Top 7 items in the outbox

There are just too many strange and wonderful and disturbing things to actually have to choose. Not today.

*An Ohio journalist goes behind the scenes of a porn shoot: "'CUT!' yells the director... "Sexier, slower... Kylee, didn't you ever seduce someone before? Marcus, sound like you're caught off guard by the question."

*Members of the Nation of Islam have reportedly been trashing Oakland liquor stores and destroying the evil spirits: "They just wanted to leave a message: Stop selling alcohol to fellow Muslims."

*Vitamin enriched underwear from -- where else? -- Down Under:


"Aussiebum, an Australian underwear company, has just introduced their newest line of underwear, called Essence. The underwear is made from microfibre, which is treated with acerola (a fruit high in vitamin c and antioxidents) and other 'organic substances.' These ingredients remain active for 15 washes, and can be 'reactivated...'"
*I knew it was too good to be just one measly fiery ball in the cosmos. Turns out that the North Star is actually three stars.

*The Conservative argument against factory farming.

*A sampling from the Bush eavesdropping tapes: ArtStar Matthew Barney and his wife Bjork order from Ikea: "BJÖRK: (Giggling.) Imagine if clouds were made of licorice!"

*And what carnival of the buffoonish, strange and disturbing would be complete without Bill O'Reilly? From his radio show (like his TV show on crack... err, stronger crack): "[I]f Joseph Stalin was still alive, he'd be the UNICEF spokesperson." (The Morning News, Political Cortex, Beware of the Blog, Media Matters, etc.)

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