Morning Coffee 3.9.09

Today marks the anniversary of the death of Notorious B.I.G.- Where were you March 9, 1997? As a Californian, I can’t say where I was. But I know exactly where I was when Tupac died. Weird. Still, RIP. Hope you liked that Notorious flick Big…

Hugo Chavez is at it again- this time he’s aiming at Columbian minister Juan Manuel Santos, calling him essentially a facist. “The criticism came after Mr Santos said he would not rule out Colombian forces pursuing left-wing Colombian rebels in neighbouring countries” [BBC]

US Pres Obama is lifting the ban on stem-cell research. I know it’s immature but this only makes me think of this. [USAT]

Watchmen! Did you go see it this weekend? I did- which is why I’m so damn tired. Our tickets were for 2 AM on Saturday night/Sunday morning… [Reuters]

Almost 1,000 people have died in the Mexican drug wars in 2009 alone. Wild. Madness. And it doesn’t look like it’s slowing down… [G]

The IRA is back in Northern Ireland? Interesting tidbit- there are no trash cans in London’s tube stations. Know why? Because, according to what my host family told me, the IRA used them as spots to hide bombs, so London did away with them. [AL’J]

Welcome to another week ladies. It was 67 degrees in NYC over the weekend, here’s hoping Spring is on the way… =0)

images via obit and nandobeats

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