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Cell Phone Gets Thrown Over 95 Meters: GoldenPalace.com U.K. Mobile Phone Throwing Championships 2007

HAMPTON HILL, U.K. – Aug 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Have you ever been frustrated with your cell phone because of dropped calls, or no service in that elevator as promised to you by that annoying salesman? Have you ever just wanted to throw your cell phone as far as possible? Well many people got the chance at the GoldenPalace.com phone throwing Championships.

Hollywood Judeo-Christian Cannabis Church Forced to Close; Arrested Reverend Claims Civil and Religious Rights Violated

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Churches and Temples are no longer safe in America,’ says Reverend Craig X Rubin of Temple 420, who was arrested November 8, 2006, at his religious establishment by over one dozen heavily armed officers of the LAPD. ‘If they can do this to us, they can do it to any church that the government disagrees with.’ The Reverend known for his reoccurring role on Showtime’s hit series ‘Weeds’ said arresting officers did not treat Temple clergymen as required by California Penal Codes 1524 and 1525.

Hollywood Star Risking Jail for Jesus This Holiday Season

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Dec. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The world of Hollywood Television can be the meeting place of some very different people, on the surface that is. Take the case of Craig X Rubin and rap star Snoop Dogg. The latter has a worldwide ‘raputation’ while the former is the Reverend and founder of Temple 420, a Bible-based, Judeo-Christian sect, which believes that pot is a religious herb, as discussed in Revelation 22. How are they similar? They are both stars on Showtime’s hit cable series ‘Weeds’ and the only two characters to play themselves. Something else in common: trouble with the law. (Video available.)

December 5 is the Fourth Annual Day of the Ninja – Holiday Started as a Response to International Talk Like a Pirate Day

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — aethereal FORGE announces that Ninja lovers around the world will be celebrating the fourth annual Day of the Ninja this December 5. On this day, individuals are encouraged to dress up like ninja, participate in ninja-related activities, and spread ninja propaganda via the Internet.

Sadistic Cult Continues to Invade New York Writer’s Home and Body

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Nov. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Somewhere in Brooklyn lurks a cult that has been sadistically invading the home, mind and body of New York writer Ellis Beyda through harmful implants, into his eyes and other body parts, for the last 10 years. In the summer of 2007 he plans to release a book – ‘Evil Eyes Evil Minds’ – that will tell all.

Fidel Castro’s ‘Deathbed Portrait’ Slated for Deconstruction in Miami

MIAMI, Fla. – Nov. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Plans for an unveiling in New York’s Central Park of Fidel Castro on his ‘deathbed’ have instead turned into plans for the deconstruction of his effigy in Miami, where he will be prematurely laid to rest. Capla Kesting Fine Arts announces the unveiling of ‘Fidel Castro’s Deathbed Portrait’ has been reconsidered by the artist, courtesy of the Miami FM morning show El Traketeo on WRTO 98.3.

Brooklyn Writer Seeks to Expose Local Cult that Has Allegedly Destroyed His Life

BROOKLYN, N.Y. – Oct. 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This may be one for the X-Files; author Ellis Beyda, of the soon to be released book ‘Evil Eyes Evil Minds,’ challenges the commandment: ‘Love thy neighbor as you would yourself.’

Castro’s ‘Last Visit’ to Central Park: ‘Deathbed Portrait’ of Fidel as Humanitarian Goes on Display in NY

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Oct. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capla Kesting Fine Art announced that an unveiling in Central Park of Fidel Castro on his ‘deathbed’ may be the last opportunity to say ‘farewell’ to the man some revere as a champion of civil rights. ‘Fidel Castro’s Deathbed Portrait,’ described as a colossal portrait of a solemn Castro at rest, will be unveiled at 10:00 am November 8th, just north of the monument for Cuban poet, Jose Marti.

