Originally published on Thu July 18, 2013 11:09 am
"How can you let the killer of an unarmed teen go free? What would your verdict ... have been had it been your child?"
That's what Trayvon Martin's father said when asked by Matt Lauer to address the jury that acquitted George Zimmerman in the shooting death of their 17-year-old son.
In the 1980s, a popular fast-food commercial touted chicken-breast sandwiches — and mocked chicken nuggets sold by competitors.
In the ad, a competitor's doofus clerk explains nuggets. "All the parts are crammed into one big part," he said. "And parts is parts."
Originally published on Thu July 18, 2013 10:58 am
The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.
Originally published on Thu July 18, 2013 10:46 am
About 6,000 people in California have been ordered out of their homes by authorities worried that a wildfire is quickly moving toward a more populous area southeast of Los Angeles.
The Los Angeles Times reports: