Misc.

Please Help Harold Lawrence And Joshua Brantner On Their TBI-Awareness Mission

05/01/2013
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Please Help Harold Lawrence And Joshua Brantner On Their TBI-Awareness Mission

Back in Feb. 2010, I brought you the story of Harold Lawrence and Joshua Brantner’s 460-mile trek from Florida to North Carolina on a mission to raise awareness about the often-debilitating results of traumatic brain injuries, one of which I suffered myself a little over a year before that post. Joshua suffered one himself; Harold…

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Star of Trailer-Park Reality Show Pulls A Reese Witherspoon

04/28/2013
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Star of Trailer-Park Reality Show Pulls A Reese Witherspoon

Alternate title: Why Didn’t Anyone Tell Me There’s A Reality Show At A Myrtle Beach Trailer Park? (And is she related to Stephen?) As in, did you ever hear about this TLC show “Myrtle Manor“? Me either, till I saw this mugshot of one of its “stars” via Facebook onaccounta following folk from my old…

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The Man With The 132-Pound Scrotum No Longer Has A 132-Pound Scrotum

04/27/2013
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The Man With The 132-Pound Scrotum No Longer Has A 132-Pound Scrotum

Let’s hear it for Wesley Warren Jr., “the 48-year-old Las Vegas man whose emotional and physical struggles with a 132-pound scrotum drew international attention” for he has undergone successful, 13-hour surgery to remove that burden from his groin. Dr. Joel Gelman, who heads the Center for Reconstructive Urology at the University of California, Irvine, said…

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Science: Which Hurts More, Giving Birth Or Getting Kicked In The Balls?

04/26/2013
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Science: Which Hurts More, Giving Birth Or Getting Kicked In The Balls?

While I believe in science, I’m not sure we’ll ever know for sure, what with it being an impossibility to give birth while having kickable balls. But whatever. Science!

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Marathon Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Apparently Confessed To A Hit-And-Run In December

04/20/2013
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Marathon Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Apparently Confessed To A Hit-And-Run In December

Obviously, this pales in comparison to what Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and his brother did in Boston on Monday. And obviously, it pales in comparison to the story coming out that he himself got hit by a car during the shoot-out which ultimately ended his life. But I’d be remiss if I didn’t mention this little nugget…

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Just Another Example Of CNN Being Asleep At The Broadcast Wheel

04/19/2013
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Just Another Example Of CNN Being Asleep At The Broadcast Wheel

Meet Matt Reis. His father-in-law was injured in the Boston Marathon bombings, and he gave a borderline-teary interview to CNN last night. However, during that interview, and because of a cable-news fixation on overloading your minds with information on a steady stream, and thanks to a flashing red light behind him — blaring your eyes…

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Here’s Video Of NJ Weedman Getting Pulled Over And Arrested On Weed Charges Again

04/17/2013
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Here’s Video Of NJ Weedman Getting Pulled Over And Arrested On Weed Charges Again

“Ed “NJWeedman” Forchion, out of jail to receive bone cancer treatments in California, was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana during a traffic stop on Route 73 on Monday night. “The longtime activist and licensed medical marijuana patient in California, where the former Pemberton Township resident has been living for several years, also was…

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We Could Learn A Lot From Martin Richard, The 8-Year-Old Killed At The Boston Marathon

04/16/2013
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We Could Learn A Lot From Martin Richard, The 8-Year-Old Killed At The Boston Marathon

The father of Martin William Richard today said he is trying to both grieve the death of his 8-year-old son, who was killed at the Boston Marathon bombings, and help his wife and daughter recover from injuries they suffered during the terrorist attack on Monday. “My dear son Martin has died from injuries sustained in…

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22-Year-Old Dies In Texting-While-Driving Crash, Photo Of Text Released As Cautionary Tale

04/11/2013
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22-Year-Old Dies In Texting-While-Driving Crash, Photo Of Text Released As Cautionary Tale

What follows is part of a press release issued by the Greeley (Colo.) Police Department on Tuesday: A family reeling in the grief of tragic loss hopes that sharing their son’s story will prevent future accidents caused by texting and driving. The Heit family and Greeley Police Department wish to share the findings of a…

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Baltimore, Already The Syphilis Capital Of The Universe, Is Also A ‘Pubic-Lice Paradise’

04/09/2013
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Baltimore, Already The Syphilis Capital Of The Universe, Is Also A ‘Pubic-Lice Paradise’

What a glorious day for Charm City. Already in its sixth year of being deemed the Syphilis Capital of the Universe, Baltimore chalked up another honor on Monday night. Specifically, in a story about the disappearance of pubic lice from its former habitats, Baltimore was referred to as a “pubic-lice paradise.” These are irrefutable facts,…

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