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Tim Robbins Tells National Ass. Broadcasters: Enough is Enough!

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Even as he came on stage to give the keynote address at the National Association of Broadcasters Show in Las Vegas, it was obvious that Tim Robbins' remarks had caused controversy backstage. The Academy Award-winning actor and critically acclaimed screenwriter, director and producer first indicated to the audience that he would not be giving his speech. Then, floor agents of the NAB organizers ordered journalists' video cameras turned off. An NAB spokesman later said Mr. Robbins contract had a "no filming" clause. Ultimately, Mr. Robbins changed his mind and started talking. However, some still recorded the audio and we have it. Listen to the six best minutes of the speech.

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Your ISP May Be Messing With Your Internet Activity

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About one percent of the Web pages being delivered on the Internet are being changed in transit, sometimes in a harmful way, according to researchers at the University of Washington.

In a paper, the researchers document some troubling practices. In July and August they tested data sent to about 50,000 computers and discovered that a small number of ISPs were injecting ads into Web pages on their networks. They also found that some Web browsing and ad-blocking software was actually making Web surfing more dangerous by introducing security vulnerabilities into pages.

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Hillary Clinton's Ad Accidently Featured Obama Campaign Staffer

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Hillary Clinton can't seem to get a break these days. The latest salvo between her and Obama is a counter video by an actress that was in her infamous "3am phone ad" that unbeknownst to Hillary, was a campaign staffer for Obama at the time.

Check out the video that puts the nail in the coffin on this issue..

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Vatican Says "Pollution" Is Now A Sin

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In olden days, the deadly sins included lust, gluttony and greed. Now, the Catholic Church says pollution, mind-damaging drugs and genetic experiments are on its updated thou-shalt-not list.

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BillBoard Liberation Front Makes AT&T Ads Truthful

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A rogue activist group that adds creative touches to advertising campaigns has announced their new target: AT&T

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MTV Refuses To Air *Buy Nothing Day* Ad

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Adbusters, in order to call attention to rampant consumerism, has been promoting the idea of "Buy Nothing Day" on November 23rd. They wanted to run their advertisement on MTV but the network refused! See the controversial ad MTV was too chicksh*t to run, and consider not being a consumer sheep on November 23.

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Trent Reznor's Warning

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David from the Art of Mental Warfare teamed up with Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails to present “Warning.” The project takes on the covert interests behind the war and our media saturated society. Personally I think this is also a huge nod to Noam Chomsky's, "Manufacturing Consent". Check out the video...

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A Telemarketers Nightmare

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We all have to deal with telemarketers, and I thought I'd heard all the ways in which you could get back at them, until Tom Mabbe one-upped everyone with his hilarious conversation with a telemarketer who has just stepped into... the payback zone.

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How Do You Promote A Chocolate Bar?

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With a gorilla of course... right?

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Satan Hates Local Church, and Lima Beans

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Satan hates the New Life Center Church in Cedar Grove, West Virginia. How do we know? It's on a billboard...paid for by the church.

No word yet on whether Mammon, Loki, or the Easter Bunny also hate the New Life Center.

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