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UPDATE: Screech Allegedly Stabbed Someone In Wisconsin Before His Arrest

LookslikeDustinDiamond’spost-Christmashangoverismuchworsethanoriginallysuspected.NotonlywastheformerSavedbytheBellcastmemberarrestedforcarryingaconcealedweapon,buthealsomayhaveusedtheswitchbladeinquestioninastabbing.AccordingtoFox6News:AccordingtothePortWashingtonPoliceDepartment,officersrespondedtotheGrandAvenueSaloonaround11:15p.m.

Instead Of Throwing Out Your Christmas Trees This Year, Let Some Goats Eat Them

Asoftoday,peoplealloverthecountryareprobablydraggingtheirChristmastreestotheircurbs,someofthefirsstillcoveredintinselandthehooksofornamentsthatweresmackedtothegroundbythetailsofexciteddogs.Otherpeoplemightbealittlemore“sneaky,”throwingthetreesbackinthewoodsfromwhencetheycame,andsomeofusmighthavebeenlookingforwardtotodayastheopportunityforabig,oldbackyardfire.

Screech Was Arrested In Wisconsin The Day After Christmas For Carrying A Switchblade

DustinDiamond,everybody’sfavoriteformerSavedbytheBellcastmembertohate,wasarrestedinOzaukeeCountyWisconsinearlierthismorning.You’reallprobablywonderingthesamething:Whatdidhedothistime?Didheventureintopublicindecencysincethesextapewasn’traunchyenough?Anotherboxingmatch?A SavedbytheBellreunionfeaturingScreechonly?

Wisconsin Man Has Had The Same ‘Supernatural’ Christmas Tree Up For 40 Years

‘TistheseasonforChristmastradition,especiallywhenit’sahighlyvenerated,nostalgic,family-focusedaffairwhoseimportanceisknownbyaselectfew.SuchisthecaseforNeilOlsonofWausau,Wisconsin,whoseChristmastreehasstoodunmovedinhislivingroomfor40years.Ithinkhe’sintherunningforafewGuinnessWorldRecords(andaDarwinAwardortwo).

A Florida Man Almost Burned Down An ICU Ward With The Most Florida Christmas Present Of Them All

Thebeautyoftheholidayseasonisthatwe’realwaysinforabevyofheartwarmingstoriesaboutfriends,familymembersandevenrandomstrangersgoingoutoftheirwaytoputasmileonsomeone’sface.Thisisnotoneofthosestories.Infact,becauseitcomestousfromFlorida,youcangoaheadandassumethatthisisthecompleteoppositeofoneofthosestories,becausetheonlythingthatwaswarmedwasahospitalbed.

Neil deGrasse Tyson Predictably Pissed Off People With His Christmas Tweets

Christmaswouldn’tbeamajorsocialmediaeventwithoutafewtroll-inducingtweetsfromNeildeGrasseTyson,yourfriendlyneighborhoodastrophysicist.AccordingtotheNewYorkDailyNews,Tysonpublishedafewtweetstomarktheendofthespend-happyholidays.Onthisdaylongago,achildwasbornwho,byage30,wouldtransformtheworld.

Torrenters Have Already Downloaded ‘The Interview’ Over 750,000 Times

AlltheworldisabuzzoverTheInterview,whichisgreatunlessyouliveinanypartoftheworldthatisn’tinsidetheUnitedStates,becausethat’stheonlyplaceSonymadeitssmalltheatricalreleaseandVODversionofthefilmavailable.Perhapsthisexplainswhyitwasdownloadedontorrentsitesover750,000timesinthefirst24hoursafteritsChristmasDayrelease.

Watch Gatorade Celebrate 50 Years With 50 Memorable Sports Moments

2015marksthe50thanniversaryofGatorade,abeveragecompanyfoundedin1965ontheUniversityofFloridacampus.They’recelebratingtheirgoldenmomentwithanewcommercial.Theadcelebratesfivedecadesoffuelingchampionsthroughamontageof50iconicsportsmomentsengrainedinthebrandandincludesathleteslikeMichaelJordan,CamNetwon,DerekJeterandDwyaneWade,amongmanyothers.

Patriotic Theatergoers Sang ‘Proud To Be An American’ Before Watching ‘The Interview’

Idon’tevenlikeitwhenpeopleclapinamovietheater,butIcanrespecttheemotionalsparkthatledtothebonfireofpatriotismthatcanbeseenintheabovevideo,inwhichpatronscelebrate‘MuricaattheAlamoDrafthousebeforeascreeningofTheInterview bysinging“ProudtobeanAmerica”.

The Infamous Jay From The ‘Serial’ Podcast Says He’s Ready To Talk

IfyoulistenedtotheSerialpodcast mostoftheinternethasbeenobsessingoverforweeks,youknowthatJay—thekeywitnessintheprosecutionofAdnanSyedwhotestifiedthathehelpedAdnanburyHaeMinLee’sbodyinLeakinPark—refusedtoallowhostSarahKoenigtorecordaninterviewwithhim,thoughhedidspeaktoher.

