How Jennifer Lawrence Became Our Greatest Celebrity (Even Though Her Movies … – Daily Beast

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How Jennifer Lawrence Became Our Greatest Celebrity (Even Though Her Movies
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And her voice, most importantly, never stopped piercing through the din of sanitized, neutered, PR-approved celebrity bull that we've resigned ourselves to expect from the rich and famous. She made us laugh, routinely made us feel remarkably close to

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Beth’s Trivia (Did You Know … )

June 29, 2009 by  
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One well-known proverb – “Birds of a feather flock together” – has taken on a new meaning.  A pigeon breeder from Fall River, Mass., deplores the fact that some pigeons used in made-in-Massachusetts movies were, shall we say, “flown in” from other locales and perhaps were not as healthy as his flock.

To counter that violation of native birds’ rights, “State Rep. Michael J Rodrigues is proposing a bill that if a bird is going to be in a movie made in the Bay State, that pigeon must be banded and licensed within Massachusetts.”

http://wbztv.com/local/massachusetts.pigeon.bill.2.1054615.html

http://www.loadedgunboston.com/2009/06/bill-unionizes-pigeons-for-locally-shot.htm

Presumably if the pigeons are “unionized” they will want their wages to be in  “seed money” …