Month: July 2012

the queen of ‘the queen of versailles’

Ten kitchens. A bowling alley. A health spa. A full-sized baseball field. A separate wing for the children. Something that could logically be referred to as “a grand staircase.” My house doesn’t have any of these things, does yours? Jackie Siegel’s, on the other hand, will. Or at least, that’s what she and her husband, […] Read more…

mane in uniform: bronies in the military

Controversy is raging over whether there is room in the military for adult male fans of the kiddie cartoon show “My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic” after photos emerged on the Internet of service members wearing pony-themed rainbow patches on their uniforms. While members of all military branches participate in the kooky pop culture phenomenon, […] Read more…

abandoned and alone: mom leaves disabled teen at bar

Authorities say they are powerless to take action against an Illinois woman who drove her 19-year-old developmentally disabled daughter to Tennessee and abandoned her in a bar. The teen, Lynn Cameron, suffers from cerebral palsy and has the mental capacity of a 2- or a 3-year-old. But because she is legally an adult, police in […] Read more…