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The week's 5 weirdest news stories: KFC sunscreen, parkour fail and more

Welcome back to another Offbeat, where we’ve collected the top five strangest news reports of the week as chosen by the tenured professors at the Ryan Lochte School for Kids Who Can’t Crime Good. Here they are on the scale of weird from Towhead Dye Job t

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The Offbeat: Naked Donald Trump, Pokemon Go (of course), public-sex pigs and more

Welcome back to The Offbeat, where we’ve just replaced our team of weird-news researchers with a crateful of absinthe-addicted marmots. This week in weird: Donald Trump: naked and (you're) afraid; Pokemon Go will not rest until it has driven you to madne

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The Offbeat: Racist Pokemon, scaling Trump Tower and fighting crime with pasta

Welcome back to another edition of the week in weird, where we announce the strangest events to hit the wires hours before we air the footage of the actual competition. This week, our crack research team, composed of bored Olympic lifeguards and a near-s

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The Offbeat: Crowdfunding hippies; yin and yang of Pokemon

Despite leaked emails over the weekend that clearly show The Offbeat crew unfairly favors Hostess products to Little Debbie, we soldier on, gathering the week’s weirdest news for your Friday slacking-off pleasure. This week: A British family needs your h

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The Offbeat: Pokestop fails, Jaws returns and building a better butt

Every week, the crew of the satellite station in geosynchronous orbit over Apache Junction monitors Earth communications for the weirdest news. Here are this week’s top picks, including a synthetic kiester, beaver attacks and Colorado’s mystery bear. Bon

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The Offbeat: Zoo jokes, the sleepy wide receiver, more

Hey there and welcome to another artisanal, organic, gluten-free helping of your week in weird news. This week we have all-you-can-eat kale; why you can’t believe everything you read; the tale of the sleepy, sleepy wide receiver; and more. Eat green, get

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Offbeat: Antique Twinkie, ugliest dog, married by Dad, homeless library cat and more

Offbeat: Antique Twinkie, ugliest dog, married by Dad, homeless library cat and more

It’s been another busy week here at The Offbeat HQ, where our minions — genetically engineered to have computer-mouse hands, a superior sense of absurdity and the ability to subsist on nothing but Mountain Dew and beef jerky — have narrowed down your wee

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Offbeat: Bipedal bear, Cheetos Museum and more

Offbeat: Bipedal bear, Cheetos Museum and more

Welcome back to The Offbeat, an experiment into the outer limits of human endurance run by Hydra scientists and executives of the Monsanto Corp. This week we have a bipedal bear, a cunning monkey’s plans for world dominion, your HR rep’s worst nightmare

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The Offbeat: Craigslist nightmare, Chewie mom cashes in and upchucking on Abdul

The Offbeat: Craigslist nightmare, Chewie mom cashes in and upchucking on Abdul

Welcome back to The Offbeat, your home for the week’s weirdest news as curated and illustrated by a community of cloistered monks living in a remote seaside cave. This week: The Craigslist Horror; she’s a VERY happy Chewbacca; a ghost goes shopping; and

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The Offbeat: Mad pooper; Valley Pokemon king

The Offbeat: Mad pooper; Valley Pokemon king

Happy Friday from the Offbeat, where our staff of 50 trained squirrels tirelessly scours the internets to bring you the stories most likely to be read by Paula Poundstone on the next episode of NPR’s “Wait, Wait … Don’t Tell Me.”  This week in weird: Cle

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