2/1: Morning Communique
CITY PAGES BLOGS
Britt Robson breaks down Timberwolves games at Balls!
Peter Scholtes returns to blogging with a note on the Jack Brass Band at Complicated Fun.
Steve Monaco has some creepy comic book covers at Couch Pundit. Always avoid alliteration, kids.
Jack Sparks discusses The Ex-Husbands, Trailer Trash, and Anders Smith-Lindall in an Other Side of Country post about Tift Merritt.
Diablo Cody has a few updates from her California book tour at Pussy Ranch.
Microsoft has begun e-mailing its corporate customers worldwide, letting them know that they may need to start using a different version of Office as a result of a recent legal setback.
Americans are spending everything they're making and more, pushing the national savings rate to the lowest point since the Great Depression.
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
Tom from St. Paul is feeling kinda cute these days. Share your opinion at Nakachunkoff's Personal Universe.
Water balloons in zero gravity
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"What's to stop someone from writing in that Norm Coleman was 7 feet 10 inches, with green hair and one eye smack dab in the middle of his head?"
-- Sen. Norm Coleman's chief of staff Erich Mische, discussing the senator's employees modifying his Wikipedia entry. Heh... Bertram.
"I have asthma and can't inhale that stuff that they have in the air down there."
-- Musician Aaron Neville, scheduled to perform at this weekend's Super Bowl, on his inability to return to New Orleans
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