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Lunchtime Links: Will Ferrell Anchored Actual Local News as Ron Burgundy, The Best Cyber Monday Deals, UIW partnership opens door for Chinese medicine classes, Right-Wing Evangelicals Claim 'Good Christians' Can't Get PTSD + More




1. Will Ferrell Anchored Local News as Ron Burgundy and It Was Perfect "One of the best parts of having a new Anchorman movie coming out (besides the fact that, hey, there is a new Anchorman movie coming out) is the many public appearances by the film's star, San Diego's premiere co-anchor Mr. Ron Burgundy." (Jezebel)

2. The Best Cyber Monday Deals "Welcome to our coverage of the all the best Cyber Monday Deals. We'll be filling this post with all the deepest discounts on the best products, and updating constantly, so reload often." (Gizmodo)

3. Man vs. Salsa: The Incredible Twitter Meltdown to End All Incredible Twitter Meltdowns "Ten months later, Kinane noticed that a Twitter account attributed to Pace Picante responded to his tweet with the company's slogan: "Grab the southwest by the bottle." Minutes later Kinane determined that @Pace_Foods was a Twitter spambot, tweeting the same sentence at anyone on Twitter who mentions Pace products. "Let's try something here," Kinane teased his Twitter followers, before following that up with "I wouldn't rub Pace Picante-brand salsa on my asshole if my turds came out on fire." Sure enough, Pace responded with "grab the southwest by the bottle." Over the next hour or so, Kinane proceeded to have some less-than-wholesome fun with the bot, getting it to endorse rival companies and white supremacy." (Gawker)

4. 'Gravity' Spinoff: Watch the Other Side of Sandra Bullock's Distress Call "Jonas Cuaron's seven-minute companion short, filmed in Greenland and featuring Bullock's voice, could make Oscar history." (The Hollywood Reporter)

5. Mugger Apologizes to Victim After Finding Him on Facebook "The mugging may have taken place over three decades ago, but it's been weighing on Michael Goodman's conscience ever since. So, when he randomly encountered his victim's name on Facebook, Goodman, 53, seized on the opportunity to apologize." (Gawker)

6. UIW partnership opens door for Chinese medicine classes in San Antonio "University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) officials will commemorate a new partnership with the Texas Health and Science University on Monday that will allow THSU to begin offering acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine classes in San Antonio." (SABJ)

7. San Antonio Same-Sex Couple File Lawsuit To Overturn Marriage Ban "Two same-sex couples in Texas filed a federal lawsuit seeking to overturn that state's eight-year-old constitutional amendment that bars gay marriage, their lawyer said on Wednesday. Arguments could be heard as early as January in a federal court in San Antonio in the case trying to nullify the 2005 amendment that says: "marriage in this state shall consist only of the union of one man and one woman." (Huffington Post)

8. There Is a Miley Cyrus Road in Guyana, According to Google Maps "It's in a largely uninhabited jungle region on the Atlantic, just over the border with Venezuela. When you hit "Manchester United Road," keep going straight about a mile." (Gawker)

9. Noam Chomsky: America Hates Its Poor "Linguist and philosopher Noam Chomsky on our country's brutal class warfare -- and why it's ultimately so one-sided." (Alternet)

10. Right-Wing Evangelicals Claim 'Good Christians' Can't Get PTSD "Conservative evangelicals have politicized psychology and made the church hostile to the mentally ill." (Alternet)


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