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This Adult Swim Donald Sterling-Seinfeld Mashup Is Fake And It’s Spectacular

In a pretty darn good mashup of footage from Seinfeld and the notorious recording of LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling’s racist rant at his girlfriend, Adult Swim has made possibly the best comedy artifact to emerge so far from the whole embarrassing mess — what’s so perfect, of course, is that George’s puzzled, uncomfortable reaction, with this new audio transforms him from being one jerk being chewed out by another into an everynebbish, an avatar for all of us who can imagine having to endure Sterling’s tirade face to face, making us all members of one diatribe. Or something. Read more on This Adult Swim Donald Sterling-Seinfeld Mashup Is Fake And It’s Spectacular…
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Scammy EPA Climate Science Guy Was Basically George Costanza

So if you’re really determined to slack off at your job, here’s a lesson from the EPA’s highest-paid employee: No sense just spending the occasional afternoon reading Wonkette or farting around upgrading your virtual rutabaga farm on RutabagaFarmAdventureVille. That’s chump-level slacking. No, if you’re going to defraud your employer, you want to go the route of John C. Beale, who told his bosses at the EPA that he couldn’t do his assigned job because he was on assignment for the CIA in Pakistan. And somehow, nobody checked up on him. Sure, there’s the small matter of facing a federal fraud conviction and spending 30 months in prison. But hey, beats working. In September, Beale pleaded guilty to defrauding the government of almost $900,000 in pay and benefits since 2000. The hell with slipping some post-its into your pocket — Beale was a man with big dreams and a can-do attitude toward fraud, in addition to a don’t-wanna-do attitude toward his actual job. Read more on Scammy EPA Climate Science Guy Was Basically George Costanza…