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Saturday, June 25, 2011

Real Time with Bill Maher: Obama Impersonator Finishes Roast

If Everything in Life Listed Its Side Effects

Pharmaceutical drugs aren't the only things that should come with warnings. (Cracked)

Louie: Lesson in Fairness

"You only look in someone else's bowl to see if they have enough." (Gawker)

Media Fueling Economic Perception as Reality

Intense media coverage is making people feel pessimistic about the economy. (TheAtlantic)

Gold Cup Final Preview: USA vs. Mexico

Tonight, 9 PM EST, on Univision. (ESPN)

Privatizing Amtrak

Time to let someone else try to make trains popular and convenient? (MotherJones)

Economic Lessons from Sweden

The rock stars of the recovery. (WashingtonPost)

Saturday Cartoon: Libya

Potato Tax

Potatoes are the new enemy of the obesity fighters. (LATimes)

New Debit Card Fees

Banks are trying to make up for lost revenue due to new regulations. (LATimes)

Real Time with Bill Maher: New Rules June 24

"Now that the FDA is putting out these graphic terrifying warning labels for cigarettes, they must adorn every box of Twinkies with a picture of Chris Christie." (RealTime)

Friday, June 24, 2011

Empire State Building Lit Up for Gay Marriage Equality in New York

South Carolina Beats UVA in 13 Innings to Advance to College World Series Final

13 innings.
29 left on base.
202 pitches thrown by the closers.
0 clutch hitting (lots of clutch pitching).
Ended fittingly on an error.

Broken Aluminum Bat at Florida vs. Vanderbilt College World Series Game

SI 2011 NHL Mock Draft June 24

Lots of future stars I've never heard of. (SI)

Actual News Headlines vs. FOX News Headlines

Yep, fair and balanced. (Buzzfeed)

First World Problems Rap

RIP Columbo: Peter Falk Dies at 83

Just one more thing. (NYTimes)

Bill Simmons NBA Draft Diary 2011

An exciting night filled with mediocre picks in a weak draft. (Grantland)

Sarcastic Responses to Street Signs


Daily Show: New York Picks State Vegetable Over Gay Marriage

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When Kathy Griffin Met Michele Bachmann

"Were you born a bigot or did you grow into one?" (Gawker)

The Real Gandhi: Not That Great?

Going against the conventional wisdom. (TheAtlantic)

Movie Review: Bad Teacher

Self-explanatory title. (TheAtlantic)

Phillie Phanatic Hit By Foul Ball

Jimmy Kimmel: How to Make the Least of Your Internship Experience

Conan: Justin Bieber Segway Race on the View

Daily Show: John Hodgman: Hackers

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Thursday, June 23, 2011

Ron Artest Wants to Change His Name to Metta World Peace

Classic. (ESPN)

Hip Hop Violin Medley

Michelle Obama vs. Desmond Tutu Push-Up Contest?

Flashback: Landon Donovan Goal vs. Algeria 1 Year Anniversary

1 year ago today...

Jay Leno: Louis CK Interview


Giants vs. Twins: Cody Ross Gets Steve Bartman Interference

Football Cops Trailer with Peyton and Eli Manning

Legoland Car Prank

Spy Sunglasses Take and Share Videos

James Bond technology. (PopSci)

Should Jon Huntsman Run as an Independent?

He's looking like the Charlie Crist of the presidential race. (MotherJones)

Political Movies

Examining the internal craziness that is the life of a politician. (NYTimes)

TV Review: Wilfred

Hey look, it's a talking dog. (NYTimes)

Conan: Captain America Runner Ups Pageant

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Daily Show: John McCain Puppet on Illegal Immigrants and Arizona Wildfires

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Aliens vs. Senator
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Barack Obama Afghanistan Speech June 22 Video and Transcript


Dallas Mavericks Motion for Summary Judgment Against Ross Perot Jr.

The first time that "Scoreboard" has been used as a legal argument. (Scribd)

Matt Taibbi: Michele Bachmann's Holy War

Straight up crazy. (RollingStone)

Grantland NBA Draft Lottery Preview: Who Should Be Picked

A helping hand to the worst teams in the league. (Grantland)

SI 2011 NBA Mock Draft June 22

Some movement in the first few picks. (SI)

Inception Reception Wedding Video

INCEPTION / RECEPTION from Loyd Calomay Films on Vimeo.

Great Moments in News Captions


David Ortiz Stolen Base Video

Myths of the Criminal Justice System

Not the defendant aiding paradise you might think from watching Nancy Grace. (Part1)(Part2)

Tom Hanks Dances on Univision Weather Report

Will Obamacare Destroy Private Insurance?

