May
20
2012
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Pelgrane Press donates “RMS Titanic: The Millionaire’s Special” to charity.

RMS Titanic: The Millionaire’s Special” is a one-shot adventure for Kenneth Hite’s extremely excellent Trail of Cthulhu, which hopefully most people reading this will know by now is a Cthulhu Mythos RPG set (mostly) during the Great Depression.  Anyway: Pelgrane Press is donating all proceeds from the game to support the Heroes in the Dark charity. Their goal is “to create audio comics to be enjoyed by the blind and sight-impaired,” which sounds like something that’s reasonably worth tossing a couple of bucks at, particularly since you also get a gaming PDF about the Titanic out of it.  Check it out.

May
27
2010
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And now, a little screaming from Steny Hoyer.

He’s finally noticed that the hull’s full of iceberg, so it’s time to get those deckchairs rearranged:

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) said during a Wednesday morning meeting with committee chairmen that he and Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) intended to hold them to a Friday deadline to submit detailed lists of duplicative and wasteful programs that can be eliminated from the $3 trillion budget.

“You need to produce something on this,” Hoyer said, according to a person in the room. “You all need to find some programs to cut.”

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