Headlines for: 08-12-2001

SOBRIETY IN A PILL: TABLET DRIES OUT DRUNKS SARASOTA, Fla. (Wireless Flash) – A Florida company claims it has invented a pill that will turn a drunk person sober in a matter of minutes. The tablets – called “Notox” – are scheduled to appear

NAUGHTY PUPPETEERS BRINGING THEIR ACT TO AMERICA TORONTO (Wireless Flash) – An Australian novelty act is bringing new meaning to the term “Down Under” with a live stage show that features something called “puppetry of the penis.”

CAN LASER POINTERS PAINT THE MOON? COLUMBIA, Mo. (Wireless Flash) – A Missouri artist is launching a project which will attempt to paint the moon red. Artist James Downey wants to create a huge red spot on the moon by getting

BRENDON SEXTON: ‘BOYS DON’T CRY’ HURT MY CAREER NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) – Boys Don’t Cry co-star Brendon Sexton is crying now because he claims the Oscar-winning movie killed his career.

LAS VEGAS BREAKS GROUND ON MONORAIL LAS VEGAS (Wireless Flash) – Las Vegas will break ground this Thursday on – of all things – a monorail. The four-mile length of track will stretch from the MGM Grand Hotel to the

EDUCATIONAL LOLLIPOPS AND OTHER NEW FOOD PRODUCTS CHICAGO (Wireless Flash) – How many licks does it take to learn from a lollipop? Not too many, thanks to a South African candy maker which has invented

FUNERAL DIRECTORS LOVE ‘SIX FEET UNDER’ FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Wireless Flash) – Funeral directors are flipping their lids over the HBO funeral home soap opera Six Feet Under. That’s according to a funeral director from Ft. Wayne, Indiana, who

BASEBALL FANS CHOOSING WATER OVER BEER BUFFALO, N.Y. (Wireless Flash) – Beer is striking out with thirsty baseball fans while water is hitting home runs. According to sales figures from Sportservice, which supplies beverages to

ANTIBACTERIAL SPRAYS KICK IT UP A NOTCH PHOENIX (Wireless Flash) – A Phoenix-based company has launched a product that just might be the Godzilla of germ killers. It’s an antibacterial spray that claims to kill any germs you come in

FLASH LITES: RIP ‘N’ READ POP CULTURE RECAP NASHVILLE (Wireless Flash) – Broadway producers are looking for an Urban Cowboy to fill the boots of John Travolta. A musical version of Travolta’s 1981 flick is in the works and the director will be