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Groundhog Curses Us With Another Six Weeks of Winter


Punxsutawney Phil, the chosen groundhog, has seen his shadow and predicts another six weeks of winter.

Choice headlines of the day include:

Also look at this photo of Phil that makes him look like a holy Simba sent from the heavens to bless Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania.

Oh, and here’s Lupita Nyong’o trying to figure why the hell we have a tradition where a group of men in top hats hover around a rodent in hopes that it’ll predict the weather.

Anyway, happy Groundhog day! No doubt the Bill Murray film will be playing everywhere today. Here’s Kaila’s great love letter to the musical and this classic hate letter for the day. Don’t forget how ridiculously weird this whole thing is!

(via NPR, featured image: Columbia Pictures)

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