'Anyone can be confident with a full head of hair. But a confident bald man - there's your diamond in the rough.' Larry David
Dear Sir or Madam, Kindly Shove Your Artwork Up Your Ass
A Danish artist who was given a pile of cash by a museum in northern Denmark to create a piece for its exhibition on labor conditions two years ago submitted two empty canvases — titled “Take the Money and Run.” The exhibit caused a stir. (AP News, September 27, 2023)
Can Terrible Puns Save Britain’s Loneliest Sheep?
A row has broken out over plans to rehome Britain’s loneliest sheep. The ewe, now named Fiona, was rescued on Saturday after being stranded for more than two years at the foot of cliffs in the Scottish Highlands. But an animal rights group says plans to rehome her to a farm park near Dumfries would make her a “spectacle.” Fiona is now in hiding after activists turned up at Dalscone Farm— BBC News, 5th November 2023.
- Top Story - November 2023
Norm’s Diner Comes Out Fighting!Top Story - November 2023
A restaurant in the US is charging some of its customers for their inability to control their children while they dine there. Hidden away at the bottom of its menu, the Toccoa Riverside Restaurant tells its diners of its “adult surcharge” — adding three dollar signs next to the words: “For adults unable to parent.”- Sky News, 29 October 2023
For Whom the Wedding Bell Tolls
The 17th Duke of Huescar, and his wife Sofia Palazuelo, recently baptised their second child Sofia Fernanda Dolores Cayetana Teresa Angela de la Cruz Micaela del Santisimo Sacramento del Perpetuo Socorro de la Santisima Trinidad y de Todos Los Santos. — Sky News, 26 October, 2023
Freeze! Drop the Water Pistol and Put Your Hands in the Air!
The Metropolitan police have admitted that a 13-year-old boy was rammed off his bike and handcuffed by armed police, who pointed their submachine guns at him. The boy was having a water fight with his sibling on 19 July when a police officer on patrol reported a potential firearms incident. (BBC, 20/10/23)