Mantenna - Tuesday, April 7

April 7, 2009

Keeley Hazell poses for OK! Magazine, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr reunite, and the world's sexiest vegetarians compete for's the Mantenna!

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PETA Crowns Sexiest Vegetarian

The winner of PETA’s 2009 Sexiest Vegetarian Next Door contest is 29-year-old Amber from Minnesota. The newly-crowned “sexy vegetarian” decided to give up meat after reading the book Skinny Bitch. Amber’s major turn-ons are confidence, bad boys who have a heart for animals, tattoos, and creativity. Amber beat out 16 herbivorous finalists to win the title, as well as a trip for two to Hawaii. []

Keeley Hazell Poses… Wearing Clothes

Sexy pin-up girl Keeley Hazell has done the unthinkable and posed for photographs fully clothed. The busty British babe is usually photographed topless, and her fame is based solely on her amazing natural 32E sized breasts. Keeley appears sans nudity in the latest issue of OK! Magazine. In the photos she looks more like English royalty than her usual trampy, Page 3, footballer’s wife look. Is a career reinvention in the works? Here’s hoping not. [Hollywood Tuna]

Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr Reunite Onstage
Former Beatles Ringo Starr and Paul McCartney reunited at the "Change Begins Within" concert this past Saturday night. The event was held at Radio City Music Hall to benefit the David Lynch Foundation, which aims to teach at-risk youth mediation techniques. Co-headliners McCartney and Starr did mini-sets that included “It Don’t Came Easy,” “Let It Be,” and “Yellow Submarine.” Wish we coulda been there for the rock and not the meditation. [Rolling Stone]

Travolta and Cruise Want to Resurrect The Sundance Kid

Tom Cruise is in the process of putting together a remake of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, and he wants to star in it with…John Travolta. It’s possible Cruise isn’t getting enough oxygen in the air he breathes, but for what it's worth he received the blessing of Paul Newman before he died. Could this work? Perhaps. Should this be made? There are a lot of fans out there who don’t want one of the most iconic movies to star Newman and Robert Redford to be sullied by the likes of Cruise. Stay tuned. [Cinematical]

Spinal Tap Announce "World Tour"


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Spinal Tap has officially announced a "world tour" consisting of a single June date at London's Wembley Arena that will mark the 25th anniversary of their classic mockumentary film. The band will also be backed by ‘60s folk trio The Folksmen from 2003's A Mighty Wind. Spinal Tap's lead guitarist Nigel Tufnel stated: "If we're going to do a world tour on only one night, at least it's this world." This world tour goes to 11! [BBC News]

Defense Secretary Proposes Military Overhaul

Defense Secretary Gates has proposed the most radical change to the American military establishment in years.  Instead of focusing on “gold-plated weaponry for tangling with another superpower,” he has proposed more practical weapons to help America in the grittier, urban conflicts she is engaged in presently.  It isn’t a done deal, but if it passes it will change the way we fight abroad indefinitely. [Wired]

TThe World's Coolest Workspaces

Gizmodo has a user-generated gallery of some extremely over-the-top workspaces.  Most of them just have a lot of monitors and a lot of loose cables which, in and of itself, doesn’t seem that over-the-top. However, there are a few gems worth checking out such as the workspace labeled “control room” or the one with what appears to be a bunch of jackalope heads on the wall. [Gizmodo]

F1 World Champion Lewis Hamilton's Career in Doubt After Racing Scandal

Last week, legendary F1 racer Lewis Hamilton was disqualified from the 2009 Australian Grand Prix after racing officials decided that he and McLaren director Dave Ryan had lied about the contents of a radio exchange that had occurred after Hamilton allowed Toyota driver Jarno Trulli to overtake him while following behind the safety car. Initially, Trulli’s maneuver was penalized by the racing officials and his 25-second penalty bumped Hamilton up to third place in the final standings. After more light was shed on the incident, however, the penalty was retracted and Hamilton’s results were cancelled. Outraged by the series of events, Hamilton insisted that he was innocent of any deception. “I was misled and that is the way it went,” Hamilton told reporters. According to updating reports published this week, Hamilton was so upset by the scandal, he was ready to submit his walking papers to not only to Team McLaren, but the entire F1 circuit as a whole. [Autocar]

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