LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash) – The Olsen Twins are turning into rockers, man! Former Full House cuties Mary-Kate and Ashley have recorded their version of the current Weezer hit “Island in the Sun” for the soundtrack of their latest movie.

RANDOR, Pa. – Could Erik Estrada be Bold and Beautiful? Producers of that CBS soap opera think so. The former CHiPs star has just been hired on the daytime drama to boost its share of the Latino audience.

MOSCOW – An alcoholic bear in Russia has been able to dry out thanks to a wealthy animal lover who paid to send the animal to a clinic. The vodka-loving bear and his equally-boozy keeper had become a tourist attraction in Moscow, and were often seen staggering around together after hitting the bottle.

NEW YORK – In light of the anthrax mail scare, the Seinfeld episode where George Constanza’s fiancee dies after licking “bad” wedding invitation envelopes is being removed from syndication.

ISSAQUAH, Wash. – Off-duty police officers have been hired to prevent “pastry pandemonium” from breaking out at the opening of a Krispy Kreme donut shop in Issaquah, Washington, this morning. The cops will direct traffic around the store, which is expecting up to 100 carloads of customers.

BURBANK – Star Wars fans will soon get their first glimpse at George Lucas’ Episode II – Attack of the Clones. A trailer of the new flick will precede Disney’s new movie Monsters, Inc. which opens November 2.

CHICAGO – Many Americans are finding comfort in this difficult time from Mr. Goodbar and Baby Ruth. According to a survey by Taste Of Home magazine, 35 percent say chocolate is their favorite comfort food compared to 13 percent who like ice cream.

GLENDALE, Calif. – The upcoming DVD release for Shrek will feature the film’s characters singing karaoke, including the Gingerbread Man singing “Do You Really Want To Hurt Me” and the Three Little Pigs oinking “Who Let The Dogs Out.”

NEW YORK – Lou Reed is going to the “Poe” side of town for his latest musical project: songs based on the texts of Edgar Allen Poe. The aptly-named musical, POEtry, will open November 27 in New York and features tunes based on The Raven and The Pit And Pendulum.

LONDON – A pair of British burglars bungled a robbery by forgetting to cut eyeholes in their ski masks. The robbers were identified when they lifted their masks to find the door.