News Briefs for August 21, 2008

» Dan Piraro will be doing more stand up comedy in California on September 10, 11.

» Dilbert creator Scott Adams was featured on ABC’s Medical Mysteries last Tuesday night. See my earlier article on his speech disorder that was featured on TV.

» Zippy the Pinhead fans in Baltimore are working hard to get Bill Griffith’s feature back into the Baltimore Sun. The latest stunt involves adding “Bring Zippy back to the Sun” on the movie theater marquee below other movie listings.

» Kurt Westergaard has spoken out against Random House’s decision to not publish a historical fiction novel regarding the Muslim prophet Mohammed. For background on this controversy, see this Washington Post story.