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Month: June 2011

Today’s Shared Items – June 28, 2011

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Groupon: What I learned by living off Internet coupons for seven straight days. June 28, 2011 – If I lived off the Internet coupons I’m offered, I would be tanned, waxed, massaged, and tweezed. And one meal, which I would have to travel 25 miles to eat. How to tell John Wayne from John Wayne Gacy June 27, 2011 – It would be hard to overstate how little I agree with Ms. Bachman. Be that…

Today’s Shared Items – June 25, 2011

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Thomaz Marvolo Riddle! June 21, 2011 First Hookers, Now Robotic Cars June 24, 2011 – First, I was like, is that onion I smell? And then I was like, hey, with a robotic car, I could propel myself independently. And then I was like, ROBOTIC CARS? NOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!! Updated: Straus Calls TSA Bill "Publicity Stunt" June 24, 2011 – Credit where credit is due, Mr. Speaker. You are right on this one.

Today’s Shared Items – June 24, 2011

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Top Down: Say Goodnight, Grace (and Julia and Emma, too) June 24, 2011 – My mom’s name is Emma. Because her parents were DEPRESSION-ERA HIPSTERS. Lives: Stalking the Stalkers June 24, 2011 Kitty Palooza Returns at Town Lake Animal Center June 23, 2011 J.K. Rowling reveals Pottermore secret June 23, 2011 Coroner releases report on "Jackass" star's death June 23, 2011 – I had never heard of this fellow until after his death. I didn’t…

Today’s Shared Items – June 21, 2011

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All the Cool Kids Use Tweeter [Politics] June 21, 2011 Closing Time for the North Loop Parlor [Show Preview] June 21, 2011 – Mourning. How I became a reality show dupe June 21, 2011 – This sort of thing is why I hate the world. Even This Terrifying Texan Armadillo Can't Stand the Heat June 21, 2011 – Yes, there is a drought in Texas. Nocera vs Sorkin, Bank Capital Edition June 21, 2011 Portland…

Today’s Shared Items – June 17, 2011

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Austin-based Obisidan Software acquired June 17, 2011 – Co-founded by an old friend. Congratulations, Rob. Politico Explores Talk Radio's Pay-For-Play Practices June 16, 2011 – Conservative hosts take money from right-wing advocacy groups. That was news to me, and the Politico article is worth reading, but this CJR piece flushes out a couple of interesting points about the overall political media landscape. Father's Day presents: Do Americans buy more expensive gifts for Father's Day or…