6/1 Morning Communiqué
CITY PAGES BLOGS AND NEWS
Dinosaur Jr. delivered multi-generational hearing loss to hundreds of punks at the Triple Rock on Wednesday night. Check out the review and a photo gallery here.
The best releases from the pop culture universe, including American Dad: Volume Two and Creature Comforts are in this week's Culture Jamming.
The City Pages Media Taster lets you actually hear the great music you read about in City Pages—just launch, click, and listen. Simply download the Media Taster and you'll automatically receive a digital mixtape of music on a semi-regular basis (including free MP3s), legal and free of charge.
THESE DAYS (AGRICULTURE EDITION)
The Bush administration said Tuesday it will fight to keep meatpackers from testing all their animals for mad cow disease.
Mexican farmers' switch from growing blue agave to corn for ethanol may lead to a tequila shortage.
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
Jamwell delivers the pop culture satire with a bit of Photoshop fun at Banana Blograma.
Determine your socioeconomic status with this handy NYT infographic!
Your best drunk story could earn you $100... and probably follow you around on the internet forever.
Janni Niinimaa? Janne Niinnima? Janne Niinimaa? In honor of the recent National Spelling Bee, ESPN invites you to show off your spelling prowess (and your knowledge of Montreal Canadiens defensemen) in the 5th Annual SportsNation Spelling Bee.
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"Who knows? I could become the Don Ho of Los Angeles. God knows I've got enough Hawaiian shirts."
— comedian and SNL alum Jon Lovitz, on signing a contract with the Laugh Factory comedy club to perform every Wednesday night for the rest of his life