Spanning the Web

Taking you around the internet for your afternoon enjoyment.

1190060282The Pope’s coming to America: But his tour dates have not been confirmed. We’d love it if the Pope played Fenway. If it’s good enough for the Boss, it’s good enough for the Pope. [WCVB]

A matter of semantics: On Universal Hub, users debate if “wicked” can be used twice in a sentence to describe something so great (or awful) when a single “wicked” doesn’t convey the depth of emotion. We’d say that “wicked f-ing” is the way to go with that. [Universal Hub]

Parole: Dan Biechele, the man who set off the pyrotechnics that sparked the Station Nightclub Fire, was granted parole today. Biechele has served less than half of his four-year sentence for 100 counts of involuntary manslaughter. []

Further adventures in talk radio: While Howie Carr packs his boxes for a midnight escape from WRKO, convicted felon and Rhode Island folk-hero Vincent “Buddy” Cianci prepares to take the microphone at WPRO in Rhode Island. Rhode Islanders are so excited, WPRO even has a countdown clock on their website. []