Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Random Thoughts and Links

Among the $50 billion Bernard Madoff has lost for investors, today, the Elie Wiesel Foundation announced that it lost over $15 million through Madoff. Wiesel is a Holocaust survivor, Nobel laureate and "created the foundation some 20 years ago to foster international dialogue and youth programs to teach tolerance." Bernard Madoff may be one of the worst people alive.

How can Capital One and ESPN call it "Bowl Week" when they show 20 college football bowl games from December 20 through January 2? I guess "Bowl Week" sounds catchier than "Bowls Over a Two-Week Period" or something.

Hugging Harold Reynolds celebrates the 36th anniversary of the Immaculate Reception

The Washington Post (!) reviewed the 30th anniversary edition of Roy Blount Jr.’s "About Three Bricks Shy…And The Load Filled Up" about the Steelers dynasty.

One for the Other Thumb has a special version of Meeting People Is Easy: Steelers Gifts Edition

Arjewtino is home alone.

Finally, the guys at Doubt About It called it a day. DAI has been one of my favorite Pittsburgh sports related blogs, and although we knew this day was coming based on the inactivity the past few months, it's still sad to see a great blog go.

I’m working on a few big things for this site over the next few weeks, including a possible Rock of Love III fantasy league. So far, only LiLu seems to be interested. Any one else?

Happy Holidays!

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