[EDITOR'S NOTE: News of the Weird author Chuck Shepherd has retired. Until further notice, this column is written by the Editors at Andrews McNeel.] THIS WEEK IN CRANKING Jordan Haskins, 26, was sentenced to probation and sex counseling in May after pleading guilty to eight charges arising from two auto accidents in Saginaw, Michigan. Prosecutors said Haskins described … [Read more...] about NOTW: Cranking, people who dine on dirt and potentially unemployed bees
THIS WEEK IN CRANKING Jordan Haskins, 26, was sentenced to probation and sex counseling in May after pleading guilty to eight charges arising from two auto accidents in Saginaw, Michigan. Prosecutors said Haskins described “cranking,” in which he would remove a vehicle’s spark-plug wires to make it “run rough,” which supposedly improves his chances for a self-service happy … [Read more...] about NOTW: Cranking, unemployed bees and our beloved drone economy
In 2011, chef Eduardo Garcia went hiking alone in the Montana wilderness. Happening upon a dead bear–and curious–he poked it with his knife and was immediately jolted with 2,400 volts of electricity from a nearby power line. He survived, and spent the following two months in ICU undergoing nearly two dozen surgeries, which included the amputation of his left hand and forearm. … [Read more...] about Maui Film Festival: Talking story with ‘Charged’ Producer Dennis Aig
1. According to a Jan. 8 University of Hawaii press release, the school’s Board of Regents recently agreed to form a “task group” to study something quite important. What will the task group research? A. The possibility of paying its student-athletes. B. Ending the practice of taking money for defense-related research. C. Divesting itself from interests in fossil-fuel … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: How well do you know Food Network celebrity chefs that praise Maui restaurants?
1. On Sept. 27, Pacific Business News ran a story titled “Alexander & Baldwin has grown its influence while showing sustained commitment to Hawaii’s economy.” According to the story, how much has Wall Street valued the company? A. More than $1.2 billion B. More than $1.3 billion C. More than $1.4 billion D. More than $1.5 billion E. More than $1.6 billion 2. On Sept. 29, … [Read more...] about Super Unique Special Fun MauiTime News Quiz!