Headlines for: 06-28-2001

JERRY SPRINGER SHOW HOME TO INHUMANE NAMES IOWA CITY, Iowa (Wireless Flash) – An Iowa man who wants to make sure children are given “humane” names says trashy TV talk shows are example of what bad names can do.

BIBLEMAN HITS THE HIGH SEAS ATLANTA (Wireless Flash) – Former Eight Is Enough star Willie Aames is about to hit the high seas portraying the Christian superhero known as “Bibleman.”

TIM BURTON: ‘I WAS GROPED BY APES’ LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash) – Director Tim Burton was groped by an ape during the filming of his latest flick, Planet of the Apes. Playboy magazine reports Burton and his actors all went to “ape

LARGE LINGERIE LINE EXPANDS STUDIO CITY, Calif. (Wireless Flash) – A lingerie company is positioning itself as a Victoria’s Secret for large ladies. Stephanna’s Curves has been selling titanic teddies, giant gowns and

JAPANESE WON’T EAT ‘POLK SALAD’ TOHATCHI, NM (Wireless Flash) – Swamp rock musician Tony Joe White – best known for his 1969 hit “Polk Salad Annie” – says Japanese people just won’t eat polk salad.

BIG HAIR A POLITICAL NECESSITY IN WASHINGTON? SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (Wireless Flash) – Ever wonder why Washington, D.C. interns like Monica Lewinsky and Chandra Levy have such big hair?

PORN TV COMES TO POLAND BARCELONA, Spain (Wireless Flash) – Poland is about to get its first-ever pornographic TV channel. A Spanish company called Private Media Group says it will launch a 24-hour,

SOUPED-UP VERSION OF VIAGRA HITS MARKET DANVILLE, Calif. (Wireless Flash) – A California company has come up with a souped-up version of Viagra that supposedly pumps up a man in 15 minutes. The new compound consists of ground-up Viagra tablets which are then

‘JAWS’ STILL SNAPPING AFTER 25 YEARS UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. (Wireless Flash) – Anyone who’s been to Universal Studios theme park has had an encounter with “Jaws,” that 25-foot animatronic shark from Steven Spielberg’s movie.

FLASH LITES: RIP ‘N’ READ POP CULTURE RECAP LAND O’ LAKES, Fla. (Wireless Flash) – A 43-year-old nudist suffered severe ankle and arm bites from an alligator while swimming in a lake at a nudist camp. The woman’s husband saved her by repeatedly kicking the