Daily Archives: July 16, 2002

Buffalo News – After ESPN buyouts, Weblogs for spo…

Buffalo News – After ESPN buyouts, Weblogs for sports get blogged down

Here’s a sports weblogging article that mentions that Reynolds, Sullivan, and Kaus get “hundreds of readers each day”.

(Via Baseball Primer, which is mentioned in the article even if my my sports weblog isn’t, but I am not bitter.)

CNN.com – Man arrested for burning kitten on grill…

CNN.com – Man arrested for burning kitten on grill – July 16, 2002

Anyone who would do this to an animal is a monster, and the laws against it are far too lenient. But I pretty much get that there are people like this. You can’t prevent it. But there were ten or twelve people watching this and laughing. Do sick people find each other that easily?

The Nando Times: Vampire obsession led teen to kil…

The Nando Times: Vampire obsession led teen to kill neighbor, prosecutors say

And drink her blood, of course. No point in thinking you’re a vampire without the blood drinking. Last month, he tried to force a German exchange student he thought was a vampire to drink his blood.

Dow Closes Down 166; Nasdaq Slips 7 It’s times …

Dow Closes Down 166; Nasdaq Slips 7

It’s times like this that I don’t feel so bad about having no money to speak of. The Dow finished below 8,500 (8,473.11) and there’s no end in sight. As Greenspan said today, the actual economy is doing fine, but tell that to the traders.

Brief site maintenance note… I have noticed tha…

Brief site maintenance note… I have noticed that things have gotten rather unwieldy here of late. It may be nearly all text, but there’s been a lot of text recently. (So much for cutting back!) At any rate, I’ve cut the front page to showing the last four days, which should speed up loading.

Norway resumes whale exports Jerks.

Norway resumes whale exports

Jerks.

Monorail plan rates thorough review If only Ogd…

Monorail plan rates thorough review

If only Ogdenville, North Haverbrook, and Brockway had had thorough reviews…

Starved for entertainment, or just hungry? Sout…

Starved for entertainment, or just hungry?

South Africa Sardine Migration Draws Crowds

CNN.com – IRA ‘sorry’ for civilians’ deaths – July…

CNN.com – IRA ‘sorry’ for civilians’ deaths – July 16, 2002

“It was a very very bad thing to have done and I’m really very ashamed of myself, I can only say it won’t happen again. To have murdered so many people in such a short space of time is really awful, and I really am very, very, very sorry that I did it, and also that I’ve taken up so much of the court’s valuable time listening to the sordid details of these senseless killings of mine.”

Youngster’s gun show killing still a mystery Th…

Youngster’s gun show killing still a mystery

The gunshow’s attorneys are saying that the vendors can’t carry loaded weapons. I suppose it’s just a coincidence that he got shot in the head. Maybe it was a a drive-by!