I’m more than a little sleepy this week. On my 3 am drive home from work, my wife informed me that our 2 year old is sick. This meant I was up with him the whole rest of the night, clear up to recording time this morning. The news brings several women who seem to be “weird adjacent,” including the return of the McDonald’s Szechuan Sauce. The “Jackass Of The Week” left me with more questions than answers, and at long last This week’s “Recommended Listening” feature goes to the Brand X Podcast.
A 16 year-old girl’s lung collapsed while screaming at a “One Direction” concert. Doctors found a small tear in her lung and air pockets in multiple other organs. They sent her home saying that the tear will heal and air will reabsorb on it’s own.
Three Chinese women were left stuck in a South Korean airport after traveling to have extreme plastic surgery. The women’s faces were extremely swollen and bandaged and they were completely unrecognizable compared to their passport photos.
A North Dakota man was arrested at a gas station after he was seen trying to light his cigarette with the gas pump handle. Let’s be fair, he was arrested for possession of meth, but it was the gas pump bit that he got everyone’s attention in the first place.
Brand X Podcast
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People make bad decisions all the time. The subjects of this week’s esteemed news stories range from just being ignorant to getting literally blinded by poor decision making. On a completely unrelated note, it’s pie time at home! Ok, it’s because I decided to let my wife order 30 lbs of apples, so I guess it does relate to bad decision making. Going back to being blind, this week’s “Recommended Listening” features at least one guy who is legally blind. It’s Big D and Little R, from the Bro-Ron’s Podcast.
When McDonald’s announced a super limited release of it’s long gone szechuan dipping sauce, caused by fans of the cartoon show, “Rick and Morty,” they didn’t expect that thousands of fans would show up to get some of the sauce. Some locations only had a few dozen packets of sauce, if any. The hoards of fans, started chanting, and some had to be removed by police.
At an auction in China, a vase, valued around $500, sold for over $6 million. The vase, apparently made in the 20th century, had a marking that may have indicated it actually being made during the 18th century. Somebody was willing to gamble on that maybe in a big way.
Man Asks Friends to Help Him Move, They Actually Robbed A House
A Montana man is in jail on burglary and criminal mischief charges after he asked his friends to help him move. In reality, they ended up helping him steal nearly $40,000 of property from another man’s home.
A 21 year old Chinese woman has rendered herself blind in her right eye after spending as much as 8 hours a day playing a popular mobile phone game for days on end. She admited that some days she wouldn’t even stop to eat. Doctors determined that she has extreme eye strain and are still trying to restore her vision.