Unrequired Reading: April 9, 2010

Satisfying my your craving for entertaining links, it’s a new installment of Unrequired Reading!

This Margaret Atwood post about her experiences using Twitter helps prove a point by being horrifically overwritten. Maybe she should’ve stuck to 140-character paragraphs.

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Similarly, you can gussy up your story in many ways, but the goofy truth is, you were addicted to a video game.

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Wooray for Wellywood! I think they should’ve just kept the dragons up from the premiere of The Return of the King:

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A History of Obama Feigning Interest in Mundane Things. I enjoyed the tape of his game of H-O-R-S-E with Clark Kellogg during the Final Four, especially the way the Prez said, “Wap!” when his game-winning shot was in the air.

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My wife recently asked me what I thought Paul Simon would have done if he hadn’t gone into music. “Sell insurance?” I answered. Apparently, Keith Richards would have become a librarian.

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Book review variation on the B.S. Bingo that made the rounds 10 years ago.

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Maybe you don’t care, but there must be at least one reader who does: how to shop at outlet malls and which retailers are just selling outlet-specific brands.

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Stuart Scott probably believes he can outrun Jacoby Ford.

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World officially ends.

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I wish that was an April Fools item, and that this Dunkin Donuts re-brand wasn’t.

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It’s the annual Washington Post Easter Peeps Diorama contest! Go, Peep-cop who showed up to a snowball fight with a firearm!

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