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V.19 No.45 | 11/11/2010

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The Daily Word 11.9.10: STD phone app, mystery missile, yogurt rage

The Daily Word

Checking for STDs while peeing into your cell phone? There’s an app for that.

A mysterious missile was launched over the Pacific Ocean.

If someone cuts you off, don’t toss yogurt on their car.

Turban frisking must be stopped!

San Francisco plans to create droves of unhappy children in their quest to ban Happy Meals.

Who says gambling can’t be profitable? This poker player took home $8.9 million.

This priest stole $83,000 to cover porn-related debt.

Obama’s Indonesia trip gets cut short by the onset of volcanic ash.

Dubya defends the controversial “waterboarding” interrogation technique in his memoir.

Conan O’Brien’s new show debuted on TBS last night.

V.19 No.22 | 6/3/2010
“... And what prize comes with that Happy Meal?”

Film Review

La Mission

Neighborhood drama paints vivid portrait of people, places and prejudices

The low-budget indie drama La Mission sure smells like a Hollywood vanity project. It’s produced by and stars Benjamin Bratt. And it’s written and directed by his older bro, Peter Bratt. But don’t let the nepotistic credits fool you.

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