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Failed Saving Throw Against Stupidity

The Oakland Tribune reports that a Federal Court of Appeals has upheld a ban on playing Dungeons and Dragons in a Wisconsin prison (Wisconsin, ironically, was the birthplace of Dungeons and Dragons).

The prison argued that Dungeons and Dragons “promotes fantasy role playing, competitive hostility, violence, addictive escape behaviors, and possible gambling.”

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Stephen Conroy Buggers Wallabies

In an unexpected turn of events, it was revealed late Thursday afternoon that Stephen Conroy, the Australian Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy, has been arrested on charges of animal abuse and creating a public nuisance for buggering a red-neck wallaby near the front entrance of Parliament House in Canberra. Eyewitnesses on the scene report that the Minister appeared to be “no more intoxicated than usual” as he molested the marsupial, and that he seemed in high spirits, singing “Tie Me Kangaroo Down” at the top of his lungs until removed by police.

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