Thursday, April 19, 2007

Father To Son

"'re making the same mistake in Iraq that I made with your mother. I didn't pull out in time, either..."


Chicago White Sox Postgame Alert
April 18, 2007

Texas 0, Chi. White Sox 6 at U.S. Cellular Field
Texas Record: (6-8)

Chi. White Sox Record: (6-7)

Winning pitcher - Mark Buehrle (1-0)
Losing pitcher - Kevin Millwood (2-2)

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Texas 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Chi. White Sox 0 0 1 0 4 0 1 0 X 6 7 0

TEX HR - None
CWS HR - J. Dye (3) J. Thome 2 (5)

Next Chi. White Sox Game: April 19, 2007 07:11 PM CT vs. Texas Rangers

Saturday, April 14, 2007

Check, Mate.

Police have briefly arrested Russian opposition leader Garry Kasparov at a banned anti-Kremlin rally in Moscow.

Glazer/Bucs story from Tampa Trib last week

To wit: Friday was a busy day for the Buccaneers front office, coaches and players. General manager Bruce Allen, head coach Jon Gruden and, very interestingly, quarterback Chris Simms and wide receivers Michael Clayton and David Boston flew to Atlanta on Friday morning for a private workout with Georgia Tech wide receiver Calvin Johnson. The Bucs don't stop there, either. Now it's on to Notre Dame for a private workout Saturday with quarterback Brady Quinn, and then on to LSU for a private workout with quarterback JaMarcus Russell. Russell, whom many project to be the top overall choice in the April 28 draft, is keeping his own busy schedule. Russell arrived Thursday night in Oakland for a visit Friday with the Raiders. (

Tuesday, April 10, 2007

Non-Imus Headlines

(because God knows you won't find any on the fucking television today)

(all courtesy of the BBC, where NEWS is)

Jail for Serb video death squad
A court in Serbia sentences four paramilitaries filmed killing Bosnian Muslims during the 1995 Srebrenica massacre.

Ethiopia admits terror detentions
Ethiopia admits it has detained 41 foreign "terror suspects" who were captured in neighbouring Somalia.

Woman loses final embryo appeal
A woman left infertile after cancer therapy has lost her fight to use frozen embryos fertilised by an ex-partner.

'Hijacker seizes Turkish plane'
A Turkish plane is hijacked on an internal flight, but a man surrenders after it lands in Ankara, Turkish media say.

Chad admits battle inside Sudan
Chad says its troops did cross into Sudan and clash with the army, in the two rivals' first direct battle.

Bush renews immigration bill call
US President George W Bush stresses the need for a consensus in Washington on reforming immigration laws.

Guantanamo force-feeds detainees
Thirteen detainees on hunger strike in Guantanamo are being force-fed through their noses, the US navy says.

Australia to double Afghan force
Australia's PM announces plans to nearly double troop numbers in Afghanistan, to help fight the Taleban.

Macau 'unblocks' N Korean funds
Macau unblocks frozen funds that have proved a stumbling block to a N Korea nuclear deal, the US says.

Many dieters 'finish up heavier'
Dieting is unlikely to lead to long-term weight loss and may put a person's health at risk, a study says.

Saturday, April 07, 2007

Yellow Ledbetter Decoded

At last. Mumblefuck makes sense to me.

Courtesy of The Dale.


Tuesday, April 03, 2007

Roadmap To Extinctions

Monday, April 02, 2007

My Favorite Discovery All Year

Post-Soviet Union Pop Stars performing the old Soviet National Anthem...differently... (1991)

Seven Seasons, Seven Minutes