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1982 Van Halen World Tour Rider

The Smoking Gun has finally unearthed a copy of the 1982 Van Halen World Tour rider containing the legendary “brown M&M” prohibition: The document, which we’ve excerpted below, also stipulated that promoters provide the group with “herring in sour cream,” four cases of “Schlitz Malt Liquor beer (16 ounce cans),” and a total of eight … Continue reading 1982 Van Halen World Tour Rider

Akon is a Lying-Ass Phony

Aww shit, y’all. The Smoking Gun, has pulled a James Frey on R&B crooner Akon, whose album Konvicted has gone triple-platinum, showing that he’s never been to prison. Akon’s Con Job: While the performer’s rap sheet does include a half-dozen arrests, Akon has only been convicted of one felony, for gun possession. That 1998 New … Continue reading Akon is a Lying-Ass Phony

The Case Against Michael Jackson

The Case Against Michael Jackson – An authoritative, behind-the-scenes account of the prosecution’s case based on a review of confidential law enforcement and government reports, grand jury testimony, and sealed court records provided by sources.