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Weekend link dump for May 23

Still psyching myself up for the “Lost” finale tonight. Give me a minute, I’m getting all verklempt over here…

You can now get married by a robot. In Japan, naturally.

Is “freedom from pr0n” really a selling point?

Sometimes, “polarization” is a one-sided phenomenon.

Frank Sinatra tells George Michael to “Loosen up”.

This is probably not how the guy who founded Facebook envisioned the story of his life being told.

Your career path can be tricky if you’re the wife of a minor league baseball player.

Sometimes, a beauty pageant winner is just a beauty pageant winner. And sometimes, she’s a little bit more.

“The United States faces a fundamental disconnect between the services that people expect the government to provide, particularly in the form of benefits for older Americans, and the tax revenues that people are willing to send to the government to finance those services.”

From the “Things not to say to the nice officer” department.

Who ya gonna call?

“So teenagers should practice abstinence because, if they don’t, they will get paid $30,000 to give speeches about how humping hockey hunks is detrimental to their future.” Got it.

Speaking of practicing abstinence, clearly some people need more practice than others.

How about that class of 1994?

There are many ways to be outside the mainstream.

Doubling down on downtown Austin.

Let’s party like it’s 1891. Because that stuff was so awesome.

When in doubt, don’t hit reply-to-all.

Bingo!

A look back at the Chandra Levy case. I had no idea coverage of it was that screwed up.

Run, Vito, run!

Rasmussen’s dishonest game. They sure do know how to set a narrative.

Seriously, no love for Bert Keller? Lame, very lame.

Some parts of “freedom” are harder than others.

A first hand report from Bay to Breakers.

RIP, Usenet.

If Rand Paul had actually been in Birmingham in 1963.

RIP, Dorothy Kamenshak.

Before you tune in tonight, here’s a “Lost” timeline to help you remember how it all fits together.

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