Monday, August 15, 2005

Briefly noted...

"I guess the headline, 'decade of good news continues' just doesn't sell as many papers." Not when it's about the economy, apparently. So notes Prof. Hamilton at Econbrowser.

Who knew The Onion dates back to 1924?

A REALLY BIG BEER AD. "This ad had better sell some bloody beer!"

In England bigamy is a crime, and it seems the penalty for having three wives is 70 pounds ($126). The penalty for having them all discover each other in your hospital room as you recover from your triple bypass operation we can only imagine.

Harry Potter Wars

Forty-nine hours of computer games should have been enough.

Smart jail break of the week.

The NFL football season is near upon us again -- beware the intersection of Mars and Venus...
A man who got angry with his wife because she wanted to cuddle after sex when what he really wanted to do was watch sports on television was sentenced to death for killing her with a claw hammer... [AP]

If Jesus appeared to you on a pierogi, would you cherish the miraculous event forever? Or would you eat Him like any other pastry? No, you heathen Internet-era capitalist, you'd auction Him on eBay for 40 pieces something over $1,525 and counting. Holy pierogi!