Friday, September 21, 2007

The Week in Pictures LXXVIII

Random Friday Thoughts:

It's Friday. And that's pretty much all I can say about this week. I came to work today expecting to kick back, catch-up on my blog reading and commenting, and get some administrative work done. Alas, t'was not to be.

If a tomato comes into the office on a weekend, do you think it's to do ketchup work?

I'm sorry. I'll shut up now.

Let's move on to the WiP:

George Bush made a surprise visit to Iraq a few weeks back, where introduced the first of two-headed soldiers designed to double troop counts in the region.

An aging and weary sun announced that it will only go as low as the horizon each evening, where it will spend the night in it's newly purchased beach house before rising again in the morning.

Frustrated at his inability to communicate with his doctor, a patient found a novel way to demonstrate how painful his hemorrhoids are.

Local officials have temporarily closed a stretch of the beach after a hundreds of surfers from an unknown source began washing ashore.

An unexpected gust of wind sent a dance troupe soaring several hundred feet through the air during a recent outdoor performance.

BMW scratched plans to release a Mini Copper SUV after the vehicles woefully underperformed during a series of off-road tests.

A surprising new study shows that male Pandas are just as likely to sit around watching football and eating snacks as their human counterparts.

Beach goers at the Red Sea were treated to a free sushi lunch yesterday.

Weary of being bothered by fans, celebrity superhero Superman is building a huge fence and gateway arch around his Fortress of Solitude which he says has become a "Fortress of Stalkers"

Faced with dwindling sales, Sports Illustrated is taking a different approach with it's 2008 Swimsuit Calendar.

WiP Classifieds:
For sale: 3 bedroom, 2 bath ranch. Convenient to transportation. All offers considered.

Tired of constantly being late for events, a local man has developed a quicker way for his wife to put her face on.

Jedi fighting champion Luke Skywalker suffered his first defeat when his lightsaber shorted circuited at a critical point in the battle.

Gypsies went on a strike this week seeking higher fortune telling rates in the face of rising crystal ball costs.

With one of the gypsies going so far as to demonstrate how the cheap crystal balls she's forced to by often allow spirits to escape.

In our police blotter, a local dog was arrested for impersonating the Easter Bunny.

While a panda is awaiting trail on indecency charges....

...for his erotically charged sculpture "Shoots and Leaves."

And finally, autumn begins on Sunday, which means that there are only a few days left to see 99 red balloons floating in the summer sky.