Lenny Bloch’s “Block Heads” of the Week: Alec Baldwin & American Airlines Have a Battle of Words… with Friends

American Joe Gordon, who was born in Thailand and was there visiting, was sentenced to 2.5 years in prison for posting unflattering quotes about the Thai king on his blog.  2.5 years for a blog post?  What happens if you steal a pack of gum?  Oh, right... they cut off your hand.
American Joe Gordon, who was born in Thailand and was there visiting, was sentenced to 2.5 years in prison for posting unflattering quotes about the Thai king on his blog. 2.5 years for a blog post? What happens if you steal a pack of gum? Oh, right... they cut off your hand.
BANGKOK, THAILAND - MAY 05: Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej arrives at Siriraj Hospital after he marks the 60th anniversary of his coronation at the Grand Palace on May 5, 2010 in Bangkok, Thailand. Thailand's revered king, Bhumibol Adulyadej left hospital on Wednesday for the first time since February after being admitted for treatment of a respiratory condition back in September 2009. Dressed in the customary white royal uniform the King travelling to the Grand Palace for celebrations to mark the 60th anniversary of his coronation. (Photo by Athit Perawongmetha/Getty Images)
(credit: Joe Steinfeld)
Joe Steinfeld created his own regions of New Jersey using some of the state's stereotypes and posted it online, and not many people found his humor very funny. Let me tell you something... I'm from northwest NJ and I'm a hippie, so there is some truth to this. If you can't take a joke, you are defintely a Block Head! (credit: Joe Steinfeld)
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Alec Baldwin was kicked out an American Airlines flight when he refused to stop playing words with friends on his phone. I don't know who is more of a Block Head... Baldwin for putting up a huge fuss, or AA for kicking him off the flight for participating in an activity that IN NO WAY EFFECTS A PLANE'S FLIGHT.
US actor Alec Baldwin walks on the set at Piazza della Pace (Peace's square) in central Rome during the filming of US film director Woody Allen's new movie, The Bop Decameron, on July 25, 2011. "Bop Decameron" is a romantic comedy based on Italian poet Giovanni Boccaccio's Decameron -- a famous 14th-century collection of bawdy tales. AFP PHOTO / TIZIANA FABI (Photo credit should read TIZIANA FABI/AFP/Getty Images)
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Michigan is upset that a Wisconsin travel site (TravelWisconsin.com) is using a deformed mitten as a centerpiece of their site. Michigan takes pride is being known as a mitten and loves showing people where they live by pointing ta their hand. TOTALLY worth starting another Civil War over. (Screen shot from TravelWisconsin.com)
Anthony Miranda, 24, tried to rob a mixed martial-arts expert at gunpoint and ended up getting beaten and shot.  Getting into a fight with a mixed-martial arts fighter is like getting into a debate with James Carville... you're not just going to lose, but be completely embarrassed.
Anthony Miranda, 24, tried to rob a mixed martial-arts expert at gunpoint and ended up getting beaten and shot. Getting into a fight with a mixed-martial arts fighter is like getting into a debate with James Carville... you're not just going to lose, but be completely embarrassed.
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 27: George Sotiropoulos of Australia punches Dennis Silver of Russia during their lightweight bout as part of UFC 127 at Acer Arena on February 27, 2011 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)
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