Cleolinda Jones (cleolinda) wrote,
Cleolinda Jones

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Ho hum

Not much going on today, except that I'm left wondering what Birmingham ever did to Simon Cowell. Dear American Idol: Don't complain that the "talent pool has dried up in Birmingham" and then show a cursory montage of people being let through to Hollywood so you have more time to devote to the fifty-year-old woman who showed up in yellow feathers.

Also, for some reason I've been easily irritated and cranky--bordering on mischievously cranky, for some reason--so I'm going to lie down and read. Something. Anything. I came about as close to flaming someone as I ever have today, and it wasn't even over anything interesting.

Cuba TV shows Castro meeting with Chavez.

Gas station explosion kills 4 in W.Va.

Specter: Bush not sole 'decision-maker.' "A Senate Republican on Tuesday directly challenged President Bush's declaration that 'I am the decision-maker' on issues of war....The question of whether to use its power over the government's purse strings to force an end to the war in Iraq, and under what conditions, is among the issues faced by the newly empowered Democratic majority in Congress, and even some of the president's political allies as well. 'The Constitution makes Congress a coequal branch of government. It's time we start acting like it,' said Sen. Russell Feingold, D-Wis., who presided over a hearing Tuesday on Congress' war powers. He also is pushing legislation to end the war by eventually prohibiting funding for the deployment of troops to Iraq."

From obigrrl: Police jail rape victim for two days over disputed warrant; jail worker withholds second morning-after pill.

Wife convicted of poisoning Marine--"with arsenic so she could cash in on his $250,000 life insurance policy, some of which she used to have her breasts enlarged."

WWII vet, 84, claims $254M lottery prize.

Hobbit Declared a New Species as Debate Continues.

From unheardpublic: Police use stun guns on greased, naked student. "A high school lunch period was disrupted Monday by a greased, naked student who ran around screaming and flailing his arms until police twice used a stun gun on him, authorities said. Taylor Killian, 18, had rubbed his body with grapeseed oil to keep from being caught, and got up after the first time he was shocked to continue running toward a group of frightened students huddled in a corner at Westerville North High School, Lt. Jeff Gaylor said. School officials reported that Killian was a good student, Gaylor said. There was no indication of substance abuse or a medical problem." See, we in the South would diagnose that as "done lost his fool mind."

Eagle lugging deer head causes blackout.

Remains of village found near Stonehenge.

Brandy faces $50 mln lawsuit over car smash.

The Police reunite for Grammys.

Teri Polo set for third 'Fockers' film. Sigh.

Update on yesterday's Equus pictures: Hi-res Daniel Radcliffe wrongness, including more and newer wrongness. I don't know who the actress in the panties is (Joanna someone?), but I hope she has bodyguards.

An '80s comic where Superman and Big Barda are forced to film porn. My favorite part is how everyone in the comments volunteers what song they think is playing on the boombox in Barda's exotic dancing scene. I'm going to go with "Naughty Girls Need Love Too," myself.

From starlady42: Neil Gaiman is hosting an early version of the official Stardust site on his personal domain. Includes hi-res wallpapers, image gallery, and a digital coloring book.

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