Wednesday, December 12, 2007

We Always Do It Nice And Rough

Well, the Big Wheel is no longer turnin'...

But Proud Mary, she'll keep on...well, you know.

Although It's Been Said Many Times, Many Ways

I rarely read him, but when I do, I adore Garrison Keillor's cunning and nearly faultless compound of old and new, of the resolutely canonical and absurdly contemporary. This is particularly so. It's the droll brevity of the thing--maybe stemming from the wry, resigned way that you live in the Upper Midwest, where the women are strong, the men are...well, you know.

God help us, every one...

Tuesday, December 11, 2007

You're The Devil In Disguise

Today in Are You Effing KIDDING Me?:

Drew Peterson Asks Public for Money
By CARLA K. JOHNSON
Associated Press Writer
3:16 PM CST, December 11, 2007
CHICAGO

A former police officer suspected in his wife's disappearance has set up a Web site to ask for financial help with his legal defense. Drew Peterson's site says he wants to collect money from people who believe he deserves a defense without going broke.

"For the cost of a few cups of your morning coffee, you can help to ensure that Drew can afford to support his ongoing legal defense, find his missing wife, and divert any remaining funds into a trust for his children," the site says.