Tuesday, January 13, 2009

press snubs Bush Jr; Kathy to Portland!; Seattle tunnel; Ptld Auditor Cash Give-Away

I'm toying with the idea of posting news items I find interesting. Not sure I'll stick with it though.

"On a more amusing note (or maybe just sad), Milbank also references a bulletin to the White House press corps issued prior to the press conference. The memo set a tone importance and fanfare for the event. But, when the moment of the event rolled around, there was apparently such a dearth of reporters and spectators in the room that White House interns were conscripted to fill the empty chairs." (HuffPost)


"Comedienne Kathy Griffin has added two more shows in Portland, where the quirky outspoken comic will be taping her Bravo show special this March.

"On March 4, the 48-year-old actress will be at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall at 6:30 p.m. and again, at 9 p.m. Griffin will also tape her show, "Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List," at the shows." AllHeadlineNews.com

Seattle to build $4.25B tunnel to replace ugly/noisy Alaskan Way Viaduct (NWCN.com)

Portland City Council to give-away at least $100K+ for uninteresting Auditor election. (Merc)

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