1. Because, now and again, we should all of us be mooned by a duck. ... Daffy?
2. "Details of the empire of a 'Spam King'": From Seattle PI.
["Robert Soloway, accused of being the "Spam King," made more than $1 million over four years by sending millions of pieces of spam for a business he said he started when he was 16, federal investigators said. Newly released court documents show that investigators believe that Soloway, 27, who has long been reviled by international anti-spam groups, sent more than 90 million e-mails in three months, through just two of the servers he used."]
3. "Harry Potter theme park opening in Fla.": The Muggle children shall be pleased.
["Universal Orlando Resort is opening a Harry Potter theme park that will let fans visit many of the iconic locations in the books and movies that endeared the boy magician to millions. "The Wizarding World of Harry Potter" is set to open at Universal's Islands of Adventure theme park in late 2009, complete with the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, the Forbidden Forest and Hogsmeade village. "]
4. "Nessie caught on tape? You decide": The Loch Ness Monster rears its oblique shadow once more.
["The Loch Ness monster is back—and there's video. A man has captured what Nessie watchers say is possible footage of the supposed mythical creature beneath Scotland's most mysterious lake. "I couldn't believe my eyes when I saw this jet black thing, about 45 feet [13 meters] long, moving fairly fast in the water," said Gordon Holmes, a 55-year-old lab technician from Shipley, Yorkshire, who took the video Saturday."]
5. "French actor Jean-Claude Brialy, a symbol of the New Wave movement, dies at 74": An unsubtitled scene of my favorite Brialy performance.
["French actor Jean-Claude Brialy, an emblematic figure of the New Wave film movement, has died. He was 74. Brialy died in his Paris home Wednesday following a long battle with cancer, family friend Michel del Burgo said."]
Clip of the Day: Bring Me the Head of Charlie Brown!
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