This blog covers everything except sports and gardening, unless we find a really good link about using dead professional bowlers for mulch. The author is a StarTribune columnist, has been passing off fiction and hyperbole as insight since 1997, has run his own website since the Jurassic era of AOL, and was online when today’s college sophomores were a year away from being born. So get off his lawn.

Worst. Maps. Ever

Posted by: James Lileks under Minnesota History, Technology Updated: September 20, 2012 - 12:36 PM

Short hits today; full plate.


The amazing maps of Apple’s new Maps service: there’s a tumblr for that. An airport:


So everyone’s heads hit the bulkhead six times before you even get off the ground, eh.

Well, to be fair, she did boost tourism:

>In what can only be described as the most unbelievable turn of events around the Beast Jesus debacle, Techdirt says the woman at the center of the global sensation is claiming copyright and wants a cut of the tourist money bonanza that has hit the small Spanish church.


Current events 112 years ago: another in our series of editorial cartoons from a 1900 Tribune collection:


The first gun buy-back program? Tune in tomorrow to see if this editorial cartoon in a paper in a city that had little to do with Cuba had any effect on the actions of guerilllas. The answer may surprise you!

No, probably not.


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