Midday Mash-Up: Dolls, Death, Drunk, etc.
New York Dolls live album debuts; band will appear on Craig Ferguson October 29, allowing fans to recreate the old Mercer Arts feeling of being part of a small group watching.
An 18-year-old parole violator was beaten to death last weekend at Rikers; mother complains to the Daily News that correction officers allowed the murder; also that they orginally told her he "died in his sleep."
Staten Island Advance reports five guys in a van tried to kidnap a girl walking to Dreyfus Intermediate School this morning; investigation ongoing.
Wall Street Journal angry at Fed chief and class traitor Ben Bernanke for endorsing Obama, says his "blunderbuss political intrusion" has "harmed the Fed and made himself less credible."
A five-year-old girl and a 27-year-old man were shot in Ridgewood last night by persons unknown, says NY1. "I'm going to be thinking twice about being outside," says a resident.
Liquored-up Yankee pitcher Joba Chamberlain, says the Post, was so upset that some guy told him "Too bad you didn't play for the Red Sox, otherwise you wouldn't be sitting here in a strip club in Nebraska" that he stormed out of said strip club and drove off, taking a drink with him. He has been charged with DUI and placed in a Sean Delonas cartoon.