Wednesday, October 06, 2004

When in Rome...

ROME (Reuters) - Making love in a bar lavatory does not breach public decency laws so long as the door is shut, an Italian court ruled on Tuesday.

And who do we have to thank for that decision? Trial lawyers! That's who! So think twice next time you want to blame us for society's ills. We do good stuff too, you know!

Tuesday, October 05, 2004

Sometimes I wish my name was Steve

Well at least I did when I read this cool book, Steve's America. Okay, I have to admit the author is a buddy of mine but this is a cool, weird idea for a book. He traveled all over the U.S. looking for businesses that were named after Steves. Like Crazy Steve's Fireworks - no smoking please. (Apparently Steve isn't totally crazy.) Or Dr. Steve's Transmission Clinic. You'd think the guy dealt with contagious diseases. It turns out he works on cars! So if he asks you to turn your head and cough.... Run!!!

But I digress. Check it out at

Monday, October 04, 2004

The Great Debate

I've been wondering why Iraqi insurgents are fighting so vehemently to prevent democratic elections and then I watched the first Presidential debate and I got an inkling of what it was they were trying to avoid.