Friday, February 28, 2003

Like a virgin...
Paper says soldiers' singing will create 'mortal terror'
Apparently, the author has never seen American Idol. If we can take Keith (not for the faint of heart), we can take North Korea's army.
posted by Rebecca 2/28/2003 04:50:00 PM

Thursday, February 27, 2003

Remains of the day
My grandfather used to say that he wanted to be cremated and spread on the ice so "some poor damn fool won't slip". It seems today there are a number of creative alternatives available to the discerning future crematee. One rather pricey option is to have your remains turned into up to 100 "certified, high-quality diamonds". I may just be perverse, but I like the idea of being able to creep out and unsettle lots of friends and relatives after I go. One addition that I would like to see... diamonds made from targeted body parts. Wouldn't it be cool to wear a ring made from somebody's ring finger? And think of the implications for the estate... "And to my beloved nephew Jimmy, I leave my car, my LP collection, and my left leg."

On a side note, I think it's terribly funny that the headline is listed on ABCNews under the heading "Entertainment".
posted by Rebecca 2/27/2003 06:49:00 PM