Gongol.com Archives: October 2009
Brian Gongol

October 7, 2009

Science and Technology Well before humans evolved, dinosaurs occupied France
They were long-necked herbivores, unlike the chain-smoking, baguette-munching dinos we might have imagined

Broadcasting David Letterman's love affairs are temporarily good for his ratings
The extortion attempt against him really sounds stupid and ill-planned. Not as though any extortion attempt is a good idea. However, though it may be boosting Letterman's ratings in the short term (as people are drawn to the car wreck), it won't really lead to durability in the long run.

Humor and Good News Drunks pick fight with cross-dressers...who turn out to be cage fighters
Justice can be pretty funny sometimes

Water News Old estimates about trees' water use were much too high