Headlines for: 04-17-2002

Cast of ‘Diff’rent Strokes’ Given a Bad Rap? HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (Wireless Flash) – The cast of Diff’rent Strokes has seen some hard times since the show went off the air, but one former cast member says his co-stars have been given a bad rap.

Round-the-World Runner Heads into His Final Stretch ALMERIA, Spain (Wireless Flash) – A British man who has spent the last seven years on a Forrest Gump-like quest to run around the world will be hanging up his sneakers this August.

‘The Man Show’ Looking for a New ‘Juggy’ LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash) – The boob tube is about to get a new set of boobs. Comedy Central’s The Man Show is looking for a big-breasted gal

Museum Offers Straight Poop About T.P. History GREEN BAY, Wis. (Wireless Flash) – The history of toilet paper usually gets the bum’s rush, and one researcher thinks that’s crappy. Michael Telzrow is the curator of “Privy To The Past: Inside

Why Barry Bonds Hits So Many Homers SAN DIEGO (Wireless Flash) – What’s in a name? A lot of home runs for Barry Bonds and Sammy Sosa, according to a “vibrational name expert” in San Diego.

Ministry Bassist: ‘Tour Documentaries Are Boring’ DALLAS (Wireless Flash) – Ministry’s bassist Paul Barker says rock ’n’ roll tour documentaries are boring, but he hopes his fans won’t think the same thing about his new tour DVD.

Parrot and Human Team Up for Comedy Act RENO, Nev. (Wireless Flash) – A comedian in Reno, Nevada, knows about winging it on stage because his pet parrot delivers all the punchlines. Joe Tyler and his African Grey parrot “Buckwheat” have been

Surfers Take ‘Bro’ Slang to the Take Step OCEANSIDE, Calif. (Wireless Flash) – The word “bro” is slang for brother, but did you know surfers call a bro that joins the army a “G.I. bro?”

Spring Least Popular Season To Split SAN FRANCISCO (Wireless Flash) – Spring is the season for love – or at least the season where couples are least likely to break up. According to a survey by Match.com, only 15 percent of singles break up in

Flash Lites: Rip ‘N’ Read Pop Culture Recap NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) – One of the canine stars of Ozzy Osbourne’s MTV reality show has gone missing. The metal man’s nanny tells the New York Daily News that Pippi the Pomeranian has

Around the Weird: Bizarre News Briefs PORTA WESTFALICA, Germany (Wireless Flash) – If the waterbed’s rockin’ don’t come knockin’ – German cops have caught a couple who had a four-hour sex session on a furniture store waterbed after