Sound Destruction: 05/01/2005 - 06/01/2005

Tuesday, May 31, 2005


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all these artists, it's free and it's for a great cause! what more can you ask for?

check it out here.

the philly one (the one closest to me) isn't the best line up but I will be there to support the cause. who is up for a raod trip?

Hyde Park, London
U2, REM, Coldplay, Sir Paul McCartney, The Cure, Dido, Keane, Sir Elton John, Annie Lennox, Madonna, Muse, Razorlight, Scissor Sisters, Joss Stone, Stereophonics, Sting, Robbie Williams, Mariah Carey, Velvet Revolver, Bob Geldof, The Killers, Snow Patrol

Museum of Art, Philadelphia
Stevie Wonder, The Dave Matthews Band, Bon Jovi, Maroon 5, P Diddy, Jay-Z, Sarah McLachlan, Rob Thomas, Keith Urban, 50 Cent, Kaiser Chiefs, Will Smith (host)

Eiffel Tower, Paris
Jamiroquai, Craig David, Youssou N'Dour, Yannick Noah, Andrea Bocelli, Calo Gero, Kyo, Placebo, Axelle Red, Johnny Halliday, Manu Chao, Renaud

Brandenburg Gate, Berlin
A-ha, Crosby, Stills and Nash, Brian Wilson, Lauryn Hill, Bap, Die Toten Hosen, Peter Maffay

Circus Maximus, Rome
Duran Duran, Faith Hill, Irene Grandi, Jovanotti, Tim McGraw, Nek, Laura Pasini, Vasco Rossi, Zucchero a whole bunch of media will be carrying it live also.

maybe they will pull off a police or fugees reunion.

will led zep will be back? (no phil collins on drums though.)

any other thoughts on big reunions that may happen?

any of the readers in england gonna try to get tickets to london? that's where the best line up is.


to find this interesting but it is being reported that w mark felt is deep throat.

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W. Mark Felt, who retired from the FBI after rising to its second most senior position, has identified himself as the "Deep Throat" source quotedbyTheWashington Post to break the Watergate scandal that led to PresidentNixon's resignation.

"I'm the guy they used to call Deep Throat," he told John D. O'Connor, the author of Vanity Fair's exclusive that appears in its July issue.
if you dont know about watergate click here.

if you dont feel like reading go rent this.

for a little bit about w. mark felt read here.

read the news reprt here.



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The cast of The Breakfast Club is going to reunite to present an award at the 2005 MTV Movie Awards, to air June 9. The whole cast has signed on so far except for Emilio Estevez, and I say he damn well better, 'cause we need our athlete! I so loved this movie, and I remember we rented this (and Top Gun) for my sweet 16 birthday party (remember when it was cool to hang around your parents' house and watch movies instead of paying zillions of dollars on wedding-esq birthday parties like you see on MTV?). I hope this doesn't turn out to be as laughable as when Diamond Dave reunited with VanHalen at a previous MTV awards show.

Dear Mr. Vernon,

We accept the fact that we had to sacrifice a whole Saturday in detention for whatever it is we did wrong, but we think you're crazy for making us write an essay telling you who we think we are. You see us as you want to see us, in the simplest terms, in the most convenient definitions. But what we found out, is that each one of us is a brain, and an athlete, and a basketcase, a princess, and a criminal. Does that answer your question?

Sincerely yours, The Breakfast Club.

Friday, May 27, 2005



Nine Inch Nails will not be performing at the MTV Movie Awards as previously announced. We were set to perform "The Hand That Feeds" with an unmolested straightforward image of George W. Bush as the backdrop. Apparently the image of our President is as offensive to MTV as it is to me. See you on tour this fall when we return to play in America.



watch the video for "the hand that feeds" here

and here are the lyrics to read along with The Hand That Feeds

{chorus} "the hand that

Just how deep do you believe?

Will you bite the hand that feeds?

Will you chew until it bleeds?

