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1. Prince has sent a cease-and-desist letter to the maker of these unbelievable dolls; check them out now before the site goes down on Friday! [via Spin]

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2. Times food critic Pete Wells explains the process of writing his notorious Guy Fieri takedown as a series of questions: "I didn't need transitions." [Poynter]

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3. The Brooklyn Night Bazaar will take place every Friday and Saturday night from November 23 to December 22, with free performances from Kyp Malone, Devin, Pains of Being Pure at Heart, and Black Dice. [BK Night Bazaar]

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4. Zach Seward notes that, even though the image format's name was chosen as 2012's word of the year, GIF usage has declined relative to that of PNGs. [Quartz]

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5. In the meantime, check out this tumblr, whose gifs each contain one rotating object. [RRRRRRRROLL]

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6. Then turn your GIFs into code with the Dehumanizer. [The Onion]


7. New Yorker staff played "Old Shanghai" from Beck's sheet-music collection, Song Reader. [New Yorker]

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8. Das Racist's Himanshu did a Reddit "Ask Me Anything" session today to promote his new mixtape, Wild Water Kingdom. [Reddit]
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