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Obama Debated Hurricane Irene Out Of Existence: Hurricane Hype In 100 Photos

HURRICANE Irene hit the USA. Bits of America are changed. By the time the hurricane hit New York it had been downgraded to a tropical storm. Still, 12 people died. Between three are four million people lost power.

But what was unusual was that this hurricane was going to hit New York. And in New York live lots and lots of media workers. This hurricane would be the most talked about hurricane of all time.

One Vanity Fair writer, a James Wolcott, would cheer on this hurricane like he has cheered on other hurricanes that hit places in the world far removed from his desk and cats.

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Posted: 28th, August 2011 | In: Reviews | Comment

Videos Of Reporters LIVE! From The Hurricane: You Can Almost Smell The Sewage

WE are LIVE from Hurricane Irene. Oh, the simple joy of watching hapless news reporters showing the folks at home just how windy a hurricane is:

Orlando WESH 2 News meteorologist Dan Billow is LIVE!:

CNN’S Brain Todd is LIVE!:

WTTG-TV reporter Tucker Barnes id LIVE! from Ocean City, Maryland:

Reporter Gives Update Covered In Sea Foam:

Al Rocker is LIVE! from Naples, Florida:Hurricane Ike was LIVE! in Houston:

Posted: 28th, August 2011 | In: TV & Radio | Comment

Kate Winslet Stars In Ground Breaking Romance With Eve Branson: Necker In Flames (Photos)

RICHARD Branson’s island is the subject of a tabloid bidding war. The tycoon’s massive house on Necker (now twinned with Tottenham) – the humbly named Great House – has been hit and lit by lightning as the region was smashed by Hurricane Irene.

The star of this made-for-TV movie is handsome Oscar-winning actress Kate Winslet , who plays herself carrying Branson’s 90-year-old mother Eve to safety.

Dim the lights and set the set the sex scene to “controversial” and “ground-breaking”, as the Daily Mail writes:

…courageous Miss Winslet acted like a true Hollywood heroine as she swept his 90-year-old mother Eve into her arms and helped carry her to safety as the mansion crumbled around them.

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Posted: 23rd, August 2011 | In: Celebrities | Comment