Can you get up off your knees?

Are you brave enough to see?

Do you want to change it?

well do you?
(that was my wn commentary)

make a change...check out some of these sites...

move on dot org

true majority dot org

not in our name

save darfur

one dot org

books for soldiers

our world, our say

Doctors Without Borders

war child


...well everyone accept me.

a new study shows that:

The Northeast has dumbest drivers
Test shows 1 in 10 licensed U.S. drivers don't know basic rules. In the East, 20 percent fail quiz. The state of Rhode Island leads the nation in driver cluelessness, according to the survey. The average test score there was 77, just eight points above an ailing grade. Those in neighboring Massachussets were second worst and New Jersey, third worst.

yeah...we can't drive....but we are proud of it. we don't care. we go where we like...when we like...DEAL WITH IT!


plus we got tony soprano! we rule!

(thanks to avocado green for the link)

Thursday, May 26, 2005


I am sure many of you have already seen this clip but I laugh every time I see it.

watch it here.


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...or it will be later this afternoon. Hubby, the girls and I will be flying out to spend Memorial Weekend with family and friends. I'm looking forward to spending time with my brother (our very own Strider) and his family, and with Moxie & Kid Bastard, along with everyone else (including you Dad!). In case I don't get to post while I'm away, I wish everyone a safe and enjoyable holiday weekend. And do remember those who have served us and continue to do so.


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Could Lindsay Lohan and Nicole Ritchie get any skinnier? This is an obnoxious hollywood trend and it is NOT HOT!

(Thanks Trent and Gallery of The Absurd)

Wednesday, May 25, 2005


ok...this is the last star wars post...really it is...but this is too good to pass up.

my brother sent me an article you HAVE TO READ.

Two Star Wars fans are in a critical condition in hospital after
apparently trying to make light sabres by filling fluorescent light tubes with petrol.

and the important part...

Videotape found

I can't wait till this video pops up on the internet.


(thanks bro)

update: click the cartoon for other great cartoons.

Tuesday, May 24, 2005


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School districts are required under Section 9528 of the No
Child Left Behind Act to release student records to military recruiters or risk losing funding, but they are also required to inform families of their Opt Out rights.

how many of you knew this? who here with school age children has been notified of this?

learn how to 'opt your own child out' here.

you can also sign a petition that would require that parents would need to sign their kids up before their kids’ information could be turned over to the Pentagon. here

listen to the robert cray anti-war song called “Twenty,” about a young man who joins the Army after 9/11 to protect his country. But he’s sent to Iraq and discovers what the occupation is really about before he’s killed in action. listen here


i haven't followed phil spectors trial at all...but this hair can't help his case at all.

Monday, May 23, 2005


...but the movie will be great.

click the new movie poster to view the LAME teaser trailer.

I have high hopes for this movie.

I think it was well cast. not my first choice for langdon but a good choice of tom hanks. two french actors to play the main french roles (audrey tautou and jean reno) and ian mckellen and alfred molina rounding out the cast. not too shabby. ron howard is directing also.

I think I will be a happy will millions of others.

especially dan brown.


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We've become accustomed to Bush's staged town meetings and rare prime time addresses serving as his political soapbox. Now add to the list college commencement ceremonies (read a summary from this article):

The White House asked if Bush could speak at the commencement ceremony of Calvin College this past weekend. The choice of the 4,000-student Christian college led to speculation that the president wanted to reach out to his evangelical base in this Midwestern state. But some associated with the college noted the school's Christian background does not make it part of the conservative Christian movement. Several dozen people protesting outside the event and a few graduates at the ceremony wore stickers that said: '"God is not a Republican or Democrat." A third of the college's faculty members signed a letter protesting his visit. The letter, published Saturday in a half-page ad in the Grand Rapids Press, said: "As Christians, we are called to be peacemakers and to initiate war only as a last resort. We believe your administration has launched an unjust and unjustified war in Iraq." Another letter of protest from students, faculty and alumni appeared in a full-page ad in the paper on Friday. "In our view, the policies and actions of your administration, both domestically and internationally over the past four years, violate many deeply held principles of Calvin College," that ad in the Grand Rapids newspaper said.

