Thursday, August 03, 2006

The Defense Rests, Don't Forget Me!, -and- Identity Crisis

The Defense Rests - Ohio man claims civil right to have sex with boys
Don't Forget Me! - man jailed to assure testimony then forgotten
Identity Crisis - singer claims to have been Marilyn Monroe in former life

On this day in history: August 3, 1996 - Forces of evil make "Macarena" by Los Del Rio #1 on the pop charts. The accompanying dancing disease afflicts millions before final eradication.

Born on this day in history: August 3, 1920 - P. D. James (1920 - ____) mystery novelist. Phyllis Dorothy James is best known for creating the intelligent, perceptive poet and inspector, Adam Dalgliesh, Cover Her Face, 1962.

Be certain to watch this Amazing Video! This is a large file (2MB), so be patient if you have a slow connection. It is a video of a 4x4 hill climb that must be seen to be believed. It is worth the wait!

As I predicted, Sirius Satellite Radio continues to lose money. The company lost more in the most-recent quarter ($237.8 million) than it did a year ago ($177.6 million). Apparently, Sirius' expectations of Howard Stern's fans following him and paying to do so simply did not materialize.