TomKat Skat Relisted on eBay – TomKitten’s ‘First Poop’ in Bronze is the ShaTizzle for Charity

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Sept. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Capla Kesting Gallery announced today that the Daniel Edwards sculpture of Suri Cruise’s first poop in bronze, which has been covered internationally in the press this week and was the most e-mailed photo on Yahoo! on Thursday, is now back on eBay. The auction will benefit the March of Dimes charity.

Controversial Sculptor Daniel Edwards Inspired by TomKat Child’s First Meal

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Aug. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, the Capla Kesting Fine Art gallery in New York announced the latest work by noted sculptor Daniel Edwards, famous for his celebrity-inspired themes, which depicts an interpretive ‘bronze casting of Suri Cruise’s first poop.’ The natural and inoffensive sculpture in bronze will be on display at the gallery in September and auctioned on eBay for the March of Dimes charity.

Pope of Pot Opens Pro-Pot Temple on Hollywood Blvd.

LOS ANGELES, CA – Aug. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Reverend Craig X, the marijuana technical consultant for the first two seasons of Showtime’s ‘Weeds,’ is opening a pro-pot Temple on Hollywood Blvd this month. Temple 420, located at 7095 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028 is announcing their ‘opening for business.’ The Judeo-Christian ‘Temple 420.’ a Calif. Not-for-Profit Corporation, will start religious services on Saturday August 26th and open the retail store shortly afterward.

Online Casino Buys Martin Luther King’s Assassin’s Bathtub

MEMPHIS, TN – Mar. 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Online casino GoldenPalace.com added another piece of history to their impressive collection of eccentric historical items with their latest eBay purchase, the bathtub that James Earl Ray was standing in when he shot Martin Luther King in 1968. The bathtub was sold for $7,600.

Madonna Gets Axed in Wisconsin – GoldenPalace.com adds Virgin Mary Firewood to Collection of Items

JANESVILLE, WI – Mar. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Just seconds away from being cast into the fire of a wood-burning stove, a chunk of firewood bearing the image of the Virgin Mary was saved only to be sold on eBay to online casino GoldenPalace.com for $99.

Dedication Honors Nude Britney Spears Giving Birth

BROOKLYN, NY – Mar. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A nude Britney Spears on a bearskin rug while giving birth to her firstborn marks a ‘first’ for Pro-Life. Pop-star Britney Spears is the ‘ideal’ model for Pro-Life and the subject of a dedication at Capla Kesting Fine Art in Brooklyn’s Williamsburg gallery district, in what is proclaimed the first Pro-Life monument to birth, in April.

Jesus Christ Found on Shop Floor – GoldenPalace.com Buys Divine Image on Sheet Metal

MANCHESTER, CT – Mar. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Is a piece of sheet metal worth $1500? It is to GoldenPalace.com, especially when it bears the image of Christ and the Virgin Mary. Hardy’s Hardware employee Thomas Haley was unloading supplies when he had to do a double-take at a particular piece of sheet metal because he saw a face staring back at him.

Miracle Tree Joins Online Casino’s Collection of Divine Items

DALLAS, TX – Mar. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s been said that God works in mysterious ways. And it doesn’t get much more mysterious than this…the image of the Virgen De Guadalupe in a tree sold on eBay for $5000 to Internet casino GoldenPalace.com.

Unique Internet Name Once Owned by Bin Laden, Which Expired on 9-11-01, Now Promotes Peace

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Oct. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — shrimpo LLC and Christopher Curry have made news previously when it announced that it had created a unique procedure to take control of the official Bin Laden family website, saudi-binladin-group.com, for which the domain registration expired simultaneously with the tragic events of September 11, 2001.

Ted’s Head Reunites with Body in Bizarre Gallery Twist – Artist Answers Fans’ Demands with New Bust of ‘Splinter’

NEW YORK, NY – September 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Connecticut artist whose notorious ‘Ted’s Head’ art show has caused a storm of controversy has announced that he will respond to the wishes of fans angered by his severed-head presentation of baseball great Ted Williams. Fans of the legendary Boston Red Sox hitter have expressed outrage at artist Daniel Edwards’ display of three ‘death mask’ casts on exhibit at NY’s First Street Gallery this month. The sculptures depict Williams’ head as prepared for frozen storage at Scottsdale Arizona’s Alcor Life Extension Foundation.

