- America's licensed peyote dealers, known as peyoteros, see business slipping due to scarcity of the cactus that produces the drug. The 250,000 to 400,000 members of the Native American Church are the only people in the United States for whom peyote is legal. (Troubled times for Texas hallucinogen harvesters)
- Monkeydaemon song of the year "Paper Planes" has a new video featuring M.I.A. serving up hoagies to the Beastie Boys. (Paper Planes video)
- Picture = 1,000 Words Dept.
( Second Avenue Deli re-opens)