Saturday, November 25, 2006

TSA Sets Price for a Faster Trip Through Airport Security - "The Transportation Security Administration said yesterday that it will charge $28 a year to process background checks on each airline passenger who joins a privately run traveler registry.Congress created the Registered Traveler program after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks in response to complaints about long security lines that became common at airports with stepped-up passenger and bag screening."

Not sure if this is brilliant or evil. Going with evil.

Friday, November 24, 2006

For Graphic Novels, a New Frontier: Teenage Girls - New York Times: "In May, DC plans to introduce Minx, a line of graphic novels aimed at young adult female readers, starting with six titles in 2007, each retailing for less than $10. The stories will be far removed from the superheroes who more typically appeal to young males. They include "Clubbing," about a London party girl who solves a mystery; "Re-Gifters," about a Korean-American teenager in California who enjoys martial arts; and "Good as Lily," about a young woman who meets three versions of herself at different ages."

Thursday, November 23, 2006

Weekly World News - Story: "BALTIMORE, Md.--To quell a recent surge in party mortality, the U.S. Medical Birthday Council has released urgent guidelines for safe surprising.

'Hugs given after the surprise should be firm and rhythmic, to support heart action and prevent cardiac arrest,' said council chairmain Lance Champion, M.D., Ph.D."
unitnews | Entertainment News & Comment Robin Hood Gets Second Series : "Jane Tranter, Controller of BBC Fiction, and BBC One Controller Peter Fincham have commissioned a second series of Robin Hood the BBC announced today.
Jonas Armstrong, Lucy Griffiths, Keith Allen and Richard Armitage will all be returning for a new 13-part series which will once again be written by Dominic Minghella and which starts filming in Budapest next spring."

Monday, November 20, 2006

Fast food restaurants that were good and I miss, number one in a series (maybe):

Kenny Rogers Roasters