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Crack Epidemic Hits Washington Icon

WASHINGTON, DC — The crack epidemic in the Nation’s capital reached new heights yesterday when the news came out that the Washington Monument has a crack problem. The monument has been closed indefinitely and rumors are that the Congress is attempting to secure a room at Betty Ford for the 555 foot object. [SPOOF]

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5 Art-inspired Barbie Dolls We Want to See

You may have heard that Mattel has launched its new Museum Collection of Barbie dolls. Inspired by Vincent Van Gogh’s “Starry Night,” Leonardo da Vinci’s “Mona Lisa” and Gustav Klimt’s “Portrait of Adele Block-Bauer I,” these dolls, which are part of a brand cherished by children the world over, aren’t exactly exciting … yawn. What if Mattel was a little more adventurous? Here are our suggestions.

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Rob Pruitt Admits Union Sq Warhol Monument Actually Robert Storr

In a shocking revelation, appropriation artist Rob Pruitt admitted at a cocktail party last night that his “The Andy Monument” (2011), which was unveiled this week in New York’s Union Square, is actually a statue of Robert Storr, Dean of the Yale University School of Art. This news bomb has spectators around the world scratching their heads, wondering both who the hell Robert Storr is, and why Pruitt would prank the good people of New York in such an elaborate — and shiny — way.