WNBA star and freed Russian prisoner Britney Griner attended the 2023 Met Gala. She was invited in a guest swap after Viktor ‘Merchant of Death’ Bout RSVP’d ‘no’.

A cockroach was spotted on the red carpet at the Met Gala as celebrities arrived in their lavish apparel. Tickets to the event cost $50,000 each, which isn’t an obstacle for Ivanka Trump.

A study finds over 5,000 tons of toxic gaseous VOCs – volatile organic compounds -escaped from consumer products in 2020 in the state of California. The volume is expected to rise in proportion to the grand openings of new Taco Bell restaurants.

Hunter Biden appeared in Batesville, Arkansas to answer questions about his finances in a paternity case. Biden is seeking to lower support payments to Lunden Roberts, a woman who became pregnant when she was Hunter Biden’s laptop.

Pornhub banned access to the entirety of Utah over that state’s strict new age-verification requirement to view adult content. In other news, production has been halted on the set of Pornhub Original Production: ‘My Six Hot Mormon Stepmoms‘.

Television and film projects are expected to shut down in the wake of a Writers Guild of America strike. Writers are seeking more income from streaming, a minimum number of writing jobs on each tv show, and a guarantee of 50 Star Wars spinoffs every year on Disney+.

A woman who described herself as a ‘spiritual healer’ stands trial in New South Wales, Australia for the death of her friend, whose burns she treated with toxic mucus from a giant Amazonian monkey frog. Court observers describe testimony as ‘ribbiting’.

Convicted sex offender R. Kelly was moved from Illinois to a North Carolina prison that has housed Joe Exotic, the Unabomber, and John Hinckley, Jr. Multiple online betting apps installed Kelly as the moneyline favorite to win the prison Talent Show.

A 74-year-old Florida man was arrested for grabbing the crotch of a female American Airlines flight attendant. A spokesperson for Donald Trump reminded everyone that he’s 76 and doesn’t fly commercial.

General Mills is launching Kit Kat Cereal later this month. Or, just give your kids the candy bars for breakfast, they don’t really care either way.

Low water levels at Lake Mead reservoir near Las Vegas led to the discovery of human remains stuffed into a barrel. Police say the body had been there since the 1980s, because they found Milli Vanilli tickets in a pants pocket.

Bad news: the U.S. Supreme Court appears poised to overturn Roe v. Wade. Good news: Southwest Airlines announced $99 Super Saver roundtrip airfare from Texas to Newark, New Jersey.

Kim Kardashian supposedly lost 16 pounds to fit into Marilyn Monroe’s dress for the Met Gala, forcing her to show up half-assed.

A woman claimed she was kicked off a Jet Blue flight for being a ‘Trump supporter’, after she was recorded shouting racist and homophobic slurs. Nobody doubted that she’s a Trump supporter.

Vladimir Putin is rumored to be undergoing cancer surgery, opting for that approach versus radiation therapy – sitting in a lawn chair outside of the Chernobyl nuclear plant.

Eugene De Leon, a veteran snake handler, died after a snake bit his face at the Rattlesnake Roundup in Freer, Texas. Organizers mourned the loss of De Leon, and admitted they’d lost count of injuries at the festival petting zoo.

An Arizona woman who lost her leg to cancer in 2001 broke a Guinness World Record by running 102 marathons in 102 days. She is recuperating at home from extreme dizziness after running nearly 2,700 miles in a circle.

LPGA pro golfer Lydia Ko surprised a a Golf Channel interviewer who’d asked about her back tightness by telling him she was having her period. Ko placed third in the tournament, shooting 1-under-par to finish her final round in the red.

A new report claims the processing power of Meta’s upcoming virtual reality headset – the successor to Oculus Quest – makes it a “laptop for your face”. Even better, it’s harder to mess up while watching porn.

Apple employees at the company’s Cupertino, California headquarters submitted an open letter criticizing a policy which only allows them to work-from-home two days per week. “Cry me a river” said the teenagers and moms asssembling iPhones.

There’s a growing “fictosexual” movement in Japan, where both men and women have emotional and sexual relationships with holograms. Some have even married the holograms, then divorced when the hologram catches them cheating with a love doll.

Actor Bill Murray discussed his misbehavior that resulted in the shutdown of a movie, ‘Being Mortal’, in which he costars. “I did something I thought was funny, and it wasn’t taken that way”. Murray’s quote also describes his last 12 comedy roles.

A Colorado prison inmate assigned to work on a poultry farm became the first U.S. resident to test positive for bird flu. Then the chicken broke up with him.

A formal McDonald’s manager said she would never order the restaurant’s “sweet tea”, since every gallon of the beverage includes a pound of sugar. She describd the tea as “not sweet enough”.

