10/16 Morning Communiqué
CITY PAGES BLOGS AND NEWS
Diablo Cody is photoblogging from West Hollywood via the Pussy Ranch.
Ian Anderson, Gomez, and Charles Mann are just a few of the acts performing around town tonight. Check out Chuck Terhark's City Planner at Culture To Go for a complete itinerary.
Pizzaman runs into a narcissistic lawyer who learns a valuable lesson about interpersonal communications in a very special Streets of Pizza.
Jim Walsh remembers Turf Club bartender Stefan Olson at Culture To Go.
Madonna and Angelina Jolie finally solve Africa's poverty crisis at American Idle.
PokerStars, the world's second-biggest Internet poker firm, said that a U.S. ban on online gaming would not apply to poker, as it is a game of skill, and its business would continue as usual.
Frederick Miller Classic Chocolate Lager from Miller Brewing is now available in a number of Midwestern markets including Wisconsin and the cities of Chicago, Minneapolis, Cleveland and Indianapolis.
A Nascar fuel specialist claims he has invented a way to make high-end gasoline from pig poop.
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
Aaron is a 24-year-old Minneapolis resident who blogs about squirrel invasions, international softball tournaments, the virtues of Tony Lama shitkickers at OpenDoors.
A terrifying message from Al Gore and Bender
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"Now I've seen what happened in Abu Ghraib, and Abu Ghraib was not torture. It was outrageous, outrageous involvement of National Guard troops from (Maryland) who were involved in a sex ring and they took pictures of soldiers who were naked. And they did other things that were just outrageous. But it wasn't torture."
— Rep. Christopher Shays (R-CT), during a debate last Wednesday with opponent Diane Farrell