Archive for May 1st, 2008

This Week’s Links

My weekly culling from the internets:

An obese inmate in the dock for a murder charge is hopping mad that he lost over 100 pounds as a result of eating prison food. America: This is you.

Bill Geerhart is clearly a man with too much time on his hands. In the early 90s he wrote to a host of famous/infamous people like Charles Manson and Dick Cheney as a curious 10 year old named Billy. See the results here.

In the insane landlord department, there’s this tale of horror from San Francisco.

And in the insane local tradition department, there’s the cherished Indian baby dropping festival.

Creepy yet beautiful Japanese anatomical drawings.

May is National Asparagus Month, Among Others

May is…

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
Mental Health Month
New Zealand Music Month
Celebrate Older Adults Month
South Asian Heritage Month
Indian Heritage Month (observed in Guyana, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, and most Caribbean island-nations)
Haitian Heritage Month
Jewish American Heritage Month
Allergy/Asthma Awareness Month
National Good Car Keeping Month
National Strawberry Month
National Chocolate Custard Month
Foot Health Month
National Physical Fitness and Sports Month
National High Blood Pressure Month
National Hamburger Month
Arthritis Month
Better Sleep Month
Better Speech and Hearing Month
Correct Posture Month
National Salad Month
Older Americans Month
National Barbecue Month
National Bike Month
National Mine Month
National Egg Month
National Morrissey History Month
National Artisan Gelato Month
National Asparagus Month
National Salsa Month
National Share A Story Month
Fibromyalgia Awareness
Stroke Awareness Month
&
Fungal Infection Awareness Month


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