Donald Deane has held a variety of jobs, including college English teacher, newspaper reporter/editor, internet project manager, dishwasher and dogcatcher. He now writes exclusively and has contributed to AOL TV and Moviefone among others.
At Ease, Everyone: Experts Say 2013 Bacon Shortage Is a Myth
Last week, a U.K. group struck fear in the hearts of bacon lovers everywhere when it predicted an "unavoidable" pork shortage next year. But now experts say there's no real threat of an impending "aporkalypse" here in the U.S. and that the organization's…
Students React to Lean School Lunches With ‘We Are Hungry’ Song
As a way to help combat obesity, new federal guidelines were recently put in place stipulating that schools serve meals totaling no more than 850 calories. Since then, some students say the new low-cal lunches simply aren't enough. One group of students at Wallace County High in Kansas even cre…
Is This the Worst Death Scene in Movie History?
Admittedly, we don't know much about foreign cinema. But after watching this hilariously drawn-out death scene from a 1974 Turkish film, we just might have to update our Netflix queue.
Awesome Stingray Pulls Off the Best Photobomb Ever
We love, love, love animal photobombs. But this hysterical photo of an unwelcomed stingray, which was taken in the Cayman Islands, rules them all.
Tech-Savvy Bear Steals iPad
Campers at Jenks Lake in California's San Bernardino National Forest got an unexpected visitor over the weekend when a bear sauntered into camp and stole a backpack containing an iPad. Not that we blame him, of course. Those things are expensive!
Two Wall Street Guys Fight Over NYC Cab Like Children
In amateur video that will gladden the hearts of the 99%, two apparent Wall Street-types engage in a silly fight over a New York City cab. But maybe we shouldn't judge. You know how hard it is to find a cab in Manhattan sometimes?
Floridians Fall For ‘Onion’ Article About Obama’s 19-Year-Old Son
Most people recognize satire when they see it, but not Floridians. Inboxes and Facebook pages of Florida residents recently received an article by The Onion describing an appearance by President Barack Obama's illegitimate 19-year-old son Luther at the Democratic National Convention. Incredibly, the…
Grumpy Old Man Finds Halloween Costume of Himself
Choosing the right Halloween costume requires careful thought and planning. Do you, for example, go with the season's hot new trend or a tried-and-true standard? Well, imagine his surprise when the uncle of Redditor LiarInGlass discovered he doesn't need a costume because he's already…
Florida Man Wrestles Gator to Save Beloved Dog
We already knew that dogs love their masters, but how far will a pet owner go to protect their beloved pooch? In Florida, a 66-year-old grandfather recently wrestled a seven-foot alligator to save his West Highland Terrier. Answer is, pretty far, apparently.
Mom Does Happy Dance as Kids Head Back to School
After a long, hard summer of chasing after kids, there's no better time for parents than the first day of school. As proof, check out this mom who literally dances in the street as her grumpy kids board a bus to start a new school year. Go mom!
Exuberant Fan Catches Obama In Crushing Bear Hug
While on the campaign trail in Fort Pierce, Florida, yesterday, President Barack Obama found himself on the receiving end of a monster bear hug courtesy of a 6-foot, 3-inch tall restaurant owner weighing 260 pounds. Where's the Secret Service when you need them?
Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively Get Married in Secret Ceremony
It's official: actors Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively got hitched Sunday night in South Carolina at a secret ceremony that included family, friends, Bette Midler, shoe designer Christian Louboutin, and Florence Welch of indie rock band Florence and the Machine.