Northern Michigan/ Traverse City Buzz
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Santa is arriving downtown TC later today! The Ticker has more here!
LINDSAY LOHAN was arrested at a club early Thursday morning for allegedly punching a woman in the face. And it may have been because the woman offered Lindsay a free psychic reading. It also might have had something to do with Lindsay trying to pick up MAX GEORGE from the boy band THE WANTED. Or maybe the chick just accidentally bumped into Lindsay.
Former "Sons of Anarchy" star JOHNNY LEWIS was apparently NOT ON DRUGS when he went on an insane rampage back in September, which included killing his 81-year-old landlady. The coroner didn't find anything in his system. They also believe his death was an ACCIDENT. He died after jumping off a roof.
There will be a little "Home Improvement" reunion on TIM ALLEN'S sitcom "Last Man Standing". RICHARD KARN . . . who played Al on "Home Improvement" . . . is guest-starring on an episode that will air sometime early next year. He's playing an architect for Tim's character's sporting goods store, Outdoor Man. The plot involves him getting upset when the company replaces him with a WOMAN, who he assumes got the gig because she's hot.
Rapper JOE BUDDEN had a woman kicked out of his show in Oakland earlier this week, because she was complaining about being there on Twitter. He later Tweeted, quote, "I wish I could rewind life so I could kick that hoe out again. LOL."
Black Friday isn't about trying to save money on gifts anymore. Now it's about PERSONAL GREED. A study of social media activity on Black Friday found that out of the 9,315 people who mentioned who they were shopping for, 58% said THEMSELVES. Only 42% were buying gifts for someone else.
A new study has figured out why bosses REALLY hire people. Turns out they don't always hire the most qualified candidate . . . instead, they're more likely to hire someone who they WANT TO HAVE SEX WITH . . . or who they think it would be FUN TO HANG OUT WITH. So keep that in mind when you interview.
On Wednesday, November 14th, a New York City police officer was on patrol in Times Square when he saw a homeless man with bare feet sitting on the sidewalk. The temperature was below 40 degrees, so the officer went into a nearby Sketchers store and bought a pair of $100 boots to give him. A tourist from Arizona happened to see the whole thing, and posted a photo on the police department's Facebook page.