The Met Gala is Monday night, with the entire Kardashian-Jenner family rumored to be attending, with the exception of Rob Kardashian, who was “snubbed”. Rob denies being snubbed, and says instead he’ll be attending the Burger King Drive-Thru Gala.

Pickleball courts are being demanded by builders of high-end luxury homes and mansions, saying wealthy residents are tired of having backyard heart attacks on tennis and basketball courts.

Scientists believe there is an “anti-universe” mirroring our current reality, that runs backward in time and explains the presence of “dark matter”. Republicans like the idea of the back-in-time part, but aren’t so crazy about the dark matter.

Scientists published a report claiming seven hours of sleep is the right amount for senior citizens. Although they’re not sure how to pass the time when they wake up at 1 a.m. after going to bed at 6.

Celebrity couple Megan Fox & Machine Gun Kelly admitted drinking small amounts of each other’s blood, so the leader of a New Orleans vampire club warned them to test it for diseases. He said he’d do it, but they’d need to drop it off at night.

Shaquille O’Neal claims he’s trying to go vegan for better health as he gets older. The good news is that hundreds of cows and chickens will live; the bad news is his plant-based eating threatens the rainforest.

A 7-year-old boy in Perkasie, Pennsylvania found a cache of hand grenades in his backyard. The boy is unharmed, but successfully negotiated three straight nights of ice cream for dinner.

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, which no longer uses human toll-takers, said their system of billing users by scanning license plates has left them with over $100 million in unpaid tolls, over $30,000 from a vehicle known only as FAK-PLAT.

New York Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez attended the Met Gala in a white floor-length gown with the phrase TAX THE RICH in red letters on the back. Fashion experts said the gown was exquisite, and her ass looked RICH.

Gay rapper Lil Nas X also attended the Met Gala, then left to attend an orgy, the Meat Gala.

Russian President Vladimir Putin is reportedly quarantining after several cases of COVID-19 broke out in his entourage. Meanwhile, Putin’s COVID-positive associates are being treated with bullets.

Tanya Fear, a British actress who appeared in the series ‘Doctor Who‘, has been found after being reported missing in Los Angeles. Los Angeles Police enlisted the help of Doctor Where.

A 22-year-old woman disappeared while on a cross-country trip with her boyfriend. She was last seen in person on August 23rd, and last seen online August 24th where she Tinder matched with a grizzly bear.

Rapper Blueface faces assault charges after violently attacking the doorman at a California club. The doorman was taken to an area hospital, where he is now known as Bruiseface.

Nicki Minaj was dragged on Twitter for a post claiming her cousin’s friend’s wedding was called off after he received the COVID vaccine and his testicles became swollen. Minaj reportedly had the vaccine in her buttocks and those got really big also.

Apple issued an Urgent Software Update to protect against a vulnerability in its iMessage platform – adding that the iOS download and install is the most important three hours you’ll spend today.

Darrell “Dusty” Crawford of Montana was revealed to have the oldest DNA on the continent, verfiable with 99% accuracy of going back 55 generations. He decided to get tested after receiving a letter from someone claiming to be his long-lost stegasaurus cousin.

Lady Gaga stripped down to her underwear on the red carpet at the Met Gala. “Put some clothes on!” said an onlooker, handing her a pound of sliced ham.

Google and Apple removed three dating apps from their respective app stores because the FTC said they could be used to target children — leaving hundreds of fourth graders scrambling for a new way to find dates to the big dance in the gym this weekend.

The FCC is warning people about the One Ring Robocall – where scammers call from an international number and hang up, hoping you’ll call back and be gouged with call charges. This is not to be confused with the One Ring Bootycall, where your ex-boyfriend calls you and hangs up when a guy answers the phone.

A new study claims that severe alcohol-related liver disease is on the rise, especially in young adults. Chalk up another victory for the makers of Bud Light Lime-A-Rita.

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg suggested that if God supported a political party, that it wouldn’t be the Republicans — overlooking the idea that if there really was a God, she or he could just get whatever they wanted as an Independent.

Cynthia Struble, a 64-year-old American Airlines flight attendant, was stopped from working a flight out of London Heathrow Airport for a blood-alcohol level four times the legal limit. She failed a sobriety test, pointing to lavatories instead of exits.

The world’s fastest supercomputer, dubbed Frontier, will be built in the U.S. by 2021. It will be able to perform 1.5 quintillion calculations per second — making it capable of updating an Apple operating system in just under 45 minutes.

The Centers for Disease Control commented on prediabetes, a condition affecting millions of Americans with high blood sugar, but not high enough to be Type 2 diabetes. They recommend specific lifestyle changes, such as avoiding the $5 box at Popeye’s.

The CDC also issued a list of four groups at highest risk to contract measles, based on the current outbreak. They are: young children, unvaccinated travelers, pregnant women, and the Brady Bunch in that episode antivaxxers keep harping about.