Eavesdropping In: FDA Deems Brazilian Blowout Unsafe; Anti-Semite Mel Gibson To Make Judah Maccabee Film; Electricity Restored In San Diego; Parents Of Dead Teen Sue EDC, Coliseum; Marty McFly Nikes Sell For Almost $38k

by Emily Green · September 9, 2011

    Despite having been banned in several other countries for this very reason, the FDA finds unsafe levels of formaldehyde in the Brazilian Blowout hair-smoothing treatment, give it days to reformulate or risk legal action. [LATimes]

    Jewish groups take Warner Bros. to task after news breaks of Hollywood's most renowned anti-Semite Mel Gibson to produce, direct and possibly star in a film about Judah Maccabee, the hero of Hanukkah. [Radar]

    Electricity is restored to nearly all customers after an unprecedented 12-hour outage caused by a single human error left over 5 million without power in San Diego, Orange County, Arizona and Mexico yesterday. [KTLA]

    Parents of Sasha Rodriguez, the 15-year-old who died last year after overdosing on Ecstasy at Electric Daisy Carnival, sue the rave's organizers and Coliseum. [KABC]

    First pair of Nike Air Mags, Marty McFly's shoes from Back to the Future, sell for a whopping $37,500 in an auction. [TMZ]