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I have been enjoying Glitch News. I like it best when the headline is not English, so I have no context at all.

大阪国税局西税務署に到着した大阪地検の捜査員ら=28日午後、大阪市西区

Exterminate all rational thought.

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Yukon bar patron swallows famous sourtoe, pays fine, leaves town

An unidentified man took the local "sourtoe cocktail," which features a mummified human toe, and willfully swallowed it, according to witnesses.

There's a $500 fine for swallowing the toe, which Lee said is meant as a "deterrent." On Saturday, an unidentified man entered the bar and approached Lee's station with a shot of whisky.

"This guy popped it in his mouth... takes $500 out of his pocket and slams it on the table and starts walking away."

Now that their toe has been swallowed, Lee and his fellow captains are on the hunt for a new one. Most in the past have been donated through someone's will, he said. One was also given to the bar after it was cut off by a lawn mower.

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"I found the box in the church where they keep the spare Jesus parts."

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Fragmented Memory

The only thing worse than being emailed a core dump is having one turned into a wall-sized tapestry.

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Videodrome turns 30 this year.

"Videodrome is the best movie ever made about Facebook."

Max Renn is especially good at finding the real in the so-called "virtual" because he is equally good at seeing virtuality in the "real." From the beginning, he understands that much of everyday life is a massive media event devoid of meaning. The old flesh is tired, used up, and toxic. The world is filled with a suffering assuaged only by glowing television screens. As the film progresses, the real and unreal blur, making each seem hyperbolic: hallucinations become tangible, while the tangible drips with a surrealism that's gritty, jumpy, dirty, erotic, and violent. As such, Cronenberg's universe is always a little sticky: an unease which begs the nightmares to come true, so that we at least know what's real.

I imprinted so hard on this movie. You probably knew that.

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DNA Lounge update

DNA Lounge update, wherein we have a new Point-of-Sale.
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SOMA Nature Walk: The Second Ovipositor

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