I offer a resounding AMEN to all those faculty and students who not only recognized and spoke out against their being used for Bush's political gain but also for demonstrating that being Christian is not a prerequisite for towing the neo-Christian line.


so sadly the season finale of 24 is on tonight.
I just want to back track for one minute and make a simple observation.

isn't it kind of funny (maybe funny isn't the word) that the liberal turns out to be a homosexual druggie who so stupid that he unwittingly gives secrets to terrorists just to get laid...then cries like a baby for acceptance from his daddy.

then again...if you are liberal you must be on drugs, gay and not care about national security. right? (insert sarcasm here please)

Saturday, May 21, 2005


someone in the promotions department has a sense of humor.

"american idol tour: presented by POP-TARTS".

very appropriate.

nedhead...get your tickets here.

any other ideas of who should sponsor certain tours or bands?

like bon Jovi, poison and motley crue...sponsored by aqua net.

Thursday, May 19, 2005


so I went to see star wars: revenge of the sith at midnight last night. I wont bore you with a review of the film but only say it is the best of all 6 movies.

I do however have some observations I made last night about both the movie and the fans that were there. hope you enjoy them.

-about the fans-
1.everyone that shows up for a midnight showing of star wars is a nerd...without a doubt.(yes I am a nerd)
2.the "super nerds" dress for the show.
3.the only reason any women were at this midnight showing was either, (A)their boyfriend/husband made them go (B)they are a super nerd.
4.dorks arguing about who is stronger obi-wan or darth vader is funny.(wow...they were really going at it)
5.even at a midnight showing of star wars it is still not "cool" to drive around in your Volkswagen golf blasting the imperial march.

-about the movie- is a bad ass.
2.R2D2 is also.
3.the romantic dialogue george lucas wrote is downright horrible. (not that I expected much from it in the first place....but it is REALLY bad) matter where you are in the do not need a key to start any sort of space ship, cruiser or land speeder.
5.severed limbs are a norm. Anakin alone loses 3 in this movie. 5 if you include episodes 2 and 6. (I guess technically in episode 6 he loses one of his fake arms but who cares)

feel free to add any other thoughts you may have about us nerds or about the movie after you see it.

or just make fun of it without seeing it....I don't care.

Wednesday, May 18, 2005


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Morgan Spurlock, the director of Super Size Me, has created a reality TV series called "30 Days" which will begin airing June 15 on FX (in the US). The show puts people in unfamiliar situations for a month (hence "30 Days"). The added intrigue to me is the fact that he's focusing on social and political hot buttons in an attempt to improve social awareness. For instance, he tries living for a month on minimum wage, while another segment deals with homosexuality. But, I think the following is most essential.

This segment sees a fundamentalist Christian living as a Muslim for 30 days and dealing with "what's it like to be a Muslim in America ... who is seen every day as a threat to our freedom." Spurlock said the Muslim episode was one of his favourites. "We took a fundamentalist Christian from my home state of West Virginia, somebody who is very pro-war, pro-'us versus them,' that when you hear Muslim the only thing he thinks of is a guy standing on a mountain with an AK-47," Spurlock said. The man leaves his family to live in a Muslim household in Dearborn, Michigan, which has one of the largest Islamic populations in the US. "He dresses as a Muslim, eats as a Muslim, he prays five time a day, he studies the Koran daily, he learns to speak Arabic. "He works with an imam, a Muslim cleric, to learn the history of Islam, what are the five pillars, why are they important," Spurlock said. He said the effect on the man after the 30 days was "miraculous, it's incredible".

Now this is what reality TV should be about.

