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Scott Brown's Hit List

The 10 hottest topics of the week of June 16, 2006

1 Australian cops play Barry Manilow to deter street punks Big deal. In Singapore, thugs are Sedaka'd without mercy.

2 Charles Gibson denies insulting Africa ''Now Asia,'' he continued, ''there's a crap continent.''

3 Mickey Rourke rumored to back Bush Analysts say the endorsement may go straight to video.

4 Jane Fonda roasted ...for approximately the last 30 years.

5 Oprah crashes Tulsa weddings It was a crazy, fun surprise — until she claimed right of prima nocte.

6 Sequel to the Graduate novel announced We'll finally find out what happened to the baby boomers. I wonder if they held on to their youthful ideals.

7 Tom Green nearly killed by rogue wave Looks like the ocean's Netflix queue rolled around to Freddy Got Fingered.

8 ''Urkel'' suicide an Internet hoax Turns out it was just the despondent ''Urkelbot,'' which finally overcame its prime directive not to self-terminate.

9 Couric reportedly announces she'll end the ''era of pretentious anchoring'' in network news Spoke Couric darkly: ''The Legs-a-licious Era is only just beginning...''

10 Saved by the Bell actress sues The National Enquirer for hurting her image Meanwhile, Screech's suit against God is on indefinite appeal.

Originally posted Jun 09, 2006 Published in issue #882 Jun 16, 2006 Order article reprints