Tag: weekthatwas

  • The week that was

    The week that was

    The big storm that hit the East Coast brought down a 227-year old tree planted by George Washington. The Florida state Senate can’t seem to agree on banning assault weapons but it took them less than a minute to pass the Sunshine Protection Act which bans Daylight Saving Time in the state of Florida. Colorado […]

  • The week that was (03-02-2018)

    The week that was (03-02-2018)

    Multiple businesses discontinued special discounts for members of the NRA. Companies included several rental car companies, Delta and United Airlines, and Walmart. The World Peace and Unification Sanctuary (yes, that one) in Pennsylvania churchgoers brought their AR-15s to a wedding ceremony. “Excessive flatulence” led to an emergency landing this week for a flight in Europe. […]

  • The week that was (02-23-2018)

    The week that was (02-23-2018)

    Fergie brought down the house at the NBA All-Star Game with her jazzy rendition of the national anthem. Not in a good way. As an undergraduate at UC Berkeley she lost to Arnold Schwarzenegger to be governor of California. Now Elizabeth Swaney hacked the qualification rules for the Olympics and made it into the the […]

  • The week that was (02-16-2018)

    The week that was (02-16-2018)

    Children were shot down and murdered in cold blood. Thoughts & Prayers trended on social media. An Arizona woman has been diagnosed with Foreign Accent Syndrome, a rare condition that causes her to switch accents. Parents at a school in Japan asked the school scale back on the budget for their new $800 uniforms. The […]

  • The week that was

    The week that was

    The Crisco didn’t work so well last time so Philadelphia city workers tried something else to keep the sports fans from climbing the city lamp posts, hydraulic fluid. It didn’t work. Boston University lost their bet with Temple University so BU students will be eating Philly Cheese Steaks under a banner congratulating the Eagles on their […]

  • The week that was

    The week that was

    Pastor Mack Wolford from the Full Gospel Apostolic House of the Lord Jesus was killed by the timber rattlesnake that was a common prop in his sermons. Scott Tilley, an amateur radio astronomer, discovered a satellite that NASA thought they had lost in 2005. It appears to have been actively transmitting data all along. Thieves […]

  • The week that was

    The week that was

    To keep jubilant Philadelphia Eagles fans from climbing lamp posts after the NFC Championship game, city workers lathered them down with Crisco grease. Despite their efforts, Eagles fans drove up the Rocky Steps with their dune buggy and animated traffic cones instead. Minnesota Viking fans, bitter at their loss to the Eagles in Philadelphia and having […]

  • The week that was

    The week that was

    A “drunk gentleman in Russia” stole an armored personnel carrier and rammed it into a liquor shop to steal a bottle of wine. A White House conference call with 60+ reporters devolved into chaos while the operator tried to figure out how to put everyone into listen-only mode. “I think if everyone had half a […]

  • The week that was

    The week that was

    The world’s longest glass-bottom bridge opened in Hongyagu, China. Following up on the 911 story from Florida last week we have another Florida incident where a drunk man called 911 to report a drunk driver – himself. Auto burglaries are up dramatically in San Francisco. This week, Marissa Castelli, a figure skater headed to next […]

  • The week that was

    The week that was

    In San Francisco, people are paying $36.99 for something called “raw water” Philip Morris announced that it’s getting out of the cigarette business. A Delta flight out of Detroit was forced to turn around after a bird tried to hitch a ride to Atlanta and refused to leave the cockpit. An Alaska Airlines flight out of Oakland […]