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Two Wild Kangaroos Boxing In A Street Brawl

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From YouTube, via Laughing Squid

Japan’s Flag Is Also A Pie Chart

Fact: Japan's flag is also a pie chart of how much Japan is Japan

 

Via Cheezburger

‘Twin Peaks’ Is Returning in 2016!

Twin Peaks opening shot credits
Every Twin Peaks fan’s wildest fantasy came true today, and it all started with simultaneous, twin tweets a few days ago by the show’s co-creators, David Lynch and Mark Frost:

 

Those tweets reference the line at 3:33 into the dream sequence from episode 2:

 

The hashtag is from the same episode:

The Internet then immediately remembered this quote:

“When two separate events occur simultaneously pertaining to the same object of inquiry we must always pay strict attention!” Special Agent Dale Cooper

And so, after letting that sit over the weekend, Showtime announced today that they have picked up a limited, nine episode revival of the series. It will air and take place in 2016, which is 25 years after the end of the 1991 series, per what Laura Palmer says 40 seconds into this clip from the series finale:

All nine episodes will be written, produced and directed by the co-creators. And it looks like Kyle MacLachlan has already agreed to reprise the role of Agent Cooper:

 

Until 2016, here are all of the mentions of pie and coffee in the entire series:

Via The New York Times

Bueller at Starbucks

10 points to hufflepuff for the guy at starbucks that said his name was "Bueller" and left before his coffee was done, leaving the chick calling home over and over.

 

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Via FAIL Blog

Skateboarding, Smoking Booze Dog

2014-09-10

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How To Do Meetings, The Don Draper Way

This is from “Tale of Two Cities”, episode 10 of season 6.

And this one is from “The Phantom”, the finale of season 5.

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From YouTube

Kate The Wasp

Kate Hendricks is a comedienne who has a web series called Kate The Wasp. (WASP, meaning White, Anglo-Saxon Protestant.) It’s really good satire. Here she is joining OkCupid:

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From Kate The Wasp, via Cheezburger

 

How Not To Explain ‘A Song Of Ice And Fire’ In 2 minutes

For those not cool/nerdy enough, A Song of Ice And Fire is the name of the book series of which A Game of Thrones is the first. (The name probably comes from Norse mythology, in which the first being, Ymir, was created in the void between ice and fire. There are lots of other Norse elements in the books, like long winterdragons, frost giants, giant wolvesflaming swords and magical trees. There’s even a blog about all this.) ANYWAY, Slacktory does a really funny job “trying” to explain the whole book series in two minutes:

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From YouTube, via Laughing Squid

Cubicles & Careers: Dungeons & Dragons For Fantastical Beings

Humans like to fantasize about worlds filled with wondrous creatures and magic and quests. But what would the inhabitants of such a place fantasize about? Frustrating worlds filled with cubicles and procedures.

From YouTube, via Neatorama

Pinpointing When Facebook Users Jumped The Shark

A video from The Onion goes over the new Facebook feature, LifePoint, which can tell you exactly when your life started going south:

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From YouTube, via Laughing Squid