Saturday January 19, 2019

Archive for the ‘Silly’ Category

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…

Cops grieve Krispy Kreme doughnuts lost in truck fire: ‘No words’

A few Kentucky cops went viral for mourning the loss of a truckload of doughnuts. The Lexington Police Department posted a few photos online depicting the heartbroken officers with their heads cast down.  More…

Mom slams Southwest Airlines worker for mocking daughter’s name

A Texas mom is outraged after a Southwest Airlines worker made fun of her 5-year-old daughter’s name – by snapping a picture of the girl’s boarding pass and posting it on social media. Traci Redford, from El Paso, says the agent at John Wayne Airport began poking fun at her daughter’s name, Abcde – pronounced “ab-city” – as they boarded a flight.  More…

Man lists ‘used’ girlfriend for sale on eBay, is shocked when bids reach $119,000

A man who listed his girlfriend for sale on eBay as a prank was shocked when the bids reached over $119,000 within 24 hours. While the man admits he wouldn’t have actually sold his girlfriend, when the bids started increasing, he joked, “I would have been quite sad to see go, but it wouldn’t have been so sad ‘cause I would have been crying in my Ferrari or my Lamborghini.”  More…

Justin Bieber Sideways Burrito Photo Was a Staged Prank

You know that viral photo of Justin Bieber eating a burrito from the side – yeah, that was fake news, courtesy of the same guys who got Will Smith to jump into the Grand Canyon.  More…

Meghan Markle accidentally leaves the price tag on her dress in Tonga

Meghan Markle made a minor fashion faux pas in Tonga on Thursday. The Duchess of Sussex, 37, chose a red dress by Self-Portrait ($430) for her arrival at the Polynesian country’s Fua’amotu Airport. The only problem? The price tag was still hanging from the hemline of her mid-length skirt.  More…

College snowflakes blame Trump for PTSD, study finds

For some college students, the 2016 presidential election was a crash course in psychological trauma. Published Monday in the Journal of American College Health, a study of 800 university students suggests that nearly one in four found Donald Trump’s election victory so upsetting, they developed “clinically significant” symptoms considered predictors of PTSD.  More…

Keira Knightley on Why Her Daughter Can’t Watch Some Disney Films

Keira Knightley said that her 3-year-old daughter, Edie, is banned from watching certain movies made for children. The first banned film that she mentioned is Cinderella. "Because, you know, she waits around for a rich guy to rescue her. Don’t," the actress explained. "Rescue yourself, obviously."  More…

‘Wheel of Fortune’ contestant awkwardly flubs puzzle answer

A “Wheel of Fortune” contestant lost out on some big money after guessing the wrong letter and accidentally turning the puzzle into an NSFW answer.  More…

New Orleans Saint’s first male cheerleader dances on the field

The first male cheerleader for the New Orleans Saints made his debut out on the field for the team’s first preseason game. Jesse Hernandez, 25, stepped out as the first male Saintsation in the NFL team’s history Friday night. Sporting black skinny jeans, white jersey and sneakers, Jesse was in the center of the formation, lining up with the rest of his squad performing classic Rockette-style high kicks and spins.  More…

Nineteen former Miss America winners are calling for the entire pageant board to step down

Just hours after Miss America chairwoman Gretchen Carlson hit out at reigning Miss America Cara Mund over claims that she has been bullied and silenced, 19 former pageant winners have demanded that the entire board of the organization resign. Caressa Cameron-Jackson, who won the Miss America title in 2010, went on Good Morning America Monday and demanded that Carlson and Miss America Organization CEO Regina Hopper step down.  More…

Alaska cops searching for squirrel that stole their doughnut

Police in Anchorage, Alaska, are on the lookout for a squirrel that made off from their parking lot with a doughnut. The department called it “a straight-up felony” and added “it’s rude.”  More…

Miss America competition now seeking fat, ugly girls

Miss America is scrapping its swimsuit competition and will no longer judge contestants based on their looks, the organization announced Tuesday. “We’ve heard from a lot of young women who say, ‘We’d love to be a part of your program but we don’t want to be out there in high heels and a swimsuit.’  More…

LeBron James wears shorts suit to Game 1

Social media users are not impressed with the Cleveland Cavaliers’ pre-game outfits — and not just because many see them as a jinx.  More…

The royal family has already made a huge mistake

The royal family made a huge mistake in not sending a member of the household to see Meghan Markle’s dad before the wedding, according to a top etiquette expert. The royal wedding fiasco sums up what happens when the royal household is not used to commoners marrying into the family.  More…