Shortcuts: Thursday 7/23

Shortcuts are hand-picked bits of news, commentary and info from around the city, the region and even from beyond the state line.

Here are today’s Shortcuts:


News on news
It’s better late than never for KFSM, we suppose. Last night, they took a look at a nearly two-week-old story about

Ozarks Unbound: Five weeks in
In his From the Publisher’s Laptop column, Christopher Spencer announced the Ozarks Unbound five-week anniversary yesterday. Here’s to more local (and free) online content.


Bean Bag Death
A 2000-pound bag of red beans fell on an Oklahoma man and killed him yesterday. How awful.

Somebody in Austin’s happy
Are you a newspaper publisher looking to get out of the sinking industry? Here’s a sales lead for you.


El quiso Taco Bell
Gidget the Chihuahua has died at the age of 15.

America’s Most Trusted: Jon Stewart
A Time Magazine poll has The Daily Show’s frontman sitting way out in front as the new Walter Cronkite. (via Huffington Post)