Headlines for: 12-09-2001

BRITNEY OFFERED $1 MILLION TO DO X-RATED MOVIE LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash) – Now that Britney Spears is 20, she’s trying to shed her teen image – and some in the porn industry are trying to convince her she should do it by shedding her clothes.

GANDALF COULD KICK HARRY POTTER’S BUTT CHICAGO (Wireless Flash) – Who would win a fight between Harry Potter and Lord of the Rings’ wizard Gandalf the Grey? Well, a Chicago-based wizard thinks Hogwarts’ Harry wouldn’t stand a

‘THE NUTCRACKER’S’ POPULARITY DOING A SWAN DIVE? MINNEAPOLIS (Wireless Flash) – Could a decline in ticket sales over recent years be the swan song for the Nutcracker Suite? Experts will be tracking this year’s attendance of the ballet to see

MARIAH CAREY CRAZY FOR DAVE LETTERMAN? OKEECHOBEE, Fla. (Wireless Flash) – Mariah Carey’s recent performance in the Balkans may have been good for the troops’ morale – but it might be bad for her mental health.

NEW TRENDS IN MARTINIS FOR 2002 SEATTLE (Wireless Flash) – Fashion isn’t the only thing that changes from year to year – martinis do too. That’s according to Seattle-based bartender and martini recipe

RAY MANZAREK ASKS ‘WHAT IF JIM MORRISON HAD LIVED?’ LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash) – For the past 30 years, some rock fans have believed that The Doors lead singer Jim Morrison faked his death in 1971.

INDONESIAN ‘PRINCE’ NOW RUNS A HAIR SALON WESTCHESTER, Calif. (Wireless Flash) – When 39-year-old Harry Suhendra was growing up in Indonesia, he was the equivalent of a prince thanks to his family’s profitable rice distribution company.

PINK DISHES ABOUT KISSING CHRISTINA AGUILERA LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash) – Wanna know what it’s like kissing Christina Aguilera? Just ask her “Lady Marmalade” soul sister Pink.

ANTHEM-PLAYING TOILET SEAT CONSIDERED ONE OF WORLD’S WORST GIFTS CHICAGO (Wireless Flash) – You may think you’ve received some crappy gifts – but what about a red, white and blue toilet seat that spouts off “The Star-Spangled Banner” whenever someone sits on it?

FLASH LITES: RIP ‘N’ READ POP CULTURE RECAP LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash) – Here’s the skinny on Friends star Matthew Perry: He’s been ordered to lose weight by the show’s producers. The big-wigs are refusing to shell out any more money