Archive for September, 2008

Fellow Critic Hits Roger Ebert At Festival

Friday, September 12th, 2008 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

Film critic Roger Ebert on Thursday confirmed that a fellow critic yelled at him and whacked him on the knee with a program during a movie screening at the ... Read more..

62 Year Old Man Shoots Gun, Chases Neighbor With Machete Over Plant Watering Dispute

Friday, September 12th, 2008 Posted in Dumb Criminal Offbeat News, Offbeat News | No Comments »

Authorities say a 62-year-old man fired a gun and chased his neighbor with a machete after two arguments over watering plants on Tuesday. The Pasco County Sheriff's Office said ... Read more..

30 Year Old Sex Offender Poses As 12 Year Old, Attends School

Friday, September 12th, 2008 Posted in Dumb Criminal Offbeat News, Offbeat News | No Comments »

A sex offender who posed as a 12-year-old boy to enroll in Arizona schools has pleaded guilty to seven criminal charges. Neil Rodreick II has pleaded guilty to four counts of ... Read more..

‘Twist’ Named Top Song Of Billboard Hot 100 Era

Thursday, September 11th, 2008 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

How's this for a twist: Of all the No. 1 songs in the 50 years of the Billboard Hot 100 chart, Chubby Checker's "The Twist" ranks as the most ... Read more..

Boy Trapped Inside Running Washing Mashine

Thursday, September 11th, 2008 Posted in Crazy Offbeat News, Offbeat News | 2 Comments »

A 6-year-old boy is recovering after his mother said he became trapped inside a running washing machine, reported local news station WPLG in Miami. Timothy Clark and his 4-year-old sister ... Read more..

Man Arrested For Trying To Steal Beer And Fried Chicken, Twice

Thursday, September 11th, 2008 Posted in Dumb Criminal Offbeat News, Offbeat News | No Comments »

A man accused of attempting to steal beer and fried chicken on two occasions was arrested Tuesday, according to a report released by Martin County Sheriff’s Office. The incident occurred ... Read more..

Bulgaria’s Olympic Hockey Team Losses 82-0

Wednesday, September 10th, 2008 Posted in Crazy Offbeat News, Offbeat News | No Comments »

With more goals than minutes in the game, Slovakia's women's ice hockey team claimed an amazing 82-0 victory over Bulgaria in Olympic qualifying. Slovakia outshot the Bulgarians 139-0 during ... Read more..

Man Blames Bad Driving On Spilled Beer

Wednesday, September 10th, 2008 Posted in Dumb Criminal Offbeat News, Funny Offbeat News, Offbeat News | No Comments »

A man with four previous drunken driving convictions who was stopped for weaving in and out of traffic on Interstate 40 was ready with an excuse for his ... Read more..

Chef Finds 26 Pearls In A Single Oyster

Wednesday, September 10th, 2008 Posted in Crazy Offbeat News, Offbeat News | No Comments »

A Lebanese woman working in a restaurant kitchen found 26 pearls in an oyster she was preparing for the table and is to submit the find to the Guinness ... Read more..

North Korean Leader Kim Jong Il Died In 2003, Played By A Double

Monday, September 8th, 2008 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

Is Kim Jong Il for real? The question has baffled foreign intelligence agencies for years, but a veteran Japanese expert on North Korea says the “dear leader” is actually dead ... Read more..