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The Daily Word in Sandy reactions, Route 66 housing project, zombie training

Be careful with those fake contact lenses this Halloween.

Hurricane Sandy conjures up fake pictures, technology delays, conspiracy theories and celebrity tweets.

When book giants merge.

Former Route 66 motel to undergo renovations for conversion into AIDS housing project.

CNN did a series of blog posts on the faiths of the presidential candidates.

Is that your real name?

Prescribed burn in SF National Forest may cause smoke over Albuquerque and Rio Rancho.

Ginormous fishing Gollum statue makes me want to fly to New Zealand real bad.

Human search history.

Police in Tulsa say a man being booked into a county jail had a woman's ear in his pocket.

Military zombie training is no joke.

V.20 No.28 | 7/14/2011

Idiot Box

Trial Separation

Life in a post-Casey Anthony world

By Devin D. O’Leary
In Florida, 25-year-old Casey Anthony was found not guilty for the murder of her daughter, little Caylee Anthony, whose body was found dumped in the woods in 2008. Days after the jury’s decision, the mainstream media was still devoting round-the-clock coverage to the case. Some networks didn’t even cut away to the launch of the final space shuttle, in the same state as the courtroomso engrossed were correspondents in analyzing quotes from an anonymous alternate juror.

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Media Matters Blasts Lou Dobbs on CNN

Media Matters, a left-leaning watchdog of the press has purchased air time on CNN to criticize the network for not reigning in Lou Dobbs.

The racist blowhard and CNN talking head keeps blathering on about whether or not President Obama was born in the United States. Dobbs has always been an idiot, but this is the most negative press he's gotten in a while. Media Matters consistently criticizes CNN for not keeping a tighter leash on Dobbs.

CNN appears unwilling to do that, but the network is plenty happy to take Media Matters' money, in exchange for some heavy-handed criticism.

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