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Posts Tagged ‘Neal Brennan’

Assessing the Baron Davis ‘Alien Abduction’ Coverage

This ridiculous news item took flight thanks to a July 11 episode of Neal Brennan and Moshe Kasher‘s The Champs podcast. It officially crash landed exactly a week later by means of a Mea Culpa conversation between Knick hopeful Baron Davis and MSG Network’s Alan Hahn.

Now that the imaginary probes have been put away, all that’s left heading into the weekend is to award a few prizes  to some of the media folks that had the most fun with Davis’ close encounter of the made-up kind:

Best Slide Show – TIME: Northwestern/Medill grad and magazine writer/Web producer Samantha Grossman used the Davis podcast declaration to anchor a “10 Stars Who Have Seen Aliens” click-through.

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For Real This Time: Dave Chappelle is on Twitter (We’re Pretty Sure)

There have been too many Dave Chappelle Twitter sightings in recent years to count. All turned out fake. Including the one who got into it with comedian Katt Williams last year. But now it looks like it’s official: Dave Chappelle is on Twitter. Even though his account remains officially unverified, Chappelle’s old writing partner Neal Brennan tweeted the news.

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