5/24 Morning Communiqué
CITY PAGES BLOGS AND NEWS
Rob Nelson promises Ocean's Thirteen spoliers in his latest communiqué from the Cannes Film Festival at Culture To Go.
Nate Patrin reviews and Daniel Corrigan shoots last night's DMBQ Entry show at Culture To Go.
Michael Gallucci has the week's best releases from the pop culture universe at Culture Jamming.
Chuck Terhark bids adieu to Twins blogger BatGirl at Balls.
We remember Moroccan human rights advocate Driss Benzekri at Corpus Obscurum.
Download free MP3s from local artists such as Brother Ali, Telephone!, Ben Weaver, M.anifest, the Plastic Constellations, and more at Music To Go.
Order your City Pages Beer Festival tickets here!
Rather than evolving a new set of control genes for their limbs, it seems that our amphibian ancestors adapted the genes their own ancestors used to develop fins.
Farmers in southern Iraq have started to grow opium poppies in their fields for the first time, sparking fears that Iraq might become a serious drugs producer along the lines of Afghanistan.
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
LearnedFoot has taken the early lead for Best Right-Wing Local Blog 2008 with the nonsensical cartoons posted at The Kool Aid Report.
A dog playing Wii Tennis
MSN logs the Top 25 Web Hoaxes and Pranks
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"This property has great potential. It's an iconic title. We have both the advantage and the responsibility of having these characters that people all think they know."
— Producer Stuart Oken, whose company is developing a Broadway musical based on The Addams Family
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