December 30, 2003



JoB de Wit points out that Cowboy of the Furious Five died of AIDS in 1989, so it is arguable whether or not Eazy-E was the first major rapper to die of AIDS. (See below, the entry on Jonathan Gold's LA Weekly Eazy-E piece.) It also should be pointed out that Cowboy could smoke that midget in half a bar.

Old Hag points out that many Australians, or the ones she knows, have no idea that "spook" is a racial epithet, and blithely name their animals and children Spook. We are still reviewing this one.

NPR reports today that bankrobbing in 2003 was up 63% from 2002 in New York.

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