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N.F.L. Reinstates Adrian Peterson

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With five months to go before the start of the NFL season, Minnesota Vikings Running Back Adrian Peterson is being reinstated after sitting out most of last year due to charges of child abuse, but it’s unclear where he’ll actually be playing in September: Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson will be reinstated on Friday, […]

The New Star Wars Trailer Is Out, And It’s Fantastic

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The newest teaser trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens was released today at a Disney/Lucasfilm event in San Francisco, and it’s become the talk of the Internet: In so many ways, this trailer was much better than the brief glimpse we were given back in November, and there will be more to come with the […]

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Almost Nobody Complains About ‘Saturday Night Live’ Profanity

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I’m not sure this is a concern that rises to the level of an article at The Atlantic.

Bizarre Lucille Ball Statue Outrages Fans

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A statue supposedly intended to honor the late Lucille Ball has many of her fans in an uproar: Locals from Lucille Ball’s hometown are not happy with a public statue that was erected to honor the actress’ legacy, complaining that it’s “frightening” and looks nothing like her, and are now looking into fundraising options to fix […]

Guy Nobody Has Heard of Replacing Jon Stewart as Daily Show Host

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Trevor Noah will be the next host of The Daily Show. Who’s Trevor Noah? Exactly.

Trevor Noah To Replace Jon Stewart On The Daily Show

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Comedy Central has chosen a relative unknown to replace Jon Stewart on The Daily Show: In December, Trevor Noah, a 31-year-old comedian, made his debut as an on-air contributor on “The Daily Show With Jon Stewart,” offering his outsider’s perspective, as a biracial South African, on the United States. “I never thought I’d be more […]

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President Obama May Buy Magnum PI Home (No Word on Ferrari)

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Someone has bought the estate where “Magnum P.I.” Based on no apparent evidence, POLITICO speculates that it’s going to be the Obama retirement home. When he’s done being president, could Barack Obama grow a mustache, don a Hawaiian shirt, and start driving a red Ferrari? Obama loves Hawaii – the land of his childhood, the […]

Your Second Third Drink

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You should stop at three drinks. But you can stop there more than once.

Should We Boycott Moron Clothing Designers?

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Elton John is leading a boycott against Dolce & Gabbana.

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Conservatives Gather For Annual CPAC Convention

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Leonard Nimoy, Star Trek’s Spock, Dead at 83

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Leonard Nimoy, the actor who became a household name as Mr. Spock with the “Star Trek” television series and movies, has died at 83.

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35 Years Ago Today: The Miracle On Ice

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For those of us old enough to remember, February 22nd, 1980 marked one of the great moments in sports history.

Electoral Systems Matter

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Decision rules matter.

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Jon Stewart Leaving Daily Show

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Jon Stewart is stepping down as the host of Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show” after sixteen years.

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Harper Lee To Release New Book, Sequel To ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’

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Harper Lee, who became an international sensation with the publication of To Kill A Mockingbird, which itself was turned into one of the greatest movies ever made, is coming out with a new book after fifty long years of relative silence: “To Kill a Mockingbird” will not be Harper Lee’s only published book after all. Publisher Harper […]

Super Bowl Sets Another Television Viewership Record

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Once again, the Super Bowl broke viewership records to become the most watched television broadcast in history: Super Bowl XLIX surged to break multiple records on Sunday night, raking in 114.4 million viewers to become the most-watched telecast in U.S. history. Overnight ratings, based on metered markets, however, suggest that a new record was set […]

Most Tweeted Super Bowl Ever

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The most tweeted Super Bowl ever, lit up like Christmas in one awesome map

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Barack Obama, Pranab Mukherjee, Narendra Modi

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The Original ‘Star Wars’ Film

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Opening crawl of 1977 version

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Ernie Banks, MLB Hall Of Famer And “Mr. Cub,” Dies At 83

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Ernie Banks, who spent all of his 19 Major League seasons with the Chicago Cubs and became a joyous Ambassador for baseball itself in retirement, has died at the age of 83: Ernie Banks, the greatest power-hitting shortstop of the 20th century and an unconquerable optimist whose sunny disposition never dimmed in 19 seasons with […]

The New England Patriots And The Case Of The Deflated Balls

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A new Patriots cheating scandal, or much ado about nothing?

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Joe Paterno’s Wins Restored

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A victory for evil.

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Chris Christie Lampooned as Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader

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The enmity against New Jersey Governor Chris Christie for daring to root for the rival Dallas Cowboys has reached new lows, with the state’s newspapers lampooning him as a Dallas Cowboys cheerleader.  The Trentonian put this on its Friday cover: This follows Star-Ledger cartoonist Drew Sheneman‘s “Christie Does Dallas” parody earlier in the week:   Sheneman’s logic is […]

Wow

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Via the BBC:  Rob Konrad: Ex-Miami Dolphin falls off boat, swims nine miles Konrad, 38, swam the equivalent of 290 lengths of an Olympic-size swimming pool after his 36-foot boat, which was on auto pilot, drifted away from him off the South Florida coast. It took him roughly 12 hours to swim to shore.

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