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Jewcy Zeitgeist: Serial Cat Killer, Chaz Bono Gender Reassigned, and DTV switch

Here are today’s top stories in no particular order: A suicide bombing in a mosque in Pakistan has left 10 dead, including a moderate Muslim cleric who denounced suicide attacks. A serial cat killer is on the loose in Miami, having already claimed … Read More

By / June 12, 2009

Here are today’s top stories in no particular order:

  • A suicide bombing in a mosque in Pakistan has left 10 dead, including a moderate Muslim cleric who denounced suicide attacks.
  • serial cat killer is on the loose in Miami, having already claimed the lives of at least 18 cats. The gutted bodies have been left on front lawns. Miami residents are being urged to keep their felines indoors.
  • Chastity Bono, child of Cher and the late Sonny Bono, is about to undergo a sex change, reportedly in order to marry her longtime partner. In the words of TMZ, "Exact same person – totally different result. Go figure." He will now be known as Chaz.
  • Today marks the much-anticipated switchover to digital television and the end of analog broadcasts as we know it. However, an estimated 1 to 2.5 million people, depending on which reports you read, remain unprepared for the switch, which will severely cut into their Law & Order rerun-watching time.