Mattel introduced the first Barbie doll representing a woman with Down Syndrome. She comes with a few standard accessories, but nobody’s giving her the keys to her pink Dream Car anytime soon.

Kim Kardashian said she’s taking the California bar exam again and would happily trade reality tv for a job as a full-time lawyer – since she’s been successfully getting guys off for over twenty years.

California officials arrested Dr. Stephen Gevorkian on multiple counts of practicing medicine without a license. Gevorkian said he treated some patients, but mostly met people confused by his name wanting to commit suicide.

A Philadelphia woman was found guilty of drugging her Tinder date after meeting him at a suburban hotel. She swiped right, his wallet, and car.

Washington state passed legislation banning the sale of AR-15s and other assault weapons. Republicans plan to shoot it down.

Convicted Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes, who begins her 11-year prison sentence tomorrow, reportedly named her newborn daughter Invicta, from the Greek meaning “unconquered”. She chose it because there isn’t a Greek translation for “wire fraud”.

A Harvard-schooled etiquette expert advises a three-word response when someone says something mean to you: “are you okay?”. Meanwhile, a community college-schooled expert advises a different three word response, beginning with “go” and ending with “yourself”.

Joe Biden welcomed South Korean president Yoon Seuk Yeol to the White House, but raised eyebrows when greeting him “Hey! Yoo Suk!”

New York City announced an eight-year plan to renovate the Port Authority bus terminal, with the first three years dedicated to removing homeless people.

A man arranged for his life savings to be used to pay college tuition for 33 high school graduates in Iowa. He just needs to find 23 more high school graduates in Iowa.

Viral video shows an alligator attacking its trainer at a Utah reptile preserve before a good samaritan helped rescue her. The trainer is recovering, and received an overall score of ‘Needs Improvement’ during their annual performance review.

Samples of human brain tissue in lab dishes have grown rudimentary eyes – which they’re using to throw uncomfortable gazes at lab interns.

The TSA is extending its in-flight mask requirement until January. Flight attendants are busily bulking up for fistfights with passengers at Thanksgiving, and airlines are stocking up on red Christmas-themed duct tape.

Mattel created a Barbie doll of the scientist who created the Oxford coronavirus vaccine, only with bigger, pointy breasts.

Florida sanctioned two school districts for mandating students wear masks to prevent COVID-19, and for making kids take gym class to prevent obsesity.

Lady Gaga’s former dog walker Ryan Fischer – shot while walking the star’s French bulldogs – claims he’s homeless and is trying to raise $40,000 via GoFundMe. There’s no indication Gaga has donated, but the dogs each gave one bag of Pupperoni.

In a Twitter thread about terrible movies, Tom Arnold said he was paid for $5 million to play the lead in ‘The Stupids’. A sequel is in the works, it’s about the producers who decided to pay seven figures to Tom Arnold.

Oakland A’s pitcher Chris Bassitt is “conscious and aware” after taking a 100 mph line drive to the head. Also “consicous and aware” – the people who fell asleep at the game and woke up when he got hit.

Scientists found overweight lab mice lost weight when given a treatment that caused them to sweat out natural body oils. The treatment made them skinnier, but a lot more slippery.

In the wake of his most recent split from Khloe Kardashian, NBA star Tristan Thompson posted about “growth”. Specifically, about women who help him grow a lot more than Khloe ever did.

Mattel introduced the Mattel PlayBack program, where you return older Mattel toys so they can be used to make new ones. Mattel is also hiring preteen boys with younger sisters to show them the best ways to melt down recycled Barbies.

Ben Affleck is reportedly dating Jennifer Lopez, proving that Ben Affleck does not disciminate based on age, race or ethnicity.

Helmut Jahn, famed architect of Philadelphia’s One Liberty Place, died in a bicycle crash. His family vows they’ll continue to ride, without Helmut. [Story h/t to T.M.!]

Caitlyn Jenner said she didn’t vote in the 2020 election, saying it usually takes her about 60 years to pick a side.

To protest the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s lack of diversity and alleged ethics violations, Tom Cruise returned both of his Golden Globes awards – but only after he had enslaved members of the Sea Org polish them up first.

Jeff Bezos bought a 417-foot superyacht, so big it has its own ‘support yacht’ with a helipad. The best part is he can write off the $500 million cost, since he’ll use it to make Amazon Prime deliveries to sailors on aircraft carriers.

Comedian John Mulaney is divorcing his wife of 6 years after completing his stint in rehab. Mulaney returned to stand-up last night. The VIP post-show meet-and-greet cost $49, or free for women holding coke.

American Airlines angered flight attendants with a memo telling them to skip meals to arrive at their gate earlier, to improve American’s terrible on-time metrics. Similarly, Spirit Airlines told flight attendants to save time by skipping showers and only washing their uniform overalls once a month.

