Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

A.M. Stir

Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

A.M. Stir

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Byline: JEFF BRUMLEY

DISCLAIMER

WARNING: DO NOT TAKE THIS STIR SERIOUSLY

This AM Stir is intended solely for the amusement of Times-Union readers. Any attempt to take this Stir seriously is strongly discouraged. For example, the Britney Spears item is not meant to describe all people who have ever adopted pets.

Likewise the teenagers and implants item is not meant as a criticism of all people who have implants, or of those who don't, or of those who wish they did or who wish they didn't or simply can't decide.

Persons with too much time on their hands, and who are inclined to insinuate themselves into these items, are cautioned against reading beyond this point.

ITUNES

TOP DOWNLOADED SONGS AS OF TUESDAY

1. Touch My Body, Mariah Carey

2. 4 Minutes (feat. Justin Timberlake), Madonna

3. Bleeding Love, Leona Lewis

4. Lollipop, Lil Wayne

5. Beat It (feat. John Mayer), Fall Out Boy

6. Love In This Club, Usher

7. No Air, Jordin Sparks & Chris Brown

8. You're Gonna Miss This, Trace Adkins

9. Stop and Stare, OneRepublic

10. New Soul, Yeal Naim

BACK HAIR 'FREAKS'?

WEB SITE GOES TOO FAR TO SELL PRODUCTS

This just in from the You Learn Something Everyday Department: There's a Web site called backhair.org. It claims to be there to support men with back hair but at the same time says some not-so-flattering things about them. Such as: "To society, a man with back hair is a loaf, a fool, simply put, an outcast who should be scorned. An unattractive freak show that no woman would brave being near, or associated with."

I know back hair is unattractive to some people, but jeez Louise, a loaf? A fool? An outcast? A freak show? Are we talking about dudes with extra follicles or the Elephant Man?

Look beyond all the "help" references and you'll see the site's true motivation: to sell guys various hair-removal products. …

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