Weird News Sitemap - Page 4 2013-05-20
Did Ernie & Bert Just Admit They Were Gay?
It's one of the most persistent Internet rumors: Bert & Ernie, the male roommates from Sesame Street, are secretly gay.A recent Twitter update ostensibly from
'Whiskey Creek' and 'Sex Club' Meet in Weird News Headline
A Florida couple is accused of operating an elaborate swinger's club out of a suburban home.
A Java Jolt for the Record Books: World's Biggest Cup of Coffee
See the world's biggest cup of coffee, which can hold 2,010 gallons of brew.
Believe It or Not: Ugly Dogling Gets Ripley's Makeover
A badly matted little dog is given an amazing makeover courtesy of Ripley's Believe It or Not.
I Think I Love This David Cassidy Mug Shot
David Cassidy of Partridge Family fame was arrested in Florida on suspicion of DUI.
Man Charged in Bizarre "Kitty Penitentiary" Cat Abuse Case
Police say a Florida man shot a cat 30 times with a BB gun, locked it into a kitty penitentiary and threw it into the bay.
Top Dog Meets Lil' Bow Wow: Record-Breaking Mutts Meet
The world's two top dogs met in New York, and I was there.
Up Close and Gigantic: Inside the World's Largest Everything
Who has the world's biggest penis, natural boobs and hands? Find out here!
Caffeine Suppositories: Getting Your Morning Jolt From the Bottom Up
Need caffeine but can't drink coffee? Try a suppository!
Humped to Extinction: Man Accused in Strange Dinosaur 'Bestiality'
Police say a man exposed himself to two teenage girls then simulated a sex act with a dinosaur in a strange act of bestiality.
Face of Food: It's a Bacon Kevin Bacon!
Kevin Bacon has been many things. And at long last, now he's been made of bacon.
Half Man Johnny Eck: Ripley's #1 Act of All Time
Half man Johnny Eck is named the greatest act in Ripley's Believe It or Not! history in an online poll.
Ready to Hear About Kinky Dinosaur Sex?
I'm sitting here at the About.com conference in New York City, with Bob Strauss, About's dinosaur guide, and we're trying to out weird each other. Two
Running Naked With the Tigers Is Not a Good Idea
Police say two men got to drinking and decided to run naked through a big cat sanctuary with tigers and lions.
New World Record: A Heaping Helping of Mac & Cheese
See the world's largest mac & cheese.
Sex News: One Guess What This 'Love Mattress' Was Built For
See the mattress built with one thing in mind... and it's not sleeping.
Christine O'Donnell: She's You. She's Also a Witchy New Action Figure
Christine O'Donnell says she's not a witch. An action figure of her dressed as a witch says otherwise.
New World Record: Largest Chocolate Bar Is a Delicious Monstrosity
The world's largest chocolate bar weighs nearly 10,000 pounds... and they're giving it away.
Attention Space Brothers: Try the Shrimp Tacos
It's time for the annual Interplanetary Conclave of Light. How will you be celebrating?
Bestiality News: Guilty Plea in Dog Sex Photoshop Swap
A Utah woman pleads guilty to putting a teenage girl's photo into a picture of dog sex, and distributing it at the girl's school.
One Joke, Two Targets: Illegal Immigrants and Voter Fraud
Fark.com asks if Obama's new border guards will help the illegal immigrants register to vote.
Bugging Out in the Ripley's Face Off
See the bug-eyed winner of this year's Ripley's Great Face Off and other images from the world of the bizarre.
The Wedding Basher: Police Say Woman Got Drunk and Violent
Police in Florida say a woman got drunk and violent at her brother's wedding, and began fighting with nearly everyone.
Adrienne Curry Molested While Dressed in Slave Princess Leia Costume
Former America's Top Model winner Adrienne Curry says she was molested at a Star Wars convention while wearing a slave Princess Leia costume.
Douche Ad Leaves Women Less Than Fresh
An ad for Summer's Eve feminine care products tells women How to Ask for a Raise and advises them to freshen up down there before talking to the boss.
Lizardman Immortalized in Freaky New Ripley's Statue
Ripley's turning the legendary Lizardman into a statue. See his transformation here.
The Happy Fugitive: Being Caught Has Never Been So Much Fun!
A West Virginia man is so amused by his own arrested that he's caught smiling in his mug shot.
Real-Life Frankenstein Arrested
When you've been cursed with the Frankenstein name, what do you expect? Forrest V. Frankenstein Jr. was arrested at a Toby Keith Concert at the Riverbend
Forget the Moo: Drink Your Milk With Humps Instead
Looks like I was ahead of the dairy curve last year when I told you about strange and delicious high-end camel milk chocolates. But camel-mania doesn't end
Tall Tales: Tallest Man & Other New World Records
Meet the world's most unique people in the new edition of the Guinness Book of World Records.
Record Booze Fest: World's Largest Toast
Japanese baseball fans set the world record for the world's largest toast.
Nude Sports Flash: Athletes Bare All in Naked Rugby Match
Forget the All Blacks -- New Zealand has an even more impressive rugby team. Meet the Nude Blacks, a naked rugby team that's undefeated since 2002.
'Blues Brothers' Gets Church Blessing
Call it The Gospel According to Jake and Elwood Blues.On the thirtieth anniversary of the Blues Brothers' famous mission from God, the Vatican has given the
Former 'Party of Five' Star: I Was Kidnapped & Forced to Do Drugs
Party of Five actor Actor Jeremy London says two men who helped him change the tire on his car kidnapped him at gunpoint and forced him to do drugs.
Hot Dog Eating Legend May Skip Coney Island Contest
Nathan's hot dogs may be all beef -- but this year's eating contest may have chicken on the menu.Six-time champ Takeru Kobayashi, one of the all-time greats in
Kobayashi Arrested at Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest
Competitive eater Takeru Kobayashi was arrested at the Nathan's Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest -- an event he won six times.
Marilyn Monroe's Chesty X-Ray Is No Big Bust
Marilyn Monroe's chest X-rays sell for $45,000... but you can see them for free here.
'Take Me Out to the Ballgame' Writer Wins Some Long-Overdue Respect
Every baseball fan can sing Take Me Out to the Ballgame no matter how many $8 beers they've had. But few know the tale of Jack Norworth -- the man who wrote
Urban Legend Comes to Life in Penguin-Napping Case
There's an old story about a penguin theft that took on a life of its own online a few years back.It wasn't true... but sometimes, life imitates Internet rumor.
'Take Me Out to the Ballgame' Writer's Overdue Ovation
Jack Norworth, who wrote Take Me Out to the Ballgame gets some long-overdue recognition.
Phony Streaker in Staged 'Nude' Disruption
A 'streaker' disrupts an Australian rules football game... but he's just part of the show.
Trigger Plays Fetch, Earns $266K in Auction
Roy Rogers's horse Trigger fetches $266,000 at auction.
Sexual Tension Between 'Twilight' Stars Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart?
Sexual tension between 'Twilight' stars?
Bubble Boy: Inside a Plastic Survival Globe
Remember The Boy in the Plastic Bubble? Years earlier, one man patented a similar device designed to help anyone survive on land or at sea.[R]
Weird News Roundup: Bestiality, Rabies & Drugs
Never bring your rabid pet in for show and tell, kids... but hey, at least it wasn't Cujo. When a student at a Florida middle school brought in his pet bat
Flickin' Chickens in Record Toss Attempt
The Red Sox may be struggling, but don't worry -- there's something even better going on in Boston this weekend. It's an attempt at history, and it has
Doomsday, Schmoomsday! Church of the SubGenius Offers Eternal Life for $30
The end of the world is coming... but for $30, you won't have to worry about it. The Church of the SubGenius says July 5 will be X Day, when aliens visit
Thunderwear That's Fun to Wear: Undies for Gun Runners & Joggers
What's a gun-toting runner to go when out on the jogging trail? Pack heat in special undies, of course!
