Because I’ve been out of the office at meetings and can’t think of anything except alpha lipoic acid and the relative merits of different brand architectures, here are some links to Deadspin articles.
1) Dan Rooney has been nominated by BO to be ambassador to Ireland. I realize Pittsburgh is a lonely drinking town, but am still pretty sure he will be outclassed. Deadspin adds little; fortunately a commenter picks up the slack:
“Al Davis’ appointment as ambassador to Transylvania hit a procedural snag when Raiders officials’ discovered his birth certificate had technically been destroyed in the sacking of Rome.
2) Here’s something that should hit digg.com within the next couple hours: the 2009 name of the year ballot. With candidates like Larry Warmflash and Glorious Johnson, how can you lose?