Whatever happened to Elvira, Mistress of the Dark? She never really went away, and she'll be back on TV starting this weekend. (via Boing Boing)
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The Banality of Narcissism. People who think they are all that and people who have low self-esteem may seem at odds with each other, but nobody is really sure what amount of self-absorption is "just right".
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Pinocchio has gender issues. As if the story of a man carving his own son wasn't hard enough to explain in the first place.
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The Best of Redneck Engineering. What you lack in funds for spare parts, you can always make up for in resourcefulness. (via Gorilla Mask)
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The Odd Tales of 5 People Named After Brands or Products. The rediscovery of Marijuana Pepsi Sawyer reminds us of a few other poor souls whose parents were at a loss when filling in the birth certificate.
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America's True History of Religious Tolerance. Since the first settlers, people are all for the freedom of their own religion, but not so much for other people's religions.
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Interspecies Mommying. That maternal instinct can make one blind to the fact that there is nothing familiar about this baby except its neediness. Also read about dog mothers and inanimate objects as mothers.