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elmo wants this tape!

this is great: ricky gervais and elmo trying to do a charity announcement. the outtakes are riotous, and the whole experience was cool enough that they have agreed to work together on a future project! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kr9_5uZn6ds

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more cool vids...

hey y'all not much new here. coming up on finals, so i will just post a few cool vids in the usual lazy fashion. new video from Fires of Rome, oscar's rockin' french foray: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T5xAzT0duHc speaking of…

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finally!

here's an article about the new administration's foray into closing tax loopholes for companies who are removed from american soil. i know this will be a huge uphill battle against significant lobbies, but it is a very fiscally responsible move…

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i was just talking to kenzie the other day about how exclamation points have become more widespread. i see this as technology influencing writing. with the inundation of written communication these days, we need more expressiveness in less amount of…

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The Kite Runner

here's a great youtube video about afghan kite-fighting. really interesting to actually see it done. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IYCLyNvFSDs

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MJ's stuff

so this is a link to pictures of items michael jackson was gonna auction off, but then canceled. http://slog.thestranger.com/slog/archives/2009/04/17/goodbye-brain-sorry-i-accidentally-exploded-you my favorite was the california raisins statues...

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my kind of website!

http://ididnotknowthatyesterday.blogspot.com/ i found this site through kottke.org (a major favorite). it's just random trivia. enjoy!

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M.A.S.K.

i watched a LOT of cartoons as a child, and i was recently reminded of this one https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M0BzBFWt8V8 M.A.S.K. (Mobile Armored Strike Kommand) was a blatant toy seller, taking the popularity of G.I. Joe and mixing it with…

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typos...

a nit picky little entry, but i chuckled as i read a cnn commentary post by Ed Rollins, praising obama's decision to keep Robert Gates as defense secretary. Rollins loves Gates, and details the many great things he has done…

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stupid human tricks

this is a silly post, but the picture caught me by surprise. this woman hopped a fence at the berlin zoo and was subsequently attacked by polar bears http://www.cnn.com/2009/WORLD/europe/04/11/polar.bear.attack/index.html?iref=mpstoryview she was rescued, but not until she sustained…

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sheep!

hello from norfolk VA life on the road has been wonderful, rocking with such acts as gomez, allie moss, and the inimitable mark erelli. we only have a few days left, and i'm looking forward to a little time…

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Yoga Examiner

hello from the road for all you new yorkas out there, i thought i would pass along a link to this site for all things NYC, but specifically yoga, at Examiner.com: http://www.examiner.com/x-2276-NY-Yoga-Examiner full disclosure: i know…