6/12 Morning Communiqué
CITY PAGES BLOGS AND NEWS
Steve Monaco gives up the lowdown on Cop Hater from 1958, starring Robert Loggia and Vincent Gardenia at Couch Pundit. The picture of a young Jerry Orbach is priceless.
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A Dutch smoking ban will come into force in July next year for all restaurants and cafes—including coffee shops where cannabis is the top attraction, the government decided on Friday.
Authorities in India are to investigate claims by terrified villagers that "bigfoot"-type hairy giants are roaming the jungles of the remote northeast, a local official said.
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
Max Sparber, Steve McPherson, Courtney Mault, Nancy Sartor, and Sailor Martin review liquor, offer drink recipes, and recall favorite drinking games at the Bottle Gang: The Twin Cities' Guide to Sophisticated Drinking.
The Hot Chicks with Douchebags blog
Will Smith plays a scientist who's the last human survivor in New York City after a viral epidemic in I Am Legend.
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"You're Van Gogh. You're Modigliani. That's who you are."
— Andy Garcia, honoring his Godfather: Part III and Ocean's Thirteen co-star Al Pacino, who recently received the American Film Institute's Life Achievement Award