TGIF Links

Here’s what’s been on my mind this week:

MySpace couple finds a woman willing to give them her child for adoption.

Less than two months after making national
news by posting their adoption plea on, a couple desperate
for a baby girl says they’ve found a birth mother.

Sherry and
Karl Dittmar, who gained kudos and scorn for bypassing traditional
adoption avenues and searching for an infant girl on the social
networking site, say they’ve connected with an unidentified Metro
Detroit woman who has verbally agreed to give them her daughter upon
her birth in July.

Eggrolls Etc. change racist menu

The Tucson Chinese Association took offense to a controversial menu. And then, they took action.

words on the menu for Eggrolls Etc. infuriated some. Under fried rice,
it said "flied lice and Chinese speech." Another section stated, "Every
order is delivered via rickshaw by first generation Chinese


Author: JaeRan

Assistant professor at UW Tacoma, writer, and researcher.

2 thoughts

  1. “People think today’s technology and guarantees a reasonable transaction and that’s not so,” said Michael Bernacchi, a marketing professor at University of Detroit Mercy.
    A reasonable transaction?!?!?!?! What the…..
    Like they were buying someone’s lawn mower or something. Sick. SICK! Anyone who trolls for pregnant girls on Myspace needs therapy, not a baby.

  2. Whoa. I thought myspace had already been pretty trashy but this is seriously a new low…well i hope that verbal agreement works out for them. maybe the girl can myspace message them pics of the ultrasound. or she could just post them as a bulletin *GAG*
    Rickshaws? chinese speech? seriously, i wanna find this restaurant and beat them with a rickshaw. idiots!

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