New and Newsworthy (to me)

•Total Lunar Eclipse: tonight! Fingers crossed for clear, dark skies! This is the last one until 2014. •Seattle’s first skyscraper: is 70% vacant and has been placed under the control of a receiver. Is that gorgeous apartment building still at the top? •Hillary Clinton: ‘Gay rights are Human Rights and Human Rights are gay rights’ […]

New and Newsworthy (to me)

December really snuck up on me this year… •Job seekers lured to death: through a Craigslist employment ad. Police have not ruled out that the motive may have simply been the desire to kill. Shudder. •Teaming up: Hillary Clinton and Aung San Suu Kyi have made a public vow to work together on Burma’s path […]

New and Newsworthy (to me)

Black Friday was bananas. I thank my lucky stars I no longer work retail and can avoid the madness. •At Wal-Mart: shopper pepper sprays shopper •Also at Wal-Mart: off duty police pepper spray shoppers •ALSO at Wal-Mart: chaos over $2 waffle makers. Stay safe, shoppers! •WWE cat wrestling: the cutest wrestling ever •The heavyweight squirrel: […]

New and Newsworthy (to me)

•Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy: announces it will re-register as a political party. •Tacoma Terror: The News Tribune has its fair share of bizarre news but this one is pretty sick. A man with an ax? A dead deer in sunglasses? Yikes. •Pizza is still a vegetable: except it’s not. :( •Paul […]

New and Newsworthy (to me)

•Silas Potter Jr: accused of conning the Seattle school district out of $250,000. He was caught in Florida and is waiting extradition. •Beware the tapas: in eastern Spain. Some birds could’ve suffered quite badly. :( •‘Kill team’ war criminal: convicted of murdering Afghan civilians. What a psychopath. •Edible spray paint: for golden apples, metallic tea […]

New and Newsworthy (to me)

Hello, Weekend! •Occupy Seattle protested Chase CEO Jamie Dimon’s visit: hundreds of people were there, several were pepper sprayed and/or arrested. Don’t forget that today is bank transfer day (lining up nicely with Bonfire Night). •Whacky weather: on the east coast. More than two million lost power from a nor’easter but when I called my […]

New and Newsworthy (to me)

•Troops out by the end of the year! •Wild Animals: set free by depressed owner in Zanesville, Ohio. Authorities killed grizzlies, mountain lions, and wolves. Very, very sad. •Libya liberated: Gaddafi killed by rebels, confusion over death lingers •Cradle robbers: in Spain where babies where taken from parents who were deemed morally or economically undesirable- […]

Woah Dang.

I’ve been buried under a mess of work this past week or so. I’m not complaining. I like being busy- especially now that Dean has started his 50+ hour holiday weeks. But this coming week I’m setting aside real time for comic books, bubble baths, and hot toddies. ;) Random news roundup: There are a […]

New and Newsworthy (to me)

Sorry, no cute Schnitzel photo for this morning’s weekly roundup. •Occupy Seattle is still in full swing. I emphatically support these protests. Occupy Portland is even bigger and Occupy protests are going global. •Steve Jobs, Apple co-founder, dies at 56. •Amanda Knox is cleared of murder. This was announced over the speaker at the grocery […]

New and Newsworthy (to me)

Hello, October. •George Wright arrested: in Portugal, 40 years after escaping a murder sentence in New Jersey on a highjacked plane. Woah. •Found: a bag of severed heads by a Mexican primary school. Reports like this + too many episodes of Breaking Bad= bad dreams •Good hiding spot: A young man climbed 20 feet up […]