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Ba mươi ba

Saigon, the Vietnamese restaurant in Cocoa Beach, Florida now serves 33
beer, or in Vietnam, Saigon Ðò (red).

www.333beer.com/page1.html

Today I had a bottle with a bowl of Pho, delicious.

33 was originally brewed by the French based on a German recipe. It’s now
brewed by Heineken’s Saigon Beer Company in Ho Chi Minh City. Like the
mysterious 33 on a bottle of Rolling Rock, no one knows the exact origin or
reason for the number.

www.ichiban1.org/html/memorabilia.htm

Saigon beers get average ratings on beer review sites, but when accompanied
by a hot bowl of vietnamese noodles (Pho) no beer taste better.

via Flickr http://flic.kr/p/ho4gEh

On anniversary of Kercher murder, press still misleads in reporting

This is a fascinating case. it’s sad how inaccurate mainstream media can be at times.

The Murder of Meredith Kercher, unresolved

download (1)Meredith Kercher, a student on the Erasumus study abroad program, was killed in Perugia on the night of November 1st, 2007. One of her roommates was charged with participating in the murder: US student Amanda Knox, was also in Perguia studying, but not as a part of a program.  On the six year anniversary of the murder you would expect that the media would accurately report on the developments in the trials of those who are accused. However, this year all of the major US news organizations failed to provide balanced reporting on the anniversary of Meredith’s murder.

Apparently, there is no shame in failing to provide accurate reporting in a murder case.

The worst offender is King 5 Seattle reporter Linda Byron, who simply pushes the entire Knox defense case in her reporting. Her reports are discussed in separate articles on this site.

First- the accurate details…

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