Set the DVR: Sen. Barack Obama will be on “The Daily Show” with Jon Stewart tonight.
“Trumpet Child”, the new album by Over the Rhine is in stores now. It’s great, even if this reviewer doesn’t like it because it’s too happy.
The IRS has basically forced the guy who caught Barry Bonds’ 765th home run ball to sell it. They claim it had significant value the minute he caught it and were going to make him pay a hefty tax to keep the souvenir. In my opinion, the ball only becomes valuable when it’s sold or donated. Until then it’s just a wad of twine wrapped in leather – I have a few in my garage. The IRS should keep their mitts (pardon the pun) off it until then.
Playing video games in Japan can be hazardous to your health. Three people have suffered broken arms trying to beat an arm wrestling game that “even women should be able to beat” according to a spokesperson for the gaming company.
Apparently Janeane Garofalo is joining the cast of 24 this season. It will be interesting to see how her extremely liberal politics will mix with the show’s largely conservative fan base.