The sad reality around here is this: amazing stories pile up and we just don’t have room for them. Of course, if we did a six-hour show every day, then we would. (P.S. That's not happening. Don't ask.) The above video is a response from the city of Grand Rapids, Michigan, to Newsweek for placing their town on a list of "America's Dying Cities". Don't look dead to me! Grand Rapids, FTW!
Also, our new segment The Best New Thing in The World Today has become a hotly contested category around the TRMS compound and many totally worthy runners-up just don’t make the cut. So in an attempt to honor the underdogs, the overlooked, and bizarre, we bring you: The Friday Awesome.
It’s all about the Benjamins. Actually, it’s all about illustrating the Benjamins in an eccentric manner often contrary to the principles of exchangeable currency.
Die, Rinderpest, die! All the cows in the house? Throw your hooves in the air! Woot!
Hubert Humphrey’s 100th Birthday. This is what a liberal looks like. Respect!
Tampa Bay Rays fan ejected for wearing a T-shirt with a message two-thirds of America agree with.
Good news? Man builds airplane in his garage. Bad news? The airplane is bigger than his garage.
"There's no meth heads or makers around here, you just gotta mess with the mouse racers."
Feel free to post your own candidates for The Friday Awesome below.