Spanning the Web

Taking you around the Internet for your afternoon enjoyment.

1217348299John Kerry gets crunk: The senator made an appearance at a house party on Nantucket this weekend, and posed for pictures with dozens of inebriated college girls. [TMZ] [EDIT: Kerry’s camp has issued a statement about the photos.]

The Internet—still bringing out the worst in people: Universal Hub has instituted a login requirement for commenting on the site due to a glut of nasty remarks. Naturally, that sparked more name-calling. [Universal Hub]

The British, Germans, and Japanese are coming! The number of international tourists visiting our state’s historical attractions is growing due to the weak dollar and interest in American history. [Patriot Ledger]

Manny Ramirez—jerkier than Mark McGwire, not as jerky as Reggie Bush: CBS Sports ranks the Sox slugger 12th on its list of sports jerks. Roger Clemens was named the biggest jerk in professional sports, shocking no one. [Sportsline via Surviving Grady]

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

Our new favorite way to visit Milan: Italian-based Air One launches nonstop service from Boston to Milan.

Bar menus and bucket lists: It’s all the news that’s fit to eat.

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