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C Blogs of 7/22/10 + Strykisms

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Just came back from watching Inception with my brother and some of his friends. Dude, Christopher Nolan needs to lay off the blow. Fucker is higher than a tiger riding a pterodactyl into the magical world of Fantasia.




*- Mr. Dillinger is back, and he's got an embarassing home video to share!

*- Frank Howley has no shame.


A- LoopyChew dishes on 20 songs he'd like to hear in Rock Band 3.


W- SenorDoucheoisie is giving his unwanted crap to these guys. He still has more junk. Any takers?
E- Boatz wants to get paid.


E- MuddBstrd attended the Distant Worlds concert and my envy couldn't be any more potent.
F- SSFIV Ranbat is OVAAAAH!!!
I- Newbie Lily Stranger doesn't quite have psychic vegan powers.
I- There's always money in the Bluth Banana Stand.
I- Greetings to mgnhskns, plus bonus top ten list.


N- Oh shit! Amaterasu gettin' all up ons in MvC3!
N- Has the Half-Life 2: Episode Three cat been let out of the bag?
R- jc83 reviews the Toy Story 2 game. Wait... you mean 3, right? No? It's 2?
T- PlayStation Minus. Hardy har har.
T- Pssh, this guy's totally a fanboy.


F- Bam! Joss Whedon to direct The Avengers.





F- Wow. Bitch much?
F- Who are you talking to? Who are you thanking?
F- Oh, boy! I wanna buy one right now!


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