For those keeping score at home, and factcheck.org was, U.S. Sen. John Kerry hasn't authored 56 laws during his time in Congress, as he said during the second debate, nor 5 as Dubya said. So how many did he write? A lousy 11. You can read all about it in this World mag blog item here.
D.F. Oliveria started Huckleberries Online on Feb. 16, 2004. Oliveria's Sunday print Huckleberries is a past winner of the national Herb Caen Memorial Column contest.