Folks – TIME

Maxing Out the Onerous Drive

DANNI ASHE, above, and CINDY MARGOLIS, each comely Web coquettes, have been engaged in a brutal struggle over who owns the title of Most Downloaded Girl. Margolis, who seems scantily clad–but clad–on her web site, has been downloaded 7 million occasions, whereas Ashe, who poses nude, has been downloaded 8 million occasions. (Some folks use the Web for pornography.) On numbers, the Guinness Guide of World Data awarded the crown to Ashe. Appears truthful, however Margolis countered that her photographs can be found at no cost, whereas Ashe’s require a subscriber charge. Logically that makes Ashe much more deserving, however nonetheless the Guinness folks have indulged Margolis’ protestations. Ashe is “Most Downloaded Girl (on a paying foundation),” and Margolis is “Most Downloaded Girl (on a cost-free foundation).” Individuals who obtain their images are very lonely (on each foundation).

He Can Play at His Personal Jail Profit

Each era wants a soy bomb. It is simply that this era already had one, a few years in the past on the Grammy Awards. Nonetheless, Rage In opposition to the Machine bassist TIM COMMERFORD determined to make his personal summary political assertion by climbing the rostrum scaffolding on the MTV Video Music Awards, bringing a uncommon little bit of unscripted tv to an in any other case split-timed night. Commerford scaled the 15-ft. construction as Limp Bizkit accepted the Greatest Rock video award. Cameras rapidly reduce away, however the bassist stored a Wayans family-size phalanx of safety at bay for 10 minutes earlier than being hauled down and charged with suspicion of assault and resisting arrest. Rage In opposition to the Machine is famend as a protest act, however this act of protest had even different musicians stumped. “What precisely is he raging towards?” mused Child Rock. “Podiums?”

Tito Needs Tenure At Cambridge

Michael Jackson will lecture at Oxford College with reference to little one welfare. This may increasingly sound odd–after all, Jackson by no means even completed his Ph.D.–but Oxford has been host to superstar audio system earlier than, together with such famous intellectuals as Jerry Corridor and O.J. Simpson, and the varsity remains to be standing. Jackson’s look, which is able to happen on the Oxford Union in February, was brokered by Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, Oxford alum, writer of Kosher Intercourse and frequent Howard Stern radio visitor. The 2 had been launched by mutual good friend Uri Geller, well-known bender of spoons. “I went to satisfy him, and, actually, I fell in love with him,” says Boteach. “He really needs to revive youngsters to the middle of their dad and mom’ lives.” The Oxford Union says, “We’re satisfied this will probably be acquired with nice enthusiasm by all our membership.”

They’Ll Each Put on the Pants

Simply three weeks in the past, the quilt story of this journal documented the rising phenomenon of ladies who select to not get married. GLORIA STEINEM is outwardly not a subscriber. On Sept. 3, Steinem, 66, who co-founded Ms. journal and as soon as stated, “A lady wants a person like a fish wants a bicycle,” tied the knot with DAVID BALE, 61, a South African-born businessman who made his fortune importing skateboards to the U.S. and who additionally occurs to be the daddy of American Psycho star Christian Bale. The ceremony was officiated by Steinem pal Wilma Mankiller, a former chief of the Cherokee nation and somebody Eminem would possibly need to avoid. In accordance with Cherokee customized, the couple was pronounced “companions” moderately than husband and spouse. The groom will preserve his identify.

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