Tuesday March 19, 2019

Archive for the ‘Silly’ Category

‘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…

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…