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INTERWEB
EAVESDROPPING
(516): All I know is it had some-
thing to do with a plunger and tuna
salad. I'm done. I'm quitting my job.
Diablo Cody: There is a baby in the
house. I want to huff him like paint.
Today, I met my new roommate. I
also met her stuffed animals, who
FML introduced themselves to me. My
roommate makes inanimate objects
talk. FML

BEERALCHEMY TOUCH
Home brewing is the thing to do now-
adays. You probably have friends with
a dank cellar filled with secret-recipe
hard cider. With this app, you can join
the DIY brewing contingent and plan
outthe recipe of your next batch of hard
drinks. The app provides a database of
yeasts, hops and malts that you can mix
and match to create your ultimate beer.

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Highive
A notable Ann Arborite gives five
answers to a curious question.
Sea iver
Assistant Professor, Department of English
What have been your five most
memorable celebrity encounters?
1. Leonard Nimoy: Mr. Speck was in a pedestrian crosswalk on Sunset Bou-
levard. Leonard Nimoy: poet, photographer, playwright and the voice of "The
Ballad of Bilbo Baggins."
2. Christina Aguilera: t was at the vet with an ex-girifriend and her cat. We
were there for a long time -- and as we were leaving, we got parked-in by Chris-
tina Aguilera and her entourage. Then we got to see it that-night on "Entertain-
ment Tonight."
3. Mark Sloane: This is MeSteamy from "Grey's Anatomy," who was sit-
ting directly behind me at a breakfast restaurant. And I thought everybody was
whispering and pointing at me.
4.Edward Norton: I used to be mistaken for Edward Norton, hack in the
"Fight Club" days. a think this is perfect, because, like Edward Norton, I would
also rather look like Brad Pitt. I guess that's not really an encounter. But several
times, I almost saw Brad Pitt eating brunch. Did I mention Brad Pitt?
5. Kevin Spacey: He was walking some sort of toy dog in front of the Old
Vie in London. I looked up and saw who it was, and somehow i got wrapped
up in his dog's leash and stumbled into a flowerbed. I may be exaggerating a
little bit.

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ONLINE GAMES OF THE WEEK

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CAVE CHAOS
It's dark, you're fuzzy and you better fuckin' run! As you
scamper frantically through the dark caverns of "Cave Chaos,"
bats fly in front of you, and platforms rise below them. But
beware: As you follow the bats, the platforms behind you start
to fall apart. Have fun jumping and waddling your waythrough
this time-trial adventure.
Find it at:
http://tinyurlcom/playcavechaos

HUJE TOWER
This tower is huje! That is to say, it's made of little red fellows
called hujos. Build up your precocious, smiling tower to the dot-
ted line and everyone will be happy. Let the hujos fall and watch
as lots of tiny angels ascend to the sky, which would be a cute
sight if it weren't also a sign that you suck. Despite the childish
appearance, the game poses a real, engaging challenge.
Find it at:
http://tinyurl.com/playhujetower

"DREW BARRYMORE
HAS DIRECTED A WORK OF
PURE GENIUS."'
AIN'T IT COOL NEWS

SINGLEREVIEW
11TH DIMENSION
JULIAN CASABLANCAS
For most, The Strokes probably don't inspire thoughts of bright, infectious dance tunes. But that's exactly what
comes to mind when listening to "11th Dimension," Strokes frontman Julian Casablancas's first single off of his
upcoming album Phrazes for the Young. The upbeat single opens with irreverent synths and playful keyboards.
While The Strokes are grounded in cynicism and reality, Casablancas is clearlya romantic, counting himself among
the dreamers: "Oh I got music, coming outta my hands and feet and kisses / That is how it once was done / All the
dreamers on the run." It's already evidentthat Casablancas intends on veering his solo pursuit into another "dimen-
sion.J
JASMINE ZHU

Would you let this man into your home?
Hilarity ensues when a family man is duped by
a pious con-man in this comic masterpiece.
by Moliere
Directed by Priscilla Lindsay
Dept. of Theatre & Drama
Oct.8 & 15 at 7:30PM * Oct. 9,10, 1, & 17 at 8 PM
October 11 & 18 at 2 PM *Arthur Miller Theatre
General Admission $24 -Students $9 with ID
League Ticket Office * 734-764-2538 0 music.umich.edu

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