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if you caught the news at all this morning (and you're American) you probably noticeD the joyful reunion of journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee with their families. it took Bill Clinton going over to North Korea for this to happen. Bill Clinton. is there anything that man cannot do?

be faithful to HilHil? badababdababa GONG. old joke? blow me! I'm on a roll today.

Two trailers:

Tucker Max's I Hope They Serve Beer In Hell, which is my guide for living:

http://www.worstpreviews.com/headline.php?id=14555&count=0

this one's kind of old, but for the beloved children classic's Where the Wild Things Are, which I appreciate for nostalgia purposes and Arcade Fire obviously

http://www.apple.com/trailers/wb/wherethewildthingsare/

Spike Jonze is a pretty good director so I think this will be worth it. and also I have fond recollections of reading the book...the same with Tucker Max, but not really.

SONG FOR WENLI:

http://www.sendspace.com/file/2sk0va
"Mrs. Cold"- Kings of Convenience

lastly, Erie readers: go see "Everlasting Moments" at Mercyhurst today! those Swedes know how to make a good film!

Comments

  1. not gonna lie, I LOL'd at the be faithful to Hillary comment. Bill = total manwhore. obvs.

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  2. CHELSEA CLINTON I ALMOST TOUCHED HER

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