This Day in Blogging History: Mario "coin" sheet-music; Senator to AIG execs: kill yourselves; Bruce Sterling's open-door SXSW party

One year ago today

Sheet music for the Mario "coin" sound: From the Mario Piano site.

Five years ago today

Sen. Grassley to AIG execs: quit or commit ritual suicide: the first thing that would make me feel a little bit better toward them if they'd follow the Japanese example and come before the American people and take that deep bow and say, I'm sorry, and then either do one of two things: resign or go commit suicide.

Ten years ago today

Aftermath of Bruce Sterling's open-door SXSW party: The cops showed up. There was no dancing or loud music. Those were human beings *TALKING SO LOUDLY*that they could be heard as a steady dull roar two blocks away.