September 26, 2004:  Things you would never know if you did not
browse the tabloids while waiting for your wife at the counter in the
supermarket – 
this week's headlines:


 World's fattest dog!

Guess porky pooch's weight and win $500

                                                                          [courtesy Weekly
World News]


NEW PROOF BUSH SNORTED COCAINE

                                                       [courtesy National Enquirer (and Dan Rather)]



Charles Manson gets own talk show

                                                                                    [courtesy Weekly
World News]



It's official:

 Diana WAS murdered
                                        [courtesy National Examiner]


LISA MARIE MOVES TO GRACELAND

                          – with new man

                                                                                        [courtesy National Examiner]



LETTERS to the EDITOR!

Bruce Mitchell wrote Sun 19 Sep 2004 @07:46:12 PDT
re last week's headline "GOOD BUTT / BAD BUTT":

What, no J-Lo?



We,  too,  were a little surprised that Jennifer Lopez and
her $27 million derriere were not mentioned in the Globe
feature. Is it a case of assť passť? – Ed.]


FGDean@aol.com wrote Thu 23 Sep 2004 @09:16:37 PDT
re the new California law prohibiting necrophilia:

Who cares if Ahnold didn't solve our budget problem?
The Governator is protecting us from those who would
violate our remains.


Dumb news from Kentucky:

A state trooper was arrested for DUI.

                        [courtesy Courier-Journal]


Borf's Weekly BONUS:


Republicans in West Virginia said Democrats will ban the Bible if
John Kerry becomes President. . . . Two Canadian lesbians got a
divorce. . . . Chicago Mayor Daley announced a new surveillance
system that will use 2,000 remote-controlled cameras. . . . A Uni-
ted Airlines flight from London toWashington was diverted to Ban-
gor, Maine,  to disgorge Yusuf Islam,  the artist formerly known as
Cat Stevens, who was on the "no fly" list. . . .Elton John told a mob
of reporters at the Taipei airport they were "rude, vile pigs." ... Curt
Schilling telephoned a sports talk show to complain about a "stupid,
idiotic comment" by the host.  .  .  .  A British surgeon reported that
dogs can smell cancer in urine. . . . Jimi Hendrix' estate was settled.

                                                    [items 1-3 courtesy Harper's Weekly]


Spammer of the week:

"Kurtis Howard" sent us an e-mail titled "cough syrup 8 clocks."


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September 19, 2004:  Things you would never know if you did not
browse the tabloids while waiting for your wife at the counter in the
supermarket – this week's headlines:


GOOD BUTT, BAD BUTT

[courtesy the Globe – OK, we peeked inside: They
don't answer the "guess who"  question,  but they do
say,  "No wonder they call  Madonna  the  'Material
Girl' – it takes  quite  a  bit  of  material  to cover her
rear," and "When guys call Monica Lewinsky 'honey
buns' they might mean she's been eating too many of
them."  Plenty  of  photos  –  including one great shot
of Kirstie Alley's keister. – Ed.]


NOVEMBER ELECTION CANCELED

                                                    [courtesy Weekly
World News]


Homicide victims recalled


                  [courtesy Louisville Courier-Journal]



Dumb news from Indiana:


Twenty-nine inmates at the State Prison in Michigan City have
pet cats,  and eleven more cats are on the way.  Cats "bring a
homelike setting to a facility that's usually cold or sterile,"  said
Dianne  Bell,  coordinator  of the Delta Society's Pet Partners
program,  which provides pets to prisoners.

                                                       [courtesy South Bend Tribune]


Dumb news from Kentucky:

Inmates rioted at a contract prison in Lee County when 400
prisoners were imported from Vermont, doubling population
and halving yard time and other privileges.

            [courtesy Louisville Courier-Journal – It was not report-
             ed whether there were any pets on the premises. – Ed.]


Borf's Weekly BONUS:


An initiative to decriminalize prostitution will be on the ballot in
Berkeley,  California. . . . Governor Schwarzenegger signed a
bill to prohibit necrophilia in California. . . . The governing par-
ty in
Turkey abandoned a proposal to criminalize adultery. . . .
Governors in at least 18 states have received letter bombs from
the
Ely State Prison in Nevada (the Unabomber resides at a fed-
eral pris
on in Colorado). . . . "Texans for Truth" offered a $50,-
000
reward for proof that George W. Bush fulfilled his National
Guard
duties. . . . A pitcher for the Texas Rangers threw a chair
at
heckling fans in Oakland and broke a woman's nose. . . . Mac-
aulay
Culkin was arrested on drug charges.

