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Extra, Extra

By Margaret Lyons in News on Jun 26, 2008 11:26PM

Photo by sliz.c

An adorable monkey puppet who talks with a British accent tours Chicago and finds the Bean "quite filthy" up close? Amazing.

Mayor Daley is not happy about the SCOTUS's handgun ruling today. "It is frightening that America loves guns," he said. [AP]

Anheuser-Busch will stop selling caffeinated alcoholic drinks, which means no more Bud Extra or Tilt. [AP]

Barack Obama carries around a pocket full of tchotchkes for good luck; John McCain carries 36 cents. [S-T]

Ellen Warren: "It appears that finding cute and comfortable shoes is a lot like a relationship—both involve a ton of compromise." Lady, you have covered wars. Come on. [Trib]

Local artist Sighn is cutting his signature itsok blocks for a solid 24 hours. Stay strong, Sighn! [Itsok24hrs]

Devo is suing McDonalds. [Trib]

You won't be able to read this story without scratching yourself silly. [New Yorker]