- The Snitch reports that two people fainted — actually fainted — at an Embarcadero Center Cinemas showing of Danny Boyle’s film 127 Hours. And apparently, they’re not the only ones. The immediate cause: A brutal scene depicting a self-amputation. My sight-unseen review: Guh-ross! I think I’ll stick to fainting at the $11.00 ticket price.
- Calpensions reports on a new wave of pension-reform proposals in California. The usual contentious debate at the end of the post follows…
- Oakland North sent four reporters to Oakland International Airport, each using a different mode of transportation — bike, bus, BART, and car — to see how long each took. Here is their story:
Blog Beat: Fainting (Literally) at the James Franco Movie; New Wave of Pension Reform Proposals 23 November,2010