Headlines for: 04-30-2002

Would You Pay $600,000 for a Potty-less Ship? REYKJAVIK, Iceland (Wireless Flash) – Would you pay $600,000 for a boat without a bathroom? That’s the asking price for a 75-ft long, 80 ton replica of a Viking

Tomorrow Is First-Ever Loch Ness Monster Day (May 2) LOCH NESS, Scotland (Wireless Flash) – Tomorrow (May 2) will be a whale of a day for the Loch Ness monster because it’s the first-ever “International Loch Ness Monster Day.”

Swedish Shrimp Shell Soda Reduces Wrinkles PARIS, Ark. (Wireless Flash) – It sounds fishy but the makers of a new energy drink from Sweden claim it may be able to reduce wrinkles. The beverage, which is being sold in the U.S. as “Sankt Olav” is

‘Scorpion King’ Narrator Now Talk Of Hollywood LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash) – The Rock isn’t the only star of The Scorpion King who is the talk of Hollywood – so is the film’s narrator.

Ex-Genesis Guitarist: ‘People Don’t Know I Quit the Band in 1977’ LONDON (Wireless Flash) – Former Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett quit the band in 1977, but he says a lot of people still think he was with the band right through their mid-1980s heyday.

‘Will & Grace’ Guest Star: ‘Joan Crawford Was the First Grace’ HOLLYWOOD (Wireless Flash) – Joan Crawford is best-known for her sharp shoulder pads and hatred of wire hangers – but the late film star had a softer side.

Sexperts for Hire VAN NUYS, Calif. (Wireless Flash) – A porn industry veteran thinks movies and TV get it all wrong when they depict his business – so he’s taking matters into his own hands.

Spider-Man Sketcher Wants to Set World Record for Drawing NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) – Most folks can’t stay awake for two days straight – but the artist behind The Amazing Spider-Man comic books is attempting to set a world record by drawing for that long.

Cover Band Combines The Strokes and Tom Petty SAN DIEGO (Wireless Flash) – The Strokes’ “Last Nite” sounds pretty similar to Tom Petty’s “American Girl,” but now one rock band has created a cover version that blends both

Flash Lites: Rip ‘N’ Read Pop Culture Recap WASHINGTON (Wireless Flash) – Jay Leno is celebrating his 10th anniversary as the host of the Tonight Show and he owes Bill Clinton for most of his yucks. According to the Center for Media and

Around the Weird: Bizarre News Briefs NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) – It’s not surprising that bodybuilders use steroids, but table tennis players? Sports Illustrated reports that a U.S. table tennis pro has been suspended from the sport after testing