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Saturday, April 2, 2011

Bill Maher: New Rules April 1

You are no longer allowed to like yourself on Facebook. (RealTime)

FDA Adds Calorie Counts to Menus

At least now when people make bad food choices, they'll know it. (HuffingtonPost)

Central Arkansas Installs Purple and Gray Turf Football Field

Boise State has another competitor in the color turf wars. (YahooSports)

SI Butler vs. VCU Preview

Either way, Cinderella is going to the championship. (SI)

SI Kentucky vs. UConn Preview

Kemba Walker vs. the world. (SI)

Final Four TV Schedule: Butler vs. VCU, Kentucky vs. UConn Tonight

Butler vs. VCU, 6:09 PM EST, CBS
Kentucky vs. UConn, 8:49 PM EST, CBS

Seth Davis: Case For and Against Each Final Four Team

4 teams that probably didn't expect to be here but one has to win. (SI)

Saturday Cartoon: Walmart

Connick v. Thompson: Cruelest Supreme Court Opinion Ever?

Thomas and Scalia have no sympathy for a man railroaded by a cruel justice system. (Slate)

Immigration Reform Flip Flops

A number of Republicans have renounced their support for immigration reform, making it all but impossible to pass. (LATimes)

Jimmy Fallon: Stephen Colbert Sings Friday with the Roots and Taylor Hicks Video

Bill Maher: Donald Trump, Sarah Palin, and Other Republican Birth Certificates

Friday, April 1, 2011

Dog Prays Before Dinner

Highway Billboards

Not real but they should be. (Buzzfeed)

Entourage Wants to Buy the New York Mets

At this point I think the Mets will try anything. (NYDailyNews)

Republican Obama 2012 Unicorn Commercial

Worst Idea in Washington: Balanced Budget Amendment

Good title, bad contents. (WashingtonPost)

Americans Think $178 Billion is Spent on Public Broadcasting

Clueless. (TalkingPointsMemo)

Conan: Religion and Obesity: Fat Jesus

50 Easy April Fool's Day Pranks

Some don't seem that easy but okay. (Buzzfeed)

Jacob Tucker Wins NCAA Slam Dunk Contest

The Onion: NCAA Schedules VCU for Final Four Play-In Game

VCU will play Ohio State just to confirm they actually belong in the Final Four. (TheOnion)

Obama Gets Transparency Award at Closed Undisclosed Meeting

Secret openness. (Politico)

Why Unemployment Dropping Could be a Bad Sign

Some economists are worried. (Time)

Best April Fool's Day Pranks of 2011

Friday or Die. (HuffingtonPost)

Snooki Paid $32,000 to Speak at Rutgers

Rutgers fail. (HuffingtonPost)

April Fool's Day: Gmail Motion Prank

Control Gmail with your body. (HuffingtonPost)

Pete Rose at Reds vs. Brewers Game


Why the Phillies Won't Make the Playoffs

A dissenting opinion. (ESPN)

Movie Review: Source Code

Reliving life, 8 minutes at a time. (NYTimes)(LATimes)

Unemployment Drops to 8.8

Hopefully not an April Fool's Day joke. (NYTimes)

Colbert Report: Wisconsin Judge vs. Scott Walker

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Madison as Hell
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Daily Show: Norm MacDonald

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Movie Trailer: The Hangover Part II

Thursday, March 31, 2011

Opening Day: Curtis Granderson Home Run and Diving Catch Video

Barack Obama: I'm the President of the United States, You Think I Need to Borrow Someone's Computer? Video

Food and Clothing Drive for Wisconsin Republican Congressman Sean Duffy

In fairness to the guy, he does have 7 kids.

Indiana Representative: Women Will Fake Rape or Incest to Get an Abortion

Anthony Weiner Congressional Correspondents Dinner Speech

Dangerous Deranged Dumbass Venn Diagram

X-Men: First Trimester

What Your Favorite Baseball Team Says About You

Phillies fans, welcome to the Yankees/Red Sox class. (SportsPickle)

Montana Legislator: Drunk Driving Law Bad for Small Business

Vince Carter Spin Move and Reverse Dunk

A glimmer of the Vince of old. (Deadspin)

VCU Shirt: Whatcha Talkin Bout Bilas?

Best Pollution Billboard Placement?

Colbert Report: Stephen Creates Colbert PAC

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Colbert PAC - Trevor Potter
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Colbert Report: James O'Keefe: Fake Pimpin Ain't Easy

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James O'Keefe Asks for Donations
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Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Daily Show: Baseistan: Republican Presidential Candidate Fails

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Indecision 2012 - Base Race - Bachmann, Cain & Gingrich
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David Letterman: Andy Kindler at Yankees Spring Training

MLB 2011: When Each Team's Fans Can Stop Caring About Baseball

I'm surprised the Pirates last a full day. (SI)

Joe Klein Rips 2012 GOP Presidential Field

"This is my 10th presidential campaign, Lord help me. I have never before seen such a bunch of vile, desperate-to-please, shameless, embarrassing losers coagulated under a single party's banner. They are the most compelling argument I've seen against American exceptionalism... There are those who say, cynically, if this is the dim-witted freak show the Republicans want to present in 2012, so be it. I disagree. One of them could get elected. You never know."- Joe Klein (Time)

SI NFL Mock Draft March 30

Will the Panthers spend QB money for a prospect that isn't a sure thing? (SI)

2011 MLB Preview and Predictions

Red Sox and Phillies enter the season as clear favorites. (SI)

Antonio Gates Works for Jimmy Kimmel During Lockout

Who You Should Root for in the Final Four

A handy flowchart. (SportsPickle)

Why did GE Pay No Taxes in 2010?

