Followup: A Video Game Tragedy

Ten radio station employees were fired for having engineered a contest where listeners were encouraged to drink large amounts of water and hold it in order to win a Nintendo Wii.

The contest was called "Hold Your Wee for a Wii," and a 28-year-old woman died from water intoxication after drinking two gallons of water in a very short time. Radio station KDND ("The End")  in Sacramento, Calif., wisely decided to ax the radio show that held the contest and the idiot hosts (as well as seven other employees) who thought it was a good idea to torture people in the name of entertainment.

Read the news story here and the initial blog post recounting this unfortunate situation can be found here.