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Friday, July 14, 2006

Breaking news: Superman

NY Times leaks Superman's identity:

By John Breneman

The White House today accused the New York Times of treason for leaking the identity of a key covert operative in America's war on terror -- Superman.

However, a spokesman for the Times claimed the information has been declassified since the 1950s, when the link between a certain mild-mannered newspaper reporter and the erstwhile Man of Steel was first made public to millions of TV viewers.

In a related development, the Daily Planet is reporting that Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Lois Lane faces possible prison time for refusing to reveal her source in a story about Lex Luthor's efforts to obtain kryptonite yellow cake from Niger.

(via Other Crap)

Thursday, July 06, 2006

Hang myself if I get enough rope...

Ken Lay gone but not forgotten:
At the trial, Mr. Lay defended himself as prosecutors tried to embarrass him by pointing out that he spent $200,000 on a cruise with his wife months before the company collapsed. "We had realized the American dream, and were living a very expensive lifestyle," Mr. Lay said, adding it was "the type of lifestyle where it is difficult to turn off the spigot.

Sad end to a chapter of greed...