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The Weekend Desk Report

While Weekend Desk Editor Natasha Julius is on assignment in India for the next six weeks, Beachwood correspondent Stephanie B. Goldberg will fill the chair with her "The Five Dumbest Ideas of the Week" column, previously appearing on Fridays. Please give her a warm welcome!

1. Enough already about Joe Six Pack. Do we really want this election decided by someone who, if he isn't writing transgender pornography, is obsessing about microbreweries in Philadelphia and selling alcohol to minors? If we need a Joe to look up to, why not this guy?

2. The collapse of the credit market has distracted us from the grave danger posed by giant pumpkins. Everywhere you look, these wanton killers are attacking cars and buses, and terrorizing the waterways. Oddly enough, they make excellent babysitters.

3. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, when the race is on to put pink ribbonson utilitarian objects like this and this and even this. Of course, if you want to go whole hog, you can try wearing this.

4. And now it's time for the Darwin Award.

5. People may be losing their shirts on Wall Street but there's plenty of good eating. Here's a real crowd pleaser. Don't forget dessert.

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Steve Rhodes appears at the end of this AP story about Cubs fans.

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Rick Kaempfer writes in to the Weekend Desk:

Before Game 1: "This is our year" (DENIAL). During Game 1: Seven walks, a grand slam. Radio talk show hosts blame Cubs fans for the loss (ANGER). Before Game 2: "Cmon God. Is it really necessary to continue to punish us? Please let the un-crazy Zambrano show up for this game" (BARGAINING). During Game 2: 4 errors, Cubs most embarrassing playoff team in history (DEPRESSION). During Game 3: James Loney hits a double, Dodgers take 2-0 lead. Rick turns on Saturday Night Live (ACCEPTANCE.)

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Steve Rhodes' quote at the end of that AP story was just repeated on SportsCenter (Sunday morning edition).



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Posted on October 4, 2008


MUSIC - The Weekend In Chicago Rock.
TV - Vizio Settles Spying Complaints.
POLITICS - The Terror And Rights Violations Of Obama's Deportees.
SPORTS - Saturday's 'Greatest Horse Since Secretariat.'

BOOKS - Bannon, The Best And The Brightest.

PEOPLE PLACES & THINGS - Beachwood Photo Booth: Descending Darkly.


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