august, 6, 2002 archives

it looks like the supreme beings of leisure (or maybe just some members?) are releasing a new album (or something) on september 10th. woohoo!

bud selig allegedly cooked the books to show that major league baseball was a money-losing venture. this is a surprise?

the bits about the 60-40 rule are almost comical. long-term player contracts are debts, but long-term broadcasting deals aren't assets? remember this next time you're voting for some bond measure that would fund a new stadium for these crooks.

i'm sure that allowing police departments to use “intellectual property” law to control how they are portrayed on television is exactly the sort of thing the authors of the constitution had in mind. this must promote the progress of science and useful arts in some way that i'm just missing.

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