Headlines for: 10-02-2001

SALES OF PATRIOTIC CONDOMS ON THE RISE LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash) – Old Glory is being hoisted up a different kind of pole these days: It seems sales of patriotic condoms are on the rise. The Condomania condom store chain reports a spike in sales of red, white

BIN LADEN WEBSITE CAN’T GET SERVED IN U.S. KARACHI, Pakistan (Wireless Flash) – Freedom of speech in America doesn’t extend to websites using the name of Osama bin Laden. That’s according to Jilani Hussain and Faisal Anwar, two Pakistani

MINDY MCCREADY: ‘I NEED A MAN WHO’S GOOD AT ‘JEOPARDY” NASHVILLE (Wireless Flash) – Guys, if you’re good at crossword puzzles, country singer Mindy McCready wants a word with you. The 25-year-old country cutie says her latest obsession is crossword

‘HAPPY HOOKER’ CLOTHING LINE JUST A RUMOR AMSTERDAM (Wireless Flash) – Stop the presses! “Happy Hooker” Xaviera Hollander is NOT starting a line of plus-size fashions for women.

RAVERS WANT AFGHANIS TO JOIN WORLDWIDE BOOGIE OOGIE OOGIE SAN FRANCISCO (Wireless Flash) – A group of ravers is taking steps to ensure world peace – as in dance steps. On October 13, a group known as “Earth Dance” will be holding a

FEMALE CAT FIGHTING IS CAT’S MEOW IN JAPAN TOKYO (Wireless Flash) – Some Japanese women are good sports about catfighting – literally. The Mainichi Daily News reports “female erotic wrestling”

CARTOONISTS AGAINST TERRORISM CHICAGO (Wireless Flash) – Is the pen is mightier than the sword? That’s the hope of a woman in Chicago who’s starting something called “Cartoonists Against Terrorism.”

SINGLES SPEED DATE FOR CHARITY RESTON, Va. (Wireless Flash) – On October 13, singles from Washington D.C. will be able to help the victims of the September 11 terrorist attacks just by going on a few dates.

‘SNOW WHITE’S’ DOPEY ALMOST NEVER WAS LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash) – It may sound dopey, but Disney animators tried to sway Walt Disney from naming the silent dwarf “Dopey” in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.

FLASH LITES: RIP ‘N’ READ POP CULTURE RECAP NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) – Mystery solved. Jennifer Lopez and her new groom Cris Judd are honeymooning in the lakeside Italian villa of fashion designer Donatella Versace.