Finalists named for prestigious Booker prize: John Banville, Julian Barnes, Sebastian Barry, Kazuo Ishiguro, Ali Smith, and Zadie Smith. Last year’s winner was Alan Hollinghurst, for The Line of Beauty.
Pride Houston with representatives from the New Orleans mayor’s office has organized the Hurricane Katrina Relief Fund for LGBT residents of the greater New Orleans area. Coors Brewing Company has donated $10,000 to start the fund and is helped coordinate the relief effort.
The story of two paramedics from California who found themselves stranded in New Orleans, and their descent into utter hell.
Cheney heckled at Gulfport press conference: “Go fuck yourself.”