fauxklore (fauxklore) wrote,
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News bits of the day

1) Les Crane died last month. He was responsible for the 1971 recording of "Desiderata." Which was, of course, responsible for the sale of a lot of posters of that mediocre poem hanging on teenager's walls for the next few years.

2) I am horribly fascinated by the gruesome stabbing and beheading of a man on a bus in Canada. All of the reports are that the murderer just came over and sat next to the victim after a rest stop and started stabbing without a word. One tends not to think of such things happening in Manitoba.

3) The Washington Post today had an obituary for a man named Ricky Dumpit. There's no real significance to this, except that Dumpit was a sanitation worker. Herb Caen would be proud.
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