5/25 Morning Communiqué
CITY PAGES BLOGS AND NEWS
Chris Ward reviews Konami's new dating game, Brooktown High: Senior Year, at citypages.com/gaming.
J. Hoberman reviews Alberto Lattuada's 1962 mob comedy Mafioso, opening today at Lagoon Cinema.
We remember Harold E. "Bud" Froehlich, who led the development of the deep-sea vessel that explored the Titanic, at Corpus Obscurum.
The citizens of Palmerston North in New Zealand have named the town's landfill "Mt. Cleese," after British comedian John Cleese declared last year that he "hated" the town and called it the "suicide capital of New Zealand."
The jump in U.S. gasoline prices this year has so far drained consumers of an extra $20 billion, or about $146 for each passenger car in the country, the Government Accountability Office told Congress on Tuesday.
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
Keep an eye on the municipal goings-on to the north at Anoka City Forum.
The 200 known spam operations responsible for 80% of your spam
The artwork of James Best, the sheriff on The Dukes of Hazzard
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"You don't just go around doing your own demonstrations."
— Tenino, Washington Interim Police Chief Larry Dickerson, after Officer Randy Reynolds demonstrated his Taser by zapping a willing subject twice in the genitals at a social gathering