Headlines for: 10-25-1999

GROPING GHOSTS MOLESTING YOU DURING SLEEP? CHICAGO (Wireless Flash) -- Here's a scary thought: A Chicago ghost expert claims sex-starved spooks are having their way with many unsuspecting humans.

BEN AFFLECK IS NO FAN OF VIAGRA NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) -- Don't expect Ben Affleck to do a commercial for Viagra "a la" Bob Dole: the "Good Will Hunting" star freely admits he hates the stuff.

WIRELESS FLASH BRIEFS FROM AROUND THE WORLD NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) -- Singer T-Boz of the group TLC may be beautiful now, but she used to be the butt of many jokes -- literally. T-Boz -- a.k.a. Tionne Watkins -- tells "Allure"

PERSONAL ADS GETTING A LITTLE TOO PERSONAL PITTSBURGH, Pa. (Wireless Flash) -- Can you get a little too personal in a personal ad? Yes, says personal ad historian Al Hoff, who has read and analyzed more than 75,000 personal ads.

MAGNETIC PINKY RINGS: ANTI-AGING? SAN FRANCISCO (Wireless Flash) -- Pinky rings may not be the height of fashion but a man in San Francisco claims his rings can add 10 years to your life.

HALLOWEEN COSTUME TIPS: WEAR YOUR UNDIES HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (Wireless Flash) -- Frederick's of Hollywood has come up with hottest Halloween costumes of the season: underwear.

SKEPTICS CALL HOUDINI SEANCE HOOEY LAS VEGAS, Nev. (Wireless Flash) -- A magician hopes to scare up new interest in seances with a little help from Harry Houdini. Las Vegas-based magician Dixie Dooley says he will hold a

UP IN SMOKE: PIPE COLLECTING HOT NEW TREND BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (Wireless Flash) -- Now put this in your pipe and smoke it: the hot new trend for Gen Xers is collecting already-smoked pipes.

NORMAN LEAR: `ARCHIE BUNKER IS BASED ON MY DAD' LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash) -- Talk about keeping it all in the family: Sitcom creator Norman Lear admits he based his crotchety Archie Bunker character on his dad.