7/23 Morning Communiqué
CITY PAGES BLOGS AND NEWS
Steve Monaco has posted the latest Monday Movie Quiz at Couch Pundit.
The 6th Annual Lebowski Fest was held this past weekend in Louisville, Kentucky, honoring the Coen Brothers' 1998 film. Check out photos from the two-day festival in our gallery section.
Download free MP3s from local artists such as Cloud Cult, the Hopefuls, Ben Harper, M.anifest, the Plastic Constellations, and more at Music To Go.
A small genetic mutation in the section of human DNA that codes for immune proteins appears able to reduce the amount of HIV in the body by an average of 90%, new research at Duke University suggests.
In an apparent violation of the law, a controversial aide to presidential candidate Mitt Romney created phony law enforcement badges that he and other staffers used on the campaign trail to strong-arm reporters, avoid paying tolls and trick security guards into giving them immediate access to campaign venues.
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
Scooter blogs about lawn jockey sightings, puppets in the shape of giant toes, and eating banana-flavored Play-Doh at A Nod to Nothing.
The 10 Worst Celebrity Bands from Cracked.com
Over 1,500 prisoners in the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center in the Philippines re-enact Micahel Jackson's Thriller
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"Pretty soon (I) came to a pile, that had a fifty dollar bill hanging out, part of a fifty, and I said 'gosh, look at that."
— Debbie Hulleman, owner of an eight-year-old Lab-German shorthair mix named Pepper Ann who ate and subsequently shat out more than $800 in cash from Hulleman's grandmother's purse [via Obscure Store]
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