Man Says His McDonald's Coffee Came With a Free Dead Mouse

Jay Hathaway · 10/16/14 08:50AM

Ron Morais, of Fredericton, New Brunswick, doesn't like to waste a drop of his coffee. "I always take the lid off to get my last sip," he told the CBC. But he says that on a visit to McDonald's Monday, he found something in his cup that ruined his appetite for last bit of coffee there: A dead mouse.

Peeping Tom Hid Inside Porta Potty

Max Read · 06/21/11 10:17PM

Police in Boulder are currently on the lookout for a man who was apparently hiding inside a porta-potty at last week's Hanuman Yoga Festival. Let that sink in for a second.

Federal Lawsuit Filed After Man Finds Used Tampon In Cereal

Jeff Neumann · 09/11/10 01:37PM

Put your lunch down for a minute: A Georgia man and his wife filed a federal lawsuit after they bought a box of cereal from a Save-A-Lot grocery store and, after taking a bite, found a used tampon floating around.

D.C. Attacked By Vomit-Smelling Goo

Max Read · 07/08/10 02:03AM

U Street in Washington D.C. was covered in "a greasy mess that smelled like vomit" on Wednesday. Was it the sickening, bilious waste of the United States Senate, come to life? No, it was just "used restaurant oil." [WTOP]

Swingers More Likely to Have Gonorrhea Than Prostitutes

Max Read · 06/24/10 02:37AM

Swingers have higher rates of sexually transmitted infection than prostitutes by almost two-to-one, according to a new study conducted in Dutch clinics. Scientists say older swingers are particularly gross. Uh, vulnerable. Particularly vulnerable. [Reuters]

Italian Police Seize 70,000 Balls of Blue Mozzarella Cheese

Max Read · 06/20/10 11:03PM

Italian police in Turin have confiscated several thousand servings of mozzarella because it "turned blue after contact with air." This is the second-worst thing to happen to Italy this weekend, after drawing with New Zealand in the World Cup. [AP]

Surprisingly, Jersey Shore Is a 'Herpes Nest'

Max Read · 06/04/10 03:03AM

Jersey Shore creator SallyAnn Salsano says she hands out herpes medication Valtrex "like M&Ms" to "everyone on the set." She also called the show a "herpes nest." Don't forget to brush your teeth after you vomit! [THR via NYP]

Indiana Grandmother Is Having a New Baby. With Her Grandson.

Max Read · 04/29/10 07:23PM

Here is the heartwarming story of 72-year-old Pearl Carter, her lover and grandson Phil Bailey, and the $54,000 surrogate mother they have impregnated. Sorry, did I say heartwarming? I meant, oh my god get it out of my head.

Real Adult Women Still Want To Be Disney Princess Brides

JonLiu · 11/19/07 04:10PM

In the great "these things go together" corporate tradition of LVMH, Disney has created a $4 billion "Princess" division "almost by accident" to combine the considerable assets of Belle, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella, Snow White, Jasmine, and Ariel. ("Pocahontas and Mulan are usually kicked off the throne. Disney says that's because their 'qualities' are different from the others..." Right.) The story would ho-hummly end there if this were just about little-girl economies of scale, but no, as Disney exec Jim Calhoun says, "We want women to have a little bit of Princess every day." Including her specialest day!

Emily Gould · 11/06/07 02:15PM

You can preorder James Frey's third novel 'Bright Shiny Morning' on Amazon for delivery this June 8. Boy, that's a fast turnaround for a September acquisition! Guess it didn't need to be edited much, being so genius and all.

Emily Gould · 09/14/07 10:54AM

Eric Simonoff sold James Frey's third novel Bright Shiny Morning to Harper's Jonathan Burnham for 2 million dollars, a reputable source now tells us. Hey, maybe he could donate some of it to the family of that beautiful dead crack-addicted prostitute who didn't exist!