A Flower by Any Other Name Still Smells Like Goldenpalace.Com – Internet Casino Names New Breed of Flower

HOUSTON, TX – September 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — GoldenPalace.com, the internet casino famous for outrageous and sometimes controversial advertising campaigns is showing a softer side with their latest marketing idea, paying $5,000 to name a new Daylily flower.

‘Death Mask’ of Baseball Star’s Severed Head Featured in Exhibit – Ted Williams’ Life or Death Controversy Resurrected

NEW YORK, NY – August 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — What would be the ultimate prize for a big-game collector of memorabilia from a larger-than-life sports legend? Curious gallery goers may find an answer in the new exhibit titled The Ted Williams Memorial Display with Death Mask from The Ben Affleck 2004 World Series Collection, hosted by the Chelsea district’s First Street Gallery. The gallery kicks off its season with the world premier unveiling of the ‘death mask’ of baseball great Ted Williams’ clinically decapitated frozen head.

Holy Pierogi: Fried Image of Christ Sold to Online Casino

POINT PLACE, OH – August 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Adding to an already eclectic collection of religious oddities and other weird items, online casino GoldenPalace.com paid $1,775 USD to win an eBay auction for a pierogi that bears the image of Jesus Christ.

100 Painted Cows Storm Florida – Better to Paint Cows Than Eat Them

SARASOTA, Fla. – August 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A surreal display of marketing creativity can be seen 2.3 miles east of I-75 on Fruitville Rd. in Sarasota, Florida – 100 cows grazing in a field, with a website address painted on their bodies and several even painted completely purple. No, this isn’t an excerpt from a Hunter S. Thompson novel; it’s the latest and most unusual marketing campaign by GoldenPalace.com.

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie Caught in the Act – Celebrities’ Air Captured at Mr. & Mrs. Smith Premiere

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – June 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For those that have always dreamed of breathing the air of the rich and famous comes the one and only ‘Celebrity Jar’ containing the air of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. The Jar was sold for $529.99 on eBay to notorious collector of pop culture merchandise GoldenPalace.com.

Key Item of JFK Conspiracy Sold on Internet – Picket Fence from Dealey Plaza Now Owned by Internet Casino

SEAFORD, NY – June 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A piece from one of the most infamous and tragic events in American history has been auctioned off to Internet casino GoldenPalace.com for $32,664.47. The white picket fence from the famous grassy knoll where the supposed second shooter assassinated President John F. Kennedy was sold through Lelands.com, an auction site specializing in sports and Americana memorabilia.

Jesus Found Plastered in Man’s Bathroom

PITTSBURGH, PA – June 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — GoldenPalace.com, the Internet casino famous for outrageous eBay purchases, has acquired a water-stained piece of plaster from a Pittsburgh man’s bathroom that bears a remarkable resemblance to the image of Jesus Christ. GoldenPalace.com spent $1,999.99 for the divine stain.

Earn Your Place in the World Record Books, Without Getting Up Off the Couch

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – May 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Stan Oleynik, the creator of the highly successful Mystery Toilet Paper auction, today announced that he will attempt to set the world’s record for the longest TV-watching marathon in history. And in a unique twist, Oleynik will auction off the right to change his name to the name or company name of the highest bidder, assuring their place in the Guinness Book of World Records.

Disgruntled Wilbanks Wedding Guest’s Invitation Sold on eBay – GoldenPalace.com Adds Runaway Bride’s Wedding Invitation To Collection

DULUTH, GA – May 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In what is quickly becoming a Jennifer Wilbanks scrapbook, GoldenPalace.com has added another piece of the infamous Runaway Bride’s puzzle to their collection — the wedding invitation.

