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CITY PAGES BLOGS AND NEWS
We remember "Wizard of Id" co-creators Brant Parker and Johnny Hart at Corpus Obscurum.
Gary Hodges reviews 300: March to Glory for the Sony PlayStation Portable.
The City Pages Media Taster lets you actually hear the great music you read about in City Pages—just launch, click, and listen. Simply download the Media Taster and you'll automatically receive a digital mixtape of music on a semi-regular basis (including free MP3s), legal and free of charge.
British scientists are seeking ethical permission to produce synthetic sperm cells from a woman's bone marrow tissue after showing that it's possible to produce rudimentary sperm cells from male bone marrow tissue.
Philadelphia police union officials have called for the immediate firing of a city firefighter and aspiring rapper who wrote anti-police lyrics about turning "pigs into bacon bits."
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
Tom is an IS Training Advisor living in St. Paul and blogging about joys of hockey hair, making out with one's doppelgänger, and accepting public farting at Nakachunkoff's Personal Universe.
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Will Ferrell tangles with an alcoholic toddler in the short film The Landlord
In this sketch, Johannes Gutenberg offers "in your home" support for new book owners
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"I just looked down briefly on the floor where I had thrown a couple of doughnuts I was going to eat later, to see where they had landed."
— semi driver Merv Bontrager of Milo, North Dakota, on what led to his truck rolling on its side, dumping a load of specialty sunflower seeds on the highway southeast of Minot
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