen.

    October 26, 2011 at 6:59 pm | Report abuse |
    • Missy

      Obviously your not or you would not of said such a mean thing, dont blame it on the trolls.

      October 26, 2011 at 7:01 pm | Report abuse |
  87. starrfire

    Hi peeps! Missy, I absolutely love "Dexter"! It's not the killings that interests me – I'm always curious how he comes up with solutions. Hiya Fix! Long time no chat!

    October 26, 2011 at 6:57 pm | Report abuse |
  88. Coolbreeze

    I just got home from work. I'm a bit tired today. I wonder why.

    October 26, 2011 at 6:56 pm | Report abuse |
  89. Coolbreeze

    Hey Fix, thanks for the compliment and nice to meet you as well.

    October 26, 2011 at 6:55 pm | Report abuse |
    • Missy

      Hey Coolbreeze, dont say hi to Fix, he is a weirdo that likes to put his dinky in chickens.

      October 26, 2011 at 6:58 pm | Report abuse |
  90. Missy

    Hey Coolbreeze! How are you today? I'm still at work. Had a few extra minutes, so I thought I'd check this thing. At least tonight, there are some actually interesting articles to comment on! Hope you are doing well.

    October 26, 2011 at 6:54 pm | Report abuse |
    • Coolbreeze

      Are you still banging the guy in the mail room? He likes fat chicks like you.

      October 26, 2011 at 6:55 pm | Report abuse |
  91. Coolbreeze

    Hi Missy, how are you today?

    October 26, 2011 at 6:49 pm | Report abuse |

    Hey Missy, Starrfire, Peace, BV!!! Haven't been able to post lately but I've been following along in the shadows. Hope everybody is well. Glad your healthy Peace. So catch me up ladies ~ who are coolbreeze and FUA? I just recently saw them appear. Them seem nice and polite. That's a welcome change. It will be interesting to see how everything goes on here. It is nice to have gentlemen talk to us ladies!!!! TTYL

    October 26, 2011 at 6:47 pm | Report abuse |
  93. Evel Knievel

    Michael Jackson's not only making more money than me in death, but he's also still molesting more kids than me too.

    October 26, 2011 at 6:46 pm | Report abuse |
  94. Missy

    Hey Fix! Glad to see you back. I missed the beginning of Homeland. They always show the older ones, so I guess I'd better check that show out. It does look good! Does anyone watch Dexter? That's one of my favs!

    October 26, 2011 at 6:46 pm | Report abuse |
  95. @Beth

    Then what are you doing in the entertainment section? Lol!

    October 26, 2011 at 6:45 pm | Report abuse |

    Homeland is a terrific show. The plot is so intriguing and Brody is one who just don't know what he is going to do next. Carrie (Claire Danes) is just so he!! bent on nailing him that it has become an obsession. Mandy Patikin's character tries to keep Carrie on task but it doesn't always work especially in her freetime! I am very interested to see where next weeks episode takes us as Brody meets one of his captors face to face.

    October 26, 2011 at 6:41 pm | Report abuse |
  97. zack

    Hi dan where u from? I'm from nj and 28. Your age?

    October 26, 2011 at 6:31 pm | Report abuse |
  98. Beth

    If you are trying to keep up with the celebrities, you're wasting your life. J/S.

    October 26, 2011 at 6:25 pm | Report abuse |
  99. Dan

    Please, I have more important things to deal with. Glad I was at work.

    October 26, 2011 at 6:22 pm | Report abuse |

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