2/6: Morning Communique
CITY PAGES BLOGS
Steve Monaco has your Monday Movie Quiz at Couch Pundit.
Diablo Cody is back at the Pussy Ranch after her most recent California adventure.
Jim Fusilli of the Wall Street Journal delves into the world of death metal and discovers "Cookie Monster singing."
A rehabilitation program at a church is facing allegations it forced people to work as telemarketers for 28 cents an hour under the threat they could go back to jail.
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
A 32-year-old hipmama blogs about Constantine, being drug-free, and going to Reykjavik at Mass Distraction.
Make your very own Man-O-Lantern under "Games" at the 40-Year-Old Virgin DVD site.
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"Valentines day is just around the corner and I need some advice what to get my hand. Please help."
-- A lonely Minneapolis Craigslist poster
"No reasonable person would have thought that telling thousands of people that it was safe to return to lower Manhattan, while knowing that such return could pose long-term health risks and other dire consequences, was conduct sanctioned by our laws."
-- U.S. District Judge Deborah A. Batts, refusing to grant immunity to former Environmental Protection Agency chief Christine Todd Whitman against a class-action lawsuit brought in 2004 by residents, students, and workers in lower Manhattan and Brooklyn
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