A few days early, Jack Shafer
offers some tips
on how to crank one's skepticism filters up to 11 in preparation
for April Fool's Day. None of our readers are gullible
enough to need it, of course, but you might want to pass it
along to your some of your more credulous friends.
In sad news, former Red Sox pitcher Ugueth ("Ugi") Urbina
has been sentenced
to 14 years in prison for attempted murder. About the only beacon of
sunshine here is the tagline automatically appended to all Yahoo!'s
Use what you learned in this article to dominate at Yahoo! Sports Fantasy Baseball '07
It's not all bad news for ex-Sox, though, as Nomar
Garciaparra is now the proud father of twin
daughters. Talk about divergent life paths! Yes, Yahoo! suggests
that you also use what you learned in this article to dominate
their fantasy baseball league.
However, it's very, very bad news for ABC's The View;
Rosie O'Donnell has apparently turned into a large seething petri
dish of leftwing
paranoid conspiracy, subjecting viewers
a "9 minute rant" about 9/11.
The link goes to a loon site, and "rant" is their term, not mine. They also say that Rosie was "reaching around 30 million viewers," but I'd wager that number was a lot lower by the time the ninth minute rolled around.