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Twitter is awful and amazing.
Gambling site 5Dimes has announced that not betting on WrestleMania 30's predetermined pro wrestling card has severe consequences for America.
Ingrid Loyau-Kennett, who talked down two terrorists moments after they killed a solider in London, is today's Badass of the Day.
The headline pretty much sums up everything you need to know about this. It's Dzhokhar Tsarnaev getting his butt kicked set to music from Team America. And it's awesome.
Boston is on lockdown right. One Chechen bombing suspect is dead and another is on the run, considered armed and dangerous.
I don't have the space to get into a discussion of whether the wave of violent protests spreading across the Middle East (today <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/18/world/asia/unrest-protests-over-mohammed-film.html" target="_blank">to Afghanistan and Indonesia</a>) was really "caused" by <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2012/09/anti-islamic-filmmaker-sam-bacile-identified-as-nakoula-nakoula" target="_blank">Nakoula B. Nakoula</a>'s (aka <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2012/09/anti-islamic-filmmaker-sam-bacile-might-not-be-a-real-person" target="_blank">Sam Bacile</a>) anti-Islamic film, "<a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2012/09/innocence-of-muslims-anti-islam-film-terry-jones-incite-libyan-egyptian-embassy-protest-attacks" target="_blank">Innocence of Muslims</a>," or whether it was just a convenient excuse, but I think we can all agree that upon seeing the <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2012/09/innocence-of-muslims-anti-islam-film-terry-jones-incite-libyan-egyptian-embassy-protest-attacks" target="_blank">film's extended trailer</a>, one of the first thoughts that came to mind (once all the thoughts about how crappy it looked passed) was, "wow, those poor actors are f*cked.
This morning I <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2012/09/innocence-of-muslims-anti-islam-film-terry-jones-incite-libyan-egyptian-embassy-protest-attacks" target="_blank">told you</a> about the embassy riots in Egypt and attack on the Libyan consulate that killed US ambassador Chris Stevens and three other diplomats, disturbances that were supposedly a result of protests against the anti-Islamic, anti-competent film, Innocence of Muslims.
A man who served as translator for Osama Bin Laden, one of the most notorious terrorists in the history of the world and possibly beyond, wrote in a letter that there was indeed one event that he believed to be worse than the attacks of 9/11.
As <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/tv/2011/08/david-letterman-threatened-by-jihadists">you may have heard</a>, some Al Qaeda retard recently called for the death of Late Show host David Letterman -- who's already fending off <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/tv/2011/07/drunk-guy-trashes-letterman-theater">attacks by deranged, out-of-work actors</a> -- by issuing a fatwa against him for jokes he's made about Al Qaeda.
Let's face it, we've all done things we regret on social media.
The Swiss Bank UBS raised an eyebrow or a million last month after it was revealed that the company was forcing its employees to adhere to a 43-page employee handbook that detailed everything about how they dress, from their glasses to their asses.
I posted a trailer for Brit director Chris Morris's first feature, Four Lions, back <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2010/03/a-hilarious-comedy-about-suicide-bombers" target="_blank">in March</a>, just after it played to rave reviews at Sundance.
Terrorist Ayman Abu Aita, who previously <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2009/07/bruno-terrorist-threatens-to-sue" target="_blank">threatened to sue</a> for being identified as a terrorist in the Bruno movie, has reportedly followed through.
In a move that surprised no one, Afghan authorities have banned the import and release of Marc Forster’s adaptation of the Khaled Hosseini novel The Kite Runner.