10/18: Morning Communique
CITY PAGES BLOGS
It's not too late to enter the Katherine Kersten Haiku Contest at The Blotter.
Diablo Cody starts writing another book and muses on her posterior at Pussy Ranch.
Microsoft designs a new RSS feed icon. Get some reactions, and share yours, at kpc--weeblog.
The Vikings watch film following their recent loss to Chicago at American Idle.
The C.D. Hylton High School marching band had decided to play "The Devil Went Down to Georgia" for their guest appearance at the Peach Bowl in Atlanta, until one newspaper letter writer made the band director pull the song, getting him in trouble with Charlie Daniels.
A Wal-Mart employee in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, called the police when a senior civics student brought film of their Bill of Rights assignment to the photo department. The collage in the photographs featured President Bush and illustrated the student's right to dissent. It also led to a chat between the chair of the social studies department and the Secret Service.
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
"Buddy Grant" doesn't mince words about the beleaguered Vikings head coach at the Fire Tice blog.
Radar Magazine art-directs the editor's photos from your favorite magazines.
Jonathan Coulton gets a little folksie with his rendition of "Baby Got Back."
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"Over the years he has battered his body so much that his joints, especially his hips, are causing him a lot of discomfort."
-- a 'source' in US magazine claiming Prince will be undergoing hip surgery due to his penchant for high-heeled shoes