Too Sexy for Her Name, Woman Petitions Court for Legal Change

Sheila Ranea (aka "Sexy") Raintree

What were her parents thinking?!Sheila Ranea Crabtree hates the name her parents chose for her.  She hates it so much, in fact, that she has dropped her first name altogether, and she's asked a judge to change her first name to Sexy.The Pataskala, Ohio mother of two wears Victoria's Secret clothing all the time; so it only makes sense, she figures, to adopt the more fitting handle "Sexy".   She has paid the $87 court fee and will appear in the Licking County Court of Common Pleas in Fe … [Read more...]

CAPTION CONTEST: Name the Nun

Nuns are fun

Religious life isn't all prayer and penitence--sisters have fun, too!  This sister seems to be having a really good time!So I thought we'd have a Caption Contest.  Post your suggestions in the Comments selection.  Nothing off-color, please--just good, clean fun! … [Read more...]

The Colander-Topped Councilman from Upstate New York

Pastafarian oath of office

In a small town in western New York, a new councilman was sworn into office January 2 wearing a pasta strainer atop his head.It seems that Christopher Schaeffer, the newly-seated Pomfret Town Council member, is a “Pastafarian” and a minister in the so-called “Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster.”“Strainer things have happened,” quipped The Observer, the local newspaper in Dunkirk, New York.  According to The Observer: Schaeffer wore a colander (a strainer typically used to drain water … [Read more...]


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