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The Moldy Peaches

Apparently in my haste, I posted a rerun last night -- so to make it up to you, enjoy this somewhat odd performance of "Anyone Else" from the Juno Soundtrack.

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Previsously On Lost

For those of you who are tired of yet more questions and very few answers in the new episodes of "Lost", perhaps you will enjoy these musical recaps of the new season.  {Make sure and click on "lyrics" for the full effect.}

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Drunk History

Drunk History: a video series in which the narrator drinks a bottle of scotch (or vodka) then explains some finer events of American history -- which are, in turn, reenacted by Hollywood actors (Michael Cera, Jack Black, Jayma Mays, etc.).{beware: lots of swears;...

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Y – The Last Man

Brian K. Vaughn's epic comic book series "Y - The Last Man", came to an end today with the release of issue #60.  Funny, suspenseful, and insightful - it's a comic for people that think they don't like comics.   Basically, the plot hinges on...

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I Hate Cilantro

I remember my first taste of cilantro - and its almost greasy, earthy taste.  Today it's one of my favorites, but apparently it still has more than its share of Haters.

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Books That Make You Dumb

I am infamous for once stating to a group of breathlessly excited "readers" - that "The Da Vinci Code" was "A stupid book for stupid people that wanted to think they were smart."  In support of my "theory", here...

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Chip Kidd at Home

Here is an interesting Dwell video profile of book designer/novelist/"singer" Chip Kidd - directed by a fellow NYU alumnus that I loathed.  So it's cool to uncool ratio is split dead even as far as I am concerned.

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No Pants Day!

New York's Improv Everywhere just hosted their 7th Annual "No Pants Day" protest.  Check out the (questionably worksafe) photoset courtesy of the Village Voice.

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“Jackson” sung in Finnish

As some of you may know, Hanttula is a Finnish name. Although I'd like to visit Finland someday, I don't speak a word of the language.Fortunately, this cover of the song "Jackson" sung in Finnish is an excellent start.{bonus: the link is to a uniquely...

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