This Day in Blogging History: Elfquest at Boing Boing; CIA's drug-plane; $SPAM

One year ago today
Introducing Elfquest at Boing Boing! It's my great pleasure to welcome Wendy and Richard Pini to Boing Boing, where they'll be publishing the next chapter of their long-running fantasy epic Elfquest—online-first for the first time!

Five years ago today
Update on CIA drug plane owned by “Donna Blue Aircraft, Inc”: Here's an update on the strange story of the Gulfstream II jet filled with 3.7 tons of cocaine that crashed in the Yucatan last year. The Mexico City newspaper El Universal reports that European Parliament was investigating the circumstances surrounding the plane, which had previously been used by the CIA for "extraordinary rendition" flights.

Ten years ago today
$SPAM from $SOMEONE: From: "$FIRSTNAME $LASTNAME"<$STRIPPEDUSER@XINHUANET.COM> Date: Fri Sep 5, 2003 1:26:23 PM US/Pacific To: Subject: $RANDOMIZE