Wednesday, July 02, 2008

Little Miss Dangerous, Slow Down!, -and- Mondo Cane

Little Miss Dangerous - woman crashes into convenience store, tries to buy beer
Slow Down! - student caught doing 105 MPH in 30-MPH zone
Mondo Cane - Leona Helmsley's multi-billion-dollar estate may go to dogs

On this day in history: July 2, 1982 - Vietnam vet Larry Walters climbs aboard an aluminum lawn chair in Southern California, equipped with 42 weather balloons, a CB radio, a parachute, and a pellet gun. During his two-hour voyage from San Pedro to Long Beach, Walters reaches an altitude of 16,000 feet and eventually becomes tangled in some power lines. Walters survives, but receives a $1,500 fine from the FAA.

Born on this day in history: July 2, 1947 - Larry David (1947-) Born in Brooklyn, New York, producer, writer and actor Larry David began doing stand-up comedy in New York nightclubs in 1974. In 1989, he and Jerry Seinfeld developed the legendary "Seinfeld" series, which David wrote and produced until 1996. In 1999, David created the "Curb Your Enthusiasm" series for HBO, which won a Golden Globe in 2003.

Scripture of the Day: For in the same way you judge others, you will be judged, and with the measure you use, it will be measured to you. - Matthew 7:2

Video of the Day: The Two Talking Cats - submitted by Cindy

This was the scene that greeted me as I drove to my office this morning. This trick did not end well! Click to enlarge.