Spanning the Web
Taking you around the Internet for your afternoon enjoyment.
Still mad you didn’t win the Quincy slogan contest? You’re in luck: The city’s own Uncle Sam Rounseville is looking for a get-out-the-vote slogan. The wining entry will be posted on Rouneseville’s billboard, and its writer will receive $1,776. [Patriot Ledger]
Don’t scratch and drive: A Cambridge man who was scratching a lottery ticket while driving (!!) knocked a telephone pole onto four bystanders. The real pissah? The guy reportedly won $100 on the ticket. [Cambridge Chronicle via Universal Hub]
The magic of back-to-school time in Brighton: Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission agents charged 32 adults for buying alcohol for underage companions during one undercover operation last week. [WBZ]
It’s a small world after all: Boston boy Matt Damon tells the Associated Press that if John McCain dies in office and Sarah Palin becomes president, it would be “a really bad Disney movie” with the hockey mom trying to disarm Vladimir Putin with folksy expressions. [TMZ]
And here’s what Bostonista and Chowder have for you.
Damn, no Lexus: Bostonista checks out the Boston premier of The Women.
Eating for charity and a long-awaited opening: It’s all the news that’s fit to eat.