SNERD - June 29, 2011

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Blago's "Weiner's Circle"...Now that former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich was found guilty on 17 counts in his federal trial, and soon he'll hold the title of "Prisoner" rather than "Governor," we can now reveal that for the last few weeks, Blago was feeling confident that he'd be found not guilty and was again working the phones and planning his options. My Blago blabbers are whispering that "Da Ex-Guv" quietly sent word to recently resigned and disgraced New York congressman, Anthony Weiner, that the two should pair up on a new reality TV show. It would have centered on the two national jokes trying to revive their reputations and their careers. Tentatively titled, "The Really, Really Odd Couple," the two would have live together in New York City for three months, with a camera following them as they try to put their crumbled lives and livelihoods back together. I've "over-Snerd" that Weiner showed initial interest. Blago also proposed the two put together a stand-up comedy routine and tour the country as "The Hair And The Package." Word is Weiner plans to move ahead with the latest Blago scheme and hopes similarly disgraced Arnold Schwarzenegger will replace Blago on the show. Said Weiner, "Me and Arnold together...it's f**king golden!""Big Bill" Replacing "The Big Man"?With the unexpected passing of legendary E Street Band saxophonist, Clarence Clemons, some of rock's most noted horn men have offered their services to Bruce Springsteen to become the next employee of "The Boss." But a surprise "candidate" has emerged and may get Bruce's "vote." I've "over-Snerd" that a well-known sax man who wowed the world with his sax skills on "The Arsenio Hall Show," former President Bill Clinton, has secretly contacted the Springsteen camp conveying that he's ready, willing, and able. Clinton is a huge Springsteen fan, and Springsteen is longtime Clinton supporter. Clinton has told pals, "I've been a fan of Bruce's since my days in Arkansas. I know Clarence's famous solo from 'Jungleland' note for note. I played 'Born To Run' at Chelsea's wedding. I can step in right now. Ya know, he called Clarence 'The Big Man,' and I can be known as 'The Commander In Chief.' How cooI would that be? I mean, come on, man, who knows how a horn should be blown better than me?.Don't worry, E Street Nation, I'm pretty sure he's referring to a saxophone. (I hope!).
Sharon Stone In The Cross Hairs...Inspired by the news that the famous white dress worn by Marilyn Monroe in "The Seven Year Itch" recently sold for almost $5 million, former sex goddess, Sharon Stone, is looking in her own clothes closet to make some headlines and some big bucks. The seductive star of "Basic Instinct" believes the short white dress SHE wore in the film's famous leg-crossing interrogation scene has just as much "star power" as Monroe's famous dress, and is ready to put the dress up for auction – plus an added "bonus" for the buyer. Stone is huddling with the world's most prestigious auction houses, and is willing to sell the dress AND for an extra million dollars added to the price, she'll wear the dress, and re-create her famous panty-less leg cross for the lucky winner. Said Stone, "Remember, when Marilyn's dress was lifted by the breeze in that film, she was wearing underwear. That's boring. In my "Basic Instinct" scene, I went 'commando.' And for the right price, I'll even give the buyer the choice of wax or no wax. Ouch...on both counts.Rahm's Olympic Torch Still Burns...Now that Mayor Rahm Emanuel has scored a major coup by having Chicago named host of both the NATO and The G-8 Summit in May 2012, it looks like the city's aggressive main man is looking to re-light the torch of the Chicago's embarrassing 2016 Olympic bid loss. Emanuel believes that while he has the ear and attention of these influential world honchos, he'll make one last ditch effort to reverse the Olympic choice of Rio de Janeiro. "Chicago lost the Olympics on Mayor Daley's watch, not mine. For me, failure is not an option. I will have my own 'summit' if you know what I mean. The former mayor used Oprah and Barrack Obama to make the pitch. Boring. I'll do things 'The Chicago Way.' Let's just say, I'll make them an offer they can't refuse." Whatever you say, "Rahmfather."Snerdlings...
Not celebrating a birthday anymore: Actor Peter Falk, whose career spanned Broadway, films, and television, and who found his greatest fame as TV's rumpled, rain-coated crime-solver, "Columbo," 83; breathless.Until next time, keep venting!

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