As the country gathers in somber remembrance, Gawker takes part in its annual, ceremonial purification of the demons of cloying 9/11 memorial writing, in which a giant wicker statue—called by writers the "Ambler Man"—is burned in effigy.
Eddie Vedder, the lead singer of a garbage band called Pearl Jam, fell down on Tuesday night while performing in a garbage city called Philadelphia, on the band's 23rd anniversary of making garbage music. He's OK. [Via @chunklet]
Gawker editor-in-chief AJ Daulerio and ANIMAL editor Bucky Turco are currently in Cairo covering the protests. They know exactly what they're doing, of course, why would you even think otherwise? Watch this space for updates.