Spanning the Web

Taking you around the Internet for your afternoon enjoyment.

1216226132Finally, a political cartoon for everyone: The folks at JibJab, who came to fame with their 2004 Internet sensation “This Land,” has released a new video to celebrate the 2008 presidential election. If you look carefully, you’ll even see former governor Mitt Romney. [JibJab]

Speaking of the ex-governor: Senate Minority Leader Richard Tisei says he’s happy the 1913 law Romney used to ban same-sex marriage for non-resident couples looks like it will soon be off the books, adding Mitt used the law to “discriminate against people.” [PolitickerMA]

The power of suggestion: New York’s MTA says it won’t launch a groping awareness ad campaign like the one on the MBTA because it may actually encourage gropers to get handsy. [Second Ave. Sagas via Universal Hub]

Is Amy Poehler the new Steve Carell? The Boston College graduate is reportedly going to star in a spin-off of The Office. [Reuters]

And here’s what Bostonista and Chowder have for you.

In touch with our inner yogi: We compile a handy list of all the local yoga happenings.

Waiter! There’s no salt in my soup: Joloyn Helterman explains why no one should ever have to ask for the little shaker of goodness.