3/6: Morning Communique
CITY PAGES BLOGS
Steve Monaco has the Monday Movie Quiz (now with prizes!) at Couch Pundit.
Britt Robson breaks down last night's Timberwolves game at Balls!
Hall of Fame outfielder Kirby Puckett was in critical condition early Monday after undergoing surgery for a stroke he had on Sunday.
States currently add hundreds of extra warnings to food labels, indicating the presence of arsenic in water, mercury in fish, alcohol in candy, pesticides in vegetables and more. These warnings would vanish under a measure moving toward approval in the House of Representatives.
Household bleach might be the key to fighting some cancers, as the chemical seems to boost the efficacy of cancer vaccines.
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
Conservative pundit David Strom and his wife Margaret blog on politics, gardening, and getting rid of that junk in the garage at Our House.
The 2014 Winter Olympics on Hoth?
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"John [Travolta] and Queen Latifah will bring new sensibilities to the characters of Edna Turnblad and Motormouth Maybelle, and introduce this innovative musical comedy to new audiences."
-- Bob Shaye and Michael Lynne, New Line Co-Chairmen and Co-CEOs, giddily announcing the musical Hairspray's return to the big screen. The original 1988 film version featured the late Divine and Miss Rhythm herself, Ruth Brown, in the original Turnblad and Maybelle roles.