Tuesday November 19, 2019

Archive for the ‘Silly’ Category

‘Pioneer Woman’ star Ree Drummond’s daughter arrested for underage drinking: report

Food Network star Ree Drummond’s daughter, Paige, was reportedly arrested and charged with possession of alcohol by a person under the age of 21, as well as public intoxication.  More…

Video: Tiger Woods burns guy who won big on Masters bet

Tiger Woods’ win at the 2019 Masters was inspiring. His follow-up at the PGA Championship, less so. And give him credit: he knew better. The same can’t be said for James Adducci, the bettor who won a modicum of infamy — and $1.275 million — placing $85,000 on Woods to win at Augusta.  More…

Mario Andretti has a hilarious take on making electric cars louder

The electric racing series Formula E has been making a lot of noise in recent years, but only figuratively. A frequent criticism from fans, and many who might otherwise be, is that the electric motors are too quiet. They only make about 80 decibels (db) of noise, which is barely louder than a typical car cruising down the street, compared to over 120 db for a contemporary Indy or Formula One car.  More…

Angry White Male Studies course illustrates left-wing craziness on campus

The University of Kansas, a bastion of taxpayer-funded liberalism in an otherwise predominantly Republican and conservative state, will offer its students an oh-so progressive course titled "Angry White Male Studies" in the upcoming fall semester.  More…

Minnesota police called for welfare check on man that turns out to be cutout of MyPillow CEO

Minnesota police revealed they received a troubling call asking them to check on the welfare of a man standing outside hugging a pillow – only to find it was a cutout of MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell. The Jordan Police Department said officers were called to check on the welfare of an adult male who was wearing no coat outside in the cold and hugging a pillow. Once officers arrived on the scene, they discovered a cardboard cutout.  More…

Man brings steer to Petco in test of ‘all leashed pets are welcome’ policy

A man and woman from Texas couldn’t help but laugh as they recently walked their leashed steer into a Houston-area Petco to really see if “all leashed pets are welcome” at the store. (with video)  More…

Popular Instagram model gets bitten on butt by wild pig in Bahamas

Like so many Instagram influencers before her, Michelle Lewin recently found herself in the Bahamas alongside the famed “swimming pigs” of the Exumas. This time, however, the pigs weren’t in the mood for visitors.  More…

Ohio nail salon’s ‘indecent’ name causes hand wringing

An Ohio salon owner thinks she hit the nail on the head with her business name — even though some residents don’t agree. Dawn Moon, owner of Hand Jobs Nails & Spa, in Perkins Township, believes the name is good branding. “You don’t want something that they can’t remember.”  More…

‘Assman’ displays name on truck’s tailgate after license plate request denied

A Canadian man whose real last name “Assman,” was deemed an “unacceptable” for a personalized license plate has emblazoned the back of his truck with a giant decal of the plate he was denied. Dave Assman (pronounced “Oss-man), who lives in the province of Saskatchewan, said the denial upset him, but “I’m not one of those guys to take offense to it.”  More…

Is this 26-ingredient, $38 cocktail worth it?

It’s everything but the kitchen drink. The 90-proof A-Z Cocktail, now on offer at the Times Square W hotel’s Living Room Bar, is one powerful potion. It’s made of 26 different elements, each starting with a different letter of the alphabet (angostura bitters from Trinidad to start, Zoco pacharán liqueur from Spain to finish). Of the 26 ingredients, only three are nonalcoholic.  More…

Rob Lowe deletes Elizabeth Warren ‘chief’ joke after Hollywood backlash

Actor Rob Lowe removed a Twitter post that poked fun at U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Saturday out of concern that “some peeps got upset.” “Elizabeth Warren would bring a whole new meaning to Commander in ‘Chief,’” Lowe wrote in the now-deleted post, in an apparent reference to the controversy over Warren’s claims of Native American heritage.  More…

Don’t fall for NFL’s feel-good moment with male cheerleaders

When it was announced a few weeks ago that, for the first time ever, there would be male cheerleaders performing at the Super Bowl, it was met with fawning media fanfare. On “Good Morning America,” Michael Strahan said the two guys were “breaking barriers.”  More…

Groundhog Day verdicts are in

Here’s some news to melt away the winter blues: New York’s soothsaying rodent, Staten Island Chuck, predicted an early start to spring Saturday morning at the annual Groundhog Day event. In Pennsylvania, nationally renowned Punxsutawney Phil also predicted an early spring.  More…

Two male cheerleaders to perform for Rams at Super Bowl

Two of the newest members of the Los Angeles Rams’ spirit squad, Quinton Peron and Napoleon Jinnies, will be the first male cheerleaders ever to perform at the Super Bowl.  More…

Restaurant forced to take down sign over ‘offensive’ name

Pho Keene Great, which is not scheduled to open until March 1, had already displayed a small sign prominently featuring the name, which is a play on both the Vietnamese dish pho (pronounced “fuh”) and the name of the town.  More…