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November 19, 2007

Instructions on How to Use that Tub of Easy Lube

We've pulled some Groove Tube classics out of the vaults. This one satirizes the 1950 Kraft ads -- you know the ones that instruct housewife how to incorporate Miracle Whip into breakfast, lunch and dinner.

The Groove Tube (1974), written and produced by Ken Shapiro was a low-budget comedy film. It satirized television and the counterculture of the early 1970s. The film was originally produced to be shown at the Channel One Theater on East 60th St. in New York, a venue that featured R-rated video recordings shown on three television sets, which was a novelty to the audiences of the mid 1970's. Keep reading.

[Thanks for the tip Rumproast.com]

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November 01, 2007

Ultimate Deal for Food Blogger

Food blogger, Julie Powell's book, Julie/Julia is being made into a movie.

Meryl Streep is going to star in "Julie/Julia," the feature based on Julie Powell's memoir "Julie and Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen."

[The Knife]

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