11/22 Morning Communiqué
CITY PAGES BLOGS AND NEWS
Check out Peter Scholtes's cover story on local Latin hip hop, Reggaetón Animal, then check out Maria Isa, Lirica Secreta, the Corporation, Danny y Elliot, and many more local artists and dancers in the Twin Cities Reggaetón Gallery.
Jim Walsh has already posted today's Song du Jour at the Walsh Files.
Peter Scholtes has an expanded interview with the Clash's Mick Jones at Complicated Fun.
Mothers Against Drunk Driving is proposing that alcohol-detection technology be used by drivers to disable their automobiles if they are found to be over the legal blood alcohol limit.
Education Secretary Margaret Spellings finished second behind actor Michael McKean (This is Spinal Tap, Laverne & Shirley) in the most recent broadcast of Celebrity Jeopardy.
The mayor of a small Brazilian town has begun handing out free Viagra, spicing up the sex lives of dozens of elderly men and their partners.
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
Mark, mr. blair, jp, david b., dave w., anders, jc, and saleem review songs and dole out band info, concert updates, and free MP3s at Music for Robots.
And now, a lovely number from the Complaints Choir of Helsinki
Steve Carell picks up where prophet Jim Carrey left off in Evan Almighty
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"No other filmmaker has gotten a better shake than I have. I'm very fortunate in my career. I've never had to direct a film I didn't choose or develop. My love for filmmaking has given me an entreé to the world and to the human condition."
— Legendary director Robert Altman, 1925-2006