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Date : April 2007

A Watermelon Is a Fruit (Duh!)

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Published on: 2007.04.18

Oklahoma apparently doesn’t agree with the title of this blog. And the Associated Press story is now making the rounds. Released today, the AP story says: “Oklahoma Declares Watermelon Its State Vegetable.” Actually, it’s just the State Senate who declared this. Governor Brad Henry hasn’t yet signed the bill. Hopefully, the Shawnee native will check[…]

Suing the Airlines

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Published on: 2007.04.16

It’s no wonder that typing “suing airlines” into a Google search returns nearly 500,000 results. These companies run their businesses like a bunch of mentally-challenged kindergarten students. It’s even worse if you use an online travel agent, because it’s just another buffer between the customer and the airline. My wife and I booked our round-trip[…]

Little Miss Sunshine

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Published on: 2007.04.14

IMDb: Little Miss SunshineWikipedia: Little Miss SunshineRating: R(Language, some sex and drug content)Length: 101 minutes (1:41)Director: Jonathan Dayton, Valerie FarisGenre: Comedy, DramaMy Rating: 9 (of 10) Looking for a different kind of movie? This one’s it. Little Miss Sunshine is the story of a dysfunctional family determined to get at least one thing right in[…]

Grindhouse (2007)

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Published on: 2007.04.08

IMDb: GrindhouseWikipedia: GrindhouseRating: R(Strong graphic bloody violence and gore, pervasive language, some sexuality, nudity and drug use)Length: 195 minutes (3:15)Director: Robert Rodriguez, Quentin Tarantino, Eli Roth, Edgar Wright, Rob ZombieGenre: Action, Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi, ThrillerMy Rating: 8 (of 10) You’ve probably never seen a movie like this. And you may not want to. But I[…]

This Film Is Not Yet Rated (2006)

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Published on: 2007.04.08

IMDb: This Film Is Not Yet RatedWikipedia: This Film Is Not Yet RatedRating: None(Rating was surrendered; NC-17 was suggested by the MPAA ratings board)Length: 97 minutes (1:37)Director: Kirby DickGenre: Documentary “This Film Is Not Yet Rated” is a documentary that follows one filmmakers’ quest into the innards of the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA)[…]

Feces in School

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Published on: 2007.04.05

Teacher who threw feces at boy may keep job(Click headline for original post of story,unless Reuters has moved it by now) By Scott Valentine TORONTO (Reuters) – A Toronto school principal who pleaded guilty to throwing human excrement at a 12-year-old boy may get her job back, officials said on Tuesday. “It’s quite possible she’ll[…]

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