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37 min ago | Gawker

Movies and TV Leaving Netflix This Weekend

Melissa and Hambone are up to it again! This Labor Day Weekend all they want to do is squeeze the last of the Flix juice from the Net rind, or else what is their $8.65 a month even for? They delight in destruction; the gleam in Hambone's eyes says, "I want to see it when these movies vanish from Netflix.

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Related Topix: Life, Labor Day, Holidays, Return to the Blue Lagoon, Adventure, Celebrities, Milla Jovovich, Thriller, If...., Drama Movies, Science Fiction Movies, My Summer of Love

3 hrs ago | Brooklynvegan

Jad Fair releasing four collaborative LPs in 2014, including one w/...

Prolific cult artist Jad Fair released a collaborative album with Danielson , titled Solid Gold Heart , and you can stream the whole thing below.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Half Japanese

7 hrs ago | Nashville Scene

Kiwi legends embark on a farewell tour - maybe

If ever a band could be described as "sneakily vital," it's The Clean. As the best-known export from New Zealand's esteemed Flying Nun record label, the Kiwi garage popsters became one of the more influential indie acts of the '80s - despite taking most of the decade off.

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Related Topix: The Clean, Indie, Pop/Rock, Yo la Tengo, New Zealand, World News

12 hrs ago | Maldonandburnham Standard

Support for Community Hubs in challenging times

Communities portfolio holder Cllr Richard Speight introduced discussion about the Community Hubs Resourcing Plan during the meeting on Wednesday evening.

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Related Topix: The Hub, Essex County, England, United Kingdom,

16 hrs ago | Theboltonnews.co.uk

Film classics to be screened in Bolton thanks to A 3,500 grant

Cinebox has been given A 3,500 by the British Film Institute, Film Audience Network and Film Hub North West Central - administered through the Cornerhouse in Manchester - to show the films.

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Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, Greater Manchester County, England, United Kingdom, The Hub,

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Mary Sanchez: Police, communities need an honest dialogue

After demonstrations and looting erupted in Ferguson, Mo., in response to the shooting death of 18-year-old African-American Michael Brown by a white police officer, the city's police department made matters considerably worse with its over-the-top militarized response.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Missouri, Opinion

Heraldseries.co.uk

WALLINGFORD is set for the biggest weekend of the summer as BunkFest returns for the 13th year.

The main stage on the Kinecroft will be headlined by Afro-Celtic dance band Baka Beyond on Friday night and 3 Daft Monkeys on Saturday.

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KFVS12

126 dogs, cats removed at Lebanon shelter

The Humane Society of Missouri is taking 126 dogs and cats from the Lebanon Humane Society in southern Missouri, at the request of that facility's newly elected board of directors.

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Python

pilbox 1.0.3

Pilbox is an image resizing application server built on Python's Tornado web framework using the Python Imaging Library .

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River Front Times

The Video Music Awards Completely and Unfairly Snubbed Stitches

This past Sunday, MTV aired the highly anticipated 31st installment of its Video Music Awards.

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Related Topix: Sia

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Sun, sand & stars in Palm Springs

It is truly a wonderfully weird corner of the world, where retro glamour and resort town hedonism contrast with the DIY spirit of the surrounding California desert.

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Related Topix: California, Sia, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Downtown (Los Angeles, CA), Comedy, Entertainment, Television

Bangkok Post

Sexy, strong and superhuman

Some thick people we know may give off the impression that they are using only 10% of their brains.

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Related Topix: The Lady, Celebrities, Scarlett Johansson, Hot Chicks, Milla Jovovich

Billboard

Robyn Hitchcock on Covering His Muses, the Passage of Time & 20th Solo Album - The Man Upstairs'

"I'm staring at the sea on the south coast of England, the Isle of Wight, just where Jim Morrison and Jimi Hendrix played their last show in 1970," the sagacious songwriter opens.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Isle of Wight County, England, Home, Home Renting, Roc, The Doors, Pop/Rock

Gadgetell

LG G3 Stylus official announced, a cheaper alternative to the Galaxy Note

LG today has officially announced its latest flagship smartphone, the LG G3 Stylus.

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Related Topix: Stylus, Cameras

The Baltimore Sun

Cloning Capt. Ron Johnson [Commentary]

One of the unsung blessings of Twitter is the way it continually reminds us that willful ignorance is alive and thriving in the American body politic.

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Related Topix: Missouri, Student Society, Kappa Alpha Psi, Fraternities, Ferguson, MO, Opinion

Knutsford Guardian

Open day cancelled due to strikes

AN open day due to be held at Knutsford Fire Station has been cancelled due to the national strikes being held by the Fire Brigade Union.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Merinews

Will act as a bridge between the Centre and AIPEF: Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan assured the All India Power Engineers Federation that she will act as a bridge between them and the Union government to bring in the proposed changes in India's power policy for country's betterment.

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Related Topix: The Federation, Speakers

Scoop

Icons Confirmed For Ruakaka Summer Music Festival

Summer music returns to Ruakaka, Northland with Kiwi music icons The Narcs and Sharon O'Neill headlining the line-up.

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Suria

Jim Carrey fell off stage at MTV VMAs

Jim Carrey stumbled backwards off the stage whilst presenting the Best Pop Video prize at the MTV VMAs with his co-star Jeff Daniels last night.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels, Sia, Entertainment

FansShare

Maddie Ziegler's "Chandelier" video performance inspires movie talk

Maddie Ziegler is known as the star of the Lifetime reality television series "Dance Mom" but the young dancer and child actress recent performance in Sia's music video "Chandelier" has fans and entertainment observers looking at her as a potential television and movie actress.

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Related Topix: Sia, Drop Dead Diva, Entertainment, Television

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