McDonald’s is partnering with the White House to promote COVID-19 vaccine information on its coffee cups. The White House believes it will work, because McDonald’s cups have successfully convinced people to get coffee somewhere else.

Doctors in India are telling people to stop rubbing themselves with cow dung & urine to prevent COVID-19. They say there is no evidence that it works, although they admit it is helping with social distancing.

American Airlines has so much extra wine they’re selling it to the public. Bottles cost $13 to $40, but for an extra $100 they’ll send a flight attendant to your house that you can hit on while you drink it.

Former Trump economic adviser Kevin Hassett approves of Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion economic rescue program, saying he has his eye on a $1,400 set of golf clubs.

Banks United and Professional Bank, will no longer do business with Donald Trump after his role in the DC riots; this follows Deutsche Bank and Signature Bank ending their business. However, Trump is still welcome at his bank, according to Monopoly Guy Rich Uncle Pennybags.

Canines will sniff-screen Miami Heat fans attending home games for COVID-19. If the dog detects the virus, all members of that person’s party will be refused entry. If the dog smells cancer, the animal will ignore it.

Mattel introduced a new Barbie inspired by Maya Angelou. Turns out Ken is kinda into older black chicks.

Riley June Williams, the 22-year-old woman accused of stealing Nancy Pelosi’s laptop, was released from jail pending trial. She’s rumored to be the star of a Fox News version of The Bachelorette, where she’ll choose from 40 eligible Proud Boys.

University of Notre Dame Football was found in violation of NCAA recruiting rules. Their punishment is bowl-ineligibility for a year, and saying ten rosaries.

Joe Biden issued an Executive Order to combat hunger – a grilled cheese sandwich and tomato soup.

The James Bond film ‘No Time To Die’ and ‘Ghostbusters: Afterlife’ have both been delayed from summer 2021 to fall, after AMC Theaters announced everyone attending movies before October would be required to get a vaccine, large popcorn and drink.

After outcry over their removal from the Capitol to sleep in a parking garage, National Guard troops were allowed back in the Capitol building. Although it’s taking a while, because a lot of them lost their tickets to exit the garage.

Due to timing of NFL approvals, the Washington Football Team said they may need to keep their name through the 2021 season. Although they may slightly change it to Washington New & Improved Football Team.

According to overnight metrics, last night’s final Presidential Debate was watched by over 50 million Americans who forgot there was a football game on.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said there’s no cause for concern despite bandages and visible bruising on his hands, adding that he normally loses two pints of blood during a manicure.

U.S. astronaut Kate Rubins voted while aboard the International Space Station. Then she immediately filed a complaint about the Russian cosmonaut assigned to the ISS as a poll watcher by the Trump campaign.

Police in Queens are looking for a suspect who’s robbed six different Chinese food delivery drivers, taking their phones and cash, but not the food because MSG gives him headaches.

Quibi will shut down in December. Or sooner, it’s currently at about 4% battery life.

Mattel is issuing a Tiny Dancer Barbie to commemorate the 45th Anniversary of Elton John’s famous Dodger Stadium concert. The doll costs $19.99, but accessories including cocaine and hair plugs are hundreds of dollars extra.

Santa Claus will not appear at Macy’s stores for the first time in 160 years due to the pandemic. Children are asked to send their letters to him care of the North Pole Hospital Intensive Care Unit.

Ariana Grande released a new video for her song ‘Positions’ where she’s President of the United States. Difference being, she just licks the donuts instead of eating a lot of them.

The Los Angeles Fire Department introduced the Thermite RS3 – the world’s first firefighting robot. It’s been under development for several years – one month learning to shoot water, and 35 months learning to get drunk and run chicken barbecues.

Elon Musk attended the grand opening of Tesla’s first auto factory in China. “We can’t wait for eight more years to go by so we can drive the cars!” said assembly workers.

The presiding judge in Harvey Weinstein’s trial threatened to throw Weinstein in jail unless he stopped using his mobile phone in court. Weinstein finally relented and put it away after fifty quick swipes right.

Dr. Sanjay Gupta believes that you can live to 100 if you find your sense of purpose, or “ikigai”. Many women dispute this, saying they’re married to an icky guy and want to die right now. [Story & joke credit to J.O.]

Charmin debuted the ‘Rollbot’, a robot that delivers toilet paper to you when you run out. They invented it because Roomba refused to bring it in there.

Madame Tussaud’s wax museum is being criticized for a statue of Nicki Minaj that looks nothing like her. Tussaud’s admits they got the face wrong, but for the buttocks they just didn’t have enough wax.

