News: Warhol Jeans, Barry Diller’s Big Bucks, Brazil

road.jpg Rainbow flag disappears from Minnesota campus following campaign on the Facebook website calling for its removal.

Warhol_jeans_2road.jpg Does Warhol have the fit that’s right? Andy: “Being good in business is the most fascinating kind of art.”

road.jpg Vancouver postal workers angry about delivering hate mail from fundamentalist Baptist group: “It says AIDS is ‘the plague of the 21st century, the consequences of the sin of homosexuality,’ which it also describes as ‘ungodly, unhealthy and unnatural.'”

road.jpg Barry Diller is the highest paid executive in America according to reports, with one-year salary estimates ranging from $85 to $295 million, most of it in stock options.

Madonna_oprah_2road.jpg Madonna takes adoption case to the Court of Public Opinion.

road.jpg Guitarist Andy Taylor splits from Duran Duran. The band had come back together in 2000, but unfortunately, few noticed.

road.jpg Patent application for full-screen video iPod revealed.

road.jpg Gay vote increasingly important in Brazil: “In Sunday’s presidential run-off, even the conservative candidate, former Sao Paulo state Gov. Geraldo Alckmin, supports a stalled bill in Congress that would legalize gay civil unions. That has won him points with gays who attended the parade, but most support President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.”