October 03, 2005

And now . . . this - Oct. 3/05

Homosexuality is the least of Tinky Winky's problems

While we knew that Tinky Winky was gay, TSG was unaware of the Teletubbies cocaine connection. When federal officials in New York yesterday announced the arrest of 22 members of an international drug cartel, they revealed that cocaine shipments seized by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents were labeled with a sweet portrait of the colorful cartoon quartet.

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Things that make you go, "What the hell?" What purpose is served by slapping a Teletubbies sticker on a bag of cocaine? To distinguish it from some rival cartel's contraband that uses the Flintstones?

(H/T: Boing Boing.)