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"The Amazing Race" 2102: Balloon Animals and Adongadongs

In the opening Leg of The Amazing Race 21, eleven teams of two flew to China to battle ping pong prodigies and force-feed frog fallopian tubes in their quest to be eligible to double the grand prize for winning the Race. Amy & Daniel foolishly tipped off Abbie & Ryan to the location of Mildred the albacock uccobus abacus lady and were sniped out of their shot at a double payday. Josh & Brent from Team Gay bickered but managed to luck into a seventh place finish and Jaymes, Team Gay's third member, barely survived, finishing in tenth with partner James. Philiminated were Rob & Sheila, gone before I made even a single Monty Python “He's a lumberjack and he's Ok” joke.

Also still racing are Natalie & Nadiya (twins), Rob & Kelley (Team Trucker), Trey & Lexi (Team Longhorn), James & Abba (Team Headbang), Caitlin & Brittany (Team Blonde) and Gary & Will (Team Subs).

Phil welcomes us back to Shanghai,
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Wayne Kramer to Direct ‘Ecstasia’

Relativity Media has finally found a futuristic drama that they could love. The studio optioned for “Ecstasia,” the science-fiction drama was written and to be directed by Wayne Kramer. Kramer directed several films including “Crossing Over,” “Running Scared” and “The Cooler.” According to Deadline, “Ecstasia” is set in an alternative universe, in which love no long exists except through costly artificial simulations. The procedure involves computer chips implanted into each couple, but it is incredibly very expensive. If a couple cannot afford to maintain the payments, then they are forced into “dissolution” to remove the emotional link. The main story will involve a man and a woman who are 10 days from losing their commitment and trying to refinance to keep their love. The film will be produced by Jason Felts (“Limitless,” “Romance & Cigarettes”), Rene Rigal (“Nothing Like the Holidays,” “Fish in a Barrel”), Ryan Kavanaugh (“Zombieland,” “The Fighter”), Tucker Tooley (“The Fighter,
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Sarah Palin Supports Shooting Fish In A Barrel With A Grenade Launcher

By now you may have heard that Republican VP candidate Sarah Palin supports a practice called "aerial wolf gunning," a phrase that rolls off the tongue as smoothly as say, "subterranean eel stabbing," or "mechanical geese strangulation." You know what the words "aerial," "wolf" and "gunning" mean separately, but what do they mean together? Slate explains: Do people in Alaska really shoot wolves from planes? Yes, but only with the government's permission. Aerial shooting yields better results than traditional hunting, since it allows the hunter to cover a lot of ground quickly and track target animals from a clear vantage point. Historically, hunters also used planes to drive animals—polar bears in Alaska and elk in Montana, among others—toward gunmen waiting on the ground. But many hunters found the practice unsportsmanlike, since it violates the "fair chase" ethic, and animal rights activists call it...
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