Bizarre Sculptures Bring Extraordinary Discomfort to Ordinary Life
It's not every day you see a man crucified in a swimming pool. But then again, it's not every day you encounter the work of Ron Mueck.The artist is known for
Weird News Roundup: Willie Nelson's 'High'way
Willie Nelson turned his life on the road into a song, so it's only fitting that one of those streets should be named for him. Of course, given his history of
Poor Old Nails: Lenny Dykstra Hits Craig's List
Lenny Dykstra appears to have hit bottom... selling a signed photo and a phone call on Craig's List.
Tiger Jokes Keep on Coming
Tiger Woods shouldn't have to apologize. Comics and those of us in the weird news business need to thank him -- because he's provided enough material to last
Condiment Conniption: Taser Fight After Mayo-Mustard Dispute
Two Florida women are accused of trying to attack a Wendy's employee with a taser after they didn't get enough mustard and mayonnaise.
Jonah Falcon's Talkin' Yankees, While Others Play Small Ball
Baseball has been described as a game of inches. That's sometimes the difference between a screaming line drive down the third base line that wins the
Polarizing Politics: Obama Eaten by Bear in New Art Work
When it comes to politics, there's a new name in gore -- and it's not Al Gore. Taiwanese artist Vincent J.F. Huang has created a sculpture of a polar bear,
Hello, Dalai: Lama Says We're Happy... So Are You?
Are you feeling any happier? According to the Dalai Lama, you should be. The exiled spiritual leader of Tibet's Buddhist community says the state of the world
World's Most Tattooed Woman Shows Off Her Colorful Figure
Meet Julia Gnuse, the world's most tattooed woman.
Twilight Sucks! Fark Users Speak Out
The next film in the Twilight saga hits screens at the end of the month... but not everyone is waiting with the same bated breath as millions of female
Making Magic: Spells You Need That Really, Really Work
As most people close to me know, a well-timed deal with the devil helped me to win my current position as the world's wealthiest, most attractive and most
Masturbating Too Much? Introducing Sex Armor, the Male Chastity Belt
You've heard of chastity belts... but have you ever seen one designed for a man? This device was designed to help prevent the insanity that comes from self-abuse.
Confusing Times: Fishing Boats, Oil and the Arab-Israeli Conflict
Our fishing boats in the Gulf Coast region aren't the only ones facing trouble right now... so you can forgive a certain amount of confusion with another set of
Human Helicopter: Death From Above!
Who hasn't dreamed of flying? Check out an invention that puts an armed man in the sky right above you, and other bizarre patents.
Loving Marriage... Again and Again
There were many ironies in play at Rush Limbaugh's recent wedding... like the fact that prominent gay rock star Elton John performed, despite Rush Limbaugh's
Crazy Soccer Fans Show the Insanity of the World Cup
We've all seen fans that go just a little too far... but no sport attracts the weirdos quite like soccer.That's assuming you consider anything that can last for
Beard Competition Gets Hairy in Germany
Almost any man can grow a few whiskers.I know, because I once grew a few whiskers, and ended up with half a mustache. But hard as I try, I'll never grow a
Car-Crushing Robosaurus Wows Crowds Flaming Carnage
This might look like a scene from a Transformers movie, but it's actually a crowd-pleasing moment repeated at festivals around the nation over the past two
Anime Visions of the Apocalypse: Akira Art in New Exhibition
If you're a fan of anime, then I don't need to tell you about the importance of Akira. The groundbreaking 1988 film, based on a Japanese comic, featured the
Victory! Nude Coffee Man Cleared
It's now safe to be nude in your own home. Eric Williamson, who was arrested last year on indecency charges after a woman looked into his home and saw him
Jonah Falcon: Man With World's Largest Penis Hits Daily Show
Jonah Falcon has come a long way from the days when he was simply known as the man with the world's largest penis -- and no job. I've known Jonah for more
Massive Nude Gathering at Sydney
Thousands of people shed their clothes as part of a nude art project in Sydney, Australia. Artist Spencer Tunick, who's known for bringing naked people
A Hotel With No Stars... And Proud of It
Forget five-star luxury... because a new hotel in Switzerland promises nothing. It's the Null Stern Hotel, which means Zero Star Hotel, and it's built from
Naked Crime Files: Streaker & Stripper in Separate Arrests
I've seen a lot of streakers in my time (it's a weird news occupational hazard), but I've never seen one strike at a dog show.Well, that streak just came to an
Dinosaur Poop Watch Runs Like... Well...
If you're going to pay more than $11,000 for a watch, you'd probably want it to be made of gold and encrusted in precious gems... not poop. But Swiss company
Kilt-Wearing Napper Nabbed
St. Patrick's Day started a little early for one man. Police in Racine, Wisconsin say a drunk man in a kilt kicked in the window of a store, went inside...
