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Fake Nuns, Fake Beatles and Fake Money

July 15, 2010 1 comment

Thought I would share a few eye-catching headlines on this hot July day. As my own headline above indicates, there seems to be a theme developing here:

How low can she go? Lindsay Lohan is a gun-licking nun in shocking poster for new movie. Alright, Lindsay! Let me help perpetuate this bad girl image; here’s the poster:

Picture by Splash News

Reminds me of my 4th grade nuns at St. Thomas Moore in Oxon Hill, Maryland in the late 60s. Only they were actually knife-wielding nuns. What happened to this kind of nun?

Fab Four Sue Fab 4

Yes, a Beatles tribute band is suing another Beatle’s tribute band claiming it is the only legitimate fake Beatles group. The lawsuit, filed in Las Vegas (a perfect venue for this), actually alleges that the Fab 4 is “essentially identical in sound and appearance” as the Fab Four. Or as the Las Vegas Sun newspaper puts it:

In other words, The Fab Four doesn’t want The Fab 4 cashing in on The Fab Four’s cashing in on the Beatles.

Here’s what the Fab Four look like in completely original costumes they came up with themselves.

Man Posts Bail with Counterfeit bills

According to the Philadelphia Inquirer, it’s not just that 35-year-old Ronald White had the audacity to post phony money on shop lifting charges- the fakes were laughably fake. Like, printed off a color copier-fake.

Detective Sgt. William K. Covert.:

They’re pretty poor. I didn’t have to touch them and I knew they were bad,” said Detective Sgt. William K. Covert. They were almost as obvious as the copies of $1 bills he’s seen created by students trying to fool soda machines. The paper didn’t feel right. It lacked the colored threads. And Andrew Jackson’s face was kind of fuzzy.

You’d a thought Al Pacino’s face might have been the tip-off: