Headlines for: 04-11-2001

BELIEVE IT OR NOT, XFL HAS FANS MEMPHIS (Wireless Flash) – The XFL may be laying an egg with most couch potatoes but, believe it or not, the league actually has fans. One such fan is 24-year-old April Divilbiss, who’s such a diehard

‘MARY ANNE’ TO PRODUCE ‘GILLIGAN’S ISLAND’-INSPIRED DRAMA LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash) – Although Ginger was the movie star on Gilligan’s Island, Mary Anne is the one turning out to be a producer.

‘HEMPCAR’ SMOKES OUT ALTERNATIVE FUEL OPTIONS HAMPTON, Va. (Wireless Flash) – A car that runs entirely on hemp seed oil is giving new meaning to the word “pothole.” The so-called HempCar is the brainchild of a Virginia couple who plan to

BOZO’S FIRST TV APPEARANCE DISCOVERED AFTER ALMOST 50 YEARS HOLLYWOOD (Wireless Flash) – The original Bozo The Clown has unearthed the Holy Grail of his career: A film of his first TV appearance. The original 1952 TV pilot – titled Pinky Talks Back – was

PIMPLE CREAMS THROUGHOUT THE AGES VANCOUVER, B.C. (Wireless Flash) – Zits aren’t pretty but they are pretty important to history. In fact, according to the new book, Bathroom Stuff (Sourcebooks),

GUITAR FORCES ‘LOST IN SPACE’ ACTOR TO WRITE SONGS LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash) – Former Lost In Space star Billy Mumy is now lost in music and credits it all to an acoustic guitar that dates back to 1948.

DON’T WEAR BROWN TO AN AUDIT LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (Wireless Flash) – No one would be tickled pink over getting audited by the IRS but a change in wardrobe can color the chances of getting a refund.

SHOULD EASTER BE RENAMED ‘E.T.-STER’? TRENTON, Mich. (Wireless Flash) – Easter should be renamed “E.T.- Ster” if a UFO buff in Trenton, Michigan, is correct. David Twichell claims long-hidden biblical texts reveal that aliens

CEREAL BOXES VALUABLE TO BASEBALL COLLECTORS CARLE PLACE, N.Y. (Wireless Flash) – Making money in baseball collectibles may not be in the cards – it could be in cereal boxes. According to baseball memorabilia expert Steve Verkman, old Wheaties boxes