BIRDBRAINED In the western German city of Kleve, a regional court in mid-January overruled a lower court and awarded the owner of a chicken mauled by a dog higher restitution because the chicken had TV experience. Sieglinde the chicken, who died in the attack, had completed 10 hours of acting training and had appeared in at least one German movie, for which she received a … [Read more...] about News of the Weird: How mowing the lawn can get you arrested, weird Florida, and more
Going head to head for the first time in the BIG GAME, the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers will duke it out for the chance to become this year's world champions at Super Bowl LIV. Kickoff is at 1:30pm Hawai‘i time, and if you’re looking for pupus and a place to watch the game, here’s a list of venues where you can kick it: SUGAR BEACH EVENTS - Bar snacks … [Read more...] about Super Bowl LIV – Chiefs battle the 49ers!
LANDLORD WOES On Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, a home rental agreement took an X-rated turn when Leah Bassett, artist and longtime resident of Aquinnah, unknowingly leased her home to an employee of Mile High Distribution Inc., a pornography production company. In September 2014, the Boston Globe reported, Joshua Spafford approached Bassett about renting her home from … [Read more...] about NOTW: X-rated landlord woes, bad drivers and the Great Ham Bombing of ’18
NEWS THAT SOUNDS LIKE A JOKE Wait times at emergency rooms are notoriously long, and Danny Konieczny’s experience was no different on Mar. 6 at The Villages Hospital in The Villages, Florida. The Lady Lake resident, 61, was at home earlier in the day when a neighbor called 911 to report Konieczny was drunk and suicidal. According to WOFL TV, first responders took him to the … [Read more...] about NOTW: Awesome beach trash, aggressive otters and a dumb remake of ‘The Italian Job’
ALARMING ANIMAL North Fort Myers, Florida, homeowner Joanie Mathews was terrorized for hours on Nov. 14 by a large pig that wandered into her yard overnight and spent the day destroying the lawn and biting Mathews three times before trapping her in the cab of her truck. “She would circle the truck... and I would jump in the back seat and I was like ‘Go away, pig!’” Mathews … [Read more...] about NOTW: Dangerous pigs, Grinch sightings and the dreaded Selfieccino