Friday, October 05, 2007

The Week in Pictures LXXIX

Random Friday Thoughts
I'm going to sleep for about 40 straight hours this weekend. I only got about an hour and a half of sleep last night and it's a miracle I'm even upright at the moment.

The Long Island Fall Festival takes place this weekend in Huntington in case any of you want to join me in some wholesome family fun. 1980's teen pop icon n Deborah (Debbie) Gibson is scheduled to perform on Saturday night. A good time should be had by all in spite of that.

Meanwhile, I'll be out with the guys on Saturday evening for our annual outing to the The Post House for dinner followed by a few hours of cigars and fine wine at Club Macanudo.

And with that, let's move on to the WiP:

A fashion show model had to hurry backstage for repairs after the under wire in her bra snapped as she strode down the catwalk.


Meanwhile, a designer at the same show is facing some harsh criticism, leaving many wondering how he had the balls to create designs like this.


President Bush embarrassed himself at the UN Summit recently when he misunderstood someones invitation to "sit on the throne"


Even more troubling were reports that he called his daughter Jenna to ask that she bring him some reading material.


Hong Kong is studying ways to eradicate the giant dandelions that have recently sprouted up around the city.


A mime was suspended for three years after it was discovered that he'd been cheating while performing his "man in a box" routine.


This is how many beers it used to take for a woman to even consider being with me. Ah...the memories.


A man is hospitalized and in critical condition after being beaten with the object pictured in what police officials are calling the worst heart attack they've ever seen.


The Department of Motor Vehicles is trying to make up for it's budget shortfall with a controversial new plan to issue driver licenses to dogs.


A pair of inspirational events took place this week when a man climbed a mountain despite the fact that his amputated foot had been replaced with a bale of hay.


While a woman placed third in the rhythmic gymnastics competition even though she was suffering from a debilitating case of hoof-in-mouth disease.


The old woman who lives in a shoe recently added an extension onto her house.


Playskool is targeting an older audience by including bags of Ecstasy tablets in each Mr. Potato Head sold.


A paratrooper was expelled from his platoon after his fellow soldiers complained that his gas problems made it impossible to hold formation in the air.


An Ivory Coast woman is suing for divorce after learning that she was not married to the actual former prime minister Alassane Ouattara, but has merely been with a poster of him for the past 30 years.


Succumbing to outcry from safety groups concerned about the globe spinning out of control, famed Greek God Atlas added tethering strings and hired a team of spotters to help him hold up the earth.


In entertainment news, millions around the world mourned after a T-Rex failed to eat Whoopi Goldberg.


And finally, a judge has ordered Britney Spears to wear clothing warning all potential lovers about her mental state.