11/16 Morning Communiqué
CITY PAGES BLOGS AND NEWS
Kill the Vultures, Skid Row, and Amos Lee are just a few of the acts onstage tonight. Check out Chuck Terhark's City Planner at Culture To Go for a complete itinerary.
Television legend Andy Griffith is suing a Wisconsin man who unsuccessfully ran for Grant County sheriff after legally changing his name to Andrew Jackson Griffith.
Palestinian terror groups and security organizations in the Gaza Strip received $2 million from a U.S. source in exchange for the release of Fox News employees Steve Centanni and Olaf Wiig.
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
After almost three years of grumbling about local and national politics (as well as Norwegian-Swedish international relations), is Mark Gisleson really calling it quits? Keep watching Norwegianity to see what happens.
Congresswoman-elect Michele Bachmann becomes the subject of a Fark photoshop contest
Paul Giamatti plays Santa Claus and Vince Vaughn is his less-than-successful younger brother in Fred Claus, coming December 2007.
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"These devices are just repositories for stolen music, and they all know it."
— Universal Music chairman/CEO Doug Morris, describing iPod owners as thieves