News – Hot FB spy, Comic Con, b—-, stars, and Boney M

‘Hot’ Russian spy leaves enigmatic Facebook trail

MOSCOW (AFP) – Two weeks after 10 Russian spies flew back from the United States to Moscow, the buzz of interest around redhead Anna Chapman shows no signs of receding as she has stayed in the news by writing enigmatic Facebook updates, including the mysterious “I love taro frozen yogurt,” profile update, “Team Edward” fan page addition, and cryptic photo albums filled with friends’ babies doing nothing of interest.

Comic-Con Wrestles with ‘Booth Babe’ Controversy

While costumed fans of both genders are enthusiastically welcomed by the comics industry, hired promotional models have caused some controversy among fans, particularly since Comic-Con’s attendees are now 40 percent female. Much of the outrage last year came when EA Games ran a Comic-Con contest encouraging men to “commit acts of lust” toward “booth babes”, resulting in at least one floor model getting a not-so-friendly goosing. EA Games later apologized for the contest but showed that they didn’t learn anything from the debacle when they announced this year’s contest, “Grand Theft Autoerotic-asphyxiation.”  

Wis. candidate can’t use controversial description

MADISON, Wis. – A legislative candidate from Wisconsin can’t use a profane, racially charged phrase to describe herself on the ballot, an election oversight board decided Wednesday. Ieshuh Griffin, an independent running for a downtown Milwaukee seat in the state Assembly, wants to use the phrase, “NOT the ‘whiteman’s b—-.'”  Andrew Breitbart promptly misrepresented the phrase to read “the white man’s a b—-.”

Scientists find most massive star ever discovered

LONDON – Scientists were shocked that the star, called R136a1, was already discovered by TMZ.

Boney M asked to skip hit in West Bank gig

RAMALLAH, West Bank – When the iconic 1970s disco group Boney M rocked Ramallah this week, the local music festival prevented the band from performing one of its biggest hits. Lead singer Maizie Williams said Palestinian concert organizers told her not to sing “Rivers of Babylon.” The song’s chorus quotes from the Book of Psalms, referring to the exiled Jewish people’s yearning to return to the biblical land of Israel.  The band was also asked not to play their other hits, “The Mossad Shuffle,” and “Never Gonna Give It Up (the West Bank).”

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