6/8: Morning Communique
CITY PAGES BLOGS AND NEWS
Britt Robson has an NBA Finals preview at Balls!
Officials in one Sydney, Australia, district are piping in Barry Manilow tunes over loudspeakers in an attempt to rid streets of punks blasting their stereos and driving away business.
A Macy's department store in Boston bowed to complaints by anti-gay activists by removing part of a window display marking Pride Week.
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
Marty and Captain Bogs post on the Twins, Star Trek's Scotty at Normandy, and "Random Links o' the Day" at Martin Andrade Blogs.
Classic video of Hollywood icon Orson Welles taking Method acting to its limits in these Champagne commercial outtakes
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"You would do far more good if you preached the gospel of Jesus, rather than trying to get Third World debt relief. God will take care of that Third World country. Get back to your calling, Bono."
-- Actor Stephen Baldwin, in his forthcoming book "The Unusual Suspect: My Calling to the New Hardcore Movement of Faith," admonishing the work of U2's lead singer
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