Cheat Sheet – September 17 – October 21, 2001

October 21st, 2001

Episodes [ August 6 – September 16, 2001 ] [ September 17 – October 21, 2001 ]

17 September – 23 September 2001
The Essentials
Terrorist attacks on US lead to hoax Nostradamus predicitons
Australia’s Ansett Airlines closes it doors

Word of the Week
“Ennui”
Life’s Great Questions, Answered (part 1)
“Is there some way of conning my girlfriend into doing my laundry for me? I hate doing laundry as it involves taking stuff to the laundromat and sitting in the room with smelly people. Is there a nice way of getting someone else to do it without paying for it?”
Life’s Great Questions, Answered (part 2)
“I own a computer, and as a result, now have about 11 powerboards daisy-chained together to accommodate my AC/DC power adapters. When will people wise up, and start shipping goods that run on AC power?”
That’s Entertainment?
Hollywood pulls a slew of terrorist-related movies and trailers
24 September – 30 September 2001

The Essentials
Police are seeking armed men for hold-up and sexual assaults
Mad cow disease in Japan
Nostradamus more popular than sex
Victorian government to legalise street walking

Word of the Week
“Cupidity”

Life’s Great Questions, Answered (part 1)
I’m married and I’m not happy, what should I do?

Life’s Great Questions, Answered (part 2)
My Girlfriend has cold feet and hands and insists on putting them on me to try and warm them up when I get into bed. I’ve tried putting cold cans of beer on her back for extended periods to show her how it feels but she just squeals and runs round the kitchen while I hold it there. Yet she persists in trying to warm her feet on me.

That’s Entertainment?
Melbourne Fringe Festival commences

1 October – 7 October 2001

The Essentials
Ansett back in the air
Lions win AFL premiership
Pacific Tyres to make 900 redundant
Prince Edward in hot water for filming nephew
CHOGM postponed

What Will They Think Of Next?
Pre-boiled eggs

Life’s Great Questions, Answered (part 1)
We have a co-worker (she’s another secretary) in our office who NEVER shuts up! She’s more often than not talking about HERSELF. We’ve all given up talking about anything WE did on weekends or holidays, because she ALWAYS has to try to top our story with some LOOONG, boring story similar to ours that happened a year ago or more! How do we get this woman to hole up without getting loud with her?

Life’s Great Questions, Answered (part 2)
How do you become a world-famous comedian, such as yourself? As an accountant, I am looking for a change in career and I like the look of being popular and funny. Any tips?

That’s Entertainment?
Hollywood ‘too hasty’ in removing Twin Towers
Britney Spears & Justin Timberlake’s “personal moments” video stolen

8 October – 14 October 2001

The Essentials

4000 strip for Art

ARIA Awards Announced

Australian Election Announced

Word Of The Week

Sojourn

Life’s Great Questions, Answered (part 1)
Someone stole my nice flannel pyjamas. They were from Peter Alexander. Now I can’t sleep. Please help me. I’m chilly.

Life’s Great Questions, Answered (part 2)
My ex-boyfriend is inviting me to join his real estate business.I still love him, but I don’t want him to love me again just because I was able to help him with his business.

That’s Entertainment?

Minnie Driver and Josh Brolin cancel their wedding

Savage Garden split

15 October – 21 October 2001

The Essentials

Australian Election 2001 hots up

Man serves friend’s jail term to stop drinking.

What Will They Think Of Next?
Scientists discover sperm motility gene

Life’s Great Questions, Answered (part 1)
There is this guy working as a waiter in the best cafe in town. He looks like a model and I really have a crush on him. There’s a slight problem though…he might be gay. Are there ANY ways to find out if he’s really gay or not? Sometimes I have caught him staring at me while others he completely ignores me…help!

Life’s Great Questions, Answered (part 2)

My boyfriend has HORRIBLE breath, and it grosses me out to kiss him! Every time I do, I find myself wondering what the cause of that bad breath is….Is there anyway I can help him (and myself) out without flat-out embarrassing him?

That’s Entertainment?


Emmy’s postponed – again

Anthrax admit name is “not so cool”

Winnie the Pooh turns 75

10 September – 16 September 2001

The Essentials
Ansett loses more than $1 million per day
Man who hit himself with wife’s limbs loses appeal
LA Times attacks Howard, but gets name wrong
Bill Clinton speaks in Sydney

What Will They Think Of Next?
US Government drops claim against Microsoft

Life’s Great Questions, Answered (part 1)
What are the most sensitive parts of a mans body during sex? What affects him most?

Life’s Great Questions, Answered (part 2)
I’m a 28 year old, separated, computer artist with a passion for freedom. 18 months after separation my ex wife still insists that I am an immature, self centred lying prick for simply letting her know my feelings weren’t that of what they used to be. With that in mind should I be choosing the Large Quarter Pounder meal with no dessert or the Small McOz Meal with a Sundae when planning a big night out on the turps?

That’s Entertainment?
CIA hires full-time entertainment liaision officer to help lift image of secrecy
Nicole Kidman wants to work with unknown directors
Matrix sequel auditions in Sydney

Cheat Sheet – September 17 – October 21, 2001