Yeah, according to the auction's listing (here) the note was written for Lennon's personal assistant, Fred Seaman. Not so zany/cutesy then that he's saying "YOU [underlined] be there". The Guardian got it all wrong! I took the (somewhat obnoxious) liberty of emailing their corrections department. » 11/29/11 12:24am 11/29/11 12:24am

I'm sure it's more for environmental reasons than human safety (although apparently the process of making Styrofoam involves some pretty noxious chemicals that can be harmful to factory workers). It's the disposal of used Styrofoam that's problematic —[www.earthresource.org] Overall I'd say if another option is… » 8/29/11 9:31am 8/29/11 9:31am

I'd rather lean back in preparation for being assaulted by 120dB of pure news RAWK. But Lean Forward? It's like I can't hear what you're saying.. I'm experiencing unnecessary neck strain.. I'm now toppling over. Come again? » 10/05/10 1:20pm 10/05/10 1:20pm

The MTA always releases these doomsday plans to get everyone's proverbial panties in a bunch, then end up making cuts that are pretty bad, but not as bad as everyone expected. Then people end up relieved at the outcome and the MTA comes off as slightly better than they actually are. » 7/27/10 4:05pm 7/27/10 4:05pm