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Old 97's bandleader Rhett Miller can tell you the exact number of songs he's written, but not how many times his fans have proposed at shows. He's happy to sound off on Battlestar Galactica, Rock Band, his perfect coif, and how to write a cheating song when you're happily married. Just don' ... More >>
"For me, Twitter is like my diary. I hope someone saves it so I don't have to write it all again when I'm 75." Where do we even start with someone like Diplo? Wes Pentz is a DJ at his core, but he's also a producer (having worked with Lil Jon, Kanye West, and most notoriously M.I.A.), the fo ... More >>
To replace departed token overt conservative Billy Kristol, the New York Times has engaged rightblogger Ross Douthat of the The Atlantic. A colleagues kvells; the Times seems excited at how young their new columnist is (Only 29! Why, Scotty Reston was still a copy-boy at 29!) Douthat's old archives ... More >>
The 53rd time is yet another charm
Brokeback Mountain was just the beginning . . .
A confederacy of dunces
'S Baggers, a restaurant in Nuremburg, Germany, is completely automated, making it possible for you to go to dinner without speaking to a single human. First, order off a touch screen (the menu is heavy on the meat, and includes a "slaughterhouse meat platter" ) and later, your meal comes sliding do ... More >>
This and other shocking numerical revelations await in Jim Carrey's totally freaking random thriller
Can Window Dressing Turn Into a Window?