9/11 Memorial Features a Gift Shop Next to Human Remains, $24 Entrance Fee

9:11 memorial museum
Victim’s relatives are outraged over the museum built as a tribute to those lost during the September 11 terrorist attacks, calling it a greedy, disrespectful mess.

The museum oddly features a gift shop adjacent to 8,000 unidentified human remains. It also costs $24 to visit, along with an extra $10 bucks or so for a stuffed animal, you know, in case you wanted to get super ripped off in the process of remembering dead family members.

From ABC:

Jim Riches doesn’t plan on visiting. His son Jimmy, a firefighter, was 29 when he died in the attacks. It took more than six months to find some of Jimmy’s remains. The rest, Riches believes, are unidentified and in the repository.

“My son’s friends are going to have to pay $24 to go down and pay their respects,” Riches said. “I think that’s a disgrace. It’s the only cemetery in the world where you have to pay a fee to get in.”

Diane and Kurt Horning tells ABC News they’re appalled by what they’re calling “greed and commercialism.” They lost their son Matt Horning in the twin towers.

Continue reading “9/11 Memorial Features a Gift Shop Next to Human Remains, $24 Entrance Fee”

Christina Aguilera’s Spray Tan Catastrophe

My condolences to friends and entourage members of Christina Aguilera, who must endure looking at her crumpled sausage body, impending chin rolls and that suspicious brown liquid that distracted from her performance at the Etta James memorial service.

For a short time, the world thought that at last her bowels had come undone but some insider from Us Weekly claims that it was a simple case of, ummm, a melted spray tan?

The source said, “She sang her heart out. It was a memorial service for her idol and she was nervous, the sweat caused her spray tan to streak.” Continue reading “Christina Aguilera’s Spray Tan Catastrophe”

9/11 Ground Zero Memorial Pictures

The new memorial for 9/11 opens today in New York. Construction of the memorial started in March of 2006, and today it will finally be revealed. Families of victims can visit it on Sunday with passes, and public visitation starting on Monday.

The park, which cost around $700 million, covers 8 acres and includes two waterfall pools (each 1 acre) representing the twin towers, various trees and bronze parapets inscribed with the names of the nearly 3,000 people who were killed during not only the September 11th attacks but also the onsite car bombing on February 26, 1993…

Continue reading “9/11 Ground Zero Memorial Pictures”