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January 10, 2010

Overnight Open Thread (Mætenloch)

Happy Sunday all.

Hobo Hunting Goes Mainstream
Okay this is a report from The Daily Show (I know, I know) about the Elk Mountain Resort which offers the ultimate in luxury and anti-terror training which actually sounds pretty cool. The good part comes at 4:00 when the reporter lets his inner moron come out.

Hobos - the ultimate prey.


Meet The Man Behind The Epic Phantom Menace Review
He's Milwaukee-native, Mike Stoklasa, who describes himself as not a film reviewer or critic by nature, but I guess he was inspired to greatness by George Lucas. It's kind of sad that I enjoyed his 70 minute review more than Episode 1 itself. But unlike watching Episode 1 I laughed a lot and learned some valuable hooker killing tips. So if you haven't watched it yet, I definitely recommend checking it out starting with the first part.
Update - he now has a trailer for his upcoming review of Episode II: Attack of the Clones

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Sad Cowbell Girl Not Sad, Just Blind
And is a quite a nice person you insensitive clods.

Was Tiger Woods a Tiger Among Men Too?
That's what one of his mistresses, Loredana Jolie Ferriolo, claims in an upcoming tell-all book.

Nicolas Cage is Everywhere
Apparently it's a new internet meme.

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Get Your Celebrity Mugshot Mugs Here
And they have Jane Fonda tea towels but sadly no toilet paper.

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Tonight's post brought to you by a young Sean Connery (center) when he was at the Royal Navy's gunnery school:

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