12/14: Morning Communique
CITY PAGES BLOGS
Steve Monaco shares a magical moment between Siskel & Ebert at Couch Pundit.
Swiss investigator Dick Marty told a news conference he believed the United States was no longer holding prisoners clandestinely in Europe and he believed they were moved to North Africa in early November, when reports about secret U.S. prisons first emerged in The Washington Post.
General Motors Corp. said it plans to nearly triple the number of cars it produces in India to meet growing demand in the South Asian country. The announcement came just weeks after the company said it would slash 30,000 jobs and scale back production in the United States.
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
Dr. Destiny rages against the Minneapolis smoking ban at Ready on the Left.
This season, give the circumcised uncle or cousin on your Christmas list the world's first ever artificial retractable foreskin.
According to Wired, the Firefox Hacks You Must Have
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"We believed the content was not appropriate for 8 p.m.-7 central time and decided to pull the song from the special."
-- a statement from NBC on the decision to not feature a Pamela Anderson pole-dancing segment during an upcoming Elton John special
Get the This Week's Top Stories Newsletter
Every week we collect the latest news, music and arts stories — along with film and food reviews and the best things to do this week — so that you’ll never miss City Pages' biggest stories.