Donald Deane has held a variety of jobs, including college English teacher, newspaper reporter/editor, internet project manager, dishwasher and dogcatcher. He now writes exclusively and has contributed to AOL TV and Moviefone among others.
Man Dies After Winning Roach-Eating Contest
Well, it's finally happened -- someone died after gorging themselves in an eating contest. But here's the kicker: The 32-year-old man in question passed away after scarfing down dozens of roaches and worms. Ick! Why couldn't it have been something tasty like hot dogs or buffalo wings?
Babysitting Goes Horribly Wrong in Hilarious Prank
Although raising children is a full-time job, parents still need to blow off a little steam every now and then. But what happens when a parent indulges in several questionable adult activities while a baby is strapped to his chest? Hilarity, that's what.
Strike! It’s the Best Bowling ‘Fails’
By all accounts, bowling isn't a contact sport. And yet, dozens of bowlers slip, slide and crash to the ground in this amazingly entertaining compilation of bowling fails. Okay, okay. This supercut convinced us. We'll never say bowling isn't a real sport again.
Puppies Make Sweet Music on iPad
It seems animals just can't get enough of the iPad. And now comes a video of Yorkie/Bichon puppies banging away on the device while attempting to make music. Is this the cutest example of animals using the tablet yet? We vote yes.
Two Dogs Playing With a Balloon Are Delightful
Remember when something as simple as a balloon could occupy your attention? Neither do we, but these dogs sure have a great time excitedly batting a pink balloon around in their backyard like there's no tomorrow.
Gun-Toting Garden Gnomes Go on the Offensive
Of all lawn decorations, garden gnomes get the least amount of respect and are frequently vandalized or stolen. But these gnomes, which are arranged in a variety of combat poses, will probably make mischief-makers think twice.
Giant Mohawk Gets Florida Teen Sent Home From School
Florida teenager Asher Stonesifer says he was just expressing his individuality with a 16-inch-tall spiked Mohawk, but the outlandish hairdo got him sent home from school last week after the principal deemed it too "extreme."
Two Cats in a Frying Pan Will Start Your Day Right
Breakfast, as they say, is the most important meal of the day. So why not start things off with a nice, healthy cat omelet? And look -- two of them have already climbed into a frying pan for you. We're kidding, of course. We don't condone eating cats. (Usually.)
At Ease, Everyone: Experts Say 2013 Bacon Shortage Is a Myth
Last week, a U.K. group struck fear in the hearts of bacon lovers everywhere when it predicted an "unavoidable" pork shortage next year. But now experts say there's no real threat of an impending "aporkalypse" here in the U.S. and that the organization's…
Mellow Out With ‘Gangnam Style’ Acoustic Style
We always assumed there was no way to truly improve upon 'Gangnam Style,' the monster viral hit by Korean pop star Psy. But then we saw this awesome acoustic cover and knew that we were wrong, oh so wrong.
Proposing During Fake Plane Crash – Romantic or Terrifying?
We've seen our share of cruel pranks before, but this one, where a small plane pilot fakes mechanical problems while proposing to his girlfriend, reaches all new lows (er, heights). After all, nothing says wedded bliss like the threat of dying in a fiery plane crash.
Cat Sings ‘Star Wars’ Theme, Conquers Internet
While 'Star Wars' is darn near perfect, we've always thought it could use more cats. Imagine our glee, then, when we discovered this video of a space-faring kitty meowing the theme from the 1977 classic film. It's the best of both worlds!