Miscellaneous

Just Say No to Door-to-Door Tattoo Salesmen

I was pleased to see that none of my Springfield (Mo.)  relatives were involved in this story, which involves a man who apparently went door-to-door there last week offering tattoos. Now, if I were going to let a stranger who…


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…



Least Viable “Consent” Defense Ever

A man in Pittsburgh is suing his former girlfriend for $30,000 in damages resulting from a post-breakup bedroom experience that he claims was assault and battery, but that her attorney claims was a "consensual act." The suit claims that after…


Naked Chinese Stuntman Arrested At Niagara Falls

I know what you’re thinking — not another naked-Chinese-stuntman story. Still, I think this one is worth telling. He Yun Chang, a 38-year-old man from Beijing, was arrested last weekend and charged with disorderly conduct and public indecency after he…



Moments of Zen

"’I lied about being a lawyer but other than the lie, everything else was totally legit,’ Goldstein said [at his sentencing hearing]." (He won 25 cases in 8 months of fake practice.) FindLaw.com "Flemming, who practices in Concord, Calif., is…