Headlines for: 11-14-2001

COMPUTER PROGRAMMER CASANOVA OFFERS ‘PIMP LESSONS’ LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash) – A former computer programmer from Los Angeles claims he can teach men how to get sex from women within six minutes of first meeting each other.

TOBACCO FIENDS NOW CAN LICK ‘CIGALETTS’ BETHESDA, Md. (Wireless Flash) – Tobacco fiends who want to give up smoking but not nicotine may have an alternative on the tip of their tongue. A company called Star Scientific is test marketing something called a

MIDNIGHT SCREENINGS OF ‘HARRY POTTER’ COULD MAKE KIDS GRUMPY BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Wireless Flash) – Parents: don’t take your kids to a midnight screening of the new Harry Potter movie unless you want little witches and warlocks on your hands.

‘DOBIE GILLIS’ HOLDING CELEB ART EXHIBIT LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash) – Maynard G. Krebs might have been the artsy beatnik on Dobie Gillis – but it’s Dobie who dabbles in art in real life.

RACIAL PROFILING GAME SHOW IN THE WORKS MIAMI (Wireless Flash) – A proposed new TV game show hopes to answer the question of whether racial profiling exists in everyday life. The show – called First Impressions – will ask contestants

HOW TO AVOID ‘DASHBOARD DIARRHEA’ DALLAS (Wireless Flash) – Driving a long distance to visit your relatives this Thanksgiving? Well, be careful what you bring along to eat in the car – you could end up with a case of “dashboard diarrhea.”

MALE STARS BARE ALL FOR FRENCH PHOTOG LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash) – What do hunky stars like Vin Diesel, Rick Schroder and Jackie Chan have in common? They’ve bared it all for French photographer Veronique Vial.

FILMMAKER HAS HEFTY BEEF WITH PALTROW’S PLUMP SUIT NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) – Gwyneth Paltrow and Julia Roberts’ decision to wear fat suits in Shallow Hal and America’s Sweethearts is getting hefty criticism from one

POPPLES MAKING A COMEBACK? NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) – Remember those cuddly stuffed creatures from the 1980s known as Popples? Maybe not, but they’re making a comeback anyway thanks to a handful of Hollywood actresses.

FLASH LITES: RIP ‘N’ READ POP CULTURE RECAP ASSISI, Italy (Wireless Flash) – Some Italian monks are having their robes re-designed to accommodate cell phones. The Franciscan brothers in Assisi will don dove gray linen robes containing special pockets to conceal