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Saturday, January 15, 2011

Jay Leno: Internet Success and Failure



Click for Part 2. (NBC)

Craig Ferguson: Cursing Bunny Gives Parenting Advice About Kids Being Awake at 12:30 AM

Joe Thiesmann Says Danny Woodcock, Chaos Ensues

All Hail Reince Priebus


Michael Steele's Reign of Gaffe Terror is over. (HuffingtonPost)

Ravens vs. Steelers and Packers vs. Falcons Previews


Ravens vs. Steelers (SI) and Packers vs. Falcons. (SI)

Backboard Shattering

Don't Text and Walk, Woman Falls Into Mall Fountain

Divisional Weekend NFL Playoff Schedule

Ravens @ Steelers, Saturday 4:30 PM EST, CBS
Packers @ Falcons, Saturday 8:00 PM EST, FOX
Seahawks @ Bears, Sunday 1:00 PM EST, FOX
Jets @ Patriots, Sunday 4:30 PM EST, CBS

Ending Teacher Tenure

A number of states have grown tired of perpetually rewarding mediocre teachers. (CSMonitor)

John McCain Takes a Turn

Has he given up his grudge against Barack Obama or just a temporary moment of sanity? (Slate)

Saturday Cartoon

North Fork, California Launches Own Currency

Encouraging people to buy local. (LATimes)

Friday, January 14, 2011

Where People Sit in Lunch Rooms

A progression through life. (CollegeHumor)

Forever Lazy: Downfall of the Snuggie?

Why buy a Snuggie when you can buy a blanket body suit? (ForeverLazy)

Conan: Ricky Gervais Hitler Joke

Colbert Report: Fruit, Catholic Doritos, and Gulpzilla

The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c
Thought for Food - Fruit Pouch, Doritos Ad & Super Big Gulp
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Daily Show: Ron Howard, The Dilemma

The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c
Ron Howard
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Oregon Basketball Court Causes Distracting Glare

The Frustration of Watching Someone Else Use the Internet

New York Post: Return of the Jet-I

Herman Cain: GOP Wild Card


Will relatively unknown candidate, Herman Cain, change the race for the Republican nomination. (TheAtlantic)

Turtle on Wheels

An injured turtle gets wheels to walk around. (HuffingtonPost)

Bill Simmons Divisional Round NFL Picks

That Steelers/Ravens line is tough. (ESPN)

Are 50 Cent's Twitter Stock Picks Legal?

Consult your financial adviser before listening to 50 Cent. (Esquire)

Two Spaces After a Period


Stop it. (Slate)

Watson vs. Ken Jennings


A robot will face Jeopardy's greatest champion. (LATimes)

Gun Control: The Newest Third Rail

It seems that gun control has been added to the list of issues no politician can touch. (NYTimes)

Worlds Apart

Liberals and Conservatives aren't separated simply by pragmatic differences. (NYTimes)

Colbert Report: Kaiser Soze

"You may not be able to give me an honest answer on this one; is there any chance that I am Kaiser Soze?"- Stephen Colbert (to Kevin Spacey)

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Big 10 Keeps Legends and Leaders Names for 2011

Worst sports decision since Kazmir for Zambrano will stick around at least a year. (ESPN)

United States of Food

Changes to Zodiac Dates

People who believe in astrology, your life is about to be changed. (Buzzfeed)

What's in a Chicken McNugget?

Lots of not-chicken. (HuffingtonPost)

China's Tianjin Eco City


They're slightly ahead of us? (HuffingtonPost)

FOX News Names Obama Honorary American

The speech last night won them over. (HuffingtonPost)

BMX Race Start Fail

College Basketball Power Rankings

Down goes Duke. (SI)

Peter King Divisional Round NFL Picks

The Jets have to do better than 45-3, right? (SI)

Colbert Report: Sarah Palin's Crosshairs Map

The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c
The Word - Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Angriness
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Colbert Report: Buy Pennies

The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c
50 Cent Makes Money on Twitter
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Daily Show: Thou Shalt Not Kill, What About With Knives?

The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c
Battle of the Bans
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Timberwolves Get 5 Technical Fouls in 10 Seconds

Obama's Tucson Speech: Interactive Transcript

Almost universal positive reaction to the speech. (NYTimes)

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

President Obama's Tucson Speech Video

Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy

10 Things We All Learned in Gym Class

Gym class makes the rest of American education seem high quality. (SportsPickle)

Marshawn Lynch Run Set to Mario Star Music

Sarah Palin: Do As I Say Not As I Say

The convoluted logic that Sarah Palin deserves no blame and her violent rhetoric is not irresponsible and doesn't incite anyone yet those who speak out about her violent rhetoric are irresponsible and may incite violence. (Time)

Jimmy Kimmel: Arnold Schwarzenegger World Speech Doing Tour

2011 NFL Mock Draft

Is Blaine Gabbert good enough to be the #1 pick? (SI)

Daily Show Rips AT&T iPhone Service, Celebrates Verizon iPhone

The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c
Verizon iPhone Announcement
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Rex's Gang Green: Jet's Playoff Anthem

Pizza Customer Service Email: Unicorn Fighting a Bear

The Stranger: Dan Savage's Political Assassinations Map

The unfortunate truth of American history....