China's Dwarf Theme Park Rankles Little People of America
To some, China's new dwarf theme park is a groundbreaking attraction -- a $115 million project where dwarfs live, work and earn money together. But to many
World's Longest Chain of Gum Wrappers
I've got to meet many great men in my life, and among them is Gary Duschl, the man who built a chain of chewing gum wrappers twice as long as Mt. Everest, 42
Confederates Want Minority Status on 2010 Election
The South will sink again. A group known as the Southern Legal Resource Center is calling on self-proclaimed Confederates to name their ethnicity as
Disobedient Streaker Gives Cricket Crowd an Eyeful
Nana can't help everyone.Clearly, she told this streaker not to do it. He even wrote NANA SAID NOT 2 on his body, so everyone knows she gave him some pretty
Living Dolls: Artist Paints People
Notice anything unusual about this image?If it looks just a little too real, that's because it is -- artist Boo Ritson uses real, living human beings as her
Finally, A Fuel-Efficient Hummer
In the Great Depression, when many people, especially in the South, had no money for gas, they strapped horses to their autos, and called them Hoover carts,
Naked News: Streaker Hits the Rugby Pitch
Despite the Jets' loss to the Colts this weekend, I'd still rather watch a football game than soccer, rugby or cricket any day of the week. But those sports
Soap Star Takes on Bob Dylan
Will the real Bob Dylan please stand up? For years, fans have debated the nature of the great man's music -- is he just a performer making a buck... or is he,
Last Professional Fat Man, Bruce Snowdon, Remembered
It's the end of a very big era. Bruce Snowdon, the last of the professional circus sideshow fat men, was honored in a memorial service this weekend. Snowdon,
Rip Torn's Sad Off-Screen Saga
They don't call him Rip for nothing. Actor Elmore Rip Torn, 78, was arrested in Connecticut over the weekend. Police found him wandering around drunk in a
World's Tallest Man Reaches Out And Touches My Heart
I can't tell you how wonderful it was to wake up this morning to find that Sultan Kösen is now using a photo from my interview with him as his Facebook
Streaker Invades the Rugy Pitch
Maybe this is what golf needs during Tiger Woods' absence.A streaker interrupted the Australia-Scotland match at something called the Wellington IRB Sevens, a
Stop Your Dog From Doing It With Sex-Blocking Chastity Belt
If your dog is acting like a bitch in heat, there's a new non-surgical option that may help. It's a strap-on dog chastity belt called the Pet Anti Breeding
Strange Love: World Record Relationships
Think your spouse elevates you? Take a look at the couple on the right... they add up to 13 feet, 3.3 inches of unconditional love. They're the world's tallest
Naked Hindu Holy Men Gather For Mass Skinny Dip
Don't look too closely at this photo... there are lots of men here and not nearly enough clothes for all of them.These are Hindu holy men, and this is their
'Mummy' Mug Shot After DUI Arrest
No, it's not the mummy... just another accused drunk driver. Police in South Carolina say this bandaged wreck caused a three-car accident that left his
Cheeky Lady Gaga's Butt-Bearing Awards Show Dress
Lady Gaga's butt-bearing number turned a few cheeks at the Brit Awards this week. Gaga picked up three awards... and performed two songs at the show. She
Demons Haunt Japanese Children
Talk about twisted parenting. Japan's Oga Peninsula -- that's in Akita Prefecture, home of the famous dog -- has a weird tradition where man dressed as fierce
Gender-Bending Waiters in Tokyo Maid Cafe
Tokyo's maid cafes are already among the world's weirdest dining establishments.And now, you can enjoy your cuppa jo with a gender-bending twist. This is the
Tastefully Naked Clowns for Your Kitchen Wall
The new year is almost here... which means it's time for a new calendar. But why settle for the flowers of eastern Ontario or funny animal pictures when
Japanese Firemen in Pole Dance
That's not a ninja... that's a Japanese firefighter. He's part of an acrobatic group known as the Edo Firemanship Preservation Association, and they perform on
Giant Sex Organ, No Job: Catching Up With Jonah Falcon
Is the economy really improving? Not for Jonah Falcon. The man with the world's largest penis is still unemployed. That's right, the man with so much penis
Happy Birthday, Elvis
The King turns 75 today... and more than 30 years after his death, it's still clear who you're referring to when you say The King. It's hard to imagine
Elvis as an Old Fart
Elvis Presley's birthday may be over, but is it really ever too late for a good Elvis sighting, even if it's an artist's rendering? Apparently, Gordon
Horny Man in Sex Arrest
Sometimes, it's not hard to pick your suspect out of the police lineup. Police arrested Jason James Hughes, who has a tattoo of horns on his forehead and a
21st Century Lust: Robo Sex Doll Can Talk, Too
I always thought sex dolls were for people who didn't want to talk afterward.Shows how much I know. TrueCompanion's Roxxxy isn't a doll so much as a robot. It
Odd Cars on Display at Detroit Motor Show
That might look like a Photoshop trick... but it's actually an ultra-narrow car on display at the Detroit Auto Show. About.com's car guide Aaron Gold dives
Tallest and the Smallest: Two World Record Holders Meet
Not long ago, I told you how small I felt when I met the world's tallest man, Sultan Kösen. Turns out, I had no idea. The 8-foot, 1-inch Kösen recently
'Lizardman' Speaks With Real Forked Tongue
Extreme body modification takes some real commitment... and Erik Sprague is so committed he's turned himself into a real-life Lizardman, complete with a forked
Good Enough to Eat: Chocolate Dresses Make a Fashion Treat
What's better than a beautiful woman in a slinky dress? Try a beautiful woman in a slinky, edible chocolate dress. The 15th Paris Salon du Chocolat was held in
Woman Claims Sex Change to Use Man's Ski Ticket
Sometimes, the lie is far worse than the truth. Police say a woman caught using her boyfriend's ski pass claimed she was in the middle of a sex-change
Weightlifter Gives Birth While Working Out
We've all had those embarrassing moments at work. But few can probably top the odd day on the job experienced by weightlifter Elizabeth Poblete... who gave
Indonesian 'Tree Man' Faces New Battle
Dede Koswara was once shunned by his village because of the bark-like warts that caused him to be known as the Tree Man. An operation removed 13 pounds of
Forget Dogs: More Bestial Tales of Criminal Horse Sex
I still remember the good old days, when a bestiality story meant someone having sex with a dog. But in today's complicated and increasingly disgusting world,
Eleven Snakes in One Mouth
These are good times for a man who can put 11 rattlesnakes in his mouth. Jackie Bibby, The Texas Snakeman, is one of the top contenders in the race for
GOP's New (Old) Hope: Zombie Ronald Reagan?
There are two kinds of people in this world: Those who are ready for the zombie apocalypse, and those who's brains will make tasty meals for the legions of
Bizarre Fingernail Art
Some women just paint their fingernails one color. But where's the fun in that? The Tokyo Nail Expo shows what's really possible once you decide to turn your
Elf Finds Jail Is Not So Jolly After Explosives Joke Clears Mall
Here's one of Santa's little helpers who's definitely making the naughty list this year. Police say William C. Caldwell III, dressed as an elf, waited in line
Lesson of the Day: Don't Steal Candy From Cops
Let's just say he's no Billy the Kidd. Police in Kentucky say they caught 32-year-old Derek Kidd with his hands in the cookie jar... pretty much literally.
Tiger Woods Nude Photo Report; New Art Features Full-Frontal Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie
It's been a banner day for nude celebrity news. First, comes a report that a nude photo of Tiger Woods may be circulating. Life and Style Magazine has
Auto Erotic: How Sex Sells Cars
I can't prove it, but I'm willing to bet it wasn't long after the first car was invented that a salesman hired a pretty girl to stand next to it. Today, you
Woman Arrested in Santa Assault & Other Christmas Crime
It takes a very special kind of person to attack Santa Claus. Police in Indiana say Tricia Kennelly, 19, ripped Santa's beard off his face and pulled his hair
'Vampyre King' Can Rule From Prison
It looks like human law is more powerful than vampyre law. Self-described Vampyre King Rocky Flash was sentenced to two years in prison for threatening to
Check Out My Cancer-Fighting Mustache
If you notice a little dirt on my upper lip today, it's just me solving another world problem.I'm joining my friends at Asylum.com who are letting their
Halloween Hangover: Pumpkin Puking Guacamole
Even if you're in your late early 40s, you can still suffer a good old Halloween hangover. I got mine by forgetting to give Lawrence, Elee, Jacob,
Hide Your Booze in a Fake 'Beer Belly'
Every time the cameras at the World Series show fans holding their beers, I shudder at the thought of how much they're paying for those drinks. Phillies fans
'Splinterheads': A Carny's Delight
For those of you rubes who don't know, a splinterhead is a carnival con artist -- the kind of person who gets you to play a game that looks easy to win an
Woman Says: 'My Vagina Fell Out'
There are few people I've spoken to in my lifetime who are as brave and candid as Allison Henry, who told me about a serious medical condition she suffered
Learn to Cook, See the Future With Japanese Comics
As a weird news guy, I can't approach Thanksgiving and not be grateful for Japan. This is a country that's given me maid cafes, crime-fighting robots, Takeru
Family Values: Levi Johnston Ready for His Nude
Levi Johnston, the ex-boyfriend of Sarah Palin's daughter, Bristol, and father of their love child says he's ready to pose nude for Playgirl magazine, according
Will Condom Recall Lead to Sex Panic?