Tuesday, May 17, 2005


first - go here and listen to the album by the shout out louds
second - pre-order the album here
third - when you start to hear the "buzz" about the shout out louds and how great they are...tell everyone you were into them even before the album came out. (it comes out the 24th)
fourth - be cooler than everyone else (except me)


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so who else is heading out to the midnight showing of STAR WARS: REVENGE OF THE SITH? I am a super nerd and will be there in my Obi-Wan Kenobi get up wielding my light saber and saying "You can't win, Darth. If you strike me down, I shall become more powerful than you could possibly imagine." to everyone who walks by me wearing black.

for a funny review of the movie go here. spoiler alert

my favorite line from the review is:

"Sam Jackson has the force, but does not drop the f-bomb once in the entire movie. In fact, I was desperately hoping to hear him say, "What in the fuck is you talking about, you little green son of a bitch. You know how you can tell my light saber apart from the rest? It's the one that says bad mutha fucker on it. And I will strike down upon thee with great vengeance and furious anger."


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that song right now for me is stereophonics "Dakota"

go to VH1 to check out the video.

you need to listen to it right now.

what a great song. (nedhead will back me up on this one.)

I never understood why these guys never hit big in the states.

Monday, May 16, 2005


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Survivor recently had it's season finale, so for those of you already in withdrawal, here's a little survival humor to cheer you up.

1. If you are choking on an ice cube, don't panic. Simply pour a cup of boiling water down your throat and presto. The blockage will be almost instantly removed.

2. Clumsy? Avoid cutting yourself while slicing vegetables by getting someone else to hold them while you chop away.

3. Avoid arguments with the little woman about lifting the toilet seat by simply using the sink.

4. For high blood pressure sufferers: simply cut yourself and bleed for a few minutes, thus reducing the pressure in your veins. Remember to use a timer.

5. A mouse trap, placed on top of your alarm clock, will prevent you from rolling over and going back to sleep after you hit the snooze button.

6. If you have a bad cough, take a large dose of laxatives, then you will be afraid to cough.

7. Have a bad toothache? Smash your thumb with a hammer and you will forget about the toothache.

Sometimes, we just need to remember what the rules of life really are: You only need two tools - WD-40 and Duct Tape. If it doesn't move and should, use the WD-40. If it shouldn't move and does, use the duct tape.

(thanks The Dreama Zone)


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Props to the wickedly funny WhyNot who originally posted this gem on Pourquoi Pas?


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what do you think should be on a ribbon?

how about "Tony Orlando Sucks" or "This ribbon is ugly"

thanks to hammer of truth for "I stole this off an suv ribbon"

please click on the ribbon you like and buy it.

Sunday, May 15, 2005


I know I have posted this picture on here before but after hearing some of the dialogue from "STAR WARS: revenge of the sith" I had to repost it with the quotes from the movie and direct quotes from GWB.

anakin, soon to become villain darth vader to obi-wan kenobi "If you're not with me, then you're my enemy."

george bush to world - "Either you are with us, or you are with the terrorists."

interesting...I guess we know where george lucas stands on gwb.

another interesting quote from the movie...

"this is how liberty dies. with thunderous applause." says padme amidala as the galactic senate cheers dictator-in-waiting palpatine while he announces a crusade against the Jedi.

any other comparisons between vader and bush? (I am sure we can come up with a bunch)

Friday, May 13, 2005


this really makes my stomach hurt.

(this is for real...check out the site here.)

feel free to click the fish above and send some "constructive criticism" to them.

please post in the comments and let us know what you sent.

Thursday, May 12, 2005



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"lower....lower....LOWER...YEAHHHHHHHH THAT'S IT!"


"Dammit, boy, get your grubby paws off...I don't need your help...I CAN GO IT ALONE!"

Wednesday, May 11, 2005

Have you ever written out a nice big post for your blog...

...and then deleted it because you are a moron?

