R.I.P. Steve Jobs and Al Davis

Plus: Firing squads, National Coming Out Day and more ...

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WEDNESDAY 5

Apple CEO and tech visionary Steve Jobs dies at the age of 56 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. Fanboys everywhere weep. Now who will invent their cutting-edge doohickies?

SATURDAY 8

Oakland Raiders owner and NFL visionary Al Davis dies at the age of 82 after a long battle with life in general. Raiders fans everywhere weep. Now who will repeatedly sue the NFL and make awful draft selections?

SUNDAY 9

The Bucs 48-3 debacle at San Francisco has us missing the television blackout.

MONDAY 10

Creative Loafing Tampa is purchased (along with our sister paper in Charlotte, N.C.) by Nashville-headquartered SouthComm. At least our new corporate overlords have a Southern accent.

TUESDAY 11

Florida Rep. Brad Drake introduces a bill to bring back firing squads in Florida. GOP presidential candidates line up to take first shot.

Millions of LGBTers celebrate National Coming Out Day, but still no word from Anderson Cooper. Come on A.C., we all know already ...

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