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.
Santa Has a Beard Fail While Descending from Mall Ceiling
In the U.K., Santa got his beard stuck while rappelling down from the ceiling of a mall and dangled there helplessly for half an hour until someone freed him. Old Saint Nick may be hundreds of years old, but he really needs to work on making an entrance.
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?
Did Google Street View Capture the Image of a UFO?
After years of being ridiculed, we may finally have proof that UFOs do indeed exist, and it comes from the unlikeliest of places -- Google Street View. Who's laughing now, skeptics?
Adorable Corgi Puppy Battles Door Stop
So far, we've seen corgis take a hike, get stuck climbing stairs, catch treats in slow motion and cover 'Call me Maybe.' But this video of a corgi puppy battling a door stop beats all others in terms of sheer cuteness. In fact, we're starting to wonder if corgis are just playing with our emotions.
Grumpy Old Man Finds Halloween Costume of Himself
Choosing the right Halloween costume requires careful thought and planning. Do you, for example, go with the season's hot new trend or a tried-and-true standard? Well, imagine his surprise when the uncle of Redditor LiarInGlass discovered he doesn't need a costume because he's already wearing one.
Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively Get Married in Secret Ceremony
It's official: actors Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively got hitched Sunday night in South Carolina at a secret ceremony that included family, friends, Bette Midler, shoe designer Christian Louboutin, and Florence Welch of indie rock band Florence and the Machine.