3/2: Morning Communique
CITY PAGES BLOGS
Britt Robson breaks down last night's Timberwolves game at Balls!
Steve Monaco introduces us to the amazing paperback cover artwork of James Bama at Couch Pundit.
A Garden Grove state senator is interested in curbing the California National Guard's spying activities after it was learned they monitored the Peninsula chapter of the Raging Grannies at a Mother's Day rally against the Iraq war. [via American Street]
Shreveport artist William Joyce discusses how his Mardi Gras cover for The New Yorker was bumped for the Brokeback Mountain parody featuring Dick Cheney with a shotgun.
We bid farewell to another American icon as the Union 76 ball exits the cultural landscape.
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
Join Dan Feidt's Minnesota blog Hong Pong on vacation in sunny and morbidly obese Las Vegas!
Show your support for three-time Negro Leagues all-star Buck O'Neil by acknowledging the Baseball Hall of Fame's recent slight here.
How to build a Trebuchet
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"We don't want to have anything to do with her in relation to that movie."
-- Santa Fe Christian school headmaster Jim Hopson, admonishing alumnus Michelle Williams, an Academy Award nominee for her role in Brokeback Mountain
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