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Intern Jasmine’s Links Of The Daysian

March 24th, 2011 | 3 comments | Posted by jasmine

Warner Bros./Legendary Pictures’ live action film adaptation of Akira is on the hunt for actors to play lead roles Tetsuo and Kaneda–apparently, Asian actors need not apply. [Deadline]

Foreign gentlemen must now be 50 years old or younger in order to marry Cambodian women. Oddly, no ban is in effect for foreign women and Cambodian men. [BBC News]

Tiger Woods‘s new girlfriend is rumored to be 22- year-old Alyse Lahti Johnson–an Ohio native with a past Florida DUI conviction. Upgrade!  [Huffington Post]

Censorship or just the Chinese version of AT&T? Apparently, saying the word “protest” twice during a cell phone convo in China will result in a dropped call.  [Mediaite]



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A Day Without Pussy

September 9th, 2009 | 0 comments | Posted by Jen

Cats, that is.

Urlesque has declared 9.9.09 a “Day Without Cats,” but do robot cats count?

Here’s a look at Sega Toys’ latest robot cat model, the Yume Neko Venus Cat, which purrs when you pet it and gets “a little hissy if you yank on its tail”:

We all know that being a “Cat Lady” is a certain kind of crazy, but what does it mean to be a “Robot Cat Lady”?

(Incidentally, the whole Lolcats craze owes itself to Korean American internet entrepeneur Ben Huh, who owns I Can Has Cheezburger and FAIL Blog and has proven to Hardass Asian Parents the world over that you can actually make a living doing stupid shit. Remember that the next time yours bring up law school!)

[Urlesque Announces A Day Without Cats on 9.9.09]
[Time: Building a Media Empire Around I Can Has Cheezburger]

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