Mantenna - Thursday, September 30

September 30, 2010

Jenny McCarthy dishes about her sex life, space beer is set to take off, and screen legend Tony Curtis passes's lookin' at you, Mantenna!

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Jenny McCarthy is Hornier than Ever

Jenny McCarthy wants it bad...real bad. The former Playboy Playmate, actress and author says she wants sex more now than ever before. The 37-year-old is promoting her new book Love, Lust & Faking It: The Naked Truth about Sex, Lies, And True Romance and told Access Hollywood’s Billy Bush, “I’m much more horny than I was in my 20s.” When Bush pressed her to rate her current horniness out 10, McCarthy responded with, “I’m about a 9.8.” McCarthy also says size doesn’t matter, but it helps. She told Bush, “Size definitely helps, but the thing is, you don’t need big. Average is awesome. Standard issue is awesome!” McCarthy also says she’s “upset” she doesn’t have a sex tape. [Access Hollywood]

Space Beer is a Go

A new beer is about to undergo testing for consumption in space. Beer has long been a no-go in outer space due to its carbonation and lack of taste (no gravity apparently numbs the taste buds). The beer was brewed in Australia and is of the stout variety. The beer will be specially packaged so that it does not spray every where once in space. This November it will be tested by the non-profit space research group Astronauts4Hire aboard a modified Boeing airplane that will fly in long parabolic arcs to create periods of weightlessness. Researchers will test the beer’s taste, drinkability, and its effect on the body. The new space beer is being developed to service the burgeoning space tourism industry. [Space]

Tony Curtis Passes Away

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Oscar-nominated Hollywood legend Tony Curtis has died at the age of 85. His daughter Jamie Lee Curtis stated that her father "leaves behind a legacy of great performances in movies and in his paintings and assemblages. He leaves behind children and their families who loved him and respected him and a wife and in-laws who were devoted to him. He also leaves behind fans all over the world. He will be greatly missed." Curtis died of cardiac arrest yesterday in his Nevada home. Tony was married six times, most famously to Psycho star Janet Leigh. Rest in peace, Mr. Curtis. [THR]

Cincinnati Knows How to (Shut Down a) Party

The Cincinnati Reds clinched their first division title in nearly two decades thanks to a season filled with hard work, determination, and the 103rd straight collapse by their division rival Chicago Cubs. Like most teams, the Reds elected to celebrate by lighting up some victory cigars. However, upon seeing the celebratory smoking on television, various viewers called the local health department to report the indoor smoking violation. Because Cincinnati is apparently filled with people who hate fun. According to a local paper "Five people called a statewide smoking ban complaint hotline. Those complaints were sent to the city health department today for investigation. Castellini will get letter soon notifying him of the alleged violation." Woooo! It's not a party until the city health department gets involved! [Cincinnati]

Ever eat at an Outback Steakhouse? Well, Chances are Jamal Mashburn Owned it

You know how most NBA players go bankrupt after retiring from the sport? Well, apparently Jamal Mashburn isn't one of them. In an interview with Dime Magazine he noted that "I've always been in business and own franchises of Papa John's, Dunkin' Donuts, and Outback Steakhouse, as well as car dealerships. I own over 34 Outbacks, 37 Papa John's and dealerships in Kentucky. I've always wanted to carry a briefcase. It's just something you want to do growing up in NYC. When I was younger, I always wondered what was in them." For most NBA players those briefcases contain a paternity suit and bankruptcy papers. So, well done, Jamal. [Yahoo!]

Check out previous installments of Mantenna:

Wednesday, September 29

Tuesday, September 28

Monday, September 27

Friday, September 24

Thursday, September 23

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