We’re back to “normal” this week. At least as normal as things really get around here. I’ve been spending a lot of time working on building the website and the patreon for the show. Of course that means I haven’t been nearly as productive as I’d have liked to have been. But we did get a new Shark. That’s exciting right? The news this week gets us back to those standard stories of drugs, bad judgement, and plain old stupidity. The “Jackass of The Week” puts a new twist on the old excuse, “it’s not mine.” Finally, in Recommended Listening, I’m getting back to guests from the Livestream For The Cure with another Phoenix based show: BSP: The Idio[t]Syncracy Files.
As usual, I’m generally tired. This week though I have a better than normal reason. I’ve got a jam packed news segment ranging from camel botox to “emotional support peacocks.” A couple stories throw me into kind of mini rants including the “Jackass Of The Week.” This week’s featured podcast comes from the host of a previously featured show. It’s the return of Darel “Big D” Smith and his wife, Cindy, with Smoke and Mirrors.
A 20 year old woman from Scotland has been receiving death threats after starting a GoFundMe to pay for breast reduction surgery. She suffers from a rare bone disease with symptoms similar to arthritis which is only compounded by her size 32K breasts.
When French supermarket chain Intermarche put Nutella spread on sale at 70% off, the rush to get some turned chaotic. Some locations reported crowds shoving each other and breaking things trying to get as much of the chocolate hazelnut spread as possible. In some cases police had to help dissipate the crowds.
A yacht seized with over 800 kilograms of cocaine on board was auctioned off with some of the drugs still inside. When the new owner cleaned out his recent purchase, he found another kilo of cocaine still on board. He promptly turned it over to authorities.
A woman who tried to board a United Airlines flight with her “emotional support peacock” was denied by airline officials. The airline said the bird did not meet size and weight requirements for service animals. They had actually told her this 3 times before she arrived at the airport.
There is a religious group found in both California and spreading recently into the UK that encourages using bleach to “cure” children of autism. The group believe that the disorder is caused by pathogens that will be killed by the HIGHLY TOXIC CHEMICAL.