Headlines for: 09-10-2001

EX-GANG MEMBER TEACHES HOLLYWOOD ACTORS HOW TO BE HOMIES LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash) – There’s an ex-gang member in Los Angeles who doesn’t like how Hollywood depicts gangs. But he’s not ganging up on the studios – he’s helping them keep it real.

GEORGE WASHINGTON FATHER OF MULATTO CHILD? DENVER (Wireless Flash) – George Washington wasn’t just the father of his country, he may have also fathered a child with a slave. That’s according to an African-American woman named Linda Allen Bryant

BENJI WILL NOT BE CLONED NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) – No matter how “ruff” it gets in the current search for a new Benji, the folks behind the canine casting call say they won’t resort to genetic cloning.

LIZ TAYLOR TO PEN TELL-ALL – ABOUT HER JEWELS NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) – Elizabeth Taylor has finally agreed to sit down and pen a tell-all book – only this one will be about her jewels, not her love life.

TOM CRUISE: JUST CALL HIM ‘LUX’ NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) – Want to get Tom Cruise’s attention? Try calling him by his nickname, “Lux.” According to Mademoiselle magazine, Cruise’s closest pals refer

‘ROCK STAR’ HITS LOW NOTE WITH SOME METAL FANS CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Wireless Flash) – The new 1980s heavy metal nostalgia flick, Rock Star, isn’t hitting the high notes with some die-hard fans of the musical era.

ACCORDION PLAYERS SQUEEZE UP RESPECT FOR POLKA CLEVELAND (Wireless Flash) – Polka musicians want to squeeze up a little respect – and they need 100 accordionists to do it. This Thursday (Sept. 13), 100 squeeze box players will squeeze into the

DON’T MAKE FUN OF RON POPEIL’S SPRAY-ON HAIR LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash) – Want to make infommercial gadget guru Ron Popeil die of embarrassment? Make fun of his GLH hair dye formula. The 66-year-old Popeil – also the creator of the Inside-The-Eggshell

AVOID ‘CELLOPHANITY’ – AND OTHER CELL ‘PHONE PAS’ BOSTON (Wireless Flash) – Cell phones may have improved communication but not communication skills. Self-proclaimed cell phone etiquette expert Carol Page, who dispenses

FLASH LITES: RIP ‘N’ READ POP CULTURE RECAP ST. PAUL, Minn. (Wireless Flash) – Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura is declaring September 12 to be “Loni Anderson Day” in honor of the WKRP In Cincinnati star. Anderson is a native