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Update: 10/8, 4:15 PM

Submitted by on October 8, 2008 – 4:13 PM5 Comments

Sorry for the service interruption, y'all — Bluehost had to replace some hardware. Things should run okay now, though.

Current total is $38,700, which is awesome. Let's drive through to 40K and pick up that 5K match.

And on the pop-cult tip, 1) enjoy Matt Zoller Seitz's video short about "Peanuts" animator Bill Melendez, and 2) PLEASE tell me someone else is watching Making the Band 4 and can explain to me what in the Sam Hill happened in the last episode…I would rather have seen ANY of the drama that led up to that awkward-nanza than the boring tour footage all season. TF?

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  • Alicia says:

    I'm with you on MTB4…I have no idea what happened last night. It would have been a million times easier if we had seen any of the drama or they just flat out said what the deal was instead of this dancing around it. And do you really think he booted Aubrey?

  • Sarah D. Bunting says:

    I don't know what to think of that. I have heard that the two of them had A Thing, which is why they're so aggro with each other all the time, but I've also heard that about BoomKat, so who knows.

    She's the most visible member of the group, probably, but she's not that great of a singer, and what is going ON with her FACE lately? Do not have your collagen done at the instructional college, O'Day, good Lord.

    But after three episodes of nonstop "we're such a family after this tour," to be hit with "Aundrea and Aubrey don't speak and everyone's bitter at Dawn for doing backup vocals" out of nowhere is just like…where is that footage?

  • ebeth says:

    Thanks for the link about Bill Melendez and Peanuts. I'm a huge fan and would have missed that. (I forgot that Pigpen kicks up dirt even when ice skating.) Very cool.

  • Alicia says:

    Exactly! We've seen the Aubrey and D. Woods BFF stuff but never anything that everyone else is all Dynasty behind the scenes. I would imagine that's what that whole camera life vs. their other life stuff that Puff was going on and on about but seriously, there's no footage of that? None at all? I've heard the same thing about the two of them plus Boomkat so who knows? She also apparently is the reason Donnie Wahlberg's marriage broke up. At least she had better looking extensions put in for the big fight.

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