Looking beyond the superficial outrage. (TheAtlantic)

Why They Cut Down the Nets

What a stupid tradition. (YahooSports)

NBA Power Rankings

Bulls clinging to the top spot in the East. (SI)

GOP Big Three: Romney, Pawlenty, Barbour

Are there only three legitimate candidates for the Republican nomination? (CSMonitor)

Craig Ferguson: Sanjay Gupta and Larry King

Rachel Maddow: Authoritarian Conservatism Not Limited Government

Visit for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy

Colbert Report: Church Linked to Obesity

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Yahweh Or No Way - Christianity Is Fattening
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Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Meet the Press: Libya is a Turd Sandwich

Daily Show: Sarah Palin Invents New Word Again: Squirmish

Modern day Shakespeare, Sarah Palin, has invented another new word. Also as it turns out, the US promises freedom to all but delivers it to...some.

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America at Not-War - Obama's Pragmatic Foreign Policy Decisions
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Michigan Governor Rick Snyder's Financial Martial Law

More small government from new Republican governors. (MotherJones)

Wisconsin Republican Recall Ad

UVA Pitcher Will Roberts Throws Perfect Game

1st in school history, 8th 9 inning perfect game in Division I history. (VirginiaSports)

Bill Self March NCAA Tournament Choking Procedure

Bizarre Warning Signs

Can never be too careful. (Buzzfeed)

60 Minutes: Bob Hurley and St. Anthony Basketball

Conan: Basic Cable Name That Tune

10 Most Ignorant Politcians in America

Shock: Michele Bachmann wins. (DailyBeast)

Gus Johnson Does Mad Libs

Rise and fire. (SportsPickle)

The Onion: American Dream Declared Dead

American Dream Declared Dead As Final Believer Gives Up

Jon Heyman: 2011 MLB Predictions

My prediction: Alex Rodriguez will hit 40+ HR. (SI)

Decoding Obama's Libya Speech

What he really meant. (Esquire)

TV Review: Body of Proof

Take CSI, change the science geek that solves the crime, and you have Body of Proof. (LATimes)

Mad Men Season 5 Delayed to 2012

Contract negotiations delay the show's return. (LATimes)

Obama Libya Speech 3/28 Video and Transcript

Defending intervention in Libya. (Video)(Transcript)

Why Not to Expand the NCAA Tournament to 96 Teams

VCU's run will cause expansion talks to come up again this year but it's a terrible idea. (SI)

Flowchart: How to Play Pictionary


Colbert Report: Canadian Government Falls

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Chaos in Chaonada
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Monday, March 28, 2011

Daily Show: GE and Other Corporations Pay No Taxes and Create No Jobs

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I Give Up - Pay Anything...
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60 Minutes: Corporate Tax Havens

God's Gift Achiuwa: Best Name Ever?

Best name in the history of sports? (SI)

Dogboarding Video

Dogboarding from DANIELS on Vimeo.

How to Cut the Deficit by Doing Nothing

Let the Bush tax cuts expire. (WashingtonPost)

FOX News: Are Chuck Norris Facts True?

FOX News always asks the tough questions. (Buzzfeed)

New York Times Bold Business Move to Charge for Goods

A business charging people for their goods and services? What a crazy idea. (TheOnion)

Bart Simpson Pranks Moe Via Text Message

Bringing his prank calls into the 21st century. (Gawker)

IRS Increasing Audits of the Rich

No hiding from the taxman. (HuffingtonPost)

Fresno State vs. San Diego: Third Longest Game Ever

Fresno State and San Diego play 22 innings. (SI)

Final Four Analysis: The Unbelievables

In a year when many picked all 4 #1s for the Final Four, 2011 broke the mold. (SI)

US Census Results

According to Esquire. (Esquire)

Firefighting: Bending Flames with Electricity

The future of firefighting. (PopSci)

McComish v. Bennett: Campaign Finance in the Supreme Court Again

Will the Supreme Court turn campaign finance on its head again? (Slate)

Shaka Smart: VCU Miracle Worker

The hottest commodity in college basketball. (Slate)

Shock: A Tub of Popcorn is Not Low Calorie

Why can't movie theaters let customers know what they're getting? (LATimes)

Monday Cartoon: President Palin

Rise of the Midmajors

Like Boise State and TCU in football, VCU and Butler are representing the "Little Sisters of the Poor" well. (NYTimes)

Sunday, March 27, 2011

Best Bracket in America: Final Four Kentucky, UConn, VCU, Butler Correct

The ESPN bracket that is dominating the field. (ESPN)

ESPN: 2 Final Four Brackets Still Alive with Butler, UConn, VCU, Kentucky

Just 2 brackets selected Butler, UConn, VCU, and Kentucky. (ESPN)

TFD: Best Posts of March

The best of March. (TFD)

Movie Trailer: Captain America: The First Avenger

Twitter: Santonio Holmes Impressed by Country of Africa

Waiting for Godot Video Game

Eliezer: Yale's Hidden Secret Society

Looking beyond Skull and Bones. (Time)

Back to Back Final Four Teams

Butler is just one of eight in the last decade. (SI)

Butler: Team of Destiny

The Bulldogs have to drop the underdog moniker at some point. (ESPN)

Sunday Cartoon: Wall Street

The Onion: Mets Release Mets

The entire team has been released, the best move the organization could make. (TheOnion)

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