Posts Tagged ‘Home Depot’

The Needle: It’s Not Easy Being In the Smithsonian Edition

Hi Ho: The original Kermit the Frog puppet will join the Smithsonian's Museum of American History, along with several other Muppet prototypes that used to star on Sam and Friends, on WRC-TV, the first showcase for the Sesame Street crew. Presumably, they'll take their place alongside other treasures of American pop culture in the nostalgia-inducing, [...]

Our Morning Roundup: Let The Michael Jackson Idolatry Begin

Good morning, City Desk readers. Did you miss me? Dave didn't–dude told me to "bring it hard" this week, and I will. I'll start by saying all this love for Michael Jackson seems pretty fucking bizarre. Last time this guy was in the limelight, 2/3 of the country was outraged that he got away with [...]

Thank God for Experienced ICE Officers

The Washington Post's account of a January 2007 raid in Maryland by officials at the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) contains a sweet little tidbit about the acumen of experienced immigration officers.
Here's the scenario, as described in the story: There's a Baltimore ICE unit responsible for rounding up "suspected terrorists or dangerous criminals [...]