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Dawn's Early Flight [Pic Of The Day]

[ The Ares X-1 test rocket, a possible replacement for the space shuttle, stands ready for its successful un-manned, two-minute test launch today in Cape Canaveral, Florida. Image via Getty ] Published by Original source : http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gawker/full/~3/LUMWsd5v...

Gore Vidal —  [Quote Of The Day]

the provacateur doing his best to eradicate any remaining supporters of Roman Polanski 's effort to get the world to overlook the fact that he raped a 13-year-old girl in 1978, in an interview with The Atlantic . Published by Original source : http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gawker/full/~3/wSOKusi-...

Crazy Spaceman Lee Abrams Coming to Your TV Airwaves [Drugs]

Lee Abrams , Tribune Co's futurist genius executive who has guided the company on its current path to wild success , has himself a TV special coming up! It's called " History of the Future , Hosted by Lee Abrams." What is it? Boogidyboogidy! It is TV on shrooms, of course, just like Lee Abrams' day job is running a newspaper on shrooms. You don't think Lee Abrams himself wrote this description of his edumacational teevee project? It bears a certain resemblance to his memos! We can't embed but there's a nice clip here about sperm that Lee Abrams dug up. Go, Lee! Straight to Jupiter! Published by Original source : http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gawker/full/~3/kRIp-HYs...

DC Worried About Least of Its Worries [Perspective]

Washington DC is worried that its losing sports teams will make the city the butt of jokes. Hey, don't forget about your poor schools, violent crime, young racist tools , and fat Republicans everywhere, either. It's a whole package. [ WP ] Published by Original source : http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gawker/full/~3/tLu_V6e9...

Someone Must Have Said 'Puppy' [Open Caption]

[ Reese Witherspoon gets very excited whenever she is around cute things. Maybe they had a pet segment when she was on Good Morning America today. Image via INF ] Published by Original source : http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gawker/full/~3/2xVfmDsq...

What Is Joe Lieberman's Plan, Exactly? [Explainer]

You have heard, probably, about how Connecticut Senator Joe "Wallace Wimple" Lieberman inserted himself into the health care debate by announcing that he'd join a Republican filibuster against Harry Reid's bill. But no one has explained why! Back when establishment Democrats (like Obama!) were trying to convince us loony internet liberals not to campaign against Joe Lieberman , you heard a lot about how Lieberman is only a conservative on foreign policy , and not domestic issues. (How his full-throated support for any bombing campaign against any Muslims anywhere in the world is supposed to be not as big a deal as the fact that he doesn't want to publicly execute gays or whatever has always been beyond us, but that is what we were told.) Now he's pissed that distinction away. We all know that Vinegar Joe Lieberman is a sanctimonious, thin-skinned, self-satisfied monster. And a pious, amoral scumbag. And a narcissistic, deluded underminer who represen