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.

8 Little-known Memorial Day facts

Posted by: James Lileks under Minnesota History Updated: May 27, 2013 - 12:18 PM

 For the holiday, this site will temporarily suspend its war against headlines that use the "X Things You Don't Know" or "X Ways You're Doing it Wrong" or any other variant of the YOU format. We bring you: Eight Things You May Not Know About Memorial Day.

At least they had the decency to say "may."

BREAKING: there is, as of this posting, trace amounts of sunshine spilling through the clouds. But it's still cold. It will warm up, but it will remain cloudy. Then there will be sun, but it will be cool. When will it be sunny and clear? Computer models say NEVER. Sorry; this year, as I keep saying, is broken. Did anyone buy the extra warranty? No? Well, shoot.

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