The Target Audience for Lincoln's New Car: Cat Funeral-Holding 'Magicians'

Hamilton Nolan · 10/09/12 08:46AM

Lincoln, the auto company whose average customer is the same age as Abraham Lincoln, has a problem: they're rolling out a hot new car, and they would like to sell it to some people who may not be about to die. Where is the more youthful, affluent audience for this stupid car? If you said "probably buying a BMW," you are far too honest to ever be a chief marketing officer.

Hypnotist, Injured During Act, Leaves Three in Trance

Max Read · 06/04/11 04:01PM

Hypnotists need to be very careful: David Days, a hypnotist performing in Portland, England, left three people in a trance on Friday night after being knocked out during a fall in the middle of his act.

Should Clowns Be Licensed by the State?

Seth Abramovitch · 05/25/11 02:42AM

From comes the story of activist Linda Beaudoin, who is tirelessly campaigning to get clowns and their ilk — magicians, Santas, Lady Gaga impersonators, or whoever else you've been roped into hiring for your kid's birthday party — licensed and given criminal background checks.