I have.

like 5 min ago.

it sucks.

don't do it.

the post was interesting...really it was.

it was about the show I went to and I am sure you would have all been riveted.


long story short...bloc party and secret machines kick ass. other bands do too. some sucked. if you really want to know who kicked ass aol IM me at 'sounddestruction'

computers can really suck sometimes...then's never the computers fault right? Human error?

maybe I dont rule.

...just typing that made me laugh...

i still rule.

just in case you forgot...


Tuesday, May 10, 2005


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Saw this article in yesterday's USA Today. Found it very interesting (note emphasis provided by me).

In an interview Sunday with CBS' 60 Minutes, Putin objected to Bush's criticism that Russia has retreated from democratic principles. "In the United States, you first elect the electors and then they vote for the presidential candidates. In Russia, the president is elected through the direct vote of the whole population. That might be even more democratic," Putin said, according to excerpts released by CBS. "Four years ago, your presidential election was decided by the court. ... But we're not going to poke our noses into your democratic system because that's up to the American people."

I have to say, Putin has a point there.

Monday, May 09, 2005

Flash is Fun...

...Especially when its about bush!


'nedheads' sister made the first flash listed on this page. (the one with bush's nose growing)

she finished top 10!

pretty damn impressive!!!

maybe I'll ask her to make me a flash depicting how cool I am.

cartoons about me would kick ass. people would love me more than they love the family guy, simpsons and south park combined.

I rule.

It's all about percentages.

Watch this flash and sign the petition.

Could it be that it is this simple to help with the social security "crisis"?

any economists out there want to weigh in on this one?


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Al-Libbi's recent arrest in Pakistan a case of mistaken identiy? Apparently so, reports The Sunday Times - UK (courtesty of OneGoodMove). Methinks this little embarrassment to the Bush administration could have been easily avoided had they originally issued an Al-Libbi Most-Wanted Terrorist Playing Card. (Note emphasis in text below added by me).

Al-Libbi’s arrest in Pakistan, announced last Wednesday, was described in the United States as “a major breakthrough” in the hunt for Osama Bin Laden. Bush called him a “top general” and “a major facilitator and chief planner for the Al- Qaeda network”. Condoleezza Rice, secretary of state, said he was “a very important figure”. Yet the backslapping in Washington and Islamabad has astonished European terrorism experts, who point out that the Libyan was neither on the FBI’s most wanted list, nor on that of the State Department “rewards for justice” programme.

“Al-Libbi is just a ‘middle-level’ leader,” said Jean-Charles Brisard, a French intelligence investigator and leading expert on terrorism finance. “Pakistan and US authorities have completely overestimated his role and importance. He was never more than a regional facilitator between Al-Qaeda and local Pakistani Islamic groups.”

Some believe al-Libbi’s significance has been cynically hyped by two countries that want to distract attention from their lack of progress in capturing Bin Laden, who has now been on the run for almost four years. Even a senior FBI official admitted that al-Libbi’s “influence and position have been overstated”. But this weekend the Pakistani government was sticking to the line that al-Libbi was the third most important person in the Al-Qaeda network.

I wonder if the administration will claim "faulty intel"...again.


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Jennifer Garner is preggers. Not a shocker since pix of her expanding belly have been popping up everywhere lately it seems. You may be thinking, "yeah, so what, these celebrity pregnancies are a dime a dozen these days" or "who gives a rat's ass about Ben, he's a Red Sox fan after all". But, like me, you may be wondering how this pregnancy will impact Garner's role as Sydney Bristow on ALIAS...

The Alias star is expecting her first child, E! Online and E! News have confirmed. Multiple sources close to Garner and beau Ben Affleck say the actress is three months along. News of the pregnancy comes just two weeks after several published reports claimed the couple were engaged.

Despite having a baby on board, Garner is still keeping to her schedule this summer. Her next big-screen project, Columbia Pictures' romantic drama Catch and Release, begins its two-month shoot next week in Vancouver. The film costars Kevin Smith, Juliette Lewis and Timothy Olyphant and marks the directorial debut of Erin Brockovich screenwriter Susannah Grant.

