Headlines for: 10-09-2001

18-YEAR-OLD GIRL IS ‘NAKED POLITICIAN’ AUCKLAND, N.Z. (Wireless Flash) – An 18-year-old girl running for city council in North Shore City, New Zealand, hopes sexy billboard ads featuring her wearing underwear will attract a few votes.

KATE BECKINSALE...OR MR. ED – YOU MAKE THE CALL! NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) – Actress Kate Beckinsale may be pretty to you – but the make-up crew on her latest movie, Serendipity, thinks she looks like a horse.

MILITARY FAMILIES SHOULD SEND ‘TELEPATH-O-GRAMS’ TO AFGHANISTAN NAVASOTA, Tex. (Wireless Flash) – The war against terrorism means many military families will be separated for a long period without letters or phone calls.

SNOOP DOGG’S ONE REGRET: NOT BEING ABLE TO USE HIS GIANT BONG LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash) – If you think rap superstar Snoop Dogg has gone to pot, you’d be right. The rapper tells the upcoming Stuff magazine that he’s been

CALIFORNIA MAN PIMPING PIMP HATS HERMOSA BEACH, Calif. (Wireless Flash) – A California man is the pimp of pimp hats. Jeffrey “Halfshaq” Marino claims he’s cornered the market on

CROWDED HOUSE, SPLIT ENZ FOUNDERS TO BE HONORED WITH PARK TE AWAMUTU, New Zealand (Wireless Flash) – The town of Te Awamutu, New Zealand, may soon get crowded with fans of the mid-80s group, Crowded House.

E-MAIL ROULETTE MINNEAPOLIS (Wireless Flash) – Would you believe some people actually want to get even MORE e-mail? A Minneapolis-based web developer named Bertine Holmboe has created a sort-

J.K. ROWLING’S CHILD’S FIRST WORDS WERE ‘HARRY POTTER’ LONDON (Wireless Flash) – Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling admits her daughter’s first words weren’t “mama” or “dada” – they were “Harry Potter.”

DR. DEMENTO CELEBRATES FIRST PUBLIC APPEARANCE LONG BEACH, Calif. (Wireless Flash) – October 27 will be a demented day in Costa Mesa, California, because Dr. Demento will return to the spot where he made his first public appearance thirty years ago.

FLASH LITES: RIP ‘N’ READ POP CULTURE RECAP BOCA RATON, Fla. (Wireless Flash) – A bizarre love letter to Jennifer Lopez may be to blame for the recent anthrax outbreak in Florida. Newsweek is reporting that the letter, which was sent to the Sun