Respectful Insolence

Archives for October 22, 2006

The Hoff one more time…

Yesterday I was in a strange mood; so I posted a couple of David Hasselhoff videos, asking the question: Why is this guy such a big pop star in Germany? Fellow ScienceBlogger Mike the Mad Biologist then informed me that the videos that I posted (the Hoff doing Rhinestone Cowboy and Secret Agent Man) aren’t…

A “reality” television show is being developed in Israel that has to be about the biggest misnomer I’ve ever heard. You see, infamous fake “spoon bender” Uri Geller is doing a televisions show in which he seeks an “heir” to his psychic/telekinetic throne: JERUSALEM (Reuters) – After four decades of bending spoons, halting clocks, reading…