Farmers across the South are dealing with a drought that began this spring. Hot, dry weather has damaged peanut fields, cotton plants, and citrus trees. [Washington Post] More than two-thirds of the city's public school kids will now get free or discounted school lunches as part of the new ... More >>
Over the weekend, Gawker Media was hacked by a group calling themselves Gnosis. Chaos ensued, with a battle for control over the site playing out as Gawker techs took down the Gnosis post and Gnosis replaced it. Gawker seems to have won in that battle -- sort of. As of this morning, there hav ... More >>
ViaThe football game between the New York Giants and the Minnesota Vikings, scheduled for today, has been moved to Monday after heavy snow caused the collapse of the Metrodome roof. On Saturday, the Giants were stuck at the Kansas City International Airport. And they wonder why we mock the Mi ... More >>
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE NEW YORK YANKEES ON SWEEPING THE AMERICAN LEAGUE DIVISION SERIES! Instead of a straight recap, we're doing it running-diary style. Because years from now when I'm locked up and under observation for some new breed of manic psychosis, these entries will be invaluable to ... More >>
So congratulations to the Twins for being the comeback team and overcoming a 7-game deficit to not only force a one-game AL Central division playoff, but to drag it out through 12 innings and save foreclosure on the Metrodome for at least another week. Earlier this week, I purported that I'd ... More >>
Watch Out, Bud! Ex-Met Prankster Gardenhire Is Now the Evil Twin.
Contraction Signals That Baseballs About to Birth Something Ugly