Friday, February 17, 2006

friday random ten

Photo by Ryan McManus

"Why She's a Girl From the Chainstore" - Buzzcocks
"Swerve" - Giant Sand
"Get Up and Go" - The Rutles
"Till Then" - The 13th Floor Elevators
"Goodbye" - Dusty Springfield
"To Bring You My Love" - PJ Harvey
"No Action" - Elvis Costello
"In the War Room" - Kate Bush
"South Central" - Super Cat
"Don't Dictate" - Penetration

Thursday, February 16, 2006

Philly Roller Girls photos take second place

David Maialetti's photos of the "Wheel Women" roller-skating gals in the Nov. 11 Daily News were awarded second place for sport features in the 2006 World Press Photo Contest.

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thursday morning briefs

Josh Marshall - "The Bush administration spent $1.4 billion in taxpayer dollars on 137 contracts with advertising agencies over the past two-and-a-half years, according to a Government Accountability Office report released by House Democrats Monday."

Guardian (UK) - "Bush administration requests $75m to mount biggest ever propaganda campaign against Tehran government."

Congressman John Conyers - "Republicans Block Investigation of Domestic Spying Program"

Wednesday, February 15, 2006

Radio Free Derby

Radio Free Derby Episode Seven features:

Philly Rollergirls` 2nd Exhibition Bout
Carolina vs. Minnesota rematch
Kansas City Roller Warriors taunt the GGRD
Dust Devil Tournament Preview with Tucson Roller Derby
Gotham Girls Sound Adventure

To listen to all the previous episode:

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Monday, February 13, 2006

monday morning reads

LA Times - A U.N. inquiry says the treatment of detainees at Guantanamo Bay at times amounts to torture and violates international law.

Brad Blog - Cheney shoots man while hunting, news held for 24 hours

Riverbend - The Raid...

The Times (UK) - CIA chief sacked for opposing torture

Sunday, February 12, 2006

Minnesota RollerGirls Exhibition Bout

Minnesota RollerGirls exhibition bout poster

The flat track Minnesota RollerGirls roll up I94 for an exhibition bout in St. Cloud, MN on Sunday, February 19th.

The Atomic Bombshells vs. the Rockits.

The Garda Belts take on the Dagger Dolls.

Sunday, February 19, 2006.

The Skatin' Place, 3302 Southway Drive, St. Cloud, MN

Tickets are $8 in advance, $10 at the door.

Doors open at 7pm, bout at 7:30pm.

Please visit the Minnesota RollerGirls website for more info.

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Detroit Derby Girls First Bout

Detroit Derby Girls inaugural bout flyer

The Detroit Derby Girls will skate their inaugural bout This Saturday, February 18th.

The Killpatricks vs. the Motown Hit Squad

Saturday, February 18, 2006.

Masonic Temple Drill Hall, 500 Temple, Detroit, MI.

Tickets are $15.

Doors open at 6pm.

Please visit the Detroit Roller Derby website for more info.

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