Entries by Wes Yahola

You Can Now Hear Harper Lee Discussing Her Famous Novel

‘As charming and thoughtful as the novel that made her so famous’ By Michael Harthorne, Newser Staff (Newser) – Available only to scholars for decades, on the date of Harper Lee’s death last week the UCLA Library Special Collections released what may be the only recorded interview of Lee talking about her most famous work, according […]

Postal Service apologizes for delivering blood-stained mail

OLEAN, N.Y. (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service has apologized to residents along an upstate New York mail route who received mail stained with blood. A Postal Service spokeswoman for the agency’s western New York district tells the Olean (OH’-lee-an) Times Herald (bit.ly/1VrWGJ5) that the blood was from a mail carrier whose finger was cut […]

Thief dresses as Walmart worker, walks out door with four HDTVs

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. — A Virginia man dressed in a Walmart uniform stole four televisions from a store in Chesterfield County, according to officials. According to police, the man was wearing a blue Walmart vest. As shown on surveillance video, he placed four HDTVs in a shopping cart and walked out of the store through […]

Ticket for Burping Spawns ‘Loud Belch Flashmob’

Vienna man fined for ‘violating public decency’ (Newser) – Vienna visitors beware: Burping too loud could come at a price. Edin Mehic, a bartender in the Austrian capital found that out when fined the equivalent of $77 after belching in the proximity of a policeman while enjoying the scene at the Prater amusement park. The […]

Driver throws beer bottle after crash, then is killed by car

TRINITY, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Highway Patrol says a motorist who left his car after a collision and threw a beer bottle at the other driver was struck and killed by another car. Frank Martello of New Port Richey was pronounced dead after he was hit about 10:50 p.m. Sunday as he walked back […]

Disrespect over cheesy garlic knots turns violent at Palm Coast Pizza

By MATT BRUCE PALM COAST — A disagreement over cheesy garlic knots sparked a melee inside a Palm Coast pizzeria and led to four arrests late Friday night, according to deputy reports. Jessica Conti, 25, Vincent Conti, 23, Hareem Jones, 26, and Shawn Cody, 32, were all charged with burglary and criminal mischief in connection […]

Young man poses as Ohio lawmaker, tours school

SYCAMORE, Ohio (AP) — A teenager posing as a state senator toured a high school and spoke to a class, and school officials didn’t realize they were fooled until weeks later, authorities in Ohio said. Mohawk Local School District officials said Izaha Akins, of Marion, Ohio, visited the high school in December and claimed to […]

Fishy

A man recently received the shock of his life while eating a fish dinner in Japan. The man videotaped himself pouring Sake into the fish’s mouth. He freaked when the fish began to move. Experts say the fish was dead and that its nerves were reacting to the booze.

I Love Spam

The Daily Mirror claims Mark Benson, of Liverpool, England, has changed his name to ‘I Love Spam’. He tells the paper that he eats spam four times a week. “I love Spam for breakfast with toast and we make all the different recipes from the Spam website – we’ll have them up to four times-a-week. […]