Here are the highlights from Tuesday’s Headlines on Dennis & Callahan with Kirk Minihane, John Dennis and Gerry Callahan. To hear the segment, go to the Dennis & Callahan audio on demand page.
– Urban Outfitters apologized Monday for selling a Kent State sweatshirt with holes and a design that appears to look like blood stains.
The company pulled the sweatshirt but denied intending to make light of the 1970 shooting deaths of four student-protesters by the Ohio National Guard, an event that was one of the turning points in America’s opposition to the Vietnam War.
“I don’t understand the thought process behind how this came to be,” Minihane said, adding; “Even if it wasn’t their intention, shouldn’t there be somebody in the process of when this shirt was made to when they were sent out to the stores be smart enough to say, ‘Wait a minute, this is Kent State, and boy, this looks a lot like blood, and it’s vintage, this is really sending a bad message.”
Joked Callahan: “I like it, I want to get one.”
Minihane then looked up the price, which was $129.
Responded Callahan: “Forget it, I’m out.”
Said Dennis: “Garanimals is going to come out with pajama bottoms that have red welts on the legs — the Adrian Peterson collection.”
– German authorities charged a 93-year-old man with 300,000 counts of accessory to murder for serving as a guard at Auschwitz concentration camp during World War II.
Oskar Groening has admitted being a guard at the camp, although he denies participating in any atrocities against the prisoners.
“Charles Barkley said he was just disciplining them,” Dennis deadpanned. “He went a little overboard.”
Added Minihane: “Everybody makes mistakes.”
– A funeral home in Saginaw, Michigan, has installed a drive-through window so that people can view their loved ones and pay their respects without leaving their vehicle.
When an individual drives up, curtains open to reveal the casket.
“I would combine it, though. I would also offer a little food,” Minihane said.
Said Callahan: “Pay your respects and get a chocolate shake.”