6/6: Morning Communique
CITY PAGES BLOGS AND NEWS
It's World Cup 24/7 with Paul Demko at Live Nude Weblog.
What can't Diablo Cody do? She'll be singing at the Dinkytowner tonight. Details at Pussy Ranch.
Over a 5½-year period ending in 2005, members of Congress and their aides took at least 23,000 trips -- valued at almost $50 million -- financed by private sponsors, many of them corporations, trade associations and nonprofit groups with business on Capitol Hill.
The Pentagon has decided to omit from new detainee policies a key tenet of the Geneva Convention that explicitly bans "humiliating and degrading treatment," according to knowledgeable military officials.
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
Penelope Freeh is a dancer with the James Sewell Ballet and blogs on the art form at Barefootblogger: thoughts on dance.
Follow step-by-step as a comic book geek makes the ultimate "Thing" costume made from real rock.
Safe for work pr0n (turn your sound down)
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"George is doing a hell of a job during very difficult times, more power to him. Screw all them people who don't like him."
-- Beleaguered Sin City actor Mickey Rourke, defending President Bush over the war in Iraq
Get the This Week's Top Stories Newsletter
Every week we collect the latest news, music and arts stories — along with film and food reviews and the best things to do this week — so that you’ll never miss City Pages' biggest stories.
- Homeless youth Don Turner chases down thief in downtown Minneapolis
- Protest participation costs Black Lives Matter's Adja Gildersleve an apartment
- Al Franken wants to make college textbooks free