April 14th, 2007


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Horked from mscongeniality.

* Go to IMDB.com and look up 10 of your favourite movies.
* Post three official IMDB "Plot Keywords" for these 10 picks.
* Have your friends guess the movie titles.
* OK, had to add a rule: NO CHEATING, TODD

1. Manchester England / Dancing / Breaking The Fourth Wall - 24 Hour Party People, guessed by oontzgrrl.
2. Crow / Friendship / Poster - The Shawshank Redemption, guessed by sailormom.
3. Unicorn / Stabbed In The Hand / Stripper Dancing With Snake - Blade Runner, guessed by pseudotheist, who didn't actually cheat.
4. Realization / Drug Dealing / Urination Scene - The Usual Suspects, guessed by maroonmd.
5. Monkey / Corset / Moonlight - Pirates of the Caribbean, guessed by celticlullaby.
6. Shock Jock / Singing Telegram / Fantasy Life - The Fisher King, guessed by maroonmd.
7. Milwaukee Wisconsin / Nativity Play / Female Nudity - Love Actually, guessed by subliminaltea.
8. Gang War / Poverty / Soccer Ball - City of God, guessed by pseudotheist.
9. Obsessed Fan / Insurance / Cavern - The Incredibles, guessed by maroonmd.
10. Playboy Magazine / Metaphor / Aerial Bombing

[Last updated: 12:54 AM ET]

Sic semper tyrannis!

No, seriously. "A Justice Department e-mail message released on Friday shows that the former chief of staff to Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales proposed replacement candidates for United States attorneys nearly a year before they were dismissed in December 2006. The department has repeatedly stated that no successors were selected before the dismissals."

* Good read: on neocons and Israel. (Courtesy professorbooty.)
* More from Froomkin on the e-mail scandal, with a good overview
* Analysis: how the (new) Wolfowitz scandal once again points back to Bush.
* Welcome to the fictional Iraqi village of Wadi al-Sahara.
* The Department of Defense's Iris project will put an internet router in space by the start of 2009.
* BBC correspondent visits the creationist museum.
* THIS JUST IN: "Abstinence classes don't stop sex" (Courtesy maroonmd.)