Tuesday, December 20, 2005

419ers, posters and comics.

Nigeria cracks down on e-mail scams - csmonitor.com
These are Nigeria's "yahoo-yahoo boys" - purveyors of their country's most infamous export: scam e-mails sent en masse daily to in-boxes around the world. They represent the lowest rung of powerful, politically connected gangs that aim to swindle gullible, greedy foreigners - especially Americans - out of millions of dollars.
Racy writing in this article, but nothing really new.

A 1984 CIA produced comic book - tlc.cc
Wonderful old propanda. Thanks to Boing Boing for bloggin' it.

An excellent exhibition of painted movie posters from Ghana - posterpage.ch
Beautiful work, and a fascinating description of the phenomenon.

Paper carrier keeps going and throwing - sfgate.com
Smith, who turns 65 next month, has delivered papers seven days a week, 365 days a year for the past 28 years -- without a day off. That works out to about 10 million deliveries.
Rather him than me.

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