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The Curse of Monkey-Eared People

Nothing like a new iPhone to make one feel self-conscious about one’s ears.

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20 Apr 2009 // 10:00 PM

The Special Bus

Esotouric offers the connoisseur of crime a selection of tours round the infamous hot-spots of L.A’s darkest neighborhoods.

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27 May 2008 // 11:00 PM

Surton Girls

The girls collected in Surton's photographs evoke butterflies pinned to a board in the dusty attic of a lonely lepidopterist.

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5 May 2008 // 11:00 PM

E-mails from the Dead

Like a cyber séance, of sorts, these Internet services have become a means for the dead to speak to the living.

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25 Mar 2008 // 11:00 PM

Customer Feedback

Some Amazon buyers serve as "culture jammers", expressing their contempt for advertisers through simple acts of creative customer feedback.

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18 Feb 2008 // 9:59 PM

Plastic Fantastic

If you’re not shocked by the idea of mounting a dead animal’s head on the wall, why should you be shocked by Body Worlds 2?

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When Pets are Past Their Prime

Retirement homes for elderly herbivores and posthumous plans for your pet should you kick the proverbial bucket of water, first.

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6 Jan 2008 // 10:00 PM

Dyke-Alikes

Welcome to an alternate universe populated entirely by middle-aged lesbians the likes of Robert Redford, Barry Manilow, Al Franken, and Kim Jong-il.

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25 Nov 2007 // 10:00 PM

One Man’s Trash…

However unseemly and excessive this market may seem, the fact is that ever since there have been celebrities, there have been people rooting through their rubbish.

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The Good, the Ugly, and the Simply Awful

Since we expect our celebrities to be beautiful, it's no surprise that we've acquired a clinical, critical eye for fine distinctions of physiology, scrutinizing the form and shape of the human face in Talmudic minuteness.

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23 Sep 2007 // 10:59 PM

Dinners of the Damned

Thanks to Dead Man Eating, I now know that most states actually offer you your “special meal” a couple of days before your execution date, when you’ve still got enough of an appetite to enjoy it.

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26 Aug 2007 // 10:59 PM

The Real McCoy

McCoy's massage parlor guides are comprised of funny, fussbudget prose and genteel, old-world attitude toward the "charms" of the "ladies" he has visited.

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6 Aug 2007 // 11:00 PM

Xtreme Zoo Babies

National Geographic's Animals in the Womb brings up an interesting thought; nobody goes around aborting cute, unborn puppies -- we wait until they're born to get rid of them.

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1 Jul 2007 // 11:00 PM

Stars in our Pies

Always wanted to invite a famous person over for dinner? You can dine with almost any one you want, every day, no linen napkin required.

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3 Jun 2007 // 10:59 PM

Shit Happens

No-one wants to talk seriously about toilets. Poke around in the hidden corners of The Poop Report, and you’ll come to see there's a lot more to it than tales about the trots.

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10 May 2007 // 10:59 PM

Abandoning the Fort

It seems that teleportation, spontaneous human combustion, poltergeists, UFO sightings, alien abductions, and other such phenomena has fallen out of fashion, these days.

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1 Apr 2007 // 10:59 PM

Side Show Suckers

For those waiting on a cold night for a shrunken head, a vampire-killing silver bullet, and the last, nasty little shred of Abe Lincoln, they would only be misled and deceived, yet again.

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6 Mar 2007 // 9:00 PM

Art History

Without venturing to psychoanalyze Art Garfunkel’s unconscious fixations, I’d say there are times when you can, in fact, tell a book by its cover -- and one of them is when it’s covered in protective plastic.

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6 Feb 2007 // 8:59 PM

Mein Kat

Cats that Look Like Hitler: Where cute starts to seem creepy...

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8 Jan 2007 // 9:00 PM

Mixed Pickles

A profile of rogue taxidermists, also known as artists who pay tribute to the overlooked detritus of the natural world, of which death is only a part.

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Double Take: 'The French Connection' (1971)

// Short Ends and Leader

"You pick your feet in Poughkeepsie, and we pick The French Connection for Double Take #18.

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