Category Archives: stupid newspaper stories

A not-very-sweet 16 party surprise from above

It was a great sweet 16 birthday party … until a plane flew over and dropped a load. Literally.  As the birthday girl’s stepfather put it: “It was brown, it was everywhere, it got on everything.” On the plus side:  They … Continue reading

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from the Intriguing Police Blotter Items desk

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Why lounge singers need to be very, very careful with their song choices.

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Police blotter item of the day

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Paging Captain Obvious

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from the Great Reasons to Call 911 department

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Not your typical police blotter item …

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Police reports that could only happen nowadays

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Not quite the usual police blotter item …

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Great moments in journalism

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Trouble with quasi-homophones

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Great moments in juxtaposition: The Wall Street Journal weighs in on the Republican presidential field

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Sounds painful.

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Irony alert

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Exciting times in Waukesha: Police blotter item of the day

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Weird reasons to call 911: Another of those emu-llama fights you hear about so often.

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from the Very Vital Newspaper Correction bureau:

A front-page editorial published Oct. 17 calling for the abolition of the Greek system at Dartmouth stated that in the late 1980s, Alpha Delta fraternity pledges were forced to perform oral sex on an ejaculating dildo. The editorial should have … Continue reading

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Great moments in investigative journalism

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Great moments in 911 calls

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Probably happens all the time …

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Those Lions sure go all out …

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The Cubs finally figure out a way to be on top … Unfortunately, it’s in the NBA

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Not your usual holiday gift-giving tip

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Don’t know?

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Correction of the Day: or, did they get ANYTHING right?

from the Napa Valley Register: November 14, 2014 2:30 pm An article in the Holiday 2014 edition of Inside Napa Valley magazine, about St. Helena art gallery owner Christopher Hill, included in the Nov. 13 edition, contained a number of … Continue reading

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