Friday, October 19, 2007

Open Sesame!, Bam!, -and- The Real Thing

Open Sesame! - FBI raids David Copperfield's Las Vegas warehouse
Bam! - woman hammers computer to get Comcast's attention
The Real Thing - woman buys cocaine to kill husband

On this day in history: October 19, 1982 - Maverick carmaker John DeLorean is arrested in Los Angeles with $24M worth of cocaine in his suitcase. The case is later thrown out of court when a judge rules that the FBI sting operation constituted entrapment.

Born on this day in history: October 19, 1931 - John LeCarre (1931 - ____) novelist. He made George Smiley, antithesis of James Bond, famous in "Call from the Dead," 1962; also wrote "Little Drummer Girl," 1983 and "Perfect Spy," 1986.

Scripture of the Day: "Delight yourself in the LORD and he will give you the desires of your heart." (Psalm 37:4)

Video of the Day: Elephants Dream - submitted by Amber

Here is the weather forecast for Sunday. If the weatherman is correct, it
shall be a beautiful day for Oktoberfest!