Friday, April 15, 2011

Round Up

R.I.P Manning Marable, prolific author, social activist and historian.

And, R.I.P. Jane Russell, Betty Garrett , Steve Landesberg and David Nelson.

There is a Film Noir Foundation and a National Pigeon Association.

What does your favorite kid book say about you now? Hmmmmm.

Interesting book: Dairy Queens: The Politics of Pastoral Architecture from Catherine 'de Medici to Marie Antoinette (Harvard University Press) by Meredith Martin.

I love what Roz Chast had to say at the American Crossword Puzzle Tournament.

Let Tootsie Roll Industries know what you think about their new flavors.

Some accessories for all of the bookworms out there.

Restaurant salaries.

That's all for this week folks. Once again, blogger is giving me headaches. May have to switch to Typepad. "A committee is a cul-de-sac down which ideas are lured and then quietly strangled." - Sir Barnett Cocks

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