If you're sexually active and have used condoms, here's some news that's really going to gross you out: Chinese authorities have shut down a condom plant,
Yo Ho Ho & a Bottle of Rum... In a Diaper Bag... While Driving... With Kids
The year's not over yet, but it's safe to say that Monica Say is out of the running for mom of the year. Police say Say was caught driving drunk in a car
Why Do You Pull a 8-Ton Bus With Your Hair: Guinness World Record Week Recap
What do you say after you've lashed a double-decker bus to your hair and pull it 70 feet? Hint: It's not, I'm going to Disney World. I spoke with
People Kebab: Russian Bums Accused in Bizarre Cannibal Plot
We've all had our encounters with mystery meat from street vendors, greasy spoons and other not-so-fine dining establishments. But police in Perm, Russia
DJ Says: Charles Manson Is My Father!
Imagine spending years tracking down your real father, only to find out he's one of history's most notorious psychopaths. Matthew Roberts, a DJ in Los
Boozing Grandma Tossed in Jail
Here's a little tale to kick off the holidays: Police say a Cincinnati grandma was driving drunk -- with her five-year-old granddaughter in the car. Not
Woman Charged With Having Sex With Her Fiance's Brother
There are many ways to spoil a marriage and this one takes the wedding cake: A woman from the St. Louis area was arrested for having sex with her fiance's
Naked Burglar Makes Himself at Home
It's one thing to break into someone's home. It's another to break in, and treat it like your own home. Police say Keith Potter broke into a New
Yankee Weirdness: From Sex-Machine Babe Ruth to Wife-Swapping Fritz Peterson
It's October. The leaves are turning. The Yankees are in the American League Championship series. All is good in the world. I was fortunate enough to have
Woman Gets Naked in Attempt to Avoid Arrest
Sudden nudity can change any situation dramatically and immediately... but it can't help you avoid arrest. Police say a Wisconsin woman stripped when they
Barack-sploitation: Obama Vampire Costume Is Halloween Hit
Is Barack Obama sucking the life out of the Republican party... or is he trying to bleed your health care dry? I'll leave the interpretations up to you...
Balloon Boy's Dad Makes a Kiddie Video
Long before his son became known as Balloon Boy, Richard Heene teamed up with a talking box named Boxter to make it big in children's video. You can't
Elvis for Sale: The King's Hair Fetches $15K at Auction
Right before Elvis got those hup, two, three, four occupation G.I. Blues, he sat down for the haircut heard 'round the world.And a lock of the hair believed to
Free the Naked Coffee Drinker! (And Join the Nude Coffee Movement)
If you've ever wandered your own home nude, take a good look at this mug shot -- because it could be you. Eric Williamson was arrested for the crime of
McCain Voters Lost Some Manliness
You'd think losing the White House would be bad enough... but a new study finds that young men who voted for John McCain last November lost some testosterone,
Star Wars Tauntaun Sleeping Bag
Maybe it's a little early for your holiday shopping... but I already know what the Star Wars fan in your life wants: to sleep inside the warm, plush guts of
Baseball World Series Mug Shots: From Heros to Zeroes
That's Joba Chamberlain, in police custody almost exactly a year ago. As the baseball playoffs unfolded, Chamberlain and his Yankees were sitting home --
World Series Weirdness in Philadelphia as Yankees Battle Phillies
As the 2009 World Series between the New York Yankees and Philadelphia Phillies heads to the City of Brotherly Love this weekend, it's already the second time
Bernie Madoff's Small Endowment (Down There)
What drives a man to rob billions from charities and friends, while shaking the U.S. financial system to its very core? Bernard Madoff's mistress seems to
Deputy Busted in Sex-for-Soda Plot
Some men have a lot to offer a woman. Others have cigarettes and soda. Police say Marion County, Indiana, sheriff's deputy Paul Wagner was moonlighting as a
Phillie Phanatic: Baseball's Top Weirdo
The baseball season is heading into the home stretch, which makes this a good time to look at some of the sport's weirder moments, courtesy of Ron Martirano's
Don't Hide from Hooters
Hooters may be a fun place with great, um, chicken wings... but don't even think about skipping out on the tab. Police say a 23-year-old Alabama man learned
Naughty Nazi: New AIDS Ad Shows Hitler Having Sex
When a German ad agency wanted to put a face on AIDS, they settled on one of the most feared and hated of all time: Der Fuehrer's Face. The ad shows a
College Offers Credit for Playing Wii
In what's almost certainly a sign of the decline of Western education, the University of Houston is offering physical education courses centered around the
Keg-Crazy Car Chase at 120 MPH
What's worse than leading cops on a 120-mph pursuit? Hurling a beer keg out the window during the chase. Police say Kevin Schleicher, 21, (pictured)
"Vampire Diaries" Actresses Arrested for Flashing
It's not every day I get to induct one hottie into the Weird Crime Mug Shot Hall of Shame, let alone five of them. Pictured here posing as if for a glamor
Clooney: TV Rectal Exam Beats Facebook
Some people are addicted to social media... others would prefer an anal probe. Count George Clooney among the latter. I'd rather have a rectal
Weirdo Ex-Police Chief in Gender-Bender Kiddie Porn Arrest
Isn't it odd how often the most trusted people in a community turn out to be the weirdest of all? Police say former police chief Michael Meissner posed as a
John Was Right: Beatles Top Jesus (Sort Of)
It's taken four decades, but Google says John Lennon was right: The Beatles really are bigger than Jesus -- at least when it comes to search terms.
World's Tallest Man Makes Me Look Tiny
As a reporter, I've put questions to Al Pacino, Denzel Washington and Meryl Street, but the biggest star I've ever interviewed is 8-foot, 1-inch Sultan
Doggie Sex Dolls
A Brazilian company has just given a whole new meaning to Doing it Doggie Style. Move over, Rover, and let DoggieLoveDoll take over. Anyone who has
Crocodile Tears in Husband Murder Plot
The latest viral video sensation features a Florida woman breaking town in agony upon learning of her husband's death. This scene was staged, but it's no
More Penis Mischief: Genitals Set on Fire
If the four women who used Krazy Glue to stick an unfaithful husband's penis to his stomach have become overnight celebrities, what does the future hold for
Page 425 Contoversy: Will Government Health Care Turn Us Into Slaves?
About.com's resident folklorist David Emery takes on hysterical rumors about page 425 of the controversial health care bill -- and it seems many readers are
Inmate Hides Gun in Layers of Fat
It's not just diabetes, heart disease and other aliments that make obesity one of America's biggest problems. It's also making it hard for prisoners officials
Death of the World's Tallest Dog
First Michael Jackson, Farah Fawcett, and Walter Cronkite. Now, we've lost another great one -- Gibson, the world's tallest dog. Back in May, I interviewed
Giant Inflatable Poop Blows Away
Most people would be thrilled if the poop on their lawn would just blow away -- unless you're the neighbor and it lands on your lawn. A giant inflatable
No Booze? Call 911!
In recent months, we've gone over many stupid reasons to call 911: There was Michael Krause, the guy who called 911, and asked for a lift to a Lil Wayne
Naked Man Battles Cops, Docs & Firefighters
No one likes to fight with a naked man. It's just awkward. But police say they had no choice when Joseph Stephen Carroll, in his birthday suit, leaped onto a
Woman Slugs Wheelchair-Bound Boy
The Weird Crime Mug Shot Hall of Shame is filled with people accused of strange and terrible crimes. But slugging a boy in a wheelchair? That's a new one.
