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Mantenna - Thursday, May 28

by spike.com   May 20, 2009 at 9:00PM  |  Views: 159

Jon Favreau confirms War Machine for Iron Man 2, Depeche Mode singer Dave Gahan has a tumor removed, and the world’s smallest condom is unveiled...it's the Mantenna!

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Pussycat Doll Nicole Scherzinger Gets Naked

Nicole Scherzinger, the sexy lead singer of girl pop group The Pussycat Dolls, has stripped down for the band’s new music video. In the opening scenes of "Hush Hush; Hush Hush" we see Scherzinger relaxing and singing naked in a bubble bath. She wriggles about, touches her body, then emerges from the soapy water with some strategically-placed bubbles covering her naughty bits. At the 1:06 mark she then joins the other members of the so-called "band," at which point you can stop watching. [The Sun]

The World’s Smallest Condom

MTV U.K. and The Body Shop have joined forces to create the world’s smallest condom. The condom measures 15mm x 3mm and is apparently functional, though you have to be pretty damn small to road test it. The condom was created to raise awareness for the Staying Alive Foundation, which promotes safe sex and the prevention of HIV and AIDS. Apparently 75% of 16-24 year olds have unprotected sex without thinking that they are at risk of contracting HIV and AIDS. Some 24 people contract HIV every day. [Heckler Spray]

Jon Favreau Confirms War Machine

Jon Favreau, director of Iron Man, and now Iron Man 2, spoke with Empire magazine and gave a tasty little bit of gossip about what we’re going to see in the sequel. The end of Iron Man implied that Jim Rhodes might suit up in the next film (he becomes War Machine in the comic), and Favreau isn’t saying anything to dissuade us from thinking this: “Rhodesy is definitely stepping up in this film. Let me put it this way: Tony's not the only person with technology in the film.” On top of that, we’re also going to see Mickey Rourke as Whiplash suiting up. That’s a lot of dude-in-machine action going on. Sounds like Iron Man 2 is going to be even bigger than the first, and with Rourke in the picture anything can happen. [Empire Online]

Depeche Mode Singer Has Tumor Removed

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Depeche Mode is to reschedule their London O2 Arena show and cancel some European appearances after the full extent of singer Dave Gahan's illness was revealed earlier today. Gahan suffered a severe bout of gastroenteritis on May 12th, leading to his hospitalization and the cancellation of the Athens concert. Further medical tests then revealed a low-grade malignant tumor in Gahan's bladder, which has since been successfully removed. Gahan was told to rest until June 8th to ensure that he makes a full recovery. The Tour of the Universe will re-commence at Leipzig Zentralstadion in Germany on that date. [Billboard]

Courtney Love Sued Over $350,000 Debt

Courtney Love is facing a legal battle with American Express over the credit card company's claims she has racked up more than $350,000 in unpaid charges. The firm filed suit against Love in the U.S. District Court on Wednesday, demanding the rocker pay off the staggering debt on her Gold card. The former Hole frontwoman had her plastic privileges suspended after she "failed and refused" to clear the balance, according to the lawsuit. Love has been struggling with her finances in recent years and it emerged in April she had hired a team of private investigators to reclaim the millions of dollars she alleged were stolen from her late husband Kurt Cobain's estate. [Starpulse]

DVD Store Attempts to Get Customer Arrested for Late Movies

A locally owned DVD store named Video Hits in Wylie, Texas has successfully sought to heavily fine and/or arrest customers that are delinquent in their returns. According to the Video Hits rental agreement, if a movie is not returned within seven days of the due date, the customer will be charged the full retail price for the DVD along with all late fees. For those who failed to pay, the owner filed paperwork with the Justice of the Peace to have some customers arrested for theft of services. Someone needs to turn this town on to Netflix. [Dallas News]

Microsoft Search Goes BING on June 3rd 

The Redmond software giant unveiled a broad revamp of its Live Search engine at the All Things Digital industry gathering today in San Diego, and the name that Microsoft is expected go with for the new service is Bing. The official launch of the service is scheduled for June 3rd, when the company will kick off a major advertising campaign in hopes of gaining some traction on Google's stranglehold on the search engine market. Before you laugh at the name, just remember, Bing probably sounds as lame now as Google did a decade ago. [CNET]

Check out previous installments of Mantenna:

Wednesday, May 27

Tuesday, May 26

Friday, May 22

Thursday, May 21

Wednesday, May 20

...or see the rest of the archive!

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