Top 10 Offbeat Stories of the Day – June 08th, 2012

Not guilty…, Written Notes…, Russian Highway…, men squeal…, Texas man arrested…, liquor-store customer…,  internet killed p*rn as a business…, accidentally shoots himself…, Mister Rogers Remixed…, British housewife caught…

1. Following his “not guilty” plea in court, man is jailed thanks to his Facebook status.

Michael Ruse, 21, believed the two week trial had gone well and decided to share the news online before the jury was due to go out. Ruse, who had denied beating up a friend’s dad, wrote a status update shortly before the jury was due to go out, saying: “Another week at court!”

Top 10 Offbeat Stories of the Day – June 08th, 2012

2.  20 Smart A*s Replies to Written Notes

These anonymous people felt compelled to respond to notes they saw posted in bathrooms, offices and elsewhere. Let’s all revel in their stealthy smart assery.

Top 10 Offbeat Stories of the Day – June 08th, 2012

3. House Hits a Car on Russian Highway

4. Pine Sol lady makes men squeal like little girls

5. Texas man arrested for brawling has the cop’s name already tattooed on him: “Woody Wallace can suck my d—”

A Trinity man arrested for allegedly fighting with his stepfather showed off his disdain for the constable who got him arrested in March by tattooing his leg with an explicit saying. “Woody Wallace can [explicit] my [explicit],” the tattoo read.

Top 10 Offbeat Stories of the Day – June 08th, 2012

6. There’s bad-a*s and then there’s the way this liquor-store customer deals with a knife-wielding robber.

A quick-thinking customer at an Orlando 7-Eleven stopped an armed robbery by kicking a knife out of the crook’s hand and chasing him out of the store with a wine bottle. The good Samaritan’s actions helped thwart a robbery at the 7-Eleven on South Orange Avenue just after 2 a.m. Thursday. Top 10 Offbeat Stories of the Day – June 08th, 2012

7. How the internet killed p*rn as a business

In a grand suburban house on a quiet cul-de-sac in California’s San Fernando Valley an actor is having a problem with her moans. Alexa Nicole (her professional name) is playing the role of a Latin beauty in A Love Story, a pornographic film about an author of romance novels suffering from writer’s block. They are shooting a fantasy sequence in which Alexa wanders the darkened corridors of the house in a white nightie, carrying a large candlestick. She stumbles into the arms of her forbidden lover, Miguel, played by rising star Xander Corvus, clad in leather trousers, frilly blouse and waistcoat. Helpless in the heat of passion, they make love on the chaise longue.

Top 10 Offbeat Stories of the Day – June 08th, 2012

8. Teen’s manhood is questioned during a Web cam chat; to prove himself, he puts a gun to his head and accidentally shoots himself

BELIEVING he was handling an unloaded gun, an 18-year-old accidentally shot himself in the head during a webcam chat early Wednesday when the person on the other end of the conversation challenged the teen’s manhood, police said.

Top 10 Offbeat Stories of the Day – June 08th, 2012

9. Mister Rogers Remixed | Garden of Your Mind | PBS Digital Studios

10. British housewife caught with $2.6M in cocaine could face death

A British woman could face the death penalty after being found with an estimated $2.6 million worth of cocaine in her luggage by Indonesian authorities. Lindsay June Sandiford, 55, was found to have blocks of cocaine weighing almost 4.8 kilograms in her suitcase after she arrived on the island of Bali on a Thai Airways flight earlier this month, government officials said.

Top 10 Offbeat Stories of the Day – June 08th, 2012

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