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This Week in Stupid

By Joanna Miller in News on Aug 25, 2006 7:10PM

Admit it, you’re a little naughty, aren’t you? It’s OK. We’re fine with that. In fact, Chicagoist supports your right to be as nasty as you want to be. As long as you’re smart about it, and it doesn’t result in any deaths or break any laws. Well, at least not any of the important laws.

  • 2006_08_25censored.jpgLarry Filliung is suing an Elgin mental health facility for the right to see movies that include violence, suicide and nudity. Filliung was committed after he strangled his girlfriend and was found not guilty by reason of insanity. The dispute began when he was unable to see “Million Dollar Baby.” The Illinois Department of Human Services recently changed its policy to allow individuals to see whatever films they choose if the selections are approved by a treatment team.
  • A 47-year-old Missouri man is headed to jail after sending pornographic pictures of his ex-wife to her relatives using her e-mail account. Alfred Seals pleaded guilty to misdemeanor tampering with computer data and was sentenced to 20 days in jail. The e-mail included a link to a Web site and a note that said, “something nice to see.”
  • Finally, although we mentioned this story yesterday, it may be the most perfect TWIS story ever, and it bears repeating. As you may have heard, a 29-year-old man traveling with his mother, told airport officials he was carrying a bomb because he didn’t want her to know he’d brought his penis pump on their trip to Turkey. Madin Azad Amin was charged with felony disorderly conduct and could face up to three years in prison.