Monday, January 14, 2008

News from the Fish Bowl

MONA LISA IDENTIFIED

A newly discovered scribble in a manuscript positively identifies the subject of Leonardo Da Vinci's "Mona Lisa" as Lisa Gherardini, not Leonardo in drag, according to Reuters. Sorry, conspiracy theorists; you'll have to go back to talking about how the Great Pyramid is a nuclear reactor. That was more entertaining anyway.

SPIDER-MAN IS SINGLE AGAIN

Marvel Comics, for its own convenience, has found an excuse to revert Spider-Man to a single man. Could Doug Camilli report this without using the word "annulment," please?

MYTHIC CREATURES EXHIBIT AT CHICAGO FIELD MUSEUM

The Chicago Field Museum has kindly contacted us to announce its "Mythic Creatures: Dragons, Unicorns, and Mermaids" exhibit, which will run from March 21 to September 1, 2008. The display will be about the origins of various mythical creatures and their development through time. If any of our readers are in the area, set aside some time to check it out.
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