Two News Items That Caught My Eye Today

1. Comic Rodney Dangerfield Dies in L.A. at Age 82

Rodney Dangerfield, the goggle-eyed comic famed for his self-deprecating one-liners and signature phrase “I can’t get no respect,” died on Tuesday at age 82, his spokesman said.

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Rest In Peace, Rodney.

2. Jeff Ooi gets into Slashdot!

Malaysian Patriot writes “The Malaysian blogosphere is currently in uproar as one of their most famous bloggers, a political observer named Jeff Ooi, has been threatened with action under the country’s draconian ISA (Internal Security Act) law which allows a person to be detained without trial if he is thought to threaten “national security”.
Slashdot: Detention Threat for Malaysian blogger

Now if only the bigshots at Jalan Riong were intelligent enough to read Slashdot..


3 thoughts on “Two News Items That Caught My Eye Today”

  1. A comedian dies and a star is born. Interesting. I was shocked by the Rodney Dangerfield story (saw it here first!), but only because I thought he had died long ago!

  2. Dangerfield’s next show is scheduled at St. Peter’s Gate. Rest assured that you will feel like heaven.

    Janitor Executive
    Comedy Central
    New York

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