Friday, January 29, 2010

Page 1 Consider (01/29)

  • Chelsea, Lately: Andrew Hampo catches up with the late-night funny woman and talks vodka, Oscar specials and her new book, "Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang." (AdAge)

  • State of Her Union: Tracey Ullman does a mean Rachel Maddow -- and an even better Arianna Huffington. (MSNBC)

  • Powertool: WWE wrestler Chris Jericho was arrested early Wednesday morning for public intoxication. Sadly, I wasn't his cellmate. (NYDN)

  • Repealing DADT: The Pentagon has been studying ways to integrate gays into the military and, for the first time, will offer recommendations to Congress next week "on a way forward," defense officials said Thursday, following President Obama's declaration that he wants to repeal the "don't ask, don't tell" law this year. (WaPo)

  • Pimp My President: I'm glad racism is not an issue in the energetic "Tea Party" wing of the Republican Party. TeaParty.org's e-mail fundraising solicitation -- "Obama Pimping Obama-Care, One Last Time!" -- could have just as easily been done on Clinton or Bush, right? (TPM)

  • Minimum Requirement: A branch of the retailer Tesco has requested its customers not to shop in pyjamas or bare feet. I didn't even know Florida was in Wales. (BBC)

  • Bullet Buffet: Is Indiana a different country or something? (It's all CRAZY, especially the last post.) (Fat Like Me)

  • Beholden: RIP, J.D. Salinger. Yes, I too was one of those kids whose life was profoundly affected by your work ("Catcher" and "For Esme," too). Deal with it. (NYT)
  • 1 comment:

    You Oughtta Know said...

    Yes, Mr. Kenneth, Indiana is an entirely different state and state of mind. In my office (in Chicago) we refer to Indiana as the Northern Most Southern State. It is indeed Redneck Central. Also stronghold to the KKK and weirdly proud of that sad fact as well. I try not to cross the border to IN if I can avoid it at all. It is frightening and dark and scary.

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