Headlines for: 05-06-2002

Moms Speak From Beyond the Grave TUCSON, Ariz. (Wireless Flash) – Folks who’ve lost their moms don’t have to miss out on Mother’s Day: They can get their mothers to speak to them from beyond the grave.

Feng Shui Expert Fails to Break Soccer Stadium Curse NOTTINGHAM, Wales (Wireless Flash) – A feng shui expert recently “cleansed” a Welsh soccer stadium’s unlucky dressing room despite finding out it might cost his favorite team a victory.

Stephen King Doesn’t Pull Reporters’ Legs Anymore NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) – Yarn-spinner Stephen King has sworn off telling tall tales to reporters during interviews – and it’s all because of the internet.

Pink: ‘You Can Do More On Drugs Than You Can Sober’ NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) – First, Pink sang “Get The Party Started.” Now she wants to get the President started on drugs – at least ecstasy.

Uncle Sam: ‘I Need YOU to Play ‘Taps’ at a Veteran’s Funeral’ NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) – A shortage of buglers available to play “Taps” at the funerals of American war veterans is leading some civilians to start tooting their own horns.

Color Expert: Colors in Spider-Man’s Costume Can Make You Tingle NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) – If watching the movie Spider-Man gets your blood pumping, it may have something to do with the super-hero’s costume.

Survive That Pesky Jail Sentence, Speak ‘Prison-ese’ PORT TOWNSEND, Wash. (Wireless Flash) – Did you know when jailbirds talk about “Cadillacs” they might actually be talking about cigarettes? That’s according to Prison-ese: A Survivor’s Guide to Speaking

Donny Osmond to Play ‘World’s Biggest Breakfast in Bed’ NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) – Donny Osmond is a clean-cut guy, so it may surprise you that Thursday (May 9) he’ll be serenading several women in bed.

Granny’s Pop-Off Panties - And Other ‘Clothes Calls’ TORONTO (Wireless Flash) – The organizers of a new contest are finding many moms have had a “clothes call.” In honor of Mother’s Day, the Something to Remember Me By Legacy

Flash Lites: Rip ‘N’ Read Pop Culture Recap SYDNEY, Australia (Wireless Flash) – Russell Crowe may have won an Oscar, but what he really wants to do is direct. And direct he will, according to the Sydney Sun-Herald, which reports the Aussie hunk plans to helm

Around the Weird: Bizarre News Briefs STOCKHOLM, Sweden (Wireless Flash) – A young police cadet in Stockholm, Sweden, knows both side of the law – she’s also a hooker who’s been using the police academy’s computers to solicit customers.