Headlines for: 08-29-2000

MUSICIAN TO SELL HIS SOUL TO HIGHEST BIDDER LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash) -- Think the ska band Reel Big Fish lacks soul? You won't get any argument from them. It seems the band's trumpet player will be auctioning

JESSE VENTURA INSPIRES AIR FRESHENER LINE ST. PAUL, Minn. (Wireless Flash) -- Think Jesse "The Body" Ventura stinks? Someone does because the Minnesota governor has inspired a line of automobile air fresheners.

SHOULD JERRY LEWIS SIT DOWN DURING TELETHON? OXNARD, Calif. (Wireless Flash) -- If Jerry Lewis wants to be a good American, he'll sit on his rear end during part of his Labor Day telethon.

SLEAZIEST ROCK MOMENTS RANKED BY MAGAZINE New York (Wireless Flash) -- If you've ever wanted to be a rock star, you better know what it takes to make it -- sleaze, sleaze and more sleaze.

A LO-JACK FOR LAP-TOPS KINGWOOD, Texas (Wireless Flash) -- A Colombian-born inventor is hoping to put the kibosh on computer crooks with a new software application that tracks every move of your lap-top

THINGS GOING `SMOOTH' FOR U.S. MARCHING BANDS MILWAUKEE, Wis. (Wireless Flash) -- American marching bands are moving to the beat of a different drummer -- a Latin percussionist to be exact.

NEW STUDY: MEAT EATERS SMARTER THAN VEGETARIANS WAGENINGEN, Netherlands (Wireless Flash) -- A new study suggests feeding your children a strict vegetarian diet may take a bite out of their ability to learn.

PORTA POCKET FOR POCKETLESS PANTS CHICAGO (Wireless Flash) -- When's the last time you said to yourself, "If only I had another pocket?" A Las Vegas inventor thinks he has the solution with a

CHEERLEADING COACHES NOT CHEERED BY `BRING IT ON' MEMPHIS, Tenn. (Wireless Flash) -- The cheerleading chick flick, "Bring It On," isn't raising much cheer among cheerleading experts.

CORRECTION: In the August 29 story headlined "From D'oh to Van Gogh," an incorrect phone number appeared in the contact line. Please contact Jim Mannino at (212) 730-0067