5/5: Morning Communique
CITY PAGES BLOGS
Peter S. Scholtes recounts Ice Cube's visit to the McNally Smith College of Music at Complicated Fun.
Steve Monaco bemoans the squandering of Jackie Chan's talent on crap like Rush Hour III at Couch Pundit.
The "Original Live Masturbate-A-Thon" will be held on May 27 to raise "the knowledge and community involvement in safer sex." Community involvement?
California Congresswoman Mary Bono (R-CA), widow of Sonny Bono, claimed before a House committee that her congressional salary won't be enough to pay for her 18-year-old son to attend college this fall.
For each virtual donation, Seventh Generation will send a pack of organic cotton tampons or chlorine-free pads to a women's shelter in your state. [h/t Asymptosy]
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
Join Minneapolis actress Leigha Horton for carrot sticks and Diet Coke in the Green Room.
The perfect tailgating accessory: Cruzin Cooler: the motorized scooter/cooler
Kids of all ages: Don't forget, tomorrow is Free Comic Book Day!
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"It was painful, but it wasn't terrible, but it did feel like I was shot. There was really no other way to describe it."
-- North Texas Maid of Honor Kristin Campbell, who was struck by a stray bullet while preparing for the bouquet toss at her best friend's wedding reception. The bullet was believed to be from a gun fired into the air from a mile away.
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