1/3: Morning Communique
U.S. military commanders in Iraq and Afghanistan are clamping down on soldiers's blogs.
A Virginia animal rights activist has legally changed his name to KentuckyFriedCruelty.com.
An Illinois state law prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity has been enacted, nearly a year after Gov. Blagojevich signed it into law.
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
Get your Friday poetry fix from Elise Robinson, Christopher Tassava, Matt, and Alex at After School Snack.
Godzilla vs. Batman vs. Optimus Prime vs. Aaron Carter in the Ultimate Showdown of Ultimate Destiny
"Office Space" boss Bill Lumbergh on "Family Guy"
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"It's a great career - IF - you make it. Anything less is terrible. It's a very unhealthy industry powered by intense greed and artistic sterility. Observe how moronically hard it is for anyone to get a project done. I've never seen anything so ridiculous. My advice is to avoid it unless you have a total compulsion to make movies and unless you're very lucky, you're in for a rough time of it."
-- Woody Allen on filmmaking [via Defamer]
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