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  1. Things We Saw Today: Hello Kitty As An Actual Turkey

    Things We Saw Today

    So...remember the other day when we showed you a Hello Kitty plush that could turn into a cooked turkey? I didn't think things could get weirder. (via BillyKitty123) 

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  2. Things We Saw Today: How To Make A Pumpkin Keg

    Things We Saw Today

    What an AMAZING idea for Halloween parties! You don't even need to put beer in it, any beverage will work just fine. (via The Frisky) 

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  3. Things We Saw Today: Kermit At Yankee Stadium

    Things We Saw Today

    This...this is just priceless. Kermit hung out at Yankee Stadium today in New York and was caught more than once by the paparazzi. Click over to our sister site Sports Grid for some other impromptu poses. 

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  4. Things We Saw Today: Batman As A Disney Princess

    Things We Saw Today

    I can honestly say I never thought about Batman as a Disney Princess before. And that's saying something. (via The Uniblog) Hit the jump for some other stuff we saw today. 

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  5. Irony Alert: Comic Book Legal Defense Fund Buys Rights to Comic Code Authority Seal

    A Lesson in Humility

    Lets lay out the major players in this simple story: The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund was founded in 1986 to work for the benefit of comics creators, publishers, and retailers by covering their legal expenses in the event that they came under fire for exercising their first amendment rights. Basically, they're anti-censorship; their biggest cases concern comics artists and retailers who have been prosecuted for owning, creating, or selling comics that have "objectionable" content. Content like brief nudity or other things that fall under obscenity clauses, and for which comics-involved people are sometimes prosecuted by administrations that forget or are unaware that comics are a medium like any other, and can thus be used to, you know, make art or communicate. The Comic Code Authority is a half-century old organization created by several of the biggest comics publishers in 1954, ostensibly to create a code of standards for the industry that would mollify the United States Senate and many parents who had come to the conclusion that comic books were directly responsible for juvenile delinquency. At least, that was the intent.

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