It' s a weird, weird world
Proof that truth really is stranger than fiction
1 00% credit to:
Uncle John' s Unstoppable Bathroom Reader
In , Germany, in September, an organist
kicked off a performance of the late, radical composer
John Cages ‘Organ 2/ ALLSP (an acronym somehow
derived from 'as slow as possible’), which was written for
20 minutes, but thanks to technology and imagination,
will be performed over a period lasting 639 years. The
first six months will be devoted to creating the organ’ s
first note. The purpose of the performance is to contrast
the piece with the frenzied pace of modern society.
THANK YOU, COME AGAIN
when an armed robber who took less than from
a 1 sate in St. Peters, Missouri, couldn' t get his get
his getaway car started, he returned to the store, handed
back the money, and told the two clerks it was all lust a
joke. They agreed to give his vehicle a Jump start, not to
write down his license plate number and wait about
minutes before calling the police. "We have a friendly
town out here," police Officer David Keppler noted,
Indicating the suspect was arrested anyway, 45 minutes
Hoping to defend his nations honor, former Taliban
foreign minister Wakie Ahmed challenged u. s.
president George Bush and British prime minister Tony
Blair to a duel, suggesting that they fight former Afghan
leader Mullah Omar with Kalashnikov assault rifles.
Needless to say, they didn' t take him up on the offer.
HONEY, PM HOME
Trish and Vincent of Carport, NY, returned from
a vacation to find that 20, 000 bees had
established a hive in the walls of their home. According
to neighbors, the swarm arrived in a dense, black,
funnel cloud that buzzed so loud some
thought it was an aircraft. The swarm then entered the
home one at a time through a hole only a halflings in
diameter In the wall of the house.
Got beer? Belgian first graders do. A group called the
Limburg Beer Friends has talked at least two elementary
schools into serving lagers and hitters at
lunch, and more may follow this fall. Students are lapping
up the program, says LBF chair Bony , whom
convinced beer is better for kids than sugary soda drinks.