This Day in Blogging History: Game writer fired after libel complaint; Make a purse out of a stack of books; Citi CEO's SSN sky-written in NYC

One year ago today

Game writer out of a job after libel complaint: A game writer who criticized his beatmates' journalistic shortcomings no longer has his job.

Five years ago today

HOWTO Make a purse out of a stack of old books: I had my eye on some attractively bound Reader's Digest Condensed Books (I have no pity for them) that were in the local library book sale, but wanted a little more space than one book could give me. So I made a box-type purse out of three.

Ten years ago today
Citi's CEO's SSN sky-written over NYC: The Foundation for Taxpayer & Consumer Rights paid a skywriter to etch part of the social security number of Citigroups CEO in the sky over Manhattan, to protest Citi's lobbying against new consumer privacy legislation.