6/12: Morning Communique
CITY PAGES BLOGS AND NEWS
Jim Walsh has the strangest review of last night's Springsteen concert at the Walsh Files.
Steve Monaco has last week's Monday Movie Quiz winners at Couch Pundit.
The House Appropriations subcommittee approved a $115 million reduction in the budget for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting that could force the elimination of some popular PBS and NPR programs.
Coca-Cola, fearing Wal-Mart would launch its own sports drink to rival the beverage giant's Powerade if it didn't agree to the retailer's new distribution terms, caved under the pressure and altered its own century-old supply system.
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
Alison Fitz Mickelson spells "color" with a "u" and blogs about holidays for metal bands, the Left Behind video game, and Chipotle conversion therapy at Gee... Your ADD Smell Terrific.
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A very funny 1982 faux documentary from Saturday Night Live about children who become video game junkies.
Craptastic fan renderings of Tom Cruise
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"I did a good job."
-- Self-assessment by indicted former congressman Tom DeLay (R-TX)
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