Day Eleven: Ripped from the Headlines

Ripped from the Headlines!

The big story this week was the terrorist attack in Paris. I was just sitting here quietly finally watching “Homeland” and the phone just lit up with tweets about Paris. I have alternately been glued to the news and then turning it off. I can’t stand the sensationalism. My heart goes out to all the people. I can’t imagine.

Thank goodness for John Oliver. He totally put it all in perspective if you can do that. Warning profanity. Fitting but profane.

Here is the link. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U_JgWu0_pEY

 

 

 

This was my favorite story. I was so excited that it didn’t happen in Florida.

Woman allowed to wear spaghetti strainer in Mass. license photo

 

A woman who identifies herself as a Pastafarian, a follower of a religion that teaches that an airborne “spaghetti monster” could have created the universe, has succeeded in her bid to wear a colander on her head in her driver’s license photo.

Lindsay Miller claims the spaghetti strainer is a sign of her devotion to the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster.

Check out the website and there is even a video.

pastfarian video

and for 25 bucks you can become a minster.

In August, the Lowell resident was denied a renewed license by the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles, she said, for wearing the metal cookware.

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3 comments on “Day Eleven: Ripped from the Headlines

  1. pfundpfinder says:

    Great take – by you and by John Oliver! Actually brilliant by John Oliver – I could not agree more!

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