GOOD MORNING, BLOGTOWN! I, I'd like to feel the passion to the point of no return, oh, baby. I will be in full reaction, I'm gonna take you in my arms. LET'S GO TO PRESS.
GOOD NEWS AND BAD NEWS: Good news, the FDA is finally tightening restrictions on doctors who prescribe too many pain pills. The bad news, the FDA is finally tightening restrictions on doctors who prescribe too many pain pills.
In case you missed it, rock giant Lou Reed died of liver cancer at his home on Sunday. He was 71.
In other sad music news, Fleetwood Mac co-founder John McVie has been diagnosed with cancer.
The Healthcare.gov site hit another snag over the weekend when a repair on the application portion of the site went awry and crashed the system. The government was quick to point out, "that was VERIZON'S FAULT... NOT IT!!"
According to a report, the White House issued an order to stop all spying on foreign leaders this past summer. (So don't expect any more half nude pix of Vladimir Putin anytime soon.)
What's good for the goose is also good for the gander? A British man is arrested after being accused of hacking into American government and military sites to steal secrets.
A Kuwait court upholds a ruling that sentenced a man to ten years in prison for making offensive comments about Islam on Twitter. PLEASE MAKE A NOTE OF IT.
Terrible news dept.: A mother and her four children are dead after being stabbed to death in their Brooklyn apartment.
In also terrible news: A man goes on a shooting spree (BECAUSE GUNS KEEP US SAFER) killing four in a Phoenix neighborhood, supposedly because of barking dogs. Here's the understatement of the year from the story: "It appears he had some issues with barking dogs," said Phoenix police spokesman Sergeant Tommy Thompson. "If true, it does not justify killing four people."
In much better news: Dickhead singer Chris Brown is in JAIL for assaulting a man and being a dickhead.
Now here's what's going on in your neck of the woods: Sunny through Wednesday, with (BRRRRRR!!) cold nights!
And finally, Edward Norton hosted Saturday Night Live and was funny, YAY! Here's a great and very weird sketch called, "Halloween Candy."
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