Posts tagged "poison"

The Top 7 Hair Metal Videos In Which The Music Is So Powerful It Defies the Laws of Physics

I don’t know you, but I’ve spent an awful lot of my life wishing that I’d been a teenager around the time that I was born. Bon Jovi was touring for Slippery When Wet in 1987! “Here I Go Again” was topping the charts! “Talk Dirty to Me” was one of the most popular video…

Rebecca Vipond Brink / August 27, 2014

Man Tries To Kill Woman With Poison Shoes

Oh Tatsujiro Fukasawa, you do know a woman’s weakness, don’t you? Fukasawa, 40, attempted to kill a female colleague he’d been stalking by pouring hydrofluoric acid into her shoes. Hydrofluoric acid acid can be absorbed via the skin and cause everything from skin abrasions to internal organ failure. The woman realized something was wrong whe…

Julie Gerstein / March 30, 2013

Oklahoma Republican Says Birth Control “Poisons Women’s Bodies” (FYI, It Doesn’t)

Oklahoma State Senate Clark Jolley, a Republican (duh), introduced a bill that would allow an employer to refuse to cover birth control in their health care plans for any reason, based on the idea, and I quote, that birth control “poisons women’s bodies.” Maybe condoms — WHICH ARE ALSO A FORM OF BIRTH CONTROL,…

Jessica Wakeman / February 22, 2013

Bret Michaels And Miley Cyrus Duet On “Good Morning America”

Look, I’m a Poison fan from way back. I even have a thong somewhere that says “Poison Partied Here” on the crotch. I’m not into Bret Michaels the TV star — I prefer Bret Michaels the Rock Star. And I most certainly do not approve of the Bret Michaels who allows Miley Cyrus to…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 18, 2010

Stay Away From Rhino Horns

If your supply of ground rhino horn has diminished, you might want to go without for a while. Two 19th century horns were stolen from a South African museum, and they could be headed to Asian, where rhino horn is a popular aphrodisiac. This is sad for the museum, but it’s even worse for the…

Catherine Strawn / April 14, 2008