How to ruin a mystery

I see that Agatha Christie’s family is complaining about Wikipedia’s revealing the name of the murderer in The Mousetrap. In true, understated, British fashion, Christie’s grandson, who has the rights to the play, calls the situation “unfortunate.”

I’ll bet he’s really pissed.

So how many times has everyone seen the play? I’ve seen it twice. Have to say that the first time was a lot more enjoyable, not knowing whodunnit.

Woman dumps cat in bin

I saw this video on the Daily Telegraph’s website this morning and have thought about very little else all day. Very upsetting. The cat was so trusting. How could anyone do this?

I hope someone recognizes her and turns her in.

UPDATE, August 24th: The woman has been identified.

ANOTHER UPDATE, August 25th: I thought that just maybe the woman would have a plausible explanation for what she did. But no. ” . . . she claimed the outcry had been blown out of all proportion. She said: ‘I don’t know what the fuss is about. It’s just a cat.'”