9/15: Morning Communique
CITY PAGES BLOGS
American Idle has the exclusive first photo of Britney Spears and Kevin Federline's new baby boy. Aww, he's got his daddy's drooling problem!
A Chinese cosmetics company is using skin harvested from the corpses of executed convicts to develop beauty products for sale in Europe, an investigation by the Guardian has discovered.
The trial for a Joliet woman's lawsuit against 14 police officers for allegedly capering about with her sex toys and modeling her lingerie during a drug raid on her home opened Monday in federal court in Chicago.
The International Labor Rights Fund filed a class-action lawsuit Tuesday against Wal-Mart Stores Inc., alleging that suppliers in five countries violated workers' rights, including denying a minimum wage, requiring overtime and punishing union activity.
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
Get the scoop from Courtney Remes on recent adventures in Los Angeles and Northfield, neither one involving a dog-riding monkey.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show in 30 seconds, re-enacted by bunnies (Click on the closing credits for the Time Warp instructions)
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"I just want to say to these writers, 'I'm 21 years old, I run two multi-million-dollar companies, I work my ass off. Like, what were you doing that was so fucking important at that age?'"
-- Nicky Hilton, to Vanity Fair West Coast editor Krista Smith