Headlines for: 12-20-2001

JANITOR ACCUSES BARBARA WALTERS OF STEALING HIS ‘VIEW’ CHARLOTTE, North Carolina (Wireless Flash) – A janitor in Charlotte, North Carolina, is accusing Barbara Walters of ripping off his idea for the show, The View.

7-FOOT-TALL ARTIST SPECIALIZES IN LARD SCULPTURES NEWCASTLE (Wireless Flash) – A seven-foot-tall artist in Newcastle, England, has a fat advantage over fellow artists: He sculpts with lard. 7-foot, 2-inch Gary Tiplady has been sculpting with lard for nearly 20

COMPANY CREATES ‘BUTT DEODORANT’ FOR BABIES MARINA DEL REY, Calif. (Wireless Flash) – A California company is getting to the bottom of many parents’ problems with a new “butt deodorant” for babies.

FRODO DOUBLE REVEALS DIRTY SECRET OF HOBBIT FEET HAMILTON, N.Z. (Wireless Flash) – A New Zealand man knows Lord Of The Rings character Frodo Baggins like the back of his head. That’s because 30-year-old Stefan Hill WAS the back of Frodo’s

THEATER GHOSTS GETTING HOMESICK HOLLYWOOD (Wireless Flash) – Mortals aren’t the only ones who want to be home for Christmas – so do seven lonesome ghosts at an old movie theater in Hollywood.

ARMCHAIR ODDSMAKER DOESN’T WANT YOU TO GAMBLE LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Wireless Flash) – A Louisville, Kentucky man may have won an ESPN contest for picking football winners, but he isn’t going to play the betting game.

‘FAT ALBERT’ COMEBACK STARTS CHRISTMAS EVE LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash) – Santa Claus isn’t the only fat guy who’ll visit your house Christmas Eve – so will Fat Albert.

FOOTBALL RIOT BEER BOTTLES NOT COLLECTIBLE PUEBLO, Colo. (Wireless Flash) – Plastic beer bottles have earned lots of notoriety after football fans in Cleveland and New Orleans recently threw them at players and referees during games.

SMOOTH SAILING FOR MADONNA, RITCHIE MARRIAGE? PALM SPRINGS, Calif (Wireless Flash) – Saturday (December 22), is Madonna and Guy Ritchie’s one year wedding anniversary, and it looks like smooth sailing for the couple from here on out according to one

FLASH LITES: RIP ‘N’ READ POP CULTURE RECAP LONDON (Wireless Flash) – Patricia Arquette really wigged out over her role in the upcoming movie Human Nature: she wore a wig over her private parts. The actress tells news site Ananova she came up with the