                                            [item 2 courtesy Reuters and Gerry Blue]


Spammers of the week:

"Bud Putnam" and "Johnnie Moreland" sent us e-mails titled
"chŤat on your wife tonight."

"Bianca Barrera" sent us an e-mail titled "pump your girlfriend
with semen!"



DISCUSSION GROUP:
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important current events are invited to attend the Weekly World
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lined up for meetings in the near future include Dianne Bell, Rudy
the Thug, and Morris the Cat.


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"Your worst humiliation is only someone else's momentary entertainment"

                                                                                         – Karen Crockett



September 12, 2004:  Things you would never know if you did not
browse the tabloids
while waiting for your wife at the counter in the
supermarket –
this week's headlines:


Socialite's shocking confession:

 'I WAS BIGFOOT'S LOVE SLAVE
 – and now I'm having his baby! '


                                                              [courtesy Weekly World
News]


Hollywood's 20 hottest rumors!

                                                 [courtesy National Examiner]


Andy Griffith visits Mayberry last time


                                                                                                  [courtesy
National Examiner]


Dumb news from Kentucky:


Medicare scooters were creating traffic jams in Paintsville.

                                      [courtesy Louisville Courier-Journal]


Dumb news from California:

SODS (sudden oak death syndrome) was threatening Ken-
tucky timber.

                                                        [courtesy
Courier-Journal]


Borf's Weekly BONUS:


Alan Keyes called Dick Cheney's lesbian daughter  "a selfish hedonist."
 . . .  A man was arrested in Louisiana for mounting a potbelly pig.  . . .
Chinese zookeepers showed videos to a panda to teach her to care for
her cubs. . . . Jennifer Lopez' butt is insured for $27 million,  but David
Beckham's legs are  insured  for  $70  million  (we've come a long way
from burliqueen Evelyn West, whose "Treasure Chest" was insured for
$50,000). . . . . Buttock augmentation surgery was on the rise.

                                                     [items 1-3, 5 courtesy Harper's Weekly]


Spammer of the week:


"Reynaldo K. Rossi" sent us an e-mail titled "Football not good."


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"Your worst humiliation is only someone else's momentary entertainment"

                                                                                         – Karen Crockett



September 5, 2004:   Things you would never know if you did not
browse the tabloids
while waiting for your wife at the counter in the
supermarket –
this week's headlines:


Exclusive interview! First since Aug. 26, 1977

 ELVIS IS ALIVE
'That was  a  double  in my coffin –
thank  you,  thank you very much'


                                          [courtesy Weekly World News]


JESUS HAS RETURNED

        – as a child


                                                 [courtesy the Sun]



SAUDI TOY MAKER SELLING

COLLAPSIBLE TWIN TOWERS


                                          [courtesy Weekly World News]



JANE PAULEY BATTLES FOR SANITY


                                                   [courtesy National
Enquirer]


ALIEN SLIMES TERESA HEINZ KERRY

                – WITH KETCHUP


                                                                                    [courtesy Weekly
World News]



DIMWIT SUES RAZOR COMPANY

AFTER SHAVING OFF HIS NOSE!


                                                                [courtesy Weekly World News]



Ten tips for seducing your teacher!

                                                                   [courtesy Weekly World News]



Borf's Weekly BONUS:


Dick Cheney opposed a constitutional amendment banning gay marri-
age.  . . .  In a rare moment of truth,  President Bush said the "war on
terror" cannot be won;  John Kerry's staff called the President a "flip-
flopper," and Kerry said the war can be won. ... The Census Bureau
reported 36 million Americans living in poverty and 45 million without
health insurance. . . . The Cleveland Indians beat the New York Yan-
kees 22 to 0.  . . .  A bag of garbage titled "Recreation of First Public
Demonstration of Auto-Destructive Art" on display at Tate Modern in
London was thrown out by a janitor, who thought it was a bag of gar-
bage. . . . Kobe Bryant apologized for not raping Katelyn Faber.

                                                    [items 1, 3, 5
courtesy Harper's Weekly]


Spammer of the week:


"Vivien Dan" sent us an e-mail titled "New Geneeriic VV? Read more!
 trar?= foa."



DISCUSSION GROUP:

        Don't forget! Readers interested in intellectual dissection of

important current events are invited to attend the Weekly World
News Round Table at the offices of Borf Books outside Browns-
ville, Kentucky, just after church every Sunday.  Guest  speakers
lined up for meetings in the near future include Jesus,  Elvis,  Jane
Pauley,  and Katelyn Faber.


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It's  free!  Just click your "Reply" button and "cc" the e-mail to the
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    (270) 597-2187           Hank T. Hebhoe, publisher         Natty Bumppo, writer/editor