Monthly Archives: November 2008

Black Friday shoppers kill Walmart worker

A worker at a New York Wal-Mart location was crushed to death this morning, “Black Friday,” when hordes of shoppers overwhelmed workers at the entrance in order to get inside for bargain-hunting. Snip from AP account: At least four other people were injured, and the store in Valley Stream on Long Island was closed. Wal-Mart […]

Retailers set to close their doors

A list of retailers that are shuttering some, or all, of their doors: Circuit City Ann Taylor- 117 stores nationwide are to be shuttered Lane Bryant,, Fashion Bug ,and Catherine’s to close 150 store nationwide Eddie Bauer to close stores 27 stores and more after January Cache will close all stores Talbots closing down all […]

I can haz overthunk?

Salon…bless its hipster heart, I believe has jumped the shark.  This article:  I can has cheesburger and pathos would have been laughed out of a freshman sociology class. Lolcats, people.  I’ll grant that it’s a phenomenon, both on the intertron and the vast meme-like spread of the linguistic pattern.  There is some interesting research that […]

LIFE photos on Google

LIFE photo archive hosted by Google. Search millions of photographs from the LIFE photo archive. Most were never published and are now available for the first time.

Tent City, USA

Across the American country, tent cities are rising everywhere. From California, where foreclosures are taking over 60,000 homes per month, to Vegas, where hungry children sleep in the glittered dust of the wealthy, to St. Petersburg, Florida where the cops are destroying the tents of the homeless to make them leave the city, to the […]