ABC has outfitted an Airstream trailer to look like The Pie Hole, the shop in which most of Daisies’ action takes place, and is driving it across the country to give fans free pie. In addition to the delicious confections, the temporary Pie Hole will feature props from the show and plasma TVs on which fans can watch footage from the show.
“In fact, six U.S. cities have been found guilty of shortening the yellow light cycles below what is allowed by law on intersections equipped with cameras meant to catch red-light runners. Those local governments have completely ignored the safety benefit of increasing the yellow light time and decided to install red-light cameras, shorten the yellow light duration, and collect the profits instead.”—Red-Light Cameras Just Don’t Work
“And even if he is pandering, how is that better? Nobody panders to ME. I thought John Edwards was pandering to me for a while there in the primaries, but it turns out that was just afterglow and pillow talk. Where’s my dogwhistle? Where’s my secret code? Barack Obama’s never, EVER gonna get to stand in a room full of scientists with John McCain and answer a question in a sly way that lets me know he’ll be bombing the Creation Museum a week after Obama takes the oath of office. Even if he doesn’t really mean it.”—Back In The Saddleback Again | You Are Dumb
“This leads me to my observation: legalizing gay marriage is good for sports teams. Spain did it a few years back, and wham, they win the Euro for the first time since 1964. Canada did it just before the 2006 Winter Olympics, and bingo, they had their best-ever medal haul. South Africa legalized gay marriage in 2006, and won the Rugby World Cup the following year. Massachusetts gave same-sex couples the right to wed a few years ago — and ask Red Sox and Celtic fans about how nicely things have gone for their teams since.”—Gay marriage: good for winning championships? | Hugo Schwyzer.net
“I saw this a few weeks back, but Bret and Amber broke up and they’re now casting for season three - this time, everybody’s on the tour bus! I really hope they leave the eliminated skanks in random highway truck stops.”—Mark Ciemcioch