Saturday, January 22, 2011

Alright news headline, you have my full attention

Meatball sandwich horseplay leads to two deaths, family betrayal, two trials
Family betrayal, patience and a glob of spit all led to Ruben Jordan being tried for murder Thursday and his son ready to testify against him.

Jordan, 38, is accused of shooting Vernon Davis to death on Oct. 31, 2008, in Over-the-Rhine.

Two weeks before that, Davis and Brian Austin were fooling around with Jordan's 16-year-old son, Kareem "Little Red" Gilbert.

The horseplay got out of control and an angry Austin hit Gilbert in the head with a meatball sandwich. Gilbert, now angry himself, then shot and killed Austin as Davis ran off.

The World's Largest Meatball weighs in at an impressive 223 pounds

This 1969 ad for Alka-Seltzer actually was considered a failure because TV viewers misunderstood it for a spaghetti sauce commercial.

Since it's never too soon to begin thinking about your next Halloween costume, you carnivores may wish to consider the Meatwad costume a la Aqua Teen Hunger Force. You know, if dignity is not an issue with you.

Who better to learn about Swedish Meatballs than this guy?

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