5/19: Morning Communique
CITY PAGES BLOGS
Pizza Man's cell phone becomes a double-edged sword on the Streets of Pizza.
Researchers at the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity at Yale measured people's attitudes about obese people, finding that the thinner folks are, the more they dislike fat people.
In a Fristian act of contrition, New Zealand's Xtra internet network offered it's customers $3.25 following a series of recent outages.
Iowan Trenton Camacho called the cops this week to report the theft of a blow-up doll fashioned to resemble porn star Jenna Haze.
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
A blogging kitty named Aloysius Katz, despite a lack of thumbs, muses on feline folklore and behavior at Catymology.
Who wouldn't want a pocket-sized naughty school teacher? Bids are open for your very own Pamela Rogers action figure.
College Humor's 25 Un-Sexiest Women
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"If I heard the Lord right about 2006, the coasts of America will be lashed by storms."
-- Televangelist Pat Robertson, trying his hand at meteorology
"Well, folks, if you earn $40,000 a year and have a family of two, you don't pay any taxes. So you probably, if you don't pay any taxes, you are not going to get a big tax cut."
-- Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert, trying his hand at macroeconomics
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