Well, What Could Be More American?

Today Porn Moguls Larry Flynt (Hustler Magazine) and Joe Francis (Girls Gone Wild) asked the federal government for bailout funds.  Apparently the DVD sales are way down.

Hustler magazine entrepreneur Flynt claims adult DVD sales have plummeted in the last 12 months, with figures down 22 per cent from 2007.

He says, “With all this economic misery and people losing all that money, sex is the farthest thing from their mind. It’s time for Congress to rejuvenate the sexual appetite of America.”

Meanwhile, Girls Gone Wild creator Francis is planning to travel to Washington D.C. to make his point heard, because he’s adamant the porn industry is a key part of the U.S. economy – just like the financial and motor institutions.

Indeed, the senators and congressmen in Washington have gotten used to have dirtballs sitting in front of them, asking for money, so why not these guys

No bike helmet? Lose your wheels – The Boston Globe

No helmet, we take your bike...

No bike helmet? Lose your wheels – The Boston Globe

Holliston, MA has decided they’re no longer going to tolerate gangs of helmet-less riders on their streets.  From this point forward, if you’re caught without a helmet in Holliston and you’re on a bike, you lose the bike.

I’d suggest they should also grab the helmet, as their town council surely has need of lots of helmets.  I’ll forgo the obvious jokes about brain injury as that would be unfair to those who’ve legitimately suffered that horrid fate.

And if you don’t like this rule, just wait to see what they confiscate if they catch you having unprotected sex.

Lion on the Loose

Apparently someone got tired of feeding their 150lb male African Lion and let him loose in the woods around Ottawa…

A two-year-old pet lion was on the loose in Canada’s backwoods near the nation’s capital Wednesday, sparking a hunt by police, officials said.The 150-pound (70-kilogram) male African lion escaped overnight Tuesday from an Indian reservation and was last seen near the tiny village of Maniwaki, north of Ottawa, said Melanie Larouche of the Quebec provincial police.

Schools and day-cares in the region were alerted and asked to keep children indoors, she told AFP.

The owner says it’s tame and their nothing to worry about