jerkcity fuck of the month rotten press scientology


rotten dailyrotten articles rotten search
About Dailyrotten


Feedback
If you like this page, hate it, or would like to suggest changes, staff@rotten.com is listening. This page is experimental and somewhat different from what we usually offer, so please do send your feedback.

Adding Stories
If you are a rotten newshound and you would like to suggest a story, visit our submit page to send us the URL. Stories that are accepted will have your name credited.

Posting Comments
In order to post comments to stories, you will have to create an account. Accounts will generally be validated within 24 hours, and of course will be disabled if there is abuse.

Viewership
On the first full day this page went live, 100,000 people visited this Rotten News page. Of course that was the day after the WTC attacks, so that number is somewhat distorted. Right now this page gets between 50,000 and 75,000 people every day.

Linking
We encourage everyone to link to this page; if you like it, others probably will as well.

Other Rotten
Rotten
Gaping Maw
Celebrity Morgue
Mugshots
Rotten Store
Rate My Poo
Rate My Kitten
Rate My Finger
Penny Postcards
Phallic
Boners

Home
Make Dailyrotten
your start page




May 28, 2002

Arafat potato chips taking Islamic world by storm
Wire Services | Submitted by: Clare A. McGuire @ Atlanta
"The chips are bagged in Palestinian colors, green, red, black and white, and carry the likeness of a rotund and wide-eyed Arafat, saluting with one hand and holding a Palestinian flag in the other. He's dressed in his trademark military fatigues and black-and-white checked headgear."

Read article...

This might make a good Midol ad...
Reuters | Submitted by: xrayspex
"One car full of Cava family women and another car with Camorra boss Salvatore Graziano, his granddaughters and their mother showered each other with bullets in the prolonged shootout in Lauro, a town east of Naples. Two middle-aged mothers and a 16-year-old girl were killed."

Read article...

Woman injured removing booby-trapped sign
Moscow Times | Submitted by: Cannabis Kid
"The woman, Tatyana Sapunova, 28, lost an eye after she tried to pull the sign out of the ground 32 kilometers southwest of Moscow, local media reported. She was in critical but stable condition at City Hospital No. 1." The sign read "Smert Zhidam," or "Death to Yids".

Read article...

Man shoves wheelchair-bound wife to death
Mainichi Daily News | Submitted by: Cannabis Kid
"An 83-year-old man who shoved his 80-year-old wheelchair-bound wife to her death in a 4-meter fall into a concrete riverbank was Tuesday arrested for murder." He said "there wasn't much point in us living anymore" and "we planned to die together."

Read article...

City aims to stop RTS bus surfing
Gainesville Sun | Submitted by: John
"There's no law that bans bus surfing specifically, but a surfer who damaged bus equipment could be charged with criminal mischief. And any bus surfer could be charged with trespassing, given that RTS considers bus roofs off-limits to passengers."

Read article...

Dandelion killing semen?
Canadian Broadcasting | Submitted by: headworm
"A common pesticide used to spray lawns and golf courses often ends up in the semen of the men who spray it, according to a new Health Canada study." "2,4-D kills broad-leafed plants, but not grass. It's the major active ingredient in weed killers such as Killex, Trillion and Par-3. It's also often mixed two other weed killers, dicamba and mecoprop." Illustrated with a cropped photo of man holding garden hose at waist level.

Read article...

Teen killers too lazy to chop up body
Independent Online | Submitted by: Hornet
"Macabre details, including how the two planned to chop up the body of 48 year old Santa Pretorius and stuff the pieces down the toilet, on Monday emerged at the in-camera trial... The body, however, was never chopped up, because the 17-year-old boy told his 15-year-old girlfriend that he was "too lazy" to do this."

Read article...

Teachers made girl have sex with banana
Tiscali World Online | Submitted by: ZAfray
Seven women who teach at a school in South Africa are alleged to have forced a girl to perform a lewd act with a banana - after finding her with some porn.

Read article...

God's sense of humor still intact
International Herald Tribune | Submitted by: Son of Benway
"Baghlan Province, a rich agricultural region in northern Afghanistan, has been among the areas hardest hit this spring by a plague of locusts, described by United Nations experts as the worst plague to strike Afghanistan in 30 years. So far, it has spread across eight provinces, damaging thousands of acres of wheat, corn and other cash crops...Locusts, which appear in five- to seven-year cycles, are not a new scourge for Afghanistan."

Read article...

Turkish websites to become criminal
BBC | Submitted by: anonymous
A new law in Turkey is going to make it impossible for Internet to survive there. "A judge can tell you to bring a copy of your website whenever you update it to be approved by the local authorities... According to Fikret Ilkiz, media lawyer for the Turkish daily newspaper, Cumhuriyet, internet providers could be liable for prosecution for anything written, even in chatrooms."

Read article...

Mexico City's hottest property: graveyard
Wire Services | Submitted by: bdragon
Being buried in your own plot in Mexico City will cost an arm and a leg... or you can just have yourself stuffed in with other family members. "When families want to add a body to an older, permanent plot, gravediggers exhume remains and let relatives choose either to cremate them or put what's left of the corpse in a small box which is attached to the top of the new coffin."

Read article...

Naked man goes on road rampage
The Omaha Channel | Submitted by: Cree A. Tive
"Police in Lincoln are collecting information on an apparent rampage caused by a naked man driving a truck through the state capital Monday morning."

Read article...

The Curse of Gucci
New York Post | Submitted by: george_lazenby
"A mysterious ailment Gucci family friends are calling "Maurizio's curse" has brought Patrizia's appeal for freedom to a screeching halt. The ailment, which appears as a skin rash, irritates the throat and causes nausea, affects anyone who comes into contact with the court papers in the case, court employees say."

Read article...

Jews In Space
Washington Times | Submitted by: george_lazenby
Life sometimes starts to sound like a Mel Brooks film: "Col. Ilan Ramon, who will become the first Israeli to leave Earth's atmosphere as part of the NASA crew on the shuttle Columbia in July, has caused consternation among rabbis by asking how, or more precisely, when, to mark Judaism's day of rest. The problem stems from the fact that Jews are required to observe the Sabbath "every seventh day," starting at sunset on Friday evening and ending the following day "when three stars are seen." As opposed, say, to sorting that whole Palestinian thing out.

Read article...


 Copyright 2001 Soylent Communicationsrotten | daily rotten | gaping maw | about