Weekend Links: Gary Oldman Reads R. Kelly

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Blessed be the internet on days when things such as this come to light - Gary Oldman does a dramatic reading of R. Kelly's autobiography. "It do … what it do."
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This fantastic link comes courtesy of my friend Alexis - classic movies, done in miniature style (as in the ancient illustrated form). The zooming in on some of the faces is simply hilarious. Which do you think is the best?
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Is it true that gamers love to fail? And if so, why?
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I've always been a fan of animated GIFs, but there's something really beautiful, if not a bit creepy, about cinemagraphs. Here are some 30 cinemagraphs made from Stanley Kubrick films, which I think is such an amazing way to capture his particular brand of filmmaking.
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The Twitter bot devoted to correcting a single grammatical error (119,455 times and counting).
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It may seem counterintuitive, but there are many reasons why in the summertime, the best way to cool down is with a hot drink.
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A slow news day's (humorous) consideration of alien invasion. 65 years later, what really happened at Roswell? (The point about the Missouri Compromise is so spot-on).
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An interesting piece on Lucas Foglia, a photographer who went in search of off-the-grid Americans to see the kinds of lives they lead.
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Given how everything turned out, these photos of the Romanov family while in exile are particularly haunting.
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A big thanks to everyone who sent in links this week - keep it up! Send your submissions to FlossyLinks@gmail.com, or drop me a tweet @keeneTV.

July 15, 2012 - 7:00am
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