This Day in Blogging History: Wooden Star Wars action figures; MAD's War on Bush; Prisoners' Inventions

One year ago today
Amanda Visell's wood Star Wars figures: Amanda Visell is creating a series of handmade, wood Star Wars figures!

Five years ago today
Mad Magazine's War on Bush collection: As Jimmy Kimmel notes in his introduction to the book, there are many things to hate about the Bush regime, but it has been very, very kind to political satirists of all description.

Ten years ago today
Prisoners' Inventions: MacGyver meets the prison system: Prisoners' Inventions is a small-press book comprising an illustrated guide to the ingenious folk-art-cum-contraband manufactured by artisans in America's prison system, from toilet-roll chess-sets to this "water lighter."