The News is Too Short to Ride

• Willy Wonka has some health code violations. [CT] “City health department orders candy plant closed”
• And finally, the beatings stopped. [NYT] “Fed Raises Rates, but Scales Back Talk of Inflation”
• A chorus of “ReFi or Die!” rises from dorms across America. [CT] “Students Rushing to Refinance Loans”
• What’s a matter, too pussy to go shopping? [NYT] “Consumer Spending Slowed in May”
• We’ve heard of getting sick on the roller-coaster, but this is ridiculous! [NYT] “Boy Dies After Ride at Disney World”
• JetBlue, Continental, ranked a mile high above competition. [LAT] “JetBlue Gets Top Ratings in Survey”


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  1. Someone dies at Disney World like every other month. A woman just died there recently.

  2. creamsissle says:

    I’m too lazy to register for a Chicago Tribune account, but I wonder if the health code violations involved Oompa Loompas.

  3. MrBartokomous says:

    I think I’ll go to the bank and see if I can’t refi my student loans today. My interest payments have been getting a little ridiculous lately.

  4. ModerateSnark says:


    You mean the Oompa Loompas may have taken a Poompa Doompa in the Chocolate River?

  5. Ben Popken says:

    ::snork! Moderate, I actually guffawed out loud on reading your remark.