Because mankind's capacity for stupidity is limitless


#109 Dysfunctional Gene

by 2Kens on November 15, 2010

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Four on a match…

Meet Kelly, Barry, Shaun and Nicola, the UK entry in the World Cup of Marital Musical Chairs. Everyone is dummy in this odd little game of mate swap Bridge. If their kids are smart they’ll be elsewhere when the couples exchange vows again– not that the words, I Do will hold any more meaning this time ’round.

Other stuff on this week’s show…

Who knew that drinking water from toilets is bad for you? Apparantly, no one in Chandler, Arizona. Memo to town officials: dogs can’t read. 

Russia is still fighting the cold war, with the aid of military sea lions. Find out what New Jersey’s role is in all of this. (spoiler alert: Snookie and her Jersey Shore pals are not involved. Go back to sleep)

Prisons have lost the fine art of keeping prisoners in prison. Heard about the con who tried to escape on a lawn mower? We’ve got the story.

Alibi anyone? …

Our personal fav this week is the stupid robber who never quite mastered the fine art of the getaway. Moral of the story: Happy Hour ain’t the place to hide (if the crime happened nearby).

Two stories of abject stupidity from our listeners…

THANK YOU to birthday girl, Vickie K in Bristol, CT for the one about the genius who didn’t know he’d been shot in the — um — so he grabbed some lunch before heading to the hospital. And Nick in Fort St John, British Columbia contributed to our ever-swelling dumb criminal folder.

Dysfunctional Family Jazz Band…

Our musical guests are all related in one way or another – or in some cases, used to be. Putting the FUNK in Dsyfunctional, Patty, Melissa, Scotty, and Travis have been compared to Billie Holiday, The Neville Brothers, Bonnie Raitt, Norah Jones, and The Levon Helm Band. Dare you not to get up and dance when DFJB’s spicy mix of Americana-jazz, folk, rock and N’Orlins gumbo starts flooding your ears! Then go read their bios.



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