Flash Lites: Rip ‘N’ Read Pop Culture Recap

Flash Lites: Rip ‘N’ Read Pop Culture Recap

ARLINGTON, Va. (Wireless Flash) – Dr. Hunter “Patch” Adams is raging mad about the situation in Afghanistan – and he’s doing something about it. The Doctor that was portrayed by Robin Williams in 1998’s Patch Adams is sending 30,000 pounds of donated medical gear to Kabul along with a troupe of clowns to help hand out the goods.

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – George Lucas would be proud: An entertainment website, Hollywoodfyi.com, has decided to run nothing but Star Wars stories today in honor of the opening of Attack of the Clones.

LONDON – The big argument between Courtney Love and Kurt Cobain’s ex-Nirvana bandmates revolves around only a handful of unreleased songs. However, Love is now claiming that she has 100 tapes of unreleased Cobain material. According to NME.com, Love says they range from “awe-inspiring acoustic songs” to sounds of Cobain jamming with his heroin dealer.

NEW YORK – Now that Ally McBeal is going off the air, the once tight-lipped Calista Flockhart is finally talking – about addiction. Flockhart recently told Glamour magazine she’s so afraid of being under the influence of anything, that she didn’t learn to swallow a pill until she was 16. However, Flockhart says nowadays she’s addicted to coffee and lip balm.

BURBANK, Calif. – Mickey Mouse is being audited by the IRS. The Walt Disney Co. announced in its quarterly report yesterday that it would be audited for the years of 1993 to 1995, and that auditors say they will challenge “certain of the company’s tax positions.”

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