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WELL, OF COURSE! Yesterday at 11:21 AM
The owner of the world’s largest corn maze (63 acres), at Cool Patch Pumpkins in Dixon, California, told Sacramento’s KOVR-TV in October that “several” times this season, visitors called 911 to help them out of the maze. Said owner Matt Cooley, “When it’s dark, all you see is corn.”
THEATRE Yesterday at 11:20 AM
We’re dreaming of a White Trash Christmas! Set deep within the Armadillo Acres trailer park in Starke, The Great American Trailer Park Christmas Musical is the story of residents Rufus, Jackie, …
DIRTY PUNK! Yesterday at 11:16 AM
One recent visitor to Warm Like Winter’s website complained, “I hung out with these guys once and now it burns when I pee. Why is that?” Their performance, reminiscent of Christmas …
In October, The Gothamist news site reported bicyclist John Roemer, who was rear-ended by a driver in Brooklyn in May (and whose intensive-care bill was paid by the driver’s insurance company), is now being sued by the driver in small claims court for $2,000 damage to her car.
CHUTZPAH! Yesterday at 11:13 AM
The law finally caught up, partially, to squatter Darrell Beatty in September, as he was charged with grand larceny for forging a deed to a home owned by Jennifer Merin, 70, in Laurelton, New York. He bailed out of jail on Oct. 22 and went straight to the house. In fact, Beatty’s two sons had remained “at home” while Beatty was locked up. The home has been in Merin’s family since 1930. “Mind-boggling,” she said.
SEASONAL SAILING Yesterday at 11:13 AM
Call us Ishmael Claus. This time of the year always reminds us of two things: being total ingrates when we don’t get the strongly requested-gifts we want – and, oddly enough, boats! The …
FANCY-SCHMANCY CRAP Yesterday at 11:12 AM
The Washington, D.C., restaurant Second State recently added an accessory to its bar menu — “hand-cut rock,” i.e., “artisanal” ice, for a buck extra (but free in premium drinks).
BRIGHT IDEAS Yesterday at 11:11 AM
David Van Vleet asked for certain supposedly public records in Tacoma, Washington, and was forced into federal court when the city turned him down. Van Vleet wanted data from the city licenses of strip club employees (dancers’ stage and real names, date of birth, etc.) so he could pray for them individually, by name, to make his appeals more effective. In October, Judge Ronald Leighton denied Van Vleet a temporary restraining order against the city.
The British Embassy in Washington, D.C., apologized twice in August, first a tongue-in-cheek “apology” for England’s War of 1812 attack on the White House and then for making that “apology” in the first place — because of a backlash on Twitter from Americans complaining the jokey “apology” was “offensive.”
REGGAE Yesterday at 11:09 AM
I-Wayne’s style of reggae draws comparisons to the halcyon days of the genre’s ’60s and ’70s eras. Born Cliffroy Taylor in Portmore, Jamaica, I-Wayne (pictured, smoking a …
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