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Get a daily dose of crackling commentary from the minds at TBO.com and The Tampa Tribune on the things that seem to matter most to somebody or they wouldn’t be so darn popular.

Today we celebrate: National Pencil Day

Published:   |   Updated: March 30, 2016 at 12:09 PM

  Happy Pencil Day. We're using nothing other than graphite and wood to doodle while we should be working today. Also, check out this rare Tampa Tribune pencil. #pencilday #nationalpencilday #everydaysaholiday A photo posted by TBO.com - Tampa ...

Red Robin finally bringing ramen burgers to the nation’s masses

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Red Robin finally bringing ramen burgers to the nation’s masses Ramen burgers, those coveted beef patties sandwiched between buns made of pressed ramen noodles, have long been a rarity outside of New York and Los Angeles. In Tampa, we pretty much had to wait for the Florida State Fair to come around to snag one l...

A-Rod spotted in Tampa’s SoHo with new billionaire girlfriend

Published:   |   Updated: March 29, 2016 at 10:08 AM

Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez has been linked to such celebrities as Madonna and Cameron Diaz, and up until recently had been dating former wrestler Torrie Wilson, who is lighting up Instagram with her sexy pics and workout videos....

Fake Trump tombstone appears in Central Park over weekend

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New York City is no stranger to the Trump name: Trump Tower and Trump Bar on 56th Street and Fifth Avenue.

Today we celebrate: National Puppy Day

Published:   |   Updated: March 23, 2016 at 01:47 PM

Happy National Puppy Day.

Hulk Hogan uses Photoshop to celebrate Gawker victory on Twitter

Published:   |   Updated: March 22, 2016 at 10:59 AM

Hulk Hogan is normally a pretty heavy Twitter user, retweeting his fans around the world who dress up like him and posting videos of himself cruising past tourists on his boat in Clearwater to his more than 1.4 million followers. ...

News of Notebook 2 filming in Clearwater is a hoax

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News of Notebook 2 filming in Clearwater is a hoax
Unfortunately for fans of the Nicholas Sparks classic “The Notebook,” there won’t be a sequel.

Michelle Obama recruits Missy Elliot, Zendaya, and Kelly Clarkson for new single

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Michelle Obama: First lady, fashionista, feminist, and now, singer.

‘NCIS’ meets ‘The Price is Right’

Published:   |   Updated: March 9, 2016 at 09:01 PM

‘NCIS’ meets ‘The Price is Right’ On Friday, “The Price is Right” celebrates the 300th episode of “NCIS” when two of its stars, Pauley Perrette and Brian Dietzen visit the game show.

Dos Equis says goodbye to ‘Most Interesting Man in the World’

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Dos Equis says goodbye to ‘Most Interesting Man in the World’ He doesn’t always drink beer, but when he does it won’t be on TV anymore.