My agent sent me on a general meeting with the casting department at the CBS-Radford Studio. This is in 1991, I think. When I got there, the receptionist told me to wait in the lobby and gave me a water. I was just leafing through one of the trade magazines when all of a sudden this kid who…
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Everybody Needs A Hobby of the Day: Meet Chris May, a 16-year-old from Darlington, County Durham, who possesses what is quite possibly the world’s lamest superpower: He can hold 16 mugs at once using only one hand.
May says he stumbled upon this hidden talent one day while removing the dishes from the dishwasher.
“I started hanging mugs off my fingers, not even thinking about it,” May told The Sun, ” when my friend Max said, ‘Hey, how many mugs you got there?.’ I think I had about ten and then he said, ‘Keep going, keep going, see how many you can get.’”
Once he reached 16 he knew he had something special on his hands, so May and his buddy visited the Guinness World Records website and were shocked to learn that no record had yet been established for Most Mugs Held In A Single Hand.
He immediately shot the venerable keeper of human accomplishment an email informing them of their oversight. His claim is reportedly under review, and he will receive an answer within six weeks.
“I joke that at least I will have achieved something in my life as an undisputed world record holder,” said May.
Remember son: With great power, comes great responsibility.