Sportswriter extraordinaire Bob Molinaro has the numbers:
Like Crabby Appleton, the whole damn “Greek” system in U. S. colleges is rotten to the core.
Blindfolded and wearing a 30lb pack of sand on his back, Mike Deng did not readily submit to the blows of his would-be fraternity brothers on a December night in 2013. The “bad attitude” of this resistant pledge made him a target, the brothers later told police after hours of panic, hiding fraternity gear and trying to get their stories straight over how and why a 19-year-old was bludgeoned into a wheezing, non-responsive body as the result of a hazing ritual in the Pocono mountains.
. . . 37 members of Pi Delta Psi, as well as the fraternity itself, face criminal charges over the death of Chun “Mike” Deng, . . .
“He got the bros mad,” the police were told by Kenny Kwan . . . .
You may not know it, but the Mile High Club has a welcome ceremony.
Travellers (sic) on the flight to Stockholm were left giggling after the pilot offered a special message to two passengers who had apparently been caught doing a lot more than French kissing during the journey.
He delivered his message in Swedish from the cockpit after the plane landed in Stockholm.
“He said something like ‘we’d like to send our best wishes of happy reproduction to the couple that ventured into the bathroom earlier on’,” a Swedish passenger who was on the Norwegian airline flight told The Local.
I am not a hunter, though I grew up among hunters.
The dentist who has lately been in the news for killing Cecil the Lion was no hunter like any I ever knew.
He did not hunt. He let others do that.
He just killed.
The outdoors columnist for my local rag talks about Cecil the Lion. If you are not a hunter, or even if you are, I commend it to your attention.
Hint: It’s all absurd.
A Cambridge too far . . . .
The Boston Globe reports that Joe Gibbons is an “experimental filmmaker” and that he allegedly planned to use the footage from his heist in an upcoming film.