Nude Penguin Covers Up
What do nudists and penguins have in common? They both live in colonies. You might think that's where the similarities end... except for one little penguin
Vampires, Maids & More: Weird Tokyo Restaurants
If you're looking for a weird place to eat, you may as well book your flight to Tokyo now. Schoolgirls? Check. Maids? Check. Monkeys? Check. You name it,
Berlin Brothel Introduces Eco-Sex Campaign
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Rob a Bank, Hitch a Ride
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Panty-Packing Pedestrian Nabbed in Tennessee
Most men never see the need to stockpile women's underwear. But there are a few special souls who seem to worry that they might never have enough panties
Man-on-Dog Sex? Not Again!
Remember the good old days when a man who said he had sex with a dog was simply a misogynist with low standards? As a husband, son, and brother to three
Naked Hiker Changes His Tune
If you're ever caught hiking through a park naked, you'd better have a good story. That's what 19-year-old Sando Dshaw Hamilton must have been thinking
Chocolate With a Touch of Camel
Usually, when Weird News Central is handed a food story it's for something a little on the gross side. But this one, I have to admit, is intriguing. A
Sneak-Attack Pooper Caught in Iowa
What's worse than a man who does his private potty business in public? A man who then takes that business and plays with it. Matthew Sodoma, 21, is
Alleged Drunk Driver Parks on Police Lawn
Why is this man looking so sad? I'd like to say it's because he had just been arrested on drunk driving charges for the seventh time, but according to
Penises Chopped, Chewed & Tattooed
It's been a rough few weeks for the male member. I thought it couldn't get any worse when I discovered that having the world's largest penis wasn't enough to
An Urn That Looks Like Your Head
I admit it. I sometimes try to think of ways to freak out my friends and family long after I'm gone. And the folks at Oh Gizmo! found something that fits the
Porn Star Stormy Daniels in Battery Bust
When you hear the words porn star and bust in the same sentence, it's usually an anatomical reference. Our porn star of the day, Stormy Daniels has
Hell Has No Fury Like a Woman With a Porsche Scorn
When you play with someone else's spouse, you're playing with fire. Even if your lover is on the verge of separating, estranged, almost-moved-out, it
Boy Scout Forced to Drink Urine
What badge do you get for being a thug? Three Boy Scouts and a 21-year-old volunteer scout leader at Florida's Camp Shands are accused of forcing a
Branson or Bust: Anybody See a Quirky Millionaire?
Is there not one idea in America left that doesn't involve reality TV? If it were pitched today, one can only imagine Francis Ford Coppola having to make
'What's Wrong With a Man Driving Home Naked?'
When the police stop you for drunk driving and you're wearing sunglasses, a hat, sandals and nothing else, you might as well have some attitude. Dearry
Greetings to the New Oldest Man
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Mom Takes 3-Year-Old on Crime Spree
At least Miranda Peters-Ortiz remembered to strap her 3-year-old into a car seat. The 34-year-old woman from Florida allegedly robbed a Wendy's over the
Driver Tells Cops: 'I'm Drunk as Hell!'
Here's a tip: If a cop gives you a field sobriety test, try to remember that part of the Miranda Rights that goes something like this: Anything you
My Trip to Temple With Michael Jackson (Jacko and the Jews)
In all my years covering weird news, nothing surpasses the night I went to temple with Michael Jackson, Kosher Sex Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, and the spoon
A Cheetos Assault, and a Fritos Hooker
You already knew fast-food was bad for you. But here's something to crunch on. Cheetos played a major role in a domestic violence bust involving
Prediction: Bertoletti Will Take the Coney Island Hot Dog Contest
A new king will be crowned Saturday at Coney Island. Let me go on record as predicting Patrick Deep Dish Bertoletti will win the coveted Nathan's mustard
Chestnut Wins Coney Island Hot Dog Contest (I Was Wrong)
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Carmine 'The Big Ragoo' Ragusa and Janet From 'Three's Company' Busted
It's been a bad week for ABC sitcom stars from the '70s. Eddie Mekka -- the guy who played The Big Ragoo on Laverne and Shirley -- was arrested in Las
Yikes! It's the World's Ugliest Dog
It doesn't get any more hideous than this. Feast your eyes on Pabst, a 4-year-old boxer named Pabst was crowned 2009's World's Ugliest Dog at the Sonoma
World's Tallest Dog Loses a Leg, But Can He Cheer Up Farrah Fawcett?
Our heart goes out to Gibson, the world's tallest dog, who is about to undergoing chemotherapy as he battles bone cancer. The black-and-white Great
Quotable Action Heroes and Cheesus: The Cheeto Jesus
I'm gonna take you to the bank. To the blood bank. - Steven Seagal, Hard to Kill Dig through Roget's Thesaurus all you want. You won't find pearls of
Woman Offers Free Sex (She Just Charges for the Company)
When you cover weird news long enough, you start to think you've heard it all . . . and then along comes suspected prostitute Ashley Hollin -- today's
Party Across America: Rehab Even Amy Winehouse Could Appreciate
The summer bikini party season officially begins this weekend, and nowhere will partiers party harder than at the Las Vegas Hard Rock Hotel & Casino's Rehab
Police Arrest Hit-and-Run Clown (in Greasepaint)
I've had a tortured relationship with clowns ever since I got a guy thrown out of the International Clown Hall of Fame for falsely describing himself as the
World's Most Litigious Man Sues Guinness, Apparently for No Reason
The hyper-litigious Jonathan Lee Riches has sued Michael Vick, Barry Bonds, Martha Stewart, Somali pirates and just about everybody else. Now he's suing
Artist Sculpts Dog From Chewing Gum (And Hair)
Most dogs shed on their owners' carpet. This little critter is made from the owner's own hair . . . and that's not even the most disturbing part. British
Finally! A Bra That Lifts, Separates, and Repels Bullets!
If you thought bulletproof breastplates were just for Wonder Woman or Xena: Warrior Princess, you haven't seen what they're wearing at Japan's Triumph
Police Arrest Modern Day 'Ma Barker'
In the 1930s, the woman known as Ma Barker masterminded one of the great criminal enterprises of the era, earning a spot on the FBI's Public Enemies
Jacko's Nose Is Falling Off (Not Again!)
It's springtime. The flowers are blooming. The Yankees are in first place. And Michael Jackson's nose is falling off. OK, well, we don't know for sure
This Just Looks Like Former President Bush's Sex Scandal
What this country really doesn't need right now is another presidential sex scandal. Thank goodness, the elder President Bush has long since retired and
The Science of Screaming
Between swine flu, global warming, terrorism, and the global economic collapse, there's not shortage of things to scare the pants off you. of course,
A Moment of Laughter Amid the Swine Flu Scare
It's not easy to make people laugh in the middle of a crisis, but sometimes there's no better medicine. When I saw this picture of a man from Mexico
Courthouse Visitor Puts Pot Pipe on Security Scanner Tray
What is it they say about marijuana and short-term memory? (And don't jump to any conclusions just because I can't remember.) Florida police say Clinton
Mermaids Shake a Tale in the Smokies
In a perfect world, mermaids would be frolicking in every body of water larger than a two-liter bottle of Diet Coke. In the meantime, we'll have to settle
Looking For Pee Stains on the Carpet?
