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Kanye Just Can't ‘Let It Be’

I'm here to help you. Here are some provocative tidbits to entertain those around you if you're trapped on a cruise ship without power for three days eating spam - or worse, stuck in a boring meeting.

KANYE THINKS THE BEATLES ARE SO "YESTERDAY"

The Beatles
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The Beatles

Kanye West is claiming that the greatest rock band in history...isn't the greatest.

Just as John Lennon once said the Beatles were more popular than Jesus, Kanye West suggests Coldplay could end up more popular than the Beatles.

West reportedly tells the UK Sun, "In 30 years, when Coldplay are old men, people will look back and say, 'These guys were more talented than The Beatles.'"

For outraged Beatles fans, Kanye—it's on like Donkey Kong!

IT'S ON LIKE DONKEY KONG

Nintendo says the phrase, "It's on like Donkey Kong," is SO POPULAR it wants to trademark it. Really? Popular?

Apparently not that popular, because the company feels compelled to explain what it means in a press release.

"For those unfamiliar with the term," says Nintendo , "'It's on like Donkey Kong' is an old, popular Nintendo phrase that has a number of possible interpretations depending on how it's used." The online Urban Dictionarysays it means, "A phrase to denote that it's time to throw down or compete at a high level; something is about to go down."

A SLEEPER OF A HOUSE

Last month I reportedthe home made famous by the Woody Allen film, "Sleeper" was in foreclosure.

The Denver Postsays it sold at auction for $1.5 million, less than half what the previous owner paid for it in 2006. The new owner may be disappointed to learn that the "orgasmatron" really is just an elevator. It definitely won't be "On like Donkey Kong" in there.

ANOTHER SETBACK FOR CARNIVAL

Finally, comedian Andy Borowitz'ssays Carnival is facing yet another PR problem because of the Carnival Splendor, that powerless cruise ship towed into San Diego this morning. "In yet another public relations setback for the beleaguered cruise ship company, Somali pirates today said they would no longer board Carnival Cruise ships, citing 'unsafe working conditions.'"

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