Local News Reporter Warms Up By Rapping "Alphabet Aerobics"

Jay Hathaway · 12/29/14 11:50AM

Earlier this year, Daniel Radcliffe made it cool (sort of) for white people to attempt Gift of Gab's tongue-twisting recital from "Alphabet Aerobics" with his performance on the Tonight Show. The trend continues down in Odessa, Tex., where local reporter Kim Powell warmed up for a live shot by reporting the breaking news that artificial amateurs aren't at all amazing.

Reporter Calls News Anchor Fat, Quickly Realizes Her Mic Is Still On

Jay Hathaway · 10/28/14 01:04PM

Sam Rubin, one of the morning anchors at KTLA 5 in Los Angeles, was in the middle of a self-deprecating story about the time his wife asked him, "When did you become the fat one on that show?" when a reporter had to cut in to deliver a breaking totally sick burn.

Jimmy Kimmel Finally Discovers Dick-Shaped Weather Patterns

Jay Hathaway · 10/14/14 10:52AM

Ever since TV meteorologists gained the power to draw on their digital maps, they've been inadvertently—and sometimes intentionally—drawing dicks. Jimmy Kimmel finally caught onto this long-running phenomenon and assigned a staffer to cover the rapidly expanding weatherdick beat.

Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader Mock Newscaster Who Didn't See Their Film

Kelly Conaboy · 09/28/14 12:32PM

Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader are making the promo rounds for their new film The Skeleton Twins, which recently brought them in front of Denver entertainment reporter Chris Parente. Though he gave it his best shot, poor old Parente just could not pull off pretending he'd actually seen the movie.

Farm Names Specially Marked Calf After Accused Rapist

Allie Jones · 09/26/14 09:20AM

The Pittsburgh-area Vale Wood Farms got a special delivery just in time for Steelers Sunday this weekend: A brand new baby calf...with a "7" marked on its face! Farm owner Carissa Itle-Westrick named the lucky calf after Pittsburgh's other famous "7"—accused rapist Ben Roethlisberger.

News Station Airs In-Depth Coverage of Local Hero's Camel Toe

Jay Hathaway · 04/23/14 09:37AM

After six Houston teens broke into a house, using a basketball to break a window, local news station KPRC aired an interview with the heroic neighbor who saw them and called police. The witness wanted to remain anonymous, so the station pointed the camera away from her face—and now she's probably wishing they hadn't.

Conan Proves Once Again That All Local News Is National

Neetzan Zimmerman · 12/17/13 11:01AM

Not in the sense that what happens locally has national ramifications, but in the sense that every local news station around the country is reporting the exact same story. Line for line.