Headlines Du Jour ► Friday, November 8, 2013

When the Not Now Silly interns spread out at night out into the innertubes, they are tasked with collecting Headlines Du Jour. One never knows exactly what they’ll come back with. Here is today’s catch:

FROM THE EX-PRESIDENTS’ FILE:

George W. Bush to Raise Money for Group That Converts Jews to Bring About Second Coming of Christ
The former president follows in the footsteps of Glenn Beck, who addressed the group last year.

TODAY’S WEATHER REPORT:

AUNTY EM!!! AUNTY EM!!!

After 75 Years, ‘The Wizard of Oz’ Still Has Secrets to Tell
Marching orders for the authors of ‘The Wizard of Oz: The Official 75th Anniversary Companion’: Find new material about a film that’s been endlessly analyzed

 

FORBES KNOWS FINANCE:

NEWS FROM OUTER SPACE:

TODAY’S EXCITING EPISODE OF COPS GONE WILD:

SILLY PROSECUTOR CORNER:

Franklin lawyer mocks prosecutor with
demand to be called ‘Captain Justice’

Criticized in court for calling prosecutors ‘The Government,’ a Franklin lawyer demands a new title for himself

WHAT’S NEW IN FORD NATION?

“I need f—in 10 minutes to make sure he’s
dead’: New Rob Ford video surfaces

Ford snaps the rubber band of human tolerance: Mallick
There appears to be no limit to the shameful and extraordinary
spectacle that is the mayoralty of Rob Ford.

Rob Ford’s mom says weight is his biggest problem

Rob Ford’s mother says mayor needs to
‘smarten up’ — but not go to rehab

Diane Ford says her son needs to get a driver, lose
weight, get an alcohol tester on his car, stop hanging
with bad friends, and maybe get some counselling.

No honour in hiding behind your mother, Rob Ford

IN HIGH FINANCE:

IN SLAVERY NEWS:

FROM THE FAR-FLUNG STATES:

ANOTHER POT RELATED DEATH:

Man jailed for minor pot charge died when guards ignored allergies
Michael Saffioti, 22, faced a misdemeanor charge in Washington, guards said he was “faking” serious food allergy

IN SEX NEWS:

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Calling himself “A liberally progressive, sarcastically cynical, iconoclastic polymath,” Headly Westerfield has been a professional writer all his adult life.

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