5/17: Morning Communique
CITY PAGES BLOGS
Peter S. Scholtes discusses the upcoming Suicide Commandos reunion at Culture To Go.
The Las Vegas-based Pink Taco Mexican Restaurant is scheduled to open its second location in downtown Scottsdale in June and the locals are freaking out about it.
The answer to Canada's health-care woes does not lie in the "insane" system in place south of the border, former U.S. president Bill Clinton said Monday.
A baby is to be monitored by a network of microphones and video cameras for 14 hours a day, 365 days a year, in an effort to unravel the seemingly miraculous process by which children acquire language.
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
Will's got extensive stats and analysis on our troubled hometown crew at Will's Minnesota Twins Page.
A collection of Soviet Union propaganda and advertisement posters from 1917 to 1991
Minneapolis native Brian Beatty brings the funny to the jokes section of Dave Eggers's McSweeney's.
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"See you later, Mom."
-- Richard Hatch, who won $1 million in the debut season of "Survivor," following his conviction for failing to pay taxes on his reality TV prize and committing perjury on the witness stand. Hatch was sentenced to 51 months in prison.
"I don't want to hug the tar baby of trying to comment on the program."
-- Press Secretary Tony Snow, at his first briefing, refusing to elaborate on the NSA wiretap and phone traffic database programs