Who's Fault Is It?
The good people at nomaas.org have uncovered the giant mystery behind the toxic gas smell in New York City yesterday, as well as who crashed the Exxon Valdez, who directed Enron into bankruptcy, who killed the dinosaurs and who really stole Christmas.
That's right, it's A-Rod, he did it. And he even killed James Brown:
Actually, it turns out that rancid sulfuric smell in the city yesterday was in fact emanating from New Jersey. So all you indignant Garden Staters can lick me; it was you. Save your outrage for the inevitable day you get shut out of tickets for Bon Jovi.
Slack Link of the Day: Just when you thought it couldn't get any worse for New Orleans, here come the killer bees. Africanized bees for an Africanized city, how poetically racist.
Slack Video of the Day: The Roots covered it overseas and Umphrey's McGee just did it back home. On New Year's Eve at the Aragon Ballroom, UM broke out a rousing rendition of SNL's My Dick In a Box sketch, and the results are solid to quite solid:
Slack Song of the Day: Umphrey's also nailed Steely Dan's My Old School at its NYE show in Chicago, one of the many highlights from the night. Here are some of their originals from that evening -- Miss Tinkle's Overture, Bridgeless and Higgins.