2008-01-22

Wierdest story from last week.

What do ferrets and pillow talk have to do with each other? Nothing, and someone should have told that to the author of Shadow Bear, Cassie Edwards, before she plagiarized her pillow talk from a nature article about black footed ferrets. I heard the author of the original work, Paul Tolme, on NPR yesterday and he is being very cool about the situation, using it to inform people about the ferret rather than starting a petty lawsuit. Paul wrote about the event in a Newsweek article and gave an interview on Talk of the Nation