Swizzle Steve from We Are Change Chicago describes going through a body-scan at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. He had a Starburst wrapper in his pocket, and the rest is history.
TALK_Flight 253 Was a Plot to Get Naked Pictures_Molly with Swizzle Steve
Officially, crime is down in the city of Chicago.‚ Most notably, the murder rate dropped by 11 percent (although some experts say that the sky-high 2008 rate is the real story here).‚ Murders dropped even more dramatically in Gary-- the lowest number in more than 20 years, says the Post-Tribune.
Ever wondered what life might be like as a pelican? Of course you have--that was a stupid question. Well, Leftdial_ChristinaCinaj (real name?) called the Vocalo hotline to tell us what it's like. You may want to draw a bubble bath before you listen to this one:
From Vocalo contributor Grok Science comes this discussion with linguist Daniel Everett about the nature of language, amazonian tribes, and losing faith in God, remixed by The Factory.
Working in the media is all about the intangible perks. Vocalo radio host Brian Babylon experienced one of them last week when SNL alum Joe Piscopo sang Happy Birthday to him as Frank Sinatra. No. Big. Deal.‚ You can hear the full interview here.