Qaddafi Forces Withdraw From Key City; Carles Quits; Possible Pub Crawl Ban
- Libyan rebels have regained control of Adjabiya, a key city in the east. Adjabiya is considered a gateway to Libya's oil fields. In other Libya news, a woman named Eman al-Obeidy fought to tell foreign journalists her story of alleged rape and abuse by 15 government soldiers. She broke into a hotel in Tripoli and showed her bruises and other signs of abuse to the journalists staying there.[CNN, Reuters]
- Blogger Carles, the mysterious presence behind Hipster Runoff, claims to have quit. In a goodbye post, he writes: "I can't imagine myself blogging about anything else ever again because I feel like I have already blogged about everything and I am just a slave to boring alt memes. It's probably time to move on and find a real career & some challenges that can actually make the world a better place." Gawker has an email from him explaining in more detail. I can't for the life of me find it now, but didn't he do this once before, maybe a year ago? And then came right back a couple days later? Hm. [Hipster Runoff]
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