Quirky News Wednesday

December 10, 2008 at 2:40 pm 3 comments

Best Story of the Week: Micky Dolenz of the Monkees went out for a smoke while dining the other night.  When he got outside he heard a bunch of drunk 20-somethings singing along with a recording of his song “I’m a Believer” at Pat O’Brien’s next door.  Clearly the revelers at Pat O’Brien’s had parents who gave them sufficient musical educations because they obvs recognized Micky and made him pose for photos.

Women are better at assembling IKEA furniture than men.  My apartment agrees.

People in New York City search for different things on Google than the rest of the country (e.g. the top ten in the U.S. included “David Cook” and “Fox News.”  Neither of these items made the New York list.)

Politicians in one of Austrailia’s states must be breathalized before voting.

Noise violators punished with an hour of Barry Manilow.

This book sounds awesome and comes out on my birthday!

Despite the fact that this woman needs a makeover and her church is a little much (really, a stage and light show?!), her song is pretty funny.

Jailer said he’d let a prisoner go free if he voted for John McCain.  He posted he bail and voted for Barack Obama, natch.

A perfect holiday present for PETA members: A calendar of famous(ish) conservative women dressed in mink.  Mmmmmm Ann Coulter and Michelle Malkin in dead animal…

My Mom made PostcardsFromYoMomma.com!

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Entry filed under: 2008 Presidential Election, Internet, New York City, New York Times, Politics, Shopping, Those Crazy Young People, Voting.

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