Spanning the Web

Taking you around the Internet for your afternoon enjoyment.

1221764008Oh Dianne: Lame duck state senator Dianne Wilkerson is already out of compliance with an agreement she struck with Attorney General Martha Coakley after she violated campaign finance laws. [PolitickerMA]

When is a $30,000 payment a good thing? When you’re House Leader John Rogers, who has to pay the state that sum after it found he was improperly using campaign funds. Rogers will avoid a formal fine, a violation, and possible criminal charges. Just make sure you pay it, unlike some people we know. Dianne. []

Better than Jason Varitek’s lame Five for Fighting song: Melrose-based musician Desmond Reed created a song for every member of the Red Sox starting lineup. [desLineup via Surviving Grady]

Bernard Pollard t-shirt? Not funny. This? Funny: Did you know the NFL will play the rest of the 2008-2009 season in honor of Tom Brady?* [Blogging the Boys via Deadspin]

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

Seriously, you should go shopping with us: We make the case for $2,000 bedsheets.

Foodie road trip! We’re counting down our favorites, high gas prices be damned.

*Just in case it isn’t clear, that’s a joke.

Photo from Dianne Wilkerson’s senate page