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September 17th, 2014
11:45 PM ET

RidicuList: An unexpected guest drops by a local news desk 

A bat loose in a Knoxville, Tennessee newsroom forced it's way into a live broadcast. While you need to see how this news team reacted to the unexpected flying guest... apparently bats and other pests interrupt live news shows more often than you might realize.

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July 16th, 2014
11:41 PM ET

RidicuList: Protesting 'Illeagles'

Some immigration protesters may need a lesson from Weird Al Yankovic before they decide to spray graffiti again.

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July 15th, 2014
11:08 PM ET

RidicuList: Talking in talking points

It may seem like an easy question. Florida Governor Rick Scott was asked whether police officers appearing at his campaign event were on duty at the time, which would be illegal. He responded by saying a lot without ever answering the question, leaving Anderson to ask 'what the hell were we talking about?' Maybe you can figure it out on the RidicuList.

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July 14th, 2014
10:37 PM ET

RidicuList: Busted while buying legal marijuana

How much would you pay to be the first person to buy legal recreational marijuana in the second state to allow it? That honor cost Mike from Spokane nineteen hours of waiting, some of his hard earned cash and his job. But it turns out this RidicuList has an unexpected happy ending.

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July 11th, 2014
11:01 PM ET

RidicuList: Snake commode

When you find something long and dark in a toilet bowl there are really no good options. For one Alabama construction worker, what he found turned out to be a snake. Watch Anderson try not to lose it while reading one snake pun after another on the RidicuList.

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June 26th, 2014
11:53 PM ET

RidicuList: An ode to "Older Ladies" and "saggy breasts that droop from my chest..."

"I got saggy breasts that droop from my chest..."

If it's song lyrics like these that speak to you, then Thursday evening's edition of "The RidicuList" likely struck a chord.

Introducing viewers to a tune entitled "Older Ladies," by a woman named Donnalou Stevens, host Anderson Cooper dedicated the segment to an anthem for the aged, in part paying homage to the postmenopausal set.

During the piece, Cooper even found a way to work in America's favorite 50-plus foursome, rolling footage of an old "The Golden Girls" episode.

Watch the above clip for the host's ode to "Older Ladies," and to see this, and any past edition of "The Ridiculist" in full, follow this link.

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June 26th, 2014
12:26 AM ET

RidicuList: Flight attendant brings sass to the sky

A Southwest flight attendant working a trip from San Francisco to Chicago took a unique and funny approach to his pre-flight speech. In this edition of the RidicuList, Anderson sends best wishes to the 'best Flight Attendant ever'.


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June 24th, 2014
11:27 PM ET

RidicuList: "I'm no expert on vaginas...but I know enough to know that you are not supposed to go in feet first"

In an edition of "The RidicuList" that had the host struggling to keep a straight face, Anderson Cooper tells the tale of an American exchange student who got stuck in a sculpture of ... yep ... a vagina.

Ever the hard news aficionado, the "Anderson Cooper 360" host did take a moment to plant tongue inside of cheek and poke some fun at himself:

"I'm certainly no expert on the topic of vaginas," he giggled. "They really aren't my wheelhouse, so to speak. But I know enough to know that you are not supposed to go in feet first."

Smiling throughout, the host continued:

"Apparently this whole incident was part of a dare gone wrong," he noted. "A local German paper even made a forceps joke, which is always a nice touch, I think, in any language."

To see this, and any past edition of "The Ridiculist" in full, follow this link.

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June 23rd, 2014
11:30 PM ET

RidicuList: See the 'World Cup of owl standoffs'

What do you do when an owl suddenly flies into your home? Wait it out. Call animal control. One Texas man, a self-proclaimed "Owl Whisperer" decides to take matters in his own hands and captures the entire ordeal on tape. Anderson has the viral video in The RidicuList.


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June 11th, 2014
11:06 PM ET

RidicuList: Wheel of Fortune fail

It is understandable that someone on a TV game show like Wheel of Fortune might draw a blank while solving a puzzle. One contestant's guess still has us guessing what he was thinking.

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