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“Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter” trailer is here

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The mashup novel Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter gave us a different view of our 16th president. Of the film adaptation, Chronicle film critic Amy Biancolli says, “it follows a butt-kicking Abe on his lifelong quest to rid the world of the undead bloodsuckers who killed his mother.” What, you missed that class in high school? Then [...] [Read More]
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Alex Morgan has nothing on but bodypaint in SI

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You might not recognize her without her cleats on, but one of the Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition beauties is none other than U.S. women’s soccer star and former Cal Bear Alex Morgan. Only she’s not wearing a swimsuit. Here’s sneak peek of her photo for the “bodypaint” feature in the issue. Morgan says she was [...] [Read More]
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Bridgeport mayor’s son takes on Wall Street excess in rap video

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Pete Finch, the son of Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch and pseudo-emcee, has released a new video for the song “Money Mouth.” In it, Finch takes on American excess and the Occupy Wall Street movement in his nearly indecipherable staccato delivery, rapping, “Concerned citizens or immature dissidents. Peasants exchange pleasantries. Businesses trade exit fees.” Finch is  […] [Read More]
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PETA uses a picture of pain to sell its message

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PETA, the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, has a new cringeworthy ad out, featuring a woman in a neck brace and panties bringing groceries to her apartment, suffering from something called BWVAKTBOOM, Yahoo! reports. [Read More]
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This newlywed is 100 years young

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Saying she only felt 50, Dana Jackson turned 100 years old on Monday and got married to boot, the bgdailynews.com in Bowling Green, Ky., is reporting. [Read More]
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Will Tebow say ‘Yes’ to airwoman’s invitation to dance?

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The world is watching to see if Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow will accept a Louisiana airwoman’s invitation to her 2012 Military Ball, according to Yahoo! Sports. [Read More]
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Mom embarrasses sticky-fingered daughter with sign

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A 13-year-old girl in Memphis girl was made to stand at an intersection with an embarrassing sign after her mother said the girl took her debit card. [Read More]
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Record company hikes Whitney Houston music price briefly

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Within a half-hour of the news of Whitney Houston’s death, Sony Music raised the price of her greatest hits CD by 60 percent, so says the nextweb.com. [Read More]
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