Rob Kardashian asked for full custody of his daughter, Dream. He claims her mother, Blac Chyna, has taught the 3-year-old girl how to ‘naked twerk’ and say curse words. The judge denied the request, and congratulateed Dream on getting cast in five different hip-hop music videos.

Fox Networks will air The Masked Singer spinoff The Masked Dancer. Celebrities will attempt to guess the identity of The Masked Dancer, with guesses ranging from “JLo” to “the crackhead at the subway station”.

A new study in the UK finds people who tried ‘Sober January’ in 2018 continued to drink less eight months later, mainly because their friends stopped asking them out to the pub.

Over 72,000 Americans died from alcohol-related deaths in 2017, more than double the number from 20 years earlier. No specific causes were cited for the increase, but doctors noted the introduction of Bud Light Lime-A-Rita around 2012.

Rodrigo Alves, a reality TV star known as the “human Ken Doll”, has come out as transgender and declared their pronouns as “she” and “her”.  Alves, however, reserves the right to switch back, since she has no genitals, just molded plastic reading “Mattel”.

The Queen of Sweden is partnering with Ikea to design homes for people with dementia – although the occupants don’t have dementia when they start putting them together.

KFC is testing plant-based boneless chicken from Beyond Meat at one of its Georgia restaurants. It’s the first time KFC has sold chicken that isn’t really chicken since a day or two ago.

Mattel introduced a Barbie doll modeled after astronaut Sally Ride, but is being criticized for giving her a pink Space Shuttle.

Disney announced a new She-Hulk series for its upcoming Disney + streaming service. The lead role hasn’t been cast, but producers were disappointed when Sarah Huckabee Sanders took a job with Fox News.

Following a fire at an Arby’s restaurant in New Jersey, a worker was treated for smoke inhalation. While hospitalized, he was also treated for Arby’s food inhalation.

A Louisiana farmer attending a cow auction brought home a five-legged calf because no one else wanted it, and because he said he’s dated worse.

A pregnant woman was kicked in the stomach by another woman during a dispute at a Chick-fil-A drive-thru – proving Chicken Sandwich Wars aren’t ending anytime soon.

Harvey Weinstein’s sex-crimes trial was delayed until January. He’ll want it even less now that it’ll be a year older.

Police in Upstate New York say dealers are selling pills containing Xanax, Fentanyl, and heroin – designed to look like SweeTarts candy. “OMG, these are addictive!” said someone eating SweeTarts.

Police were forced to shoot a pit bull and a bull mastiff that attacked a 50-year-old man in North Philadelphia. The dogs were suspended from the Philadelphia K-9 Police Academy.


Doctors at Johns Hopkins University completed the first successful penis & scrotum transplant on an injured military veteran. The procedure took 14 hours; they would have finished in 3 hours, but the patient’s wife rejected the first three penises they picked out for him.

  • The donor’s testicles weren’t transplanted because of ethical concerns, and because doctors found out the recipient was allergic to nuts.

Scientists in Singapore have created a robot that can assemble an IKEA kitchen chair in 10 minutes, although by the end of the job, the robot is no longer speaking to its wife.

Julie Sweet, CEO of consulting firm Accenture, says she’s targeting an equal number of men & women working there – up from 36% women, currently – by 2025. She says the key is finding more women who are good at lying about being able to fix Accenture client companies’ problems.

Waffle House shooter Travis Reinking has been apprehended. Officials had been searching over a day for Reinking – the man behind the biggest mass casualty at a Waffle House since their ill-fated “All you can eat biscuits & gravy” promotion.

Korean Air CEO Cho Yang-ho fired his two daughters, Heather and Emily – both senior executives at the company – for their embarrassing public incidents over the last several years, including yelling at flight attendants and tossing a drink in a man’s face. Yang-ho called it a difficult decision, but one he made after much Seoul searching.

Sears CEO and majority owner Eddie Lampert told investors he may acquire some of Sears’ real estate as well as the Kenmore brand. Lampert then sat and frowned as reporters made fun of his Toughskins jeans.

GQ magazine is under fire for including the Bible on its list of ’21 Classic Books You Don’t Need to Read’. GQ’s writers angered Christians even more, asking if Jesus ever heard of a decent haircut, and wondering why the Lord and Savior wore sandals everywhere during March & April.

Police tasered and arrested American Airlines passenger Jacob Garcia for inappropriately touching a female passenger. Garcia [pictured below] confessed his plan to don a black top hat and cape and tie the woman to an active runway to be run over by an approaching 737.

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A Florida man was arrested for hitting his boyfriend in the head with a Big Mouth Billy Bass wall hanging. The man was charged with domestic battery, and Big Mouth Billy Bass cancelled multiple upcoming singing performances while he recovers.