But Garner's November due date could prove tricky for the Alias brain trust. While ABC's spy thriller is wrapped for the season (the finale airs May 25), the show has been picked up for the fall and is slated to resume production in July. Now, producers must decide how to deal with Garner's pregnancy, either by incorporating it into the show (remember, Sydney's eggs were harvested last season) or just try to hide it. Then again, considering the show's sky-high slinky outfit-to-episode ratio, a burgeoning belly would be hard to conceal. Further complicating matters, Garner performs most of her own stunts.

Sunday, May 08, 2005

Happy Mother's Day!

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Saturday, May 07, 2005


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I am Easy cool is that?!

go here and let me know what movie you are!

(thanks to Knoxville for the link.)

New Rules - Listen Up Dems!

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I'm a big fan of Real Time with Bill Maher. For those of you not familiar with this show, he closes each show with a segment called "New Rules" in which he establishes new rules supported by his own editorial rant. It's funny stuff. Anyway, when I came across this over at OneGoodMove, I had to post it here to share with all of you.

Arianna Huffington - The Blogger

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Arianna Huffington is moving into blogsphere.

Arianna Huffington—everyone’s favorite Greek-born conservative-turned-progressive-activist pundit—is getting into the game. On Monday she will launch The Huffington Post, which will be like most Weblogs in that it will put heat (and perhaps even shine a little light) on the news of the day through diarylike musings, opinions and links. It will be unlike most blogs in that's 300 celebrity contributors will include people like Norman Mailer, Diane Keaton and Warren Beatty. And Maggie Gyllenhaal, David Mamet and Tina Brown. And Walter Cronkite. And so on.

How will we know that these people are actually writing their posts and not having their handlers craft them?
Obviously, there would be no other reason for Mike Nichols or David Mamet to send anything unless it was a thought they had that they wanted to put out there. Their thinking is as much theirs as a fingerprint.

And your blog will strive to find “the real thing?”
The blog will be whatever the blog is. It’s not my blog. It’s over 300 people at the moment, and it keeps growing every day. [I’m] setting the tone, choosing who to invite. But there’s going to be no editing, and it’s going to be unfiltered and uncensored.



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When you have a picture of your daughter being so rock and roll you HAVE to post it.

it's a rule.

for a bonus...try to guess the band we were rocking out to... was an eighties band.

Friday, May 06, 2005


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US coffee shop chain Starbucks has banned the sale of rock star Bruce Springsteen's album over concerns about its adult content. The retailer - which stocks CDs at its branches in the US - said it would be promoting other albums instead. Devils and Dust, which has topped the charts on both sides of the Atlantic, is Springsteen's first album to carry an advisory label. His song Reno describes an explicit encounter with a prostitute.



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yes I am back from coachella.

it kicked a lot of ass.

( should have gone.)

a short post for you today...

i got a fun song for you from the jay leno show.

bright eyes singing "When the President Talks to God"

I am a passive bright eyes fan but I am a really big fan of his politics.
(he played at coachella but i chose to check out the prodigy instead)


by the way...
it's good to be back...

props to SAR for keeping this space ship cruising....actually more than keeping it cruising....keeping it cruising at warp speed...

oops...sorry for the star trek referance...i guess i should be more up to date and do star wars referances instead...but kirk does kicks ass.

Thursday, May 05, 2005

Darth Vadar's Blog

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Still can't get enough SW? Check out Darth Vadar's blog.

(Tx, KB!)

Master Yoda's Blog

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Speaking of SW, have you checked out Master Yoda's Blog yet?

Galactic Debate

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Click on graphic above to view this hillarious animated mock-election debate between Kerry & Bush which was originally done in Oct. '04. The dialog pokes fun at both sides and does it in a Star Wars theme, which I thought would appeal to so many of you who are all hyped up about the latest SW installation.

Enjoy, and remember to lower the volume if you're at work!
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