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Stephen Harkleroad
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The Art of Art Bell
Art Bell died a few days ago. Most of you probably don't know who he is, but he was...well, influential isn't the right word. He was a notable figure in the formation of my college years. He was the host of a little radio show called Coast to Coast AM, pret...
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Wafer Thin
There's been talk that the NECCO company may be going bankrupt, and that makes me very, very sad. As longtime readers know I love strange and unusual candy, and while NECCO is pretty mainstream they still have a very off-brand vibe. More importantly, if the...
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TV...on the Internet!
On the most recent episode of the podcast We Got This , hosts Mark and Hal spoke with Andy Richter about the greatest invention of the last 100 years.The show rather quickly whittled the list down to television and the internet, which really should be a sur...
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How To Make An Extremely Mediocre Horror Movie
A few weeks ago, we saw Winchester , the horror film starting Helen Mirren about the Winchester Mystery House. For those who are not familiar, the Winchester Mystery House is a real-life weird thing. The widow (and majority owner) of the Winchester Repeatin...
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Woodrow Wilson Would Like A Word
There's a little known episode of history that we should learn about today. In late 1919 Woodrow Wilson, on an extensive tour to promote the Treaty of Versailles, collapsed in what eventually amounted to a stroke. Incapacitated, his wife, Edith, took over t...
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Woodrow Wilson Would Like A Word
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Bowl
I like football. No, I really do. But I haven't watch a game in years. Well, that's not true. I haven't watched a non-Superbowl game for about three years or so. And this year I'm not even going to watch that. Part of it is just...fatigue. The NFL has made ...
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Groundhog This
Punxsutawney Phil is finally having his day! But he's so suck of just predicting the weather--they have professionals for that, now. So here's Phil's better predictions for all of 2018. Nicholas Cage will run for President. Kids will move from eating Tide P...
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The Last Jedi
I finally got around to seeing The Last Jedi a week or so ago. [Warning: Minor spoilers ahead. Nothing major.] I came in to the movie very guarded. I had heard that a lot of people didn't like it. I heard from a lot of long-time Star Wars fans that they did...
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Border Control
In case you haven't read it yet, fivethirtyeight.com has a huge gerrymandering project up on their page, which has a lot of...interesting results. The map is linked above, but there's a lot of interesting things there. (If case you've forgotten your eighth ...
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Questions Within Questions
Mental Floss--one of my favorite places on the internet to get awesome trivia--recently released a map called The Most Common "Why Do" Questions People Are Asking In Your State, According to Google Now, maps like that can be a little problematic--it's prett...
Questions Within Questions
Questions Within Questions
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