Probably not. (MotherJones)

Restaurant Calorie Counts Scare Customers

Restaurants are trying to make their menus healthier in light of anticipated calorie posting rules. (LATimes)

Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell: Michele Bachmann Loves Socialist Farm Subsidies and Pork

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Conan: Audiencey Awards

Colbert Report: Generic Republican Street Sign Man

Daily Show: Politifact List of FOX News Lies

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Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Robert Reich: The Truth About the American Economy in 2 Minutes

Study: 70% of Existing Marriages May Already Be Gay

Rude awakening for the anti-gay marriage crowd. (BorowitzReport)

Everything is a Remix: Part 3

Also: Everything is a Remix: Movies

Everything is a Remix Part 3 from Kirby Ferguson on Vimeo.

Countdown with Keith Olbermann June 20: Worst Persons in the World

The return of Keith Olbermann's Worst Persons in the World... (CurrentTV)

No Parking Signs

They mean business. (Someecards)

Holding Doors Etiquette


Vancouver Mayor: Rioters Were Visiting Philadelphia Fans

Now it all makes sense. (SportsPickle)

The MLB All Star Game Should Not Determine Home Field Advantage in the World Series

Making an exhibition game count so they can make more money. (YahooSports)

The Next Great Yuppie Food Trend

Rooibos tea. (Slate)

More Work, More Profits, Less Pay

Those that don't have jobs are getting screwed. Those that have jobs are also getting screwed. (MotherJones)

Conan: New Jon Huntsman Ad

Daily Show: Cable News Cuts Away from Pelosi Jobs Speech Because She's Not Discussing Anthony Weiner

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Monday, June 20, 2011

Florida Governor Rick Scott Fakes Letters of Support to Editors

Do you want to tell newspapers how great Governor Rick Scott (approval rating: 29%) is? Send this pre-written letter. (HuffingtonPost)

Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell: The Great Republican Tax Lie

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Anthony Weiner Resignation Letter

Man Robs Bank to Get Healthcare in Jail

This is what it's come to... (ABCNews)

Game of Thrones June 19 Finale Review

Game of Thrones looks to be joining the Sopranos and The Wire among HBO's star shows. (Salon)

SI Ultimate NBA Draft

Drafting NBA superstars in their prime. (SI)

Bill Clinton: 14 Ways to Fix the Economy

This guy should run for president. (DailyBeast)

RLC: Obama Impersonator Pulled From Stage for Mocking Republicans Too Well

10 Facts You Never Knew About Star Wars


Weird Al: Lady Gaga Born This Way Parody

Better Ideas for MLB Realignment

Why not base the divisions on things that can and can't kill you? (SportsPickle)

The Road to 270 Electoral Votes

Obama expands the map, Republican shrink it. (HuffingtonPost)

Rory McIlroy: The Next Tiger Woods?

Broke a record for best score at the US Open Championship. (CSMonitor)

Everything You Think You Know About the Collapse of the Soviet Union is Wrong

Unpredictable then, unpredictable now. (ForeignPolicy)

Executive Pay: The Rich Get Richer

Why? Because they can. (WashingtonPost)

Should Puerto Rico be a State?

A Puerto Rican can be President but wouldn't be able to vote for himself. (LATimes)

What is Republican Foreign Policy?

The battle between the Ron/Rand Paul side and the McCain/Rubio side. (NYTimes)

Corporate Tax Holiday

US corporations want a holiday from taxes so they can bring offshore profits back to the US. (NYTimes)

Republican Presidential Nomination Odds June 20

Post-NH debate edition. Change from last week in parentheses:
Romney 25% (+1)
Pawlenty 16% (0)
Bachmann 14% (0)
Other 14% (0)
Huntsman 9% (+1)
Cain 8% (0)
Palin 5% (0)
Gingrich 3% (-1)
Paul 3% (0)
Santorum 3% (-1)

Sunday, June 19, 2011

Michele Bachmann Top 10 Crazy Quotes

Close enough to the Republican mainstream but mostly just crazy. (ThinkProgress)

Man Pulls Gun at Party Because There Was No More Cake

Imagine what this guy would do for a Klondike bar. (InsaneAsylum)

Newt Gingrich Debate Fail: Muslims Lie So Make Them Take Oath of Loyalty

Fareed Zakaria: Conservatives Losing Touch with Reality

Something's wrong when Republican ideas have become Democratic plans. (Time)

FOX News Sunday with Chris Wallace: Jon Stewart Calls Media Sensationalist and Lazy

Funny or Die: Fathers Day Salute

Business Hours: Open Most Days About 9 or 10

Sunday Cartoon: Republican Debate

Making Baseball More Interesting

Driving baseball purists crazy. (LATimes)

Another Ethics Problem for Clarence Thomas

It's okay as long as you vote as a conservative. (NYTimes)

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