fauxklore (fauxklore) wrote,

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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