A Holy Ride: Pope Benedict XVI’s Car Sold On eBay In Record-Breaking Auction

SAUERLAND, Germany – May 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — From the frenzy of media interest over the past few days, the latest GoldenPalace.com winning eBay auction is easily one of the most phenomenal events in Internet history. The item that shattered all eBay records by incredibly receiving over 8.5 million visitors to its auction page was Pope Benedict XVI’s previously-owned 1999 Volkswagen Golf. The holy car now belongs to the casino for euro 188,938.88 (approx. $244,590.83 USD).

Oops…Britney Spears’ Pregnancy Test Sold On Internet – GoldenPalace.com Does It One More Time

OTTAWA, Canada – May 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When pop-star icon Britney Spears recently confirmed her much-rumored pregnancy, it was inevitable that controversial media attention would soon follow. Now her alleged pregnancy test has been sold by a Canadian radio station to none other than GoldenPalace.com, the Internet casino most famous for their outrageous eBay purchases over the last few months.

Women’s JuJitsu Champion Revolutionizes Sport – Auctions Advertising Space on Rear of Brazilian Beauty’s Shorts

LONG BEACH, Calif. — (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Internet casino GoldenPalace.com scored prime exposure with their latest eBay purchase, by winning a $2,225 auction for advertising space on the rear of Brazilian JuJitsu champion Gazzy Parman’s shorts for her historic competition in an elite submission grappling tournament that has never before included women.

Virginian Woman’s Unborn Triplets Go for $12,000 on eBay – Babies’ Naming Rights Sold to GoldenPalace.com

NORFOLK, VA — (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Three is a lucky number for mother-to-be Natasha, as Internet casino GoldenPalace.com scored a hat trick by purchasing the right to name her soon-to-be-born triplets due in August. One of the babies will be called ‘GoldenPalace.com.’

Woman Gets $15,199 to Change Name Forever – eBay Seller Terri Ilagan to be Legally Named GoldenPalace.com

KNOXVILLE, TN /Send2Press Newswire/ — When eBay-happy Internet casino GoldenPalace.com saw the header ‘RIGHTS TO NAME ME! LEGALLY CHANGE MY FULL NAME FOREVER! RARE, LIFETIME ADVERTISING IDEA 4 YOUR COMPANY/WEBSITE!’ on a Knoxville woman’s eBay auction page, it was an offer they couldn’t refuse.

eBay Seller Announces Hitler’s Image Amazingly Appears on Wooden Frame

AURORA, ONTARIO /Send2Press Newswire/ — A Wooden Frame was found where Hitler’s face has amazingly appeared in the border of the wood, according to the Giroux family in Aurora, Ontario, Canada.

Nomobobo, Inc. Launches Controversial Scholarship Competition for High School Teens

SEATTLE, WA /Send2Press Newswire/ — HSHotties.com, an online community for high school students, is promoting the first of its kind online competition for students to win a college scholarship of up to $20,000 just for being hot. Students submit their photos to judge and be judged by their peers in the hopes of being voted the Hottest High Schooler in America. High School teens may also interact with other students across the nation, win daily and monthly give-a-ways, build relationships and help support charitable organizations.

Doritos Chip That Looks Like The Pope’s Hat Up For Auction

SALEM, MA /Send2Press Newswire/ — A Doritos(R) Chip that amazingly resembles the Pope’s Mitre (a.k.a. His Holiness’ ‘really tall hat’) was found in a bag of Doritos ‘Nacho Cheesier Doritos’ this evening, according to The Chadwick family of Salem, Massachusetts, a suburb of Boston.

‘Binladin: Where is Your Support for Your Muslim Brothers Now?’ Encourages Californian owning former Binladin Family Website

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Send2Press Newswire/ — Christopher Curry, Technology Consultant for Shrimpo LLC, has challenged Osama Binladin and the Binladin family to provide aid for those thousands affected by the tsunami disasters in South-East Asia.