Tag: weekthatwas

  • The week that was

    The week that was

    The CEO of MGA Entertainment bid $890 million in a last-minute effort to save Toys R Us from going bankrupt. Five people were arrested after they turned an abandoned Toys R Us into a massive rave. The Walmart yodeling boy sang at Coachella. In a leaked memo, Apple warns employees to stop leaking information Samsung […]

  • The week that was

    The week that was

    Queen Elizabeth compared President Trump to a noisy helicopter. An Ohio man was arrested Wednesday on a domestic violence charge, after hitting a woman in the face with a pizza. A Houston gas station owner opened fire on someone who underpaid for his Slim Jim. A 12-year-old in Philadelphia was arrested for brandishing a loaded […]

  • The week that was

    The week that was

    While a Milwaukee pastor was delivering his Easter sermon to his congregation a thief broke into his SUV and stole his bible. An Easter performance of the Passion of Christ was all too real for a member of the audience member in Brazil. Taking matters into his own hands he whacked the actor playing a […]

  • The week that was

    The week that was

    The Governor of Utah signed a bill ordering Utah’s Department of Agriculture and Food to grow medical-grade cannabis for terminally ill patients. It was a slow news day in Arizona on Monday so a Phoenix TV station decided to do an epic 90-minute livestream of a cat stuck on a pole. Linda Brown from Brown […]

  • The week that was

    The week that was

    A Romanian court ruled that a 63-year-old man is dead despite what would appear to be convincing evidence to the contrary: the man himself appeared alive and well in court. The court told him he was too late and would have to remain officially deceased. In an effort to save money, the US Navy’s new […]

  • The week that was

    The week that was

    We lost a great mind this week. In all the stories of Stephen Hawking’s life, my favorite was the detail that he used to run his wheelchair over the toes of people he didn’t like. Mining cryptocurrency generates a lot of heat in the computers that are doing the computations. One French company decided to […]

  • 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

    The week that was

    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

    The week that was

    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

    The week that was

    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 […]

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