wtf: daycare sends six-year-olds to an R-rated movie

Um, what? A Texas day care center is facing a state probe over allegations that it took a group of 6-year-olds to see a raunchy R-rated movie in Waco in July. Young Expressions Childcare in the Waco suburb of Bellmead, Texas, is under investigation by the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, a spokesman … more…

because our mass media corporate overlords are insane

Came home this afternoon from a non-movie-related client meeting, flipped on the TV as background for the next few hours’ writing, and discovered an announcement from my cable company, Cablevision: • ABC is threatening to pull the plug on WABC-7 unless Cablevision and its customers agree to pay millions of dollars in new fees. Cablevision … more…