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POLLYTICS: Kevinology 101

CULTURE MULCHER: Unnatural talent (I)

CINETOLOGY: Balibo trailer hits the net (Trailer Watch: Balibo)

PURE POISON: Myths and distortions

ROCKY & GAWENDA: Rocky Marciano and the pickled onion incident

PLANE TALKING: Announcing Delta V, but will it fly?

CROAKEY: TGA faces some questions over Sigma cruise

CRIKEY SPORTS: Ashes 09: Day One – Everyone survives

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VIDEO OF THE DAY: When country singer Dave Carroll’s $3500 guitar was broken on a United Airlines flight somewhere between Chicago and Nebraska, he didn’t just write them an angry letter — he wrote them an angry song.