All hail The King in today’s High 5:
CRAZY COINCIDENCE: I can’t believe I didn’t know this until Wednesday, but do you realize Tiger Woods and LeBron James were born on the same day? The Associated Press named Tiger the athlete of the decade for the 2000s. Sports Illustrated named LeBron the athlete of the next decade. There are no guarantees in life, but I’m … ummm … guaranteeing LeBron will never place himself in the same kind of quagmire Tiger has. I still can’t believe how much Tiger Woods has screwed up his life. Makes me appreciate King James even more.
YOUR 15 MINUTES ARE UP: The Jeff Dunham Show on Comedy Central. (The plug was pulled after one season.)
TRY AGAIN NEXT DECADE: Time magazine writer Richard Corliss is the latest to release a list of top films of the decade. No. 1 is Wall-E. Go ahead and shake your head. The choice is simply stupid, and that’s no knock on what is regarded as an entertaining film, but best of the decade? Gimme a break. Other highlights of the list include No. 4 Slumdog Millionaire, No. 7 The Hurt Locker and No. 10 Avatar.
WAY TO GO: You know how impartial I am toward anything or anyone connected with the greatest show in television history — American Idol — so I was especially happy when I saw Entertainment Weekly named former Idol champ Kelly Clarkson as its comeback artist of the year for her All I Ever Wanted CD. Kelly may have packed on a few pounds — haven’t we all? — but the girl can still sing.
ONE OF THE WORST?: That same Entertainment Weekly listed its top five worst CDs of 2009 and one of those was The Circle by Bon Jovi. Ouch. That hurt. Be still my beating 1980s heart. Out of all the CDs released last year, you’re telling me Bon Jovi’s effort was one of the worst? The same boys that gave Livin’ On A Prayer? Come on! Did someone forget about Eminem? I’m pretty sure he had a CD out in 2009 and I know that had to have been worse than anything one of the best hair bands of all-time gave us. Whoever put together the EW list must have been talking to that Corliss guy from Time magazine.