Is an app that allows users to label neighborhoods 'sketchy' also racist? If the Twitterverse is any measure, the answer is yes. [Decide for yourself here.] After Crain's on Thursday reported the... To view the full story, click the title link.
On Thursday, news and satire site Pocho.com wrote about “sketchy substances” other than lead found in El Pato hot sauce – things like “microscopic flecks of Carribbean flotsam and jetsam, including sunken Cuban boat people’s rafts.” That brought in a complaint from the hot sauce-maker’s lawyer: “We recognize that the article is more ‘satire’ than … Read More
In Thursday's evening roundup: radical Oakland, the disappearing swim spots of yesteryear, some places you can actually swim today, a sketchy stickup, sharks in the penguin tank, and an adorable music video made by children. [ more ...
"Robo-signing," a sketchy device intended to speed home-mortgage foreclosures, could also prove a pitfall for banks in court cases, a Washington-based housing advocate told his Mount Kisco audience Thursday.
The perfectly pitched sketch comedy that is cable’s sleeper hit “Portlandia” hits Atlanta Thursday with “SNL’s” Fred Armisen and former Sleater-Kinney rocker Carrie Brownstein.
Spanning eight days (a pair of four-day weekends) and drawing an estimated audience of 10,000, the 11th annual Chicago Sketchfest starts Thursday. [ more › ]
IT IS hardly surprising that the markets are having second thoughts about last week's euro zone rescue deal. The scale of the relief rally on Thursday was surely prompted by the fact that some deal was done, not by the (sketchy) details of the deal itself. Show More Summary
In Thursday's end of day roundup: sketchy reports from the SFPD's "training exercises", jokes regarding cops on Muni, misleading portraits of Occupy SF, Sean Parker's pity party, the best pizza in the country, an LX-Taraval Express Bus and more. [ more › ]
Want to help out a creator in need? Then listen up — legendary artist Gene Colan was hospitalized early Thursday morning, and he’s selling some books and artwork! Details on the creator’s illness are sketchy, but Cliff Meth reports on his blog that the creator has had “a radiology procedure … to stop internal bleeding.” [...]
LeBron James: Multiple reports out of Miami claim that the mother of the Heat superstar was arrested at the Fontainebleau hotel in South Beach early Thursday morning. Details remain sketchy, but according to TV station WSVN-7, it was a misdemeanor assault charge. The last time she was arrested, in 2006, she was charged with DWI [...]
Brooks McFeely submits: We're looking to go short on First Solar (FSLR) Friday following the company's Q4 report Thursday night, which dropped the stock about 4.5% in after-hours trade. It's a sketchy bet with crude oil pegged near two-year...Show More Summary
A U.S. State Department official confirmed to NBC News on Thursday that several U.S. citizens were injured in Cairo. Details, including how many were wounded and when, were sketchy.
THURSDAY'S MINI-REPORT.... Today's edition of quick hits: Details are a little sketchy as I write this, but multiple news outlets are reporting that the Florida church's planned Quran burning has been cancelled. Good news in the Senate: "Retiring...
Talk about a buzzkill: Michaele and Tareq Salahi were served with papers at their own party Thursday night. A PR firm claims the Salahis owe it more than $15,000 for its promotion of the couple's sketchy 2008 “charity” polo event, and an employee says the process server handed Tareq...
Good day Bossip family! Here’s to another “almost there Thursday!” Okay fellas, so many women today say that chivalry is dead. But is that true? And if it is, can it be revived? With dating and marriage being so sketchy in terms of what’s appropriate at what time and how to really sweep a lady [...]
On Thursday, as President Barack Obama was preparing to meet with the families of the 11 people killed in the explosion on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was ripping into BP for its sketchy business practices as she talked to reporters at a White House press conference. Show More Summary
Cops OK at last report:A person was taken to a hospital from the West Garfield Park neighborhood after being shot by a police officer, authorities said Thursday night. Preliminary details were sketchy, but Broadview police assisted Hillside police in pursuing a carjacking suspect out of Hillside, a Broadview police sergeant said. Show More Summary
ART: Dr. Sketchy's presents the 2nd Annual Cute Girls on Bicycles, in celebration of Bike to Work Day on Thursday and coinciding with the monthly Sketch Tuesday. Three females and four bikes will model for your sketching pleasure. 7 to 10 p.m. Show More Summary
Practical Scrappers – Spring Challenge Blog Hop Come check out the Spring Challenge Blog Hop featuring the blogs Practical Scrappers, The Cuttlebug Spot, Sketchy Thursdays, 365 Cards, Scrap that Poetry, and Pile it On. The blog hop will take place April 12th thru April 18th. Shelly's Images – Design Team Call Shelly's Images is looking for Design Team Members for [...]
Browns Cleveland Browns defensive tackle Shaun Rogers was arrested at Cleveland Hopkins Airport on Thursday with a loaded gun, according to sources. Details are sketchy, but Rogers apparently had the gun in his bag and he was stopped shortly after noon while going through security. Show More Summary