George Zimmerman Will Reportedly Fight DMX in March

Oh shit. Really?

via gawker.

Wiggin Out - Ender’s Game Movie Moving Forward

Apparently, casting calls have gone out for the big screen adaptation of Orson Scott Card’s sci-fi masterpiece Ender’s Game, directed by Wolverine‘s Gavin Hood.

The casting calls mention all the book’s major characters, including Ender, Bean, Peter, Val and more. They appear to be based on a draft script by the Star Trek team of Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman.

Read more about all the character descriptions on io9.

[via TDW.]

Manny Being Manny - Arrested

Manny Ramirez, who retired from major league baseball in April after testing positive for a banned substance, was arrested Monday at his Weston, Florida home, and charged with one count of domestic violence battery.

According to a Broward Sheriff’s Office arrest affidavit [pdf], Ramirez’s wife Juliana told an officer that the two were fighting in the master bedroom when Ramirez “struck her in the left side of her face causing her to hit her head against the headboard of the bed.”

Ramirez told the officer that he did not strike his wife, but rather grabbed her by the shoulders and “shrugged her,” causing her to hit her head.

[via TDW.]

Gumby Tries To Rob A 7-11, Fails Miserably

San Diego police say surveillance tape shows a person dressed like Gumby telling a convenience store clerk he is being robbed, fumbling inside the costume as if to pull a gun, dropping 27 cents and leaving.

Holy Toledo you’re dumb! Next time try to leave with more money than you came in with…

[via Geekologie.]