Scott Hardie | June 25, 2002
Last night I was too lazy to get up off of Kelly's futon (it's the only mattress in the house right now), so I sat through the evening news on the Tampa CBS station. They did some local news, some national news, some weather, some sports, and called it a night. All fine, but I was disappointed by what's considered news. If you didn't know, yesterday the Supreme Court ruled that the death penalty could only be sentenced by juries, not by judges. More importantly, they made the ruling retroactive, so 120 death-row inmates in five states now have to be re-sentenced. This is a major news story, imo. But it didn't get included in the newscast. You know what did get three minutes, though? Utah police want to talk to a handyman who used to work in the house where Elizabeth Smart lived.

Jackie Mason | June 26, 2002
[hidden by request]

Scott Hardie | June 26, 2002
Now, unicycles and shaving at the same time, I'd like to see.

Anna Gregoline | June 27, 2002
I've seen it, it's not that great.


Want to participate? Please create an account a new account or log in.


Other Discussions Started by Scott Hardie

Death Ride

A woman in Colorado was trapped in her car as the engine accelerated to over 100 mph and took her on a 75-mile journey down the interstate. Go »

Moments from Christmas and Disney World

I spent Christmas with my mom in Sarasota, then a wonderful three days at Disney World. Here are some isolated comments and notes: I spent a long time and a lot of money on Monday to get my car fixed, but I noticed late on Tuesday that it was running even worse than before. Go »

Spring 2017

Another season in the goo game is over, and Steve West is our winner! Congrats, Steve! You've been such a dominant player for so long that I didn't notice that it's been a few years since your last win. Go »

The Revolution Will Be Mandatory

Don't you hate being told what to do in your own living room? In case you haven't heard, the television industry has been lobbying the FCC for years to make high-definition mandatory, because broadcasting in both HD and analog is expensive (boo hoo). Go »

Waking Beavis

So I'm over at Bill & Leslie's place, and Leslie and I are watching TV, waiting for Jon and Bill to come back from wherever they are. Go »

Local Food is Strange, When You're a Stranger

I've been watching videos lately featuring people from one place trying food from another place, particularly foreigners trying American food, like Irish people trying American sandwiches or Korean people trying American snacks. Go »