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I Seriously Can Not Think Of A Headline For This, For Some Reason

[youtube]BrtaMTYBU-A[/youtube] There’s a really great (and very very long) article at filmmaker Errol Morris’s New York Times blog about President Bush as he’s been portrayed through news photographs.  He interviews three photographers, from the Associated Press, Reuters, and the Agence French-Presse, and asks them to comment on some of the more remarkable images of the

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Best. Headline. Ever

I can’t believe I missed this in the New York Times yesterday:  “Possible Nazi Theme of Grand Prix Boss’s Orgy Draws Calls to Quit”  In a sublimely perverse, supremely hilarious article that at first glance seems like something ripped straight from the Onion, the Times reports on Max Mosley, president of a formula one governing body,

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Brave the cold and wind and rain for LOADED tonight

It’s Tuesday and it’s time for LOADED! Join Kevin Leavitt, Handsome Pete and myself at the lovely Local 121 for the very best in britpop, indie classics, new wave, glam rock and sweet new jamz. LOADED! @Local 121 10pm, free,  

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Al Qaida Sympathizers Wait Patiently For Answers

Online sympathizers of al Qaida from across the internet have submitted hundreds of questions for deputy leader Ayman Al-Zawahri over the past two months for an “on-line interview” on a militant Islamic website, and many supporters seem to be as in the dark about their activities and future plans as the rest of the world.

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Some Interjunk from the stupidweb: Edward’s daughter hit by drunk driver, but she’s fine now. Nevada judge rules Kucinich can debate, but MSNBC will appeal, as they frankly just don’t want him there. ABC is embarrassed that Diane Sawyer didn’t ask Katie Holmes whether she was impregnated with the sperm of L. Ron Hubbard. On

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Closed door hearings this week over alleged destroyed CIA torture tapes. Kucinich and Howard get their way, New Hampshire recount starts the 16th. You must be this tall to attend MSNBC debate: Kucinich uninvited. Obama backed by two more red state senators. Middle East TV: “all Bush, all the time.” “Pulp Fiction” writer Roger Avary

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REAL ID Is Coming

By Matthew Harvey I don’t have many complaints about my Rhode Island driver’s license (except that it still lists my height and weight as of 1995) but, unless the state gets a federal waiver, I won’t be able to use it to board a plane starting May 1. Rhode Island’s licenses don’t comply with the

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News Slap!

Got news if you want it: Bloomberg: running, not running, whatev. WH predicts 45% approval rating for Bush’s “legacy year”. Kucinich wants New Hampshire recount. Dear Dennis: you are annoying enough as it is, please stop with the nonsense. GOP debate: really just a bunch of old white yelling millionaires. Janice Dickenson says Stallone “juiced” her in her

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