We spend our days browsing the Web for the most interesting, often weirdest links out there so you don’t have to. Now read this:
— In a media shakeup, The New York Times announced the sudden departure of executive editor Jill Abramson, who is being replaced by current-managing editor Dean Baquet. Abramson was the first woman to lead the Times’ newsroom, and Baquet is the first African-American to take over.
— The elevator in the Washington Monument broke for a couple of hours Wednesday morning, forcing visitors to walk down almost 900 steps to exit.
— A guy in Oregon called the 911 dispatcher with an interesting request: Where he could buy some marijuana.
— The Washington Wizards beat the Indiana Pacers 102-79 on Tuesday night, and it looks like they have Lady Gaga to thank for that.
Maybe all the Wizards needed was for Lady gaga to have her show
— Adam McGinnis (@adammcginnis) May 14, 2014
— Someone in Michigan just made 72 enemies when he alerted the city of Grand Rapids that a computer glitch had given some residents double the money in their tax returns. — CBS — gasp! — isn’t picking up “How I Met Your Dad,” the “How I Met Your Mother” spinoff show we all already resigned to watching. — A teenager in Arizona was arrested at prom for stealing a $600 tuxedo. But, actually, maybe he didn’t steal it? — Someone on Twitter held out five years to complete the punchline of a daring “Rocky Horror Picture Show” tweet. You win again, Internet.
I see you shiver with antici …
— Frank Furter (@DrFNFurter) May 8, 2009
— Frank Furter (@DrFNFurter) May 8, 2014