Headlines for: 08-02-2001

CHUBBY CHECKER: ‘I WANNA BE IN THE ROCK HALL OF FAME’ PHILADELPHIA (Wireless Flash) – “Twist” king Chubby Checker says its about time he was inducted into the Rock ’n’ Roll Hall of Fame – and he plan to take matters into his own hands.

ALL SEX SOUNDTRACKS, ALL THE TIME AUSTIN, Texas (Wireless Flash) – The soundtracks to sex movies are being recognized as a legitimate art form thanks to a 33-year-old man in Texas. Software developer John Dial has created an internet radio station that

WASHINGTON MAN IS ‘MOO-NICURIST’ LYNNWOOD, Wash. (Wireless Flash) – A Washington state man knows something about having a cow – he manicures as many as 50 a day. Doug Van Wieringen is a “professional cow manicurist” who spends

MEN CLAMORING TO GET THEIR NAKED BODS ON TV LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash) – Many men would like to see more naked women on TV – but a fair amount wouldn’t mind baring their own buns on the boob tube.

TWINKIES’ POPULARITY SNOWBALLS IN ANTARCTICA MC MURDO STATION, Antarctica (Wireless Flash) – Madonna may be big around the globe but in Antarctica, the biggest celebrity is Twinkie the Kid.

ANTI-BOOZE GROUP CHEWS OUT MAKER OF BEER-FLAVORED GUM IRVING, Texas (Wireless Flash) – An Indiana man’s plan to market beer-flavored gum to children is causing a brouhaha with Mothers Against Drunk Drivers.

IF QUEEN MUM DIES, MEDIA IS PREPARED LONDON (Wireless Flash) – Queen Elizabeth’s mom, the Queen Mother, turns 101 tomorrow (Aug. 4) and while she’s told friends she plans on becoming Britain’s oldest living woman, the media is prepared

GOOD NEIGHBORS ARE POT USERS TOO BEND, Ore. (Wireless Flash) – People who toke make good folk – at least that’s what one Oregon couple thinks. Software engineer Jeff Jarvis, 39, and his wife Tracy are launching a media

BRITISH ‘BIG BROTHER’ INSPIRES BIG E-BAY BIDS LONDON (Wireless Flash) – Big Brother may be getting so-so ratings in America but the British version is inspiring lots of activity on Ebay. Items used on the recently-completed British Big Brother are

FLASH LITES: RIP ‘N’ READ POP CULTURE RECAP DUBLIN, Ireland (Wireless Flash) – James Bond star Pierce Brosnan is due to be married tomorrow in a highly secretive wedding ceremony in County Mayo, Ireland. Brosnan will wed former model and TV