Month: November 2012

Absurd News | Classified Confetti

Every Friday I share my favorite absurd news articles of the past week. They highlight the absurd, hilarious, and just plain weird people and situations from around the world. I typically try to stick to American news, but I usually end up posting a few articles from other countries too. I also try to stay away from celebrity news and politically-driven stories.

No one got shot, stabbed, or murdered in NYC on Monday 
http://news.yahoo.com/no-person-got-shot-stabbed-slashed-murdered-nyc-153318577.html

Woman Steals Ex-Boyfriend’s Sperm, Has Twins, Sues For Child Support

http://www.mommyish.com/2011/11/23/woman-steals-ex-boyfriends-sperm-has-twins-sues-for-child-support-836/

Police call body found shot in the head, tied up in a sack, and floating in a river, a “complex suicide”

http://www.thelocal.de/society/20121122-46323.html

Police documents found in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade confetti, including undercover officers’ identities

http://www.upi.com/Top_News/US/2012/11/25/Police-documents-found-in-parade-confetti/UPI-68261353887903/#axzz2DDJmWUg5

Andrew W.K. Named Cultural Ambassador to the Middle East by U.S. Department of State

http://pitchfork.com/news/48689-andrew-wk-named-cultural-ambassador-to-the-middle-east-by-us-department-of-state/

I kid you not. Andrew W.K. Cultural ambassador to the Middle East. 

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Absurd News | 911! I need cheese and crackers!

Every Friday I share my favorite absurd news articles of the past week. They highlight the absurd, hilarious, and just plain weird people and situations from around the world. I typically try to stick to American news, but I usually end up posting a few articles from other countries too. I also try to stay away from celebrity news and politically-driven stories.

Woman buys iPad at gas station for $200, turns out to be mirror
http://www.tweaktown.com/news/26663/texas_woman_buys_an_ipad_at_gas_station_turns_out_to_be_mirror/index.html

Canadian woman calls police because she’s hungry, mountie makes her cheese and crackers

http://princegeorge.bc.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/ViewPage.action?siteNodeId=775&languageId=1&contentId=27635

Woman who drove on sidewalk must wear “idiot” sign
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/06/shena-hardin-idiot-sign-driving-on-sidewalk_n_2081628.html

Man admits murder during heart attack, survives
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/05/james-washington-death-bed-confession_n_2076932.html