Mattel CEO Margo Georgiadis is leaving the company after just one year. Mattel has lost half its value as sales of Barbie, Hot Wheels and other toys have lagged. Georgiadis will remain in an advisory role until May, when she’ll hop in her pink convertible and return to her Dream House.



Britain is considering a ban on plastic straws, cotton swabs and other single-use items to protect the environment. No word if dental floss is under consideration, since most Brits seem to have never heard of it.

Former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie angered taxpayers by committing to pay $85,000 in public funds for his official portrait – more than the cost of portraits for the three previous governors combined. The artist defended his fee, saying it’s difficult to find canvas and paint that stretches to keep getting bigger.

Photos inside the cabin of Southwest Airlines flight 1380, which made an emergency landing after an engine exploded, showed many passengers did not properly place oxygen masks over their nose and mouth. This worried federal safety regulators who want to ensure passengers are breathing freely when they think they’re going to die.

Brandy Hall of Ocean Springs, Mississippi took out a Facebook ad to find a gander to mate with her 2-year-old goose, Lucy – who had rejected several prospective mates for looking nothing like their Tinder photos.

April 20th is National School Walkout day to protest gun violence, and also the day several forgetful boys screwed up by staging elaborate high school Promposals during 3rd period when nobody’s in the building.

Alabama executed 83-year-old Walter Moody, the oldest prisoner executed in history. He was declared dead at 8:42pm. Lawyers argued his punishment was cruel and unusual, since he wouldn’t get to finish the episode of Matlock that he’d started watching at 8.

A tweet from toy maker Mattel’s official ‘Barbie’ twitter account revealed that Barbie has a last name – Roberts. Ken also has a last name, but he isn’t tweeting about it because he doesn’t want his wife to piece together what’s going on with Barbie.

The U.S. Senate unanimously passed a rule change allowing newborn babies on the Senate floor, in response to a request from Illinois Senator Tammy Duckworth, who just gave birth to a baby girl, Maile. Duckworth brought Maile to a voting session where she met Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and spit up.

YouTube is under fire for placing ads from well-known brands like Amazon, Hershey, Adidas and Hilton on videos promoting racism, pedophilia and North Korean propaganda. Under Armour is pausing all YouTube ads, adding that it is not the ‘Official Footwear and Fitness Apparel Brand of Nazis and Perverts’.

56-year-old grandmother Lois Ann Reiss, accused of two murders, was caught in Texas after a weeks-long manhunt. New information revealed that while on the run, she visited a Louisiana casino and won a jackpot prize. She faces two charges of murder, and one charge of failing to send her grandson a birthday card with money in it.

Netflix released its quarterly earnings, topping analyst estimates. They now have passed 125 million monthly subscribers, and 100 billion annoying program suggestions.

Health officials are concerned that cheerleaders at a tournament in Texas have been exposed to mumps. Worse, officials have to explain to the dumber cheerleaders that boys don’t like girls with big mumps.

Mattel’s Barbie line is introducing 17 new dolls based on Inspiring Women, including artist Frida Kahlo, who is the first ever Barbie to be packaged with tweezers.

President Trump’s legal team won a temporary restraining order against porn star Stormy Daniels, citing numerous precedents of porn actresses using their keen seduction and espionage skills to disarm dozens of Secret Service agents.

The Florida state legislature passed a bill to increase age and waiting period limits on gun purchases, and includes some security measures to arm teachers. Teachers who want to carry guns must be either former military or law enforcement, Armed Forces reservists, or have completed 40 hours of watching Law & Order reruns.

Flippy, a $60,000 burger-flipping robot, is now cooking food at CaliBurger, a restaurant in Pasadena. The robot has already received two warnings about hitting on the women working the drive thru, and cursed out the manager when he couldn’t get Memorial Day weekend off.

Some Amazon Alexa users are reporting a glitch where the voice assistant suddenly laughs out loud. Amazon is releasing a fix, but in the meantime advised men who own Amazon Echos not to walk around the house naked.

Medical workers in Milwaukee report one of the highest clusters of sexually transmitted diseases they’ve ever seen. Officials are calling the strains Gonorrhea High Life and Syphilis Blue Ribbon.

A 14-year-old boy was arrested for impersonating a sheriff’s deputy after pulling people over in Southern California while driving an SUV outfitted with blue & red lights. Locals suspected something was unusual when the deputy didn’t shoot anyone or use excessive force.

British prosecutors dropped charges against a suspect accused of swallowing drugs, after he refused to defecate for 47 days in police custody. The suspect was released, and two hours later EMTs responded to an explosion reported by neighbors at his residence.

McDonald’s inverted its iconic Golden Arches at one of its restaurants to form a ‘W’ in honor of International Women’s Day. Chief Diversity Officer said the move was “to honor the extraordinary accomplishments of women everywhere — like the ones cleaning our disgusting restrooms for $10/hour.”