FYI/TMI: Russian Dancers Harlem Shake Their Way To Jail

Five arrested for dancing on WWII memorial; Pandora CEO Joe Kennedy to resign
  • Dancers perform the Harlem Shake in Russia
March 08, 2013 -- 11:02 am PST
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(In an effort to keep you fully informed, and fully entertained, below we present today's FYI and TMI — news you need and news that's, well, sometimes needless….)

FYI …

Pandora CEO Joe Kennedy To Resign
Internet radio service Pandora announced its President/CEO Joe Kennedy will be stepping down to "recharge," according to Billboard.biz. Kennedy, who joined Pandora in 2004, will resign once the company names a replacement. The announcement comes on the heels of Pandora's fiscal year-end report, which showed a revenue increase of 56 percent to $427.1 million. Pandora's mobile revenue rose 105 percent to $255.9 million.

TMI …

Russian Dancers Harlem Shake Their Way To Jail
The Harlem Shake, an internet meme inspired by Canadian producer Baauer's No. 1 hit of the same name, has been performed everywhere from college campuses to airplanes, and now possibly in jail thanks to five dancers who were arrested for shaking on a WWII memorial in Russia. Police arrested the dancers after they posted a video on YouTube of them cutting loose on a WWII tank in tribute to an army friend. 

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