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Posted at 06:30 PM ET, 03/11/2011

I blame the SuperMoon

Everything bad is the fault of this evil moon.

By Alexandra Petri  |  06:30 PM ET, 03/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  moons, space, scary

Posted at 05:19 PM ET, 01/12/2011

Is Miss America to blame for Sarah Palin's 'blood libel' video?

Watching Sarah Palin's eight-minute video today about the Tucson tragedy, I was reminded of nothing more than the Miss America channel on YouTube. A single phrase -- "blood libel" -- has defined this video so far. But there's so...

By Alexandra Petri  |  05:19 PM ET, 01/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Big Deals, Big Deals, Big Deals | Tags:  America, Miss America, Sarah Palin, scary

Posted at 01:57 PM ET, 01/10/2011

Giffords shooter Jared Lee Loughner's YouTube message to the world

This weekend, the New York Times focused on the idea of the digital afterlife -- what becomes of our Online Presence when we shuffle off our mortal coils? But in the aftermath of the Tucson shooting, another question emerges:...

By Alexandra Petri  |  01:57 PM ET, 01/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Big Deals, Big Deals, Big Deals | Tags:  America, YouTube, online comments, scary

Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 01/04/2011

Why the Craigslist Killer matters

Last night, a bewildering number of people tweeted about and tuned in to Lifetime's Craigslist Killer movie, which tells the story of murderous med school student Philip Markoff and Megan McAllister, his unsuspecting fiancee. Why was this story so gripping?...

By Alexandra Petri  |  11:55 AM ET, 01/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Only on the Internet, Only on the Internet | Tags:  online comments, scary, technology