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[Content note: homophobia, rape, violence]

News, Fits, Spurts, Etc:

A Google Image search for the phrase "completely wrong" now returns a page nearly full of images of Mitt Romney. Whoops!

Are Yetis migrating North? Good god, are they?! ARE THEY?!

Mo Yan, the Chinese writer best known for his 1987 novel Red Sorghum, has won the 2012 Nobel Prize in literature.

The greatest opening to any film review ever? "For those lucky enough to have read Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged ... " LOLOLOLOLOL!!! And that's as far as I got reading.

A bunch of monkeys riding a capybara. A bunch of monkeys riding a capybara!

Want to see a 1982 stop-motion short film written, designed and directed by Tim Burton and Rick Heinrichs? You do? Well, you're in luck: Vincent!

Are you 60 or older and identify as gay, lesbian or bisexual (or meet your primary intimacy needs with same sex relationships)? If so, then you are invited to participate in a study of sexual minority identity in individuals who are 60 and older.

Kirk Cameron told Liberty University students last week that he was drug out to the public square and stoned and crucified for his bigoted views. Hey, Kirk, you know who was, quite literally, stoned and crucified? Matthew Shepard.

Republican Roger Rivard has proven himself a creepy little dipshit by saying "some girls rape easy".

Note: Veep candidate Paul Ryan held a fundraiser for Rivard recently. Of course.

The city council of North Miami Beach has voted unanimously to grandfather in nude dancing for Swinging Richard's in exchange for the gay club dropping its lawsuit against the city.

Because when I think sexy, I think James Patterson.

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