A New Jersey Highway Sign Was Hit By ‘Christmas Vacation’-Loving Pranksters

Elaboratemulti-stagepranksinvolvingleversandpulleysanddozensofpeoplewithsynchronizedwatchesarefineanddandy,butsometimes—sometimes—thesimplestonesarethebest.Take,for,example,thisone:AtleastoneChristmasVacationfanwasdrivingonNewJersey’sGardenStateParkwayThursday.Someonechangedasignonthehighway’sexitforClarkandWestfieldtoread“ClarkGriswold.”[NBC]Yup,that’sit.

Watch Everyone Lose Their Greedy Minds When An Armored Truck Spills $4.5 Million Onto A Hong Kong Street

HaveyouheardoftheJohnCusackmovieMoneyforNothing?IttellsthestoryofaguynamedJoeyCoylewhoeventuallygotarrestedtryingtofleathecountryafterhetooktwobagsofmoneythatfelloutofanarmoredtruck.TherealCoyle gotoffonatemporaryinsanityplea(Isupposeweallmightloseoursensesifwesawamilliondollarslayingontheground),buthealsohunghimselfinhisbasementbeforethemovieopened.

A Man Named Jack Daniels Named His Son Jim Beam, And He’s Not Stopping There

Nameoriginsareaninterestingthing.Forinstance,I’mnamedafterJasonSeaver,AlanThicke’scharacterinGrowingPains.Butwhilethat’safunbitoftriviatoshareatdinnerparties,I’llneverbeabletowalkaroundwiththeperpetualcollar-pop-coolnessthatJimBeamLeatherswillhavefortherestofhislifethankstohisdad,JackDanielsLeathers,whorecentlynamedhissonafterthepopularbrandofbourbon.

This Angry Laker Fan Drove 35 Miles On Christmas Day To Defend Kobe Bryant’s Twitter Honor

YesterdaywasChristmas,aholidaymostpeoplespendwiththeirfriendsandfamilyeatinganddrinking,openingpresentsandbeingmerry.Butthatwasn’tthecaseforTwitterusers@MyTweetsRealAFand@SnottieDrippen,whousedthedaytogetintoaheatedbattleoverKobeBryant.Abattlethatendedwithonemandriving35minutestofighttheKobehater.

This Teen Girl With A Rare Disease Got An Unexpectedly Heartwarming Ticket From A Cop

AudraDaniloff,17,hasspentmuchoftheyearcominginandoutoftheChildren’sHospitalofWisconsinforHemophagocyticLymphohistiocytosis,alife-threateningillnessthatattackstheimmunesystem.Shecontinuestorecievetreatment,butDaniloffwasoutofthehospitalonNovember23rd,whenshewaspulledoverbyapoliceofficerforrollingthroughastopsign.

Woman Does Her Best T-Rex Impression After Surprise Christmas Day Marriage Proposal

MagicalthingscanhappenonChristmasmorning,nonemoresothanasurprisemarriageproposalthattransformsaseeminglypleasantwomaninto,well,somethingelsealtogether.Therealizationandsubsequentlosingofshtbeginsaroundthe1:30mark.Allthebesttothehappycouple.Andshoutouttoobliviousdadinthebackground.Dudereallycarriesthefirsthalfofthisthing.

‘The Interview’ GIFs That Kim Jong-un Did Not Want You To See

Watchthefullmoviehere.[obligatorySPOILERSwarning]BynowIassumeeveryoneiscaughtuponthedramasurroundingTheInterview andNorthKorea (maybe)beinginvolved.Andthewillthey,won’tthey,wowit’severywherenow releasescheduleofthemovie.Asexpected,themoviecontainssomescenesthatonewouldnotexpectKinJong-untobeoverlyfondof.

This Is What It Looks Like When A Son Pays Off His Parents’ Mortgage As A Christmas Present

YouTubeuserJoeyTrombone hadanextraspecialgiftforhisparentsthisChristmas,andwhentheyopentheenvelopetoseethattheirmortgagehasbeenpaidtheirreactionisasheartwarmingasyouwouldimagine.Imean,thesepeoplewerecuddlingonthecouchevenbeforetheygotthenews.Ihavenospecificsonhowhepulleditoff,butofcoursethefirstYouTubecomment iseverythingyouneedtoknowaboutYouTubecommenters.

Passenger Booted From Plane After Freaking Out About Everyone Wishing Him A ‘Merry Christmas’

AnAmericanAirlinespassenger—err,almostpassenger—wasremovedfromhisflightatLaGuardiaAirportthisweekafterfreakingoutoveranonslaughtof“MerryChristmas”greetingsfromairlinestaff.ReportstheNewYorkPost:ThemanwaswaitingtoboardAmericanAirlinesFlight1140toDallaswhenacheerfulgateagentbeganwelcomingeveryonewiththeYuletidegreetingwhilecheckingboardingpasses.

Little Girl Adorably Tells Santa ‘Fck You’ Because Christmas Is Wonderful

Childrenaretheworst.Whenmixedwiththeholidays,theycanbeahandfulforparentsandthechildlessalike.Reproductivecynicismaside,kidsarealsoanendlesssourceofgleefortheworld.Thankstotheinternet,parentsandrelativesarefreetosharethewonderfulthingsthesechildrendoandsaywiththeworld.

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