Day: May 9, 2009

Judge Punishes Student for Tweeting

Can’t make this stuff up. The Centre Daily Times reported yesterday that Scott Ruzal, a 20-year old student from New Jersey, was sentenced to at least 35 days in jail after a policeman told the judge who had presided over the case that Ruzal had been tweeting nasty things about cops while he was in […]

Springsteen Bossed by Fan Requests at BJC

Last night, Bruce Springsteen performed at the Bryce Jordan Center. The Centre Daily Times reported that he would play songs by request, confusing his E Street Band. And the Boss is sometimes having fun at others’ expense, such as when he closed the 3 ½ hour performance with a medley of tunes including “Good Golly […]

Paper Trail Writer Leaving U.S. News

Alison Go, the blogger behind U.S. News & World Report’s Paper Trail Blog, broke our hearts a little this evening. She had this to say, It’s been a fun two years, but it’s now time for me to leave Paper Trail and U.S. News. I’ll honestly miss reading and writing about the dumb (and impressive) […]