8/13 Morning Communiqué
CITY PAGES BLOGS AND NEWS
Steve Monaco has the latest edition of the Monday Movie Quiz posted at Couch Pundit.
Peter Schilling Jr. bemoans the quiet bats and the substandard pitching in another loss to the Angels at Balls.
Check out my Best Of/Farewell post at American Idle.
City Pages has launched our new GOP Convention blog, Elephants in the Room.
Johnson & Johnson, the health-products giant that uses a red cross as its trademark, sued the American Red Cross last Wednesday, demanding that the charity halt the use of the red cross symbol on products it sells to the public.
The Bush administration opposes a Democratic effort to restore full educational benefits for returning veterans, according to VA official Keith Wilson.
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
We sadly bid adieu to our anonymous Pizza Man. Good luck out there... on those Streets of Pizza.
A British documentary on sex dolls and the men who love them: Guys and Dolls
When you're done with the documentary, you can check out Academy Award nominee Ryan Gosling and his mail-order friend in Lars and the Real Girl opening in October.
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"It took three or four of us to hold her down."
— Seattle bartender Robert Willmette, on an unidentified woman who began shouting expletives and pushing and punching a male karaoke singer when he began performing Coldplay's "Yellow" [via Obscure Store]