The False Equivalency Between the Left and the Right

Yes, both sides do it, but that doesn't make them the same. (AndrewSullivan)

Minnesota College Baseball Player Elected Mayor

3 credits left, a baseball season, and mayoral duties. (FOXNews)

Don't Buy That Verizon iPhone Just Yet

Verizon's iPhone may suffer from problems just like AT&T's. (Slate)

Fear is the Enemy

Fear breeds violence. (NYTimes)

Gun Restraining Order

Peter King wants to make it illegal to have guns within 1000 feet of a member of Congress. Is that the right response? (NYTimes)

Law Schools Producing Debt Not Jobs

Going to law school isn't what it used to be. (NYTimes)

Colbert Report: Vampire Weekend vs. Black Keys Sellout Contest and Grammy Fight...and Justin Bieber

The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c
MeTunes - Grammy Vote - Dan Auerbach, Patrick Carney & Ezra Koenig
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Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Way Too Early 2011 College Football Top 25

Oklahoma takes the top spot for next year. (ESPN)

Conan: Donald Glover

Basketball Without Backboards

All of Dexter's Victims

A handy infographic of 5 seasons worth of kills. (Reddit)

Was Michael Dyer Down?


Maybe?

New James Bond Movie Announced: Bond 23

Hopefully they liven up the title before release in 2012. (HuffingtonPost)

Les Miles Michigan Job Application


Tough questions for a tough job. (SportsPickle)

Derrick Rose Alley Oop Dunk vs. Pistons

Final College Football Rankings

TCU is left to wonder what would've happened had they been given a shot at the title. (ESPN)

Weather of Northern Aggression

"The South has been crippled by a winter storm or as they call it, the Weather of Northern Aggression."- Stephen Colbert

NCAA Bubble Watch

With Mike Scott out for the season, UVA drifts towards familiar losing territory. (SI)

Daily Show: Jon Stewart on Gabrielle Giffords

The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c
Arizona Shootings Reaction
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Fire Guitar Hero: For Those About to Rock

NFL Divisional Round Picks

Steelers 17, Ravens 16 (BAL +3.5)
Packers 20, Falcons 16 (GB +2.5)
Bears 27, Seahawks 20 (SEA +10)
Patriots 27, Jets 17 (NE -8.5)

New Tim Tebow FRS Commercial

Auburn 22, Oregon 19: National Championship Game Ends in a Push

Gamblers across America groan as Oregon and Auburn hit the Auburn -3 spread exactly. It was a great game though.

Monday, January 10, 2011

60 Minutes: Gambling Addiction and Slot Machines

Every 2010 Oregon Ducks Touchdown

Kemba Walker Near Half Court Shot vs. Texas

Walt Clyde Frazier's Ugly Jacket from Knicks Lakers Game


Almost as bad as the one from the Spurs game. Note: no animals were killed in the making of the jacket unless you count the ones that saw it and died of shock.

A Decade of Fear

A visual representation of the media's decade of scaring viewers. (InformationisBeautiful)

Anonymous Voice of Reason

Why does a US senator have to remain anonymous to say that ridiculous rhetoric shouldn't be used? (HuffingtonPost)

Peter King Monday Morning QB

Great wild card weekend. (SI)

America's Gun Culture

Every time a tragic shooting occurs, the fight restarts over gun control. (ForeignPolicy)

Sarah Palin's Surveyor's Symbols

Please stop lying. (Slate)

NFL Divisional Round Rematches


Ravens vs. Steelers III, Jets vs. Patriots III, Packers vs. Falcons II, Seahawks vs. Bears II. (LATimes)

Washington PAC Attacks Bowl System


Putting the BCS under the political microscope. (NYTimes)

Sunday, January 9, 2011

Sarah Palin Lies About Crosshairs Map

It's bad enough Sarah Palin irresponsibly used crosshairs to target members of Congress (TFD); now she's blatantly lying about it to deflect negative publicity. (TPM)

Se7en with Stuffed Animals

Sunday Cartoon

Marshawn Lynch TD Run Breaking Tackles vs. Saints

Jets Beat Manning, Brady Awaits


Not exactly a great prize, having to play a road game in New England. (ESPN)

Creating a Political Climate for Violence

Examining the rhetoric that creates the environment of anger. (NYTimes)

Obama's Reagan Revolution

The Obama as Reagan analogy continues. (NYTimes)

SNL: Psychic Celebrity Impressionist: No One Does Thicke

SNL: John Boehner Cries

SNL: Michael Bloomberg on the Snowstorm

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