Quick hits


Rep. Patrick Kennedy is scheduled to speak Monday at Brown University about healthcare. This marks Kennedy’s first public appearance since he and Rhode Island Bishop Thomas Tobin went public with their conflict over abortion.

Police in Sunset Park, Brooklyn had to cut open a burning car to retrieve the bodies of two unidentified men inside yesterday evening. Investigators told the Times they were looking into the possibility that the two were homeless and had lit a fire to keep warm.

According to reports in european papers, creepy french President Nicholas Sarkozy was extremely helpful in arranging the release of creepy child rapist Roman Polanski to house arrest in his swiss home with a monitoring device not enabled for GPS.

Staten Island/Brooklyn City Councilman James Oddo really, really wants Giuliani to run for the Senate.

Because it’s apparently against the rules of the internets not to write about them, Tiger Woods is having a bad weekend and the couple who crashed the White House have a complicated personal life and are looking for someone to film it.

edit: in further famewhore news, the crasher people apparently want to be paid to talk about it.