Thursday, April 03, 2008

Fighting Back, Daddy Dearest, -and- That Sucks!

Fighting Back - Pizza Hut driver suspended for shooting robber
Daddy Dearest - drunken driver flees crash, abandons injured daughter
That Sucks! - fans willing to donate blood to keep "Moonlight" on air

On this day in history: April 3, 1882 - Notorious outlaw Jesse James is shot and killed in his own home for a $5,000 reward. The assailants are Charles and Robert Ford, both members of the James gang.

Born on this day in history: April 3, 1924 - Marlon Brando (1924-2004) Born in Omaha, NE, actor Marlon Brando played his greatest stage role as Stanley Kowalski in Tennessee Williams's "A Streetcar Named Desire" (1947), also playing the screen version (1951), which earned four Oscars. Other award-winning films followed, including "The Wild One" and "On the Waterfront" (both 1954). Brando went on to a half-century of intense highs, self-indulgent lows and a tempestuous personal life. He is remembered as a consummate actor.

Scripture of the Day: It is God's will that you should be sanctified: that you should avoid sexual immorality... - 1 Thessalonians 4:3

Video of the Day: Berkeley Protests Marine Recruiting Center - submitted by Laura

A change in the weather this morning brought unexpected snow. In order to reach my office, it was necessary to employ alternative transportation. Click to enlarge.

The caption for the above story is a lie! It is sunny, warm, there is no wind, the sky is blue and clear, and birds are singing! It is forecast to be in the low 70s today and in the high 70s by Saturday!