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on the front lines of cultural chaos since 1984.
michael-douglas-liberace.jpg1. Here's a first look at Michael Douglas as Liberace in Steven Soderberg's upcoming HBO biopic on the glass-closeted singer. [Queerty]

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2. Read Lena Dunham's $3.7 million book proposal. [Gawker]


2. When Cooper Union students barricaded themselves inside a school building--protesting the possible end to the school's 110 years of free tuition -- their classmates rigged up a system of pulleys, balloons, and string to deliver them pizza (donated by the Cooper alums of the Bruce High Quality Foundation). [Huffington Post]

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3. RSVP here for a free Real Estate show tonight at 6 at Crest Hardware, 558 Metropolitan Avenue, Brooklyn. [Photo by parttimemusic on Flickr]

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4. Bar 82 (136 Second Avenue) hosts a record swap on Sunday at 3 p.m. with all proceeds going to Sandy-damaged New Jersey radio station WFMU. [Facebook, photo by Benjamen Walker on Flickr]

20121016_psy_gangnamstyle_xfactor1.jpg5. PSY performed a song with violent anti-American lyrics at a 2004 protest following the invasion of Iraq. [Haps]

Screen shot 2012-12-07 at 6.00.31 PM.png6. Breaking Bad cupcakes, anyone?. Mmm, meth. [PopCultureBrain]
 o-WHITE-HOUSE-CHRISTMAS-CARD-570.jpg7. Here's this year's White House Christmas card. Bo! [HuffingtonPost]

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