Does your pup deserve a nice chewie or a rap on the nose? Maybe it's time to conduct your own CSI-style investigation and find out. It's not always so
Welcome to the Oddest Day of the Year
It doesn't get any more odd than today, and that's a mathematical fact. Today is May, 7, 2009. That's 5/7/09 -- three consecutive odd numbers. That's a
Dad Puts Electric Dog Collar on Kids . . . and Other Chilling Tales of Parenthood
With Mother's day approaching, let's take a moment to appreciate the folks who, thank God, aren't our parents. First there's Todd Marcum, arrested
Naked Woman Knocks on Door, Asks for Cigarettes
Haven't we all had lost weekends that came to an abrupt end at a police station? Indeed, the flash of the camera taking your booking photo is the ultimate
More Topless Photos of Miss California Carrie Prejean Uncovered
Miss California Carrie Prejean seems to think she's being persecuted because of her Christian beliefs, but that's getting harder to believe with the release
Interview With Geoff Ostling: Tattoo Legend Donates Body of Work (His Body) to Museum
Like many fine art collectors, Geoff Ostling plans to leave his greatest treasure to a museum, so that others may enjoy it long after he's gone. He'll just
Waffle House Waitress Shoots Customer Over Slow Service
When you complain about service at a fast-food restaurant, even if you're right, you're asking for trouble. This chilling tale comes from a South Carolina
'I Octo Be In Pictures': Octo-Mom Gets TV Show
Last week she hinted at it, and now it's official: Octo-Mom Nadya Suleman will be doing a TV show with her brood of 14 kids. It's not a reality show,
Vacation Suggestion for AIG Executives
What good is having a multi-million-dollar bonus if you can't leave your home for fear of being killed by a pitchfork-wielding mob? San Diego's Keating
Would You Date Lindsay Lohan? (Or Would You Rather Watch Blago on Realty TV?)
The economy may be in the dumper, but there's really never been a better time to make money off your own infamy and stupid behavior. Lindsay Lohan hit a
Amy Smart Sanitizes Stripper Pole for 'Crank' Sequel
I suppose most of us don't want to think about the germs on the doorknobs, water fountains and everyday objects we touch. Those fears take on a whole new
Michael Caine: Alzheimer's Is Scarier Than a Great White Shark
Two-time Oscar winner Michael Caine has done his share of horror movies. But playing a aging magician with Alzheimer's was way scarier to him and his wife
Jump Into a 700-lb. Vat of Grits! It's Fun!
Here's the nitty-gritty on the Rollin' in the Grits competition at the Annual World Grits Festival, this weekend. Some 45,000 ground corn cereal lovers
Little People Not Happy With 'Jesse James Dirty With Midgets' on Celebrity Apprentice
If you don't know by now that little people don't like to be called midgets, you might as well check yourself into the nearest sensitivity seminar, where
'Slumdog Millionaire' Kid for Sale
Got $300,000? Rubina Ali, the cute little girl from Slumdog Millionaire could be yours. I have to consider what's best for me, my family and Rubina's
Meet the New Tallest Man in the World (Maybe)
Where do you hide when you're 8-foot tall? For more than a year, we've been celebrating 7-foot-9-inch Bao Xishun of Mongolia, who became a father last
The Dirt on No-Wash Underwear
Not ready to strap on adult diapers? Here's one alternative -- No-Wash Underwear. Rob Libfeld, a medical student at the University of Massachusetts,
Drop Trou and Celebrate! Saggy Pants Law Ruled Unconstitutional
Nobody is going to take away your gun, impinge your free speech or tell you to pull up your pants. You're an American. A Florida judge has struck down
Fond Memories of Waterboarding Robots
With all the talk about the release of Bush Administration documents supporting enhanced interrogation techniques, I thought I'd revisit a great art
Mug Shot of the Day: Former Child Star Marty "Yeah-Yeah" York
She hit me first, is a reasonable defense if you're an 8-year-old boy fighting with your sister. But it might not fly if you're a 28-year-old former child
Woman Falls Off Wolfgang Puck's Toilet and Sues
I think I speak for the entire world when I say that when you step into a public toilet, you expect the stall door to lock -- and if it doesn't, it is, at
We might as well call Dustin Screech Diamond's latest show Saved From the Poorhouse. The 32-year-old former child star was facing hard times even
Yankee Stadium Beer Man Feels Like a 'Big Breasted Woman'
What's it like shouting Beer, Here! for three decades at baseball's most hallowed park? Being the Beer Man is like being a big-breasted woman, says
Naked Pooper Scooper Busted
Who would deny that a lot of life's humdrum activities suddenly sound sexy if they are to be done naked? Here in New York City, it's not unusually to
World's Smallest Car to Meet Gumball Obama at Ripley's NYC
It's impossible for anyone, even Brad Pitt, to pick up chicks in the Peel 50, the smallest car ever approved for street use -- and that's because it's a
Talking Cat Poop (and Plumbing) With Joe the Plumber
We know Joe the Plumber's stand on taxes, President Obama, and even the Arab-Israeli conflict, but does this guy (real name Sam Wurzelbacher) actually
You'd think that blankets with sleeves were invented for people who want to bundle themselves on a couch and eat chips -- not fight. Nevertheless,
Mickey Rourke Punches Chris Jericho
With a mighty swing, Oscar-nominated actor and onetime boxer Mickey Rourke took WWE's Chris Jericho to the mat at WrestleMania 25. Sure, this is
Check Out This Matzo Eating Monkey (Happy Passover!)
Today begins the Jewish holiday of Passover, a time in Israel when even the orangutans eat matzo -- those dry crackers that remind us that it's good not to be
Should Lindsay Lohan Be Institutionalized?
For those of you watching Hollywood's most entertaining slow-motion train wreck, Us Weekly will report this week why some of her friends think she should
Chia Obama a Hairy Mess
If you think the tackiest Barack Obama Souvenir is the Yes We Can! can opener, the Obama Dream Bed, the Golden Inauguration Action Figure or the Obama
American Breast Sizes Are Getting Bigger
Is Howard Stern playing God? What the New York Times is reporting today can only be described as an adolescent boy's fantasy. It seems that women are
Octo Mom Could Have Reality TV Deal (Raise Your Hand If You're Really Surprised)
Nadya Suleman is preparing to enter the next phase of self-exploitation. The Octo-Mom's lawyer tells Us Weekly that she has met with four production
Cop Who Urinated on Metallica Fan Pleads Guilty
You never want to be arrested for drunken lewd behavior, but it only makes matters worse when you're booked wearing your Alcoholica T-shirt. Former
Sorry, Bono, You're Not the World's Biggest Rocker
Bono's trophy case includes 22 Grammys, Time magazine Man of the Year honors and a slew of humanitarian awards, but he can't call himself the World's
Aspen Ant With High Hopes Runs for Mayor
Politics is bugging the people of Aspen so much that a bug is now running for mayor, and About.com's insect queen Debbie Hadley has the whole story. It
The Brits Are Losing Their Balls
You don't have to be Freud to know that the razzing you get on a playground haunts you the rest of your life, especially if your surname is Cockshott. A
Is Flo Rida a Rabbit Killer?
Bunny bashing is no laughing matter. Right Round Rapper Flo Rida will be questioned by Kentucky police, after a witness allegedly saw two men step off
Beware of Cannibals Bearing Gifts
Several years ago, I received in the mail a cookbook from Dr. Hannibal Lecter, and this sick joke was part of MGM's way of promoting the next Silence of the
Joe the Plumber Flushes the IRS
People don't regularly seek me out for my political opinions. Nevertheless, I firmly believe America would be a much better place if all partisan debates
Jurassic Prank: Drunk Students Steal Dino
You know what would be really, really wild? Why don't we head over to the museum and kidnap the 20-foot triceratops statue? That would be so cool. Oh, I
Driving a Bar Stool While Intoxicated
The good news is that Kyle Wygle wasn't speeding -- just cruising home at a comfortable and sensible 38 MPH. The bad news is that the 28-year-old Ohio was
Cloris Leachman in Cabbage
Cloris Leachman is turning over a new leaf. The 82-year-old actress has become PETA's new poster girl, donning a crazy cabbage and lettuce outfit in a Times
Don't Make Way for the April Fools' Parade
The theme of this year's April Fools' Day Parade is, Take the Money and Run. As founder Joey Skaggs describes it in a press release, controversial
Sperm and Stem Cell Banks Not Likely to Fail
Americans might be feeling insecure these days about the money they've put away, but they don't have to worry about the biological tissue they've banked.
Weird Fashion: A Hallmark Card From Hell
As a renowned authority on fashion (I am, after all, a member of Us Weekly's Fashion Police), I take it as my duty to arrest anyone why assaults my fine
Feasting on George Clooney-Flavored Tofu
It's a down home recipe: Take one sweaty bath towel used by George Clooney, wring it over fresh tofu, and -- Voila! -- you've spared the life of an animal.
My Bloody Battles With Bozo
The most attention I've ever gotten as a journalist is for getting Bozo thrown out of the International Clown Hall of Fame. I proved to Milwaukee's
Bread-y or Not, Here I Come
Roll out of bed, forget to comb your hair, and you've got bed-head Put a roll on your head, and walk on the runways at Milan Fashion Week, and you have
Meet Cousin It's Psychedelic Sister
If the Addams Family ever made it to Woodstock, it might have looked something like this. This week, we've been featuring some of the strange runway
Charles Manson: Still Crazy After All These Years
Feast your eyes on a recent photo of one of America's most infamous murderers. This gray, grizzled, 74-year-old is Charles Manson. Manson, of course,
Introducing . . . Pink Floyd Fashion
All in all, this woman's outfit is just another brick in the pink wall. Was Agatha Ruiz de la Prada listening to Dark Side of the Moon (or living on it)
May the Force Be With a Cancer-Stricken Darth Vader
Let's all muster our Jedi powers, and send some good vibes to David Prowse, the original Darth Vader. The velvet-toned James Earl Jones may have supplied
Hulk Defends Pole-Dancing Daughter
A good dad is there for his daughter's ballet recital, and if your dad is Hulk Hogan, he shows up for your first public pole dance. It’s probably not
Reese Witherspoon: 'My Kids Think I'm a Gigantic Dork'
All moms, even celebrity moms, seem to spend their lives trying to impress their kids, and that's true for Reese Witherspoon. The actress-mom is about to
Dan Aykroyd Unravels a Cheesy Blues Brothers Mystery
We've taken on the Cheez Whiz controversy this week. Specifically: Did it ever come in a spray can? For those of you late to the party, I'll catch you up:
German Chancellor in an Itsy, Bitsy Bikini
Who says America takes politics less seriously than the rest of the world? Here's German Chancellor Angela Merkel depicted in the Rose Monday parade. Rose
Saidaiji Eyo: 500 Years of Near-Naked Fun
Do you enjoy the company of men in loincloths? Well then, head on over to Japan's Saidaiji Temple in Okayama and get ready to drop trow. Some 9,000
Larry Wilmore (Sort of) Celebrates Black History Month
Larry Wilmore isn't the first African American to deride Black History Month -- or, as he calls it, 28 Days of Trivia -- but I couldn't help teasing him for
Raw Bar at Tampa's 'Nude Nite'
Sushi is good for your body -- and on your body. At least that's what some artists in Tampa are saying. Tampa's 10th annual Nude Nite kicks off
Army Vet Demands Free M&M's
We owe our war veterans, especially those who've recently returned from Iraq and Afghanistan, so much. But apparently, free candy isn't on the list. Eric
Cat-in-a-Bong: Disturbing, Peculiar Pet Abuse
TAMPA -- Earlier in the week, About.com's cat guide Franny Syufy forwarded me the hideous Associated Press account of Acea Shomaker, the man arrested for
Elaine Davidson: Hole-y Woman Picture Show
Shortly after posting yesterday on Elaine Davidson reaching new heights as the world's most pierced woman, I came across some fantastic pictures of the
Creepy Glass Eyes
Why are things that help so many people live better lives the same things that creep out so many of us? London's Science Museum takes on the evolution of
Dad's Got a Stripper's Pole
A lot of dads have pool tables in the basement.Steve Russo allegedly had a stripper's pole. Mix in rum, vodka and high school cheerleaders, and you've got
Happy Mistress Day (Don't Tell My Wife)
Orlando, Fla. -- It's February 13th . . . Do you know where your lover is? I always thought Feb. 13 was Gary Coleman appreciation day. But the folks at
The Most Idol-ized Place on Earth
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Disneyland has always been The Happiest Place on Earth, but now, Disney World can rightfully be called the Most Idol-ized Place on Earth.
Urine Luck (If You Want to Drink Urine)
ORLANDO, Fla. -- I'm in Disney World for the launch of the American Idol Experience, and I arrive only to find my buddy Robert Basler crowing about the new
Did Cheez Whiz Once Come In a Spray Can?
Today's weird news mystery: Did Cheez Whiz once come in a spray can? I'm convinced it did, though you won't find it in a spray can today. That's now the
Romeo & Juliet . . . With Cannibals
Conrad Janis isn't dead. In fact, he's making movies about the undead. Janis is known to sitcom addicts as Mindy's dad from Mork & Mindy, and now he's
The Face of a Cat Killer
You certainly can't judge innocence or guilt by the way someone looks. But if this guy isn't guilty of killing his girlfriend's Siamese cat, he's certainly
Cheez Whiz Never Came in a Spray Can
Damn you, Dan Aykroyd. It's no wonder I'm living with an advanced case of acid reflux and popping Prilosec like a shameless slave to Big Pharma. With
Caught With His Pants Down
Robert Pittman was apparently a man who didn't care if his waistband hung a little low. That's a personal style choice. But if your hand are full with
Woman Faces Charges for Stealing Foot
It's bad enough that rubberneckers slow down at crash scenes. Taking body parts of the people slain -- the human roadkill -- is strictly prohibited.
The Healing Virtues of Bad Art
If you're looking for bad art -- and who isn't? -- this piece could make you vomit while showing you the organs that allow you to vomit. It's called
My Ripley's (Believe It Or Not!) Wedding
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. -- You see marriage in a new light, when you're standing in the shadow of 8-foot-11-inch Robert Wadlow, ready to renew your vows. Claudine
Happy Birthday, Ripley's!
Believe it or not, 90 years ago today obscure newspaper illustrator Robert Ripley threw together a cartoon called Champs and Chumps, rush off to a party,
Baby Bikinis: 2008's Dumbest Ideas
Like any guy, I love to look at babes in bikinis -- unless we are talking about actual babies. Topping our list of 2008's dumbest new products is Ellos
Man 'Super Glues' Neighbor's Door Shut
One could only imagine what was running through Richard Nunez's head if he did what police charged him with doing. Most people have one thing in common --
Castrating, Crotch-Crushing Crime Wave
I'm no fan of castration, but there's a time and a place for everything. Case in point: Late last month, an 88-year-old woman from Portland, Ore., was
Jewish Elvis Prays for Peace
With a war rages in Israel, a Jewish Elvis impersonator, marked what would have been Presley's 74th birthday Thursday by telling both sides, Don't Be
Wii Fight Lands Couple in Court
How can we expect our children to play nicely with their Wii games if adults are slugging it out? You'd expect a 26-year-old guys to be happy to get a Wii
"Bobblehead" Obama Gets Ready for Inaugural Excess
Let's not pretend to be shocked at the barrage of Barack Obama T-shirts, key chains and coffee mugs. What do you expect in fast-buck, fad-a-minute America?
Nothing Says 'Date Movie' Like a 3D Ride to Hell!
How come as I get older, I'm getting fatter, balder and more inherently loathsome, yet remakes of slasher films that I saw when I was in high school get
Dad Chains up Daughter on Diet
Childhood obesity is a growing problem and Robert Blue doesn't have the answer. Upset that his 15-year-old daughter tipped the scale at 165 lbs., he
Beware the Toy Uterus!
A uterus is not a children's toy -- even if we're talking about a plush toy uterus. The I Heart Guts company, the makers of all sorts of organ-shaped novelty
Plumbers Find Fortune in Filth
If public toilets could talk, who knows what tales they'd tell … In Phoenix over the weekend, plumber Mike Roberts fished out a $70,000, 7-carat
Murder, Mayhem and McNuggets
Nobody told me when I woke up that today is the Chicken McNugget's 25th birthday. Well, dip me in honey mustard sauce -- it is. Two weeks ago I did a piece
Not for Me: Condom Measuring Tape
I'm short, fat, bald, and you can usually smell me coming. I've taken some revenge against Mother Nature for the hand she's dealt me by having a really hot
Naked Clown Hits Times Square
When the temperature dips below freezing the only thing that gets bigger on a man is his goose bumps -- but that didn't stop San Francisco's intrepid Naked
Crime and the Punishment of Barry Manilow
Legal scholars widely acknowledge that being forced to listen to Copacabana (At the Copa) more than once a millennium is a recognized form of torture on
Pole Dancing on Wheels: It's Art!
If you can order in chicken wings, pizza, and shop online for just about anything else, why can't you dial up a pole dancer for home delivery? Andrew
Knight Rider GPS: Talk to Me, K.I.T.T.
I'm not one for getting drunk and eating hamburger off my kitchen floor, but I do harbor a David Hasselhoff fantasy -- and it involves having a souped-up
Crocs for Kitties & Portable Dog Toilets
I know how important it is for you and your cat to have matching footwear. Well, now it's almost possible. For less than $100, your pet can now rest its
New Sign of God: Jesus Appears on Electric Guitar
Forget Clapton and Hendrix. The ultimate guitar god is Jesus, and he's now appearing on an a Les Paul Eleca on eBay. Opening bid: $200. You will see
Marisa Tomei Hula-Hoops To Stripper Stardom
I'll never look at a Hula Hoop the same way again after interviewing Marisa Tomei earlier this week for her new film, The Wrestler. The Oscar-winning
2008's Best Weird News
'Tis the season to hang mistletoe, decorate trees, and -- if you're in media-- pretend you're working by cobbling together year-end best-of lists. Now that
Tongue-Piercing, Cheek-Piercing Fun
Thailand's Vegetarian Festival traces its roots back to the early 1800s when miners began piercing their tongues, cheeks (and other parts of their body)
Tampa's Nightclub Batman Busted
Far from Gotham City, Batman isn't fighting crime, he's fighting arrest. Tampa Police say they warned 21-year-old Walsh Ian Nichols not to wear his Batman
Giant Bug Attacks London . . . in 50 Years
You fools who worry about global warming don't know about real threats -- like spiders as big as trucks reducing London to rubble. Okay, okay, it's all
Spanish-Style Tomato Fight, in China
Maybe you're familiar with the massive tomato fight in the Spanish town of Bunol -- well, now China has its own saucy fiesta. Here we have residence of
Snake Spa: A Slithering Massage
Ever since that run-in with Adam and Eve, snakes have gotten a bad rap in the Holy Land. But at Ada Barak's spa in northern Israel, slithering reptiles
Sarah Palin: From Valley Trash to Strip Club Obsession
I can't tell you how much I hate Sarah Palin without breaking various obscenity laws and having to call my therapist for an emergency phone session. And
Buck's Fashion Police: What Not to Wear
Many of you know I've been a member of Us Weekly's Fashion Police for a few years. My sisters, all too familiar with my childhood in purple velour shirts,
Nude Man Climbs Cellphone Tower
Was he high, drunk or just plain stupid? The answer is we just don't know. Andrew Arnold, 23, stripped naked and climbed a cellphone tower in Lowry
World's Ugliest Dog Is Dead
He had one eye, three legs and a whole lot of heart. I'm sad to report that Gus, the Chinese Crested from Gulfport Fla. who won the World's Ugliest Dog
Buck's Weird Fashion Police
Ever leave a public restroom fearing that you've got an entire roll of toilet paper stuck to your rear end? This model -- from the Famory Cup China Wedding
Medieval Torture or Art?
If you want to play a game of bumper pool you'll never forget, check out China's new Weightlessness exhibit, which features what looks like a cross between
Found: Little Heads in the Broccoli
Don't worry, this is hardly as disturbing as finding a severed finger -- or even pretending to find a human finger -- in your Wendy's Chili. It seems that
When the Going Gets Weird, the Weird Turn to Dr Gonzo
Jacked up on cocaine, pot, tequila and a carnival of other goodies was perhaps the best way to talk politics for Hunter Thompson, the Gonzo king of
Underwater Fashion Show: New Lows in Modeling
Forget the catwalks and red carpets. At a recent show in Sydney, Australian models held their noses, and took runway fashion where it's never gone before --
Lose Your Virginity Kit
Got a still-innocent friend whose love life needs a jump start? This $15 gag gift -- billed as the safe, effective way to lose your virginity -- is packed
Sausage Attack Suspect Set Free
It's time to clear a man's name. Earlier this week, police charged Antonio Vasquez of smacking a California farm worker in the head with an 8-inch sausage,
Body Gras: Canadian Bodypainting Champs
Perhaps you're interested in enhancing your humdrum flesh, so that you can walk around almost naked and look like a lion in a tuxedo or some other
Aroused Giant's Manhood Needs Pruning
Britain's Cerne Abbas Giant -- the famous etching in the Dorset hillside of a naked, club-wielding giant -- has long been one of the country's most
Are Rumors of Obama's Jewish Roots Exaggerated?
Was Barack Obama's father (middle name Heshy) an Ethiopian Jew? Is Woody Allen a senior adviser? Can we believe the Illinois Democrat when he says, I am
Pam Anderson's Mysterious Masked Man: Michael Jackson?
Pamela Anderson's bizarre mystery guest at London Fashion Week has people talking -- and some are saying the masked man is none other than Michael Jackson.
Mickey Mouse Cure for Economic Woe
The stock market is reeling, a record number of homes are in foreclosure -- and I'm going to Disney World! Perhaps the answers to Wall Streets' troubles
Even Blaine's Blasting Bush
These are dark days for President Bush. He's taking a lot of heat for the country's economic meltdown, and now, even David Blaine is blaming him for his
Best Mug Shot Ever: Cow-Woman on a Rampage
Michelle Allen of Middletown, Ohio is accused of urinating on a neighbor's porch and chasing children while wearing this cow costume. Police say she