Thursday, October 8, 2009

and then i felt the scrapes

from the slippery subway grate, oh how you laughed, at my complete lack of grace…

In Downtown News:
We’re getting an outdoor ice rink
The Barrel Monster has a lady friend!
Ever wanted to see what Dan Douglas thinks of Downtown’s future?? You should. (thanks Bob)

In Raleigh News:
Capital Broadcasting is launching ESPN Deportes
There will be no expanding Talley Student Center
What’s the story on the RailHawks?

In Local-ish News:
‘Sporting News’ likes us too
Researchers have decoded the DNA of a breast cancer tumor
The boa – named ‘lucky snake’ was found along NC 133 (thanks J.Ross)

In Irrelevant News:
Japan Air wants you use the loo before you fly… (thanks Dan)
Who even wants to ride a bike in a thong? (thanks J.Ross)
“The cage fighters were then seen teetering away in their high heels, stopping only to pick up a clutch bag they dropped during the melee.” (thanks J.Ross)

Old Habits is at 42nd Street tonight (thanks Craig)
Everclear is at Lincoln tonight
Local Beer Local Band at tir na nog tonight
Cravin Melon is at Lincoln on Friday
Drivin’ n’ cryin’ is at Pour House on Friday and Saturday
Autism Run/Walk is on Saturday
It’s Second Saturday at Raleigh City Museum
Widespread and Allman Brothers are in Raleigh on Sunday (thanks Dan)

What the Weather Holds:
Thurs: Sunny 75° 47°
Fri: Mostly Sunny 87° 55°
Sat: Cloudy, rain? 76° 70°

Fun Stuff:
" Who decided it was a good idea to use sirens in the background of songs?"
Amused by police scanners (thanks J.Ross)
Bacon and Bourbon?? (thanks J.Ross)

“Don’t even pretend like you don't have a string of photos like this somewhere on your computer” (thanks Charlie)
Comb-over fail. (thanks Dana)
A super cool new way to charge phones and things?

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse:
Deep fried butter. You read that right. (thanks Dan)

Enjoy your little Friday folks!

Ashton Mae Smith