November 2005

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Ronald MacDonald Charged With Stealing From Wendy’s

Having almost certainly been hired by Wendy's (and named by his parents) solely for the humor value, Ronald MacDonald was arrested early Monday for stealing money out of the safe at the Wendy's restaurant where he worked. Unfortunately, he was…



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Kazakhstan v. Ali G.

Earlier this week, the Foreign Ministry of Kazakhstan threatened to sue Sacha Baron Cohen, who stars in "Da Ali G Show" on HBO. Cohen specializes in tricking famous people into giving "interviews" to his Ali G character, who pretends to…


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“Captive Angels” Post Personal Ads

Heather is 28 years old, with light brown hair and pretty blue-gray eyes. She is 5’4" and weighs 125 pounds. She likes motorcycles, fast cars, and crystal meth. Tasha is a Virgo. She’s warm-hearted, passionate, and sincere. She did make…


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Judge Not Amused by Twin Antics

Yamahile Ortiz, 18, was sentenced to probation last week after pleading guilty to charging over $1000 on a stolen credit card. And away she went. But back she came not long afterwards, with her identical twin sister Yaricza, and an…


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Ghosts Ruled Not Grounds for Denying Unemployment Benefits

An Iowa judge ruled this week that a former security guard could not be denied unemployment benefits after being fired on the grounds that he saw ghosts. Wade Gallegos was working for a security company in September when he called…



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Senator Supports Non-Senatorial-Wife-Damage-Cap Legislation

Senator Rick Santorum has called medical lawsuit abuse the "number one health care crisis in his state (Pennsylvania), and has repeatedly called for caps on damages for pain and suffering